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Supervisor of Roads and Grounds

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To ensure consideration, please apply prior to the review date. Moraine Valley Community College Office of Human Resources L167 (708) 974-5704

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Supervisor of Roads and Grounds
Classification Title
Department Campus Operations
Work Location Main Campus
Duties

Under the direction of the Director of Campus Operations, the Supervisor of Roads and Grounds serves as head landscaper, and working supervisor of Grounds and Vehicle Maintenance personnel. The Supervisor of Roads and Grounds coordinates the maintenance activities of campus landscaping, parking areas, secondary roads, walkways, traffic control signs, athletic fields, snow removal, trash and rubbish removal, and maintenance of college vehicles.
The Supervisor of Roads and Grounds is dedicated to the learning college concepts by developing programs and facilitating activities that promote student success and lifelong learning.

Education/Experience

Associate’s degree in horticulture, landscape architecture, or related field;
OR ten (10) years’ experience in grounds/nursery including lawn maintenance chemicals and equipment and three (3) years of grounds supervisory experience required.
Must possess a current Illinois Pesticide License (applicator-turf) and a valid driver’s license to operate light and medium trucks.

Qualifications

The Supervisor of Roads and Grounds will lead and assist Grounds crew in providing attractive and clean campus grounds, creating a campus environment that is comfortable and welcoming to students, staff and visitors; schedule, assign and supervise Grounds and Vehicle Maintenance personnel engaged in: landscaping, pruning, vegetation control and plantings; maintenance and repair of walkways, secondary roads and athletic fields; trash and rubbish removal; snow removal and maintenance of college vehicles; plan and manage the maintenance of athletic fields within established budgetary limits, including game fields, practice fields, softball, baseball and tennis courts; develop campus ornamental landscape plans and provide for maintenance, replacement and new plantings on campus; establish work schedules and inspect completed work to ensure conformance to specifications and standards; inspects campus and observes activities for potentially unsafe conditions, takes appropriate action to correct condition and report safety hazard to Director; maintain inventory of tools, supplies and equipment and meet with vendors regarding product specifications and new products; enforce work and safety regulations and other duties as assigned.

Position Status Full Time
Hours

Monday – Friday
7:00 am to 3:45 pm
plus on-call as needed

Minimum Starting Rate $21.50
Hourly/Salary Hourly
Review of Applications Begins 09/25/2017

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number SS00131P
Open Date 09/12/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants

To ensure consideration, please apply prior to the review date.
Moraine Valley Community College
Office of Human Resources L167
(708) 974-5704

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Chicago Tribune
    • HigherEdJobs
    • InsideHigherEd
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • MVCC Website/Posting
    • Employee of MVCC
    • Other
    • No Response
  2. * Are you a State Universities Retirement System (SURS) annuitant and currently receiving a monthly annuity?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Do you have an Associate's degree in horticulture, landscape architecture, or related field?
    • YES
    • NO
  4. Or do you have the minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in grounds/nursery including lawn maintenance chemicals and equipment plus three (3) years of grounds supervisory experience?
    • YES
    • NO

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document