University of North Texas - Grounds Crew Leader I

Jul 14, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The Facilities Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Crew Leader I to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:* Supervises and works with crew to ensure all assigned areas and tasks are completed properly and according to the schedule.* Ensure all safety and proper horticultural practices are followed. * Supervises and participates in mowing, trimming, edging, hand weeding, digging, planting, pruning, trash detail, and all other landscape related tasks. *Takes proactive measures in addressing problem areas, including making plans, asking for assistance from other teams, and reporting to Grounds Supervisor or Grounds Manager.* Completes all required paperwork in a timely manner, including labor reports, daily completion reports, mileage forms, and others as required.* Properly maintains grounds vehicles and equipment and promptly reports problems requiring repair.* Participates on inclement weather team for ice and snow removal. * Ensures that crew properly follows all break times, lunch times, and work schedules.* Trains and supervises new and inexperienced crew members including students.* Other duties as assigned.The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate. The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing. The successful candidate will possess two years related experience with some experience in a lead or supervisory role. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:* Ability to follow oral and written instructions.* Ability to keep records and complete forms accurately.* Ability to direct and manage the work of others.* Ability to apply mathematical concepts to complete tasks (example: measuring).* Physical ability to perform work involving standing, stooping, operating equipment, and lifting.* Knowledge of appropriate safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed.* Valid driver's license and ability to drive a vehicle, and maintain coverage under University auto insurance policy, if required to drive University vehicles.