Grounds Horticulturist

  • Full Time
  • Charlotte, NC
  • $ 47,930 - 54,000

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is seeking applications for a Grounds Horticulturist for the Grounds/Facilities Management. This is a full-time, permanent staff position.

Purpose of the Position: The Advanced level Supervisor ensures that crew members work safely, comply with safety, department and campus policies while continually performing work in a productive and efficient manner. Oversees, assigns and performs work with a crew of Grounds Workers and/or General Utility Workers in landscape/turf maintenance. Performs as the front-line Grounds Staff member to provide Landscape and Horticultural care to new and renovated landscapes throughout Campus.

Salary Range: $47,930 – $54,000

Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from high school or possession of a GED, and five years of experience in the area assigned; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Essential Job Duties: Compile, access, review, maintain, update, and report all UNC Charlotte planning and space data. Organize and plan site visits to campus buildings for department staff and students to survey, collect and verify facility data to include information concerning square footage, occupancy information, department, and room number verification, etc. Update existing space data and transfer audit or project-related space information into the University database. Establish and maintain communications with department space managers, campus stakeholders, project managers, and other university constituents to confirm changes to space and/or occupancy in campus buildings.

Provide excellent customer service to university stakeholders and external partners while collecting various forms of information and relaying any resultant data. Generate detailed project, planning, and space reports used for required reporting to University departments, UNC System Office, and other state and federal agencies. Prepare presentations and reports that summarize data and other information relevant to planning, projects, and university space management.

Collect and analyze historical data to inform project scope/budgets. Collect and analyze information from various data sources for campus master plan and capital planning purposes. Use knowledge of planning and project management to determine updates to department policies and procedures. The selected candidate must have the capabilities to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Preferred Qualifications: Graduation from high school and five years’ experience in the area of work assigned, three of which were in a supervisory capacity; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Salary and benefits are competitive; interested individuals should apply online at https://jobs.charlotte.edu. Search for SHRA job #009936. Applicants are subject to background checks.

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.charlotte.edu.