001151

JOB TITLE: Groundskeeper, Foreman
CLASS CODE: 741213

JOB SUMMARY

Supervise the maintenance of lawn, flowers, shrubs and related equipment and make inspections, and recommendations regarding groundskeeping activities.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILTIES

Supervise and assign duties to subordinates.

Supervise the removal of dirt, rubbish, leaves and all other refuse from grounds.

Supervise and maintain laws, flowers, shrubs and trees on grounds.

Keep records on employees and equipment.

Inspect regularly assigned areas to insure that grounds are maintained properly.

Apply herbicides and pesticides per EPA guidelines.

Operate trucks, tractors, spray equipment and other groundskeeping equipment; train employees in the use of equipment.

Supervise groundskeeping of athletic fields.

Supervise road and parking lot maintenance; maintain parking lot signs.

Perform other related duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, TRAINING & SKILLS

Post-high school training in the care and maintenance of grounds. Valid driver's license. Operator's license to order and apply herbicides and pesticides.

EXPERIENCE

Three years of experience. An equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience may be substituted for the requirements noted.

SUPERVISOR TITLE(S)

Superintendent, Grounds and Fleet Operations

SUBORDINATE TITLE(S)