SUPT, GROUNDS MAINTENANCE, SR

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
Apr 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

SUPT, GROUNDS MAINTENANCE, SR
Grounds

Occupational Summary

Plan and supervise the work required to maintain all the formal landscaping, natural and desirable landscape features, drivers, walks, athletic fields, surface storm drainage and other outdoor areas on East and West Campuses andcertain other designated local off-campus properties.

Work Performed

Manage, plan and coordinate grounds maintenance, cleaning and repair of streets, walks and parking areas, including the removal of snow, preparation and readiness of athletic facilities and playing fields for sporting events and physical education classes. Make work assignments through a foreman for the tree maintenance crew. Review and evaluate procedures and recommend methods for increased efficiency and cost reduction. Determine fiscal requirements and prepare budgetary recommendations. Plan and schedule work for Grounds Maintenance Personnel to ensure proper distribution of maintenance effort. Evaluate equipment and tools and determine maintenance and replacement schedules. Evaluate available new equipment and materials and recommend purchasing specifications. Plan and arrange meetings with subordinates to ensure compliance with established practices, to implement new policies and procedures and to keep employees abreast of current changes and standards. Manage personnel functions including, but not limited to, hiring, performance appraisals, promotions, transfers and vacation schedules. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

N/A

Requisition Number
401240198

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
CENTRAL ADMIN MANAGEMENT CTR

Job Code
1330 SUPT, GROUNDS MAINTENANCE, SR

Job Family Level
13

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Exempt

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Shift
First/Day

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

Work requires an Associate's degree in Horticulture, Landscape Design, Turf Management or a related field to acquire technical and practical knowledge of landscape and grounds management.

Experience

Work requires four years of progressively responsible experience in landscape/grounds maintenance and/or operations to include prior supervision and/or management of personnel engaged in grounds maintenance activities. A Bachelor's degree in Horticulture, Landscape Architecture or a related field may offset two years of required experience. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Auto req ID

88177BR

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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