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Landscape Supervisor

Company: University of North Texas
Location: Denton
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Classification Summary:
-This position is responsible for overseeing landscape and mow crews and ensuring quality work is being performed daily in a safe, effective, and efficient manner.

Representative Task:
-Creates and manages daily routes and schedule for multiple Grounds/Landscape Crews.
-Works closely with Crew Leaders and other team members to ensure that their work is completed safely, properly, and efficiently.
-Works closely with Grounds Manager to identify problem areas on campus and provide ideas for solutions/improvements.
-Estimates, plans, and orders materials, plants, and supplies needed for landscape tasks and projects.
-Ensures that litter and debris on campus is promptly removed.
-Provides ongoing informal and formal training to ensure a safe working environment and proper use of vehicles, equipment, and tools.
-Performs administrative duties including but not limited to: approving timesheets and leave requests, requesting purchase orders, completing performance reviews, and communicating with university personnel as needed.
-Supports Landscape, Irrigation, and Recycling Teams as needed.
-Provides support and leadership during snow, ice, and other inclement weather events.
- This position is considered to be essential personnel, and may require working overtime, which could include nights and weekends as needed.

Qualifications:

High school diploma/ GED equivalent and six years of experience in related landscaping field; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:
-Six years of experience in landscape related work.
-Three years of experience leading a team.
-Bachelors Degree in a related field.
-Knowledge of turf and landscape maintenance and equipment
-Ability to communicate in Spanish

Department Summary:The Maintenance division consists of seven Departments: Custodial Services, Grounds Department, Electrical Maintenance, Utilities Maintenance, Structural Maintenance, Construction Services, and Auxiliary Services. For additional information on the Facilities Maintenance department you may visit our website at:

The Facilities Maintenance Department supports the academic, research, housing, and dining facility needs for the University of North Texas while providing responsible stewardship and efficient operation of the Universitys physical assets. The Facilities Maintenance team performs routine and preventative maintenance and repairs of the campus buildings and utility infrastructure. Grounds services provides an aesthetically pleasing environment for University faculty, staff, students, and visitors by maintaining all campus turf, landscapes, irrigation system, litter control, solid waste management and recycling. Facilities Maintenance maintains, repairs, constructs, and renovates University facilities and installed systems in accordance with applicable codes and regulations, and in conformance with University policies and standards.

As one of the nations largest public universities and the most comprehensive in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, we are dedicated to providing an excellent educational experience to a diverse student body of approximately 38,000 students. UNT is a student-focused Tier One Public Research University with 12 colleges and schools offering 101 bachelors, 82 masters, and 38 doctoral degree programs, many nationally and internationally recognized. With more than 400 student organizations, NCAA Division I athletics and an array of concerts presented by our world-renowned College of Music, theres something for everyone at UNT . UNT has been named by Forbes as one of Americas 100 Best College Buys for 21 consecutive years, the states most affordable research university, according to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, and The Princeton Review named us a Best in the West university. Livability.com named Denton the 9th Best College Town in the nation.

The Facilities organization at UNT is a service provider comprised of the following divisions FPDC ; Facilities Maintenance (FM) and Facilities Support & Services ( FSS ). We are responsible for the planning, renovation, maintenance and repair of university buildings and facilities, as well as other services playing an essential role to the mission of the University of North Texas. Facilities has over 325 employees who lead the way in caring for and operating over 170 facilities and 904 acres of landscape. Our goal is to provide world-class support for the University by ensuring safe, reliable, efficient facility and utility services delivered with outstanding customer services and effective stewardship of resources and the environment. For additional information on Facilities, you may visit our website at: . University of North Texas Career Bands are located on the Human Resources website at: www.hr.unt.edu under the subtitle of Pay Plan.

Keywords: University of North Texas, Denton , Landscape Supervisor, Other , Denton, Texas

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