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Grounds Manager, Unit Director - TAMU

Company: SSC Services For Education
Location: Amarillo
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

SSC Services for Education is a Nationwide Best in Class Facility Service Provider - known for our expertise, commitment, and value. We truly believe that our people are our greatest asset. By utilizing our associates' knowledge and experience alongside SSC's extensive training, providing supportive management, and offering unparalleled wage and benefit packages as well as career advancement opportunities, we have developed a workforce that differentiates us from our competitors.

The Grounds Manager position requires minimal supervision, working on a college campus with direct supervision of employees. Coordinate, supervise, and oversee all aspects of grounds/lawn care management and sports field management.

Responsibilities:
Develop and implement schedules for the management of grounds/lawn care
Develop and implement schedules for the management of athletic fields
Manage, train, and oversee all grounds / athletic field operations including support vendors.
Develop and implement written annual business plan
Maintain financial records of all funds and labor expended for department
Provide management support for Site Director
Act as a safety coordinator and trainer for employees under your management umbrella.
Ensure all operations are performed in compliance with SSC SERVICES, Campus, OSHA and operators manuals as supplied by the original manufacturer.
Procurement of all materials required to administer a proven management program using approved vendors and established procurement protocols.
Implement Standard Operating Procedures, follow all protocol and implement Quality Assurance plan.
Provide preventative and curative maintenance on equipment as specified by manufacturer's manuals.
Implement the use of an environmentally sound pest management program that includes Integrated Pest Management. Maintain impeccable records of all actions taken to manage identified pests. (Focus will be on weed abatement in strategic areas as outlined in specifications).
Light maintenance and repair of equipment.
Ensure performance of all work in a safe manner for team members, students and others that use the facilities.
Develop, implement, and manage snow / ice management plans

Requirements:
Minimum of a two year degree in Agriculture / Horticulture related field (Extensive experience can supersede this requirement).
Minimum of five years' experience in the Grounds / Lawn Care Management industry in a supervisory role.
Good written and oral communication skills.
Computer skills specifically in; Word, Excel, Power Point or compatible programs.
Have or be able to demonstrate ability to obtain pesticide license within six months from hire in the following categories; core, turf, and ornamentals.
Have the ability to operate grounds/lawn care/snow removal related equipment.
Ability to work unscheduled hours typically associated with managing grounds/snow removal

Associates at SSC are offered many fantastic benefits.
Medical
Dental
Vision
Life Insurance/ AD
Disability Insurance
Retirement Plan
Paid Time Off
Holiday Time Off (varies by site/state)
Associate Shopping Program
Health and Wellness Programs
Discount Marketplace
Identity Theft Protection
Pet Insurance
Commuter Benefits
Employee Assistance Program
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

SSC is a member of Compass Group USA
Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.
Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. *Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance)

Associates at SSC are offered many fantastic benefits.
Medical
Dental
Vision
Life Insurance/ AD
Disability Insurance
Retirement Plan
Paid Time Off
Holiday Time Off (varies by site/state)
Associate Shopping Program
Health and Wellness Programs
Discount Marketplace
Identity Theft Protection
Pet Insurance
Commuter Benefits
Employee Assistance Program
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
Req ID: 760301

Keywords: SSC Services For Education, Amarillo , Grounds Manager, Unit Director - TAMU, Executive , Amarillo, Texas

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