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Landscape Supervisor - Landscape Services

Collegedale, Tennessee

Location: Landscape Services

Hours: Full-time, hourly

Pay: $19.45 - $25.29/hr.
 

JOB SUMMARY: The Landscape Supervisor role blends leadership with hands-on work. This position is directly and actively involved in the daily tasks of maintaining, crafting, and enhancing the beauty and functionality of campus, fostering a welcoming space for everyone while utilizing resources effectively. Using landscape best practices, the Landscape Supervisor will lead by example, mentor, and train Landscape Student Workers in upholding a picturesque and inviting environment for students, staff, and visitors while promoting an appreciation for the value of hands-on work.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintains campus plant beds through pruning, chemical weed control, watering, mulching, and cleanup.
  • Works on landscape plant installations and landscape construction projects.
  • Collaborates with team leads on lawn mowing and cleanup tasks.
  • Demonstrates proficiency with pruning and mowing equipment and techniques.
  • Applies basic chemical weed control methods.
  • Oversees student teams during landscape maintenance projects.
  • Assists with the department’s daily task assignments.
  • Provides positive Christian leadership and guidance to academy and university student workers.
  • Regularly communicates with the Landscape Services Director regarding departmental requirements, including task allocations and equipment maintenance.
  • Adheres to and implements applicable government regulations, such as OSHA, RIGHT TO KNOW, ADA, etc.
  • Collaborate seamlessly with other departments, recognizing the established authority lines to ensure smooth campus operations.
  • Performs additional duties relevant to the role as directed by the Landscape Services Director

Qualifications:

  • Proficient in various landscape pruning methods, plant setup, and upkeep.
  • Familiar with mowing equipment and its proper techniques.
  • Capable of overseeing student teams.
  • Physical capacity to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.

Education: A minimum of an associate’s degree or equivalent professional experience.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Hands-on experience in landscape installation and plant care.
  • Strong communication skills, with a history of effectively supervising team members.
  • Prior experience in both private and institutional landscape settings is preferred.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTSMust have an expressed commitment to Jesus Christ, the teachings and mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, and be an SDA church member in good and regular standing.

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