The primary purpose of this position is to supervise the grounds beautification and maintenance at East Carolina University. This position is responsible for full-time supervision of thirteen employees as well as management of the entire grounds staff on special events, i.e.: home football games, commencements, move-in weekend, etc. Other management duties include: supervision of lawn, shrub and tree maintenance; pest management; equipment operations; calculating fertilizer applications; irrigation design, installation and repair; management of budget; storm drainage installation and repair; management of roads, walks and drives; employee time keeping; purchase equipment, materials and supplies; and coordination with other facilities employees, academic departments, athletics, students, staff and faculty.
Special Instructions To Application:
Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write ‘see resume’ on your application when completing the job duties section.
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Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
High school diploma or equivalency and one year of experience in the area of assignment; or equivalent combination of training and experience. Some positions may require certification or eligibility for certification.
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 904835
Organizational Unit Overview:
Facilities Services is unit in the Campus Operations Division, which is a part of a broad, diverse division of Administration and Finance that includes all aspects of facilities management at East Carolina University. East Carolina University is the third largest university in the University of North Carolina system with approximately 28,000 full-time students and a staff of approximately 6,000. The university is comprised of 6.2 million square feet of facilities located on 1319 acres with $1.49 billion in physical assets. * This includes the Main, Health Sciences, West Research Campuses, and satellite locations associated with university programs. Facilities Services has an annual budget in excess of $30 million and employs over 400 full-time employees. Major functions include facilities maintenance and housekeeping services. (* Source is the UNC General Administration HEFC Report-Fall 2011.)
Facilities Services primary purpose is to plan and perform corrective and preventive maintenance functions on all building structures and equipment and utility infrastructure. Corrective maintenance returns equipment to optimal design performance after failure or upon degradation from age, adverse operation conditions, etc. Preventive maintenance minimizes equipment failures and reduces corrective maintenance.
To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access; prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society; develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change; discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond; transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and improves qualify of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics. We accomplish our mission through education, research, creative activities, and service while being good stewards of the resources entrusted to us. East Carolina University delivers on the promise of opportunity. We open doors. We improve lives. We transform the present, and we discover the future. In these ways and more, we serve our community, our state, our nation and our world as together we reach toward our greatest potential. Tomorrow starts here.