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University of South Carolina Landscaping Supervisor in Columbia, South Carolina

Classification Title: Groundskeeper Supervisor

College/Division: Division of Administration and Finance

Department: DAF Facilities Landscaping

Advertised Salary Range: $38,758 - $48,448

Advertised Job Summary:

Supervises Landscaping personnel in assigned zone that are responsible for maintaining University grounds that are a safe, clean, and attractive environment, including but not limited to, leading and assisting in trimming, edging, spraying, fertilizing, watering, pruning, planting shrubs, trees, flowers, collecting and removing refuse, operating heavy equipment, ensuring storm drains are cleaned and clear, coordinating and scheduling the installation of temporary construction fencing in assigned zone, etc., by providing direction, leadership, motivation, and on the job training; assigning and reviewing work; completing Employee Performance Management System documents; reviewing, verifying, and submitting labor sheets and leave slips; and assisting departmental human resources in hiring, position management, and employee relations activities while using various computer equipment and software including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Outlook, FAMIS , VIP , Internet access, and Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Performs inspections of assigned grounds by walking through and observing the landscape and hardscape surrounding the campus buildings and all green spaces in the assigned zone in order to review the work of employees, gather information for developing work schedules, assign tasks, communicate with customers, coordinate with Assistant Landscape Manager about issues related to the turf contractor and the care of all turf maintained in assigned area, communicate any possible hardscape repairs to the grounds masonry supervisor, and provide a visible landscape management presence to staff, faculty, students, and visitors. Performs back-up landscape work regularly to maintain the cleanliness and enhance the image of assigned zone when employee who originally completed the work is not available.

Advertised Minimum Qualifications :

High school diploma and 3 years experience in grounds maintenance, landscaping or related work, one year of which must have included supervisory responsibilities. Driver’s license required.

Full/Part Time: Full Time

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