Head Crew Leader – Grounds General Maintenance Crews-Advanced

Head Crew Leader – Grounds General Maintenance Crews-Advanced

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is seeking applications for a Head Crew Leader – Grounds General Maintenance Crews for Facilities Management-Grounds. This is a full-time, permanent staff position.

Purpose of the Position: The Advanced Level Supervisor insures 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 along with needed equipment and tools with a crew or crews of Grounds Workers and/or General Utility Workers in landscape/turf maintenance.

Salary: $47,930 – $54,000

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

Essential Job Duties: Provides daily in-field supervision and oversight to all Grounds General Maintenance Crews / Teams for grounds, turf and landscape operations Campus Wide to provide continuity to Campus Grounds / Landscape Management. Ensures continuity in the field and reporting for all of the General Grounds Maintenance Crews providing services to maintain turf, bed & plantings areas, trees shrubs, etc. throughout Campus. Serve as the Lead for all Grounds General Maintenance Crews. Position functions as the second-in-charge and will assume supervisory roles as needed when supervisor is out or unavailable. Evaluate and directs daily assignments and tools & equipment to be used for all Grounds General Maintenance activities. Plant flowers, bulbs, trees and shrubs in accordance to plans. Cultivate, mulch and remove weeds from established plant beds. Prune trees and shrubs to ensure proper health and vigor of plant material. Operation of trucks, tractors and other gardening and grounds maintenance type equipment. Fertilize trees, shrubs, flowers and lawn area following established fertilization program. Seeds newly prepared lawn areas, reseeds established lawn areas as required. Move office furniture, and help with special event setups and tear downs. Install and maintain concrete stepping stones around building where footpaths necessitate such measures. Apply chemical spray applications to plant material under direction of licensed pesticide applicator.

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 #009732 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.