The Landscape Supervisor is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing landscaping and grounds maintenance activities. This position is governed by state and federal laws and institution policy.
Supervises the work of subordinate employees by prioritizing work assignments, establishing deadlines, providing general instructions, and reviewing the work performed.
Operates and performs minor maintenance repairs on heavy equipment used in grounds maintenance, including industrial mowers, tractors, backhoes, chain saws, and trimmers.
Coordinates and maintains ground keeping maintenance activities, such as pruning , mixing chemicals, applying fertilizers, pesticides, mulching, weeding, tree trimming, propagating, and watering shrubbery and flowers.
Plans and directs the location and planting of trees or greenery to be used.
Secures landscape maintenance building and equipment daily.
Schedules vehicle and equipment maintenance.
Monitors inventories, orders and pick up parts, supplies, and equipment, as needed.
Makes recommendations on maintenance activities and operating budget.
Plans, coordinates, and assigns daily schedules of grounds maintenance and landscaping.
Performs other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS:
Knowledge of the methods and techniques used in landscaping and grounds maintenance. Ability to plan, organize, and direct a landscaping and grounds maintenance program. Ability to operate grounds maintenance equipment. Ability to maintain records and estimate landscaping and grounds maintenance needs. Ability to supervise the work activities of subordinate employees in landscaping and grounds maintenance.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus three years of experience in landscaping, grounds keeping, ground maintenance, or related area, including one year in a supervisory capacity.
Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Arkansas Division of Higher Education.
OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.