Grounds Site Supervisor


Greenbelt, MD

What you'll be doing

Coordinate and supervise a crew of ground workers and foremen with landscaping and ground maintenance activities. Provide normal care of lawns, shrubbery, trees, walks, parking areas and fence lines. Prepare schedules for cutting, fertilizing, liming, seeding and application of herbicides, pruning, etc. Observe and report any signs of abnormal development in lawns, shrubs, trees, etc. and recommend improvements as needed. Ensure crew and staff time sheet accuracy and timeliness. Review and initial or sign time sheets, ensure proper use of leave and authorize overtime. Ensure completion and compliance with all other administrative paperwork or procedures, as required, to include security measures. Perform duties in conformance with any safety rules, regulations or procedures given in writing or orally. Act as a first contact in case of an emergency, accident, incident or worker problem at the contract site. Provide initial investigation and report to operations. Ensure accuracy and timeliness of contact sheets, incident reports, accident reports, workers compensation forms and any other required reports or records. Maintain daily records of security, proper use of supplies, equipment and vehicles as part of the regularly scheduled inspection process. Attend meetings, in service and conferences as required to keep abreast of the landscape industry and to enhance management skills. Coordinate and assist with snow removal. Perform other duties as assigned.

What your background should be

Must have at least five years of progressive experience in grounds work, horticultural skills and applicable equipment knowledge. Three years of supervisory skills preferred. Pesticide certification desired. Must be able to pass security clearance. Must be able to work flexible hours with some nights and weekends (and overtime) may be required. Clean driving record and valid license required. Prior experience with adults with developmental disabilities desirable. Must possess good vision and hearing, as this is necessary to drive equipment, inspect grounds work and perform grounds tasks.

Required Schooling / Training

Not specified

Who is the client company

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