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Sr. Grounds Supervisor

Company: University of California, Santa Barbara
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

Sr. Grounds Supervisor Facilities Management University of California, Santa Barbara Summary of Job Details: Under the direction of the Grounds Superintendent, serves as the operational supervisor for the irrigation shop, as well as the assigned zones for the grounds maintenance programs on campus. Assists in formulating the maintenance and upkeep programs for the grounds areas; inspects the grounds and determines the needs and priorities for care; plans the overall schedule for new plantings and continuous upkeep; makes recommendations and assists in the selection of grounds equipment, materials and types of landscaping to be used; determines landscape irrigation needs, coordinates the installation of new irrigation systems, repairs, and maintenance requirements; develops in-service training programs; and keeps extensive work records and prepares detailed reports of work done, time spent and materials used. Assists in making hiring selections among job applicants; ensures that new and existing staff receive proper training; makes daily work schedules and assignments; reviews work performed at various stages and upon completion; evaluates the performance of subordinate employees; recommends or initiates personnel actions such as promotions, transfers and disciplinary measures; and maintains various work records and prepares written and oral reports. Required Qualifications: --- High School Diploma or equivalent certification. --- Working knowledge in landscape / groundskeeping services. --- Excellent verbal and written communication skills in the English language, including active listening, flexibility, critical thinking, and the ability to multi-task and ensure effective time management. --- Effective decision making and reasoning skills, ability to develop original ideas to solve problems, and operations analysis and quality control analysis skills. --- Effective interpersonal and work leadership skills to provide guidance to other personnel. --- Ability to provide plant and pest identification. --- Basic computer application skills. Special Conditions of Employment: --- Must maintain valid CA DL, a clean DMV record and enrollment in DMV Pull-Notice Program. --- Must possess and maintain a valid State of California Department of Pesticide Regulation Qualified Applicator License (QAL) or higher qualification. Must possess and maintain a valid AWWA Backflow Prevention Certificate. --- Must possess and maintain an International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA) Work Zone Safety Certification. --- Other credentials may be required. --- Altered work schedules may be required as directed to meet operational needs of department. --- Travel will be required to attend conferences and seminars relating to required credentials or professional development as required by department. --- Satisfactory criminal history background check --- UCSB is a Tobacco-Free environment Hiring/Budgeted Salary Range: $75,000/yr-$82,000/yr. Full Title Code Pay Range: $62,300/yr.-$117,500/yr. Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 5:00AM - 1:30PM Benefits Eligibility: Full Benefits The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Application review begins: 03/02/2023 Apply online at Job

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