Sodexo Operations LLC Grounds Manager 2 in ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Illinois
Sodexo is seeking a Grounds Manger 2 located in Lincolnshire, IL
Reporting to the Director of Facilities Management you are responsible for leading and managing the Grounds Department for the beautiful 76 acre campus.
Plan, organize and oversee the daily activities of all campus grounds and landscaping services staff. Establish and continuously review performance standards, goals and objectives;
Schedule and perform routine inspections of all campus grounds and landscape to ensure quality, including plant conditions, weed control, leaf removal and litter removal;
Manage seasonal plantings w/ regards to flower beds & planters;
Work closely with athletic dept. to prepare athletic fields – both grass and synthetic.
Execute snow removal plan, snow removal and maintenance of snow removal equipment;
Maintaining vehicles and other mechanical equipment used for grounds and sports fields; ensuring all grounds equipment is maintained to a safe and serviceable condition and workshop facilities are kept clean and tidy;
Assisting in the supervision of grounds marking out for various sporting events and parking arrangement;
Present a professional personal appearance, firmly enforcing service staff uniforms, personal protective equipment, and other safety gear that reflects the University image and brand.
Minimum 3 years’ experience in grounds and landscape management;
Minimum 3 years supervisory/ management experience;
Experience working with and maintaining sports fields ( both grass and synthetic);
Knowledge with hard scrapes, machinery, fencing strongly preferred;
Computer literacy as well as excellent leadership, communication and customer service skills;
Certification in pesticide application and certification in sports turf management strongly desired.
Bachelor’s Degree in Turf Grass Management, Horticulture or Plant Science preferred
Sodexo offers you a competitive salary, paid training, extensive education and continuous learning opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package designed with work-life balance in mindthat includes 3 weeks of vacation plus additional sick time during the first year of employment.
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Supervises the maintenance and development of grounds, including all hard surface areas, turf areas, plant materials, event preparations, exterior recycling, and furniture moves. Responsible for snow removal.
Qualifications & Requirements
Basic Education Requirement - High School Diploma or GED
Basic Management Experience - 1 year
Basic Functional Experience - 1 year of work experience in Landscaping or Grounds
Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.
System ID 63930