The Grounds Superintendent independently plans, directs, and coordinates groundskeeping and landscape operations of Athletics facilities.
Essential Job Duties:
Typical duties include but are not limited to:
• Plans, directs, coordinates, and supervises all aspects of assigned grounds maintenance and services.
• Develops and implements grounds maintenance standards and schedules.
• Develops and implements plans to reduce environmental impacts in compliance with South Florida Water Management District and Corps of Engineers requirements.
• Ensures all staff are properly trained to perform their jobs.
• Oversees landscaping projects to ensure compliance with environmental, safety, and security standards.
• Assists in preparation of the annual grounds budget.
• Recommends and implements operating policies and procedures to ensure efficiency of operations.
• Serves as essential personnel and provides assistance in the event of an emergency on campus.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Eight years of related full-time work experience in general landscaping or groundskeeping experience, including experience with athletics ground maintenance.
Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience, and/or certifications may be considered.
Pesticide and Herbicide Application Licenses or the ability to obtain within two months of employment.
Experience supervising and delegating the work of others.
Experience operating a personal computer and proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).
Valid driver’s license.
Internal Number: PS814P
About Florida Gulf Coast University
In a little over 20 years, FGCU has made an indelible impact on Southwest Florida. We are a catalyst for the area’s economy and a cultural hub for the community. Our students enjoy one of the highest graduate employment rates among the state’s universities. Our campus and region serve as a living laboratory from which life-improving discoveries emanate. And our sports teams energize the entire region. Inspiring those who inspire others — that’s The FGCU Effect.FGCU is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability Employer