The primary purpose of this position is to supervise a significant portion of the landscape operation and maintenance of the grounds at East Carolina University. The selected candidate must be capable of the full-time supervision of 11 employees as well as the management of the entire grounds staff during emergencies and special events (i.e.,open houses, homecoming, home football games, commencements, move-in weekend, etc.). Other management duties include supervision of lawn, shrub, and tree maintenance and installation; pest management; equipment operations; calculating fertilizer applications; irrigation design, installation, and repair; management of budget; storm drainage installation and repair; management of roads, walks, and drives; employee timekeeping; purchasing of equipment, materials, and supplies; and coordination with other facilities employees, academic departments, athletics, students, staff, and faculty. Position will require employee to be on-call.
Graduation from an accredited College/University with horticulture, turf-grass management or related degree and a minimum of two years of experience in the development and implementation of landscape plans and/or grounds maintenance at a large scale landscape operation or nursery; or an equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred.
Candidates should possess a valid NC driver's license and be eligible to operate a state-owned vehicle in accordance with the ECU property policy. Candidates should also possess a pesticide license or be eligible to obtain licensure within the first six months of employment.
High school diploma or equivalency and one year of experience in the area of assignment; or equivalent combination of training and experience. Some positions may require certification or eligibility for certification.
Special Instructions to Applicants
This position is subject to the Career Banding Salary Administration Plan. If candidates are not identified at the Advanced level, management may consider candidates at a lower competency level. Pay will be commensurate with applicant's competencies as well as budget, equity, and market considerations.
Salary Grade Equivalent: 62 (for reduction-in-force priority purposes only)
East Carolina University - 20 months ago
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