Supervises Grounds employees ensuring that the responsibilities of landscape services at Radford University are completed in a safe, timely, and professional manner.
Knowledge of and demonstrated experience with accepted horticultural and agronomic practices, pesticide usage practices, general construction and planning techniques, and equipment usage and maintenance practices. Extensive knowledge of turf and ornamental horticulture and modern accepted maintenance techniques. Working knowledge of landscaping and commercial mowing equipment and their capabilities and limitations. Basic math and mechanical are required. Proficient with written and verbal communication. Demonstrated supervisory experience. Ability to read plans, prepare estimates, and perform physical manual labor for completion of a landscape project.
Prior experience in landscaping supervision. Experience working in a University setting. Extensive commercial landscape, turf, or horticultural experience. Previous experience with irrigation repair or installation. Post high school education in an agronomic field of study. Certified Fertilizer Applicator license issued by VDACS. Previous experience with grading, site work, and/or construction project sites and conditions.
Work Location: Radford
Posting Number: C00097P
Position Number: C00059
Department: FM Landscaping-20306
Application Review Date: 04/01/2019
Internal Number: 6544
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Radford University serves the Commonwealth of Virginia and the nation through a wide range of academic, cultural, human service and research programs. Radford University is committed to creating and supporting a highly productive, diverse and qualified workforce. As one of the largest employers in the region, Radford University seeks employees who support teaching, research and the public service mission of the university.