Supervisor, Grounds

Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 29, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Information

Position Title Supervisor, Grounds Working Title Supervisor, Grounds Department 600345-Facilities - Grounds Pay Rate $3,813.33/Month FTE 1.0 FLSA Exempt Position Number 997433 Classification CJS13 Special Instructions to Applicants:

Completed UCM online application for employment required.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
A review will begin May 21, 2021 and continue until filled.
NOTE : A background check is required for the selected candidate of this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of this check.
The University of Central Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer and specifically invites applications from women, minorities, veteran status, and people with disabilities.

Working hours:

Monday-Friday 7:00 am-3:30 pm
Occasional nights and weekends

Bargaining Unit No Work Location Warrensburg Campus Posting Date 04/29/2021 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Position Purpose

Plan and direct the development and maintenance of the main campus grounds. Lead staff to ensure coordinated maintenance of University grounds is properly performed in accordance with American Physical Plant Association ( APPA ) Grounds Service Level Guidelines.

Education & Formal Training Bachelor's degree (Specify field(s) of study below) Other Education & Formal Training

Ornamental Horticulture or closely related field.

Computer Skills Word-Processing, Spreadsheet Experience

1. Three years progressively more responsible landscape maintenance experience.
2. Three years supervisory experience required. Supervisory experience in landscape maintenance preferred.
3. Two years experience in the application of horticulture chemicals.
4. Knowledge and experience with APPA Grounds Service Level Guidelines preferred.

Other Experience Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements of Position: Criminal History check, Driver's license, Missouri license required Other Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements

State of Missouri Department of Agriculture Public Operator License for chemical spraying required within six months of date of hire.

Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge: Attention to detail, Budget-related skills, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Knowledge of a University environment preferred, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Leadership skills: organization/meeting facilitation/project leadership, Physical abilities: mobility/strength/dexterity/balance/coordination/endurance, Supervisory skills, including motivation, delegation of duties, evaluation, etc, Management and/or administration skills, Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines, Maintain confidentiality Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge

Working knowledge of annual grounds care, perennial grounds care, and greenhouse production.
Working knowledge of laws governing the safe use of pest control products, including the State Pesticide Use Act.
Ability to read, understand, and comprehend complex technical manuals regarding greenhouse operations, propagation, landscaping, and pesticide applications.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to maintain accurate records.
Mental skills, including concentration, memory, complex decision making, analytical thinking, and/or
conceptual thinking

Specify sensory abilities: Physical & Environmental Factors: Excessive standing and/or walking, Exposure to extreme temperatures, Exposure to fumes and/or chemicals, Exposure to heights, Exposure to loud noises, Lifting (weight) - 50 lbs. Other Physical & Environmental Factors

Bending, twisting, stooping.
Exposure to horticultural/agricultural chemicals.
Incumbent must work outside year-round.

Lifting weight Special Working Conditions: On call/standby work required Other Special Working Conditions

Irregular work hours may be required during snow and ice removal, or planting deadlines, as scheduled.
Protective clothing and equipment required.

Ability to Keyboard No keyboarding test required. Special Qualifications: Other Special Qualifications

State of Missouri Department of Agriculture Public Operator License for chemical spraying required within six months of date of hire.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you understand that the university requires a background check for this position and that any job offer made to the selected candidate is contingent upon the results of this check?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * International students on an F1or J1 Visa are not eligible for this position due to Visa regulations. Are you a UCM student on an F1 or J1 Visa?
    • Yes
    • No
Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents

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