Plan, develop, and direct campus landscaping and gardening projects, including irrigation systems.
Estimate, plan, and direct special projects assigned to the Grounds Department.
Budget for and purchase equipment and supplies, including machinery, parts, irrigation equipment, fertilizer, etc.
Supervise grounds maintenance staff.
Create and maintain a safe, bias-free working environment, which engenders respect for differences.
Maintain departmental records, write reports, and develop other written items as requested.
Interview, select, train, and evaluate Grounds Department personnel.
Manage the College's pest and weed spray program.
Assist in the planning, development, and construction management of site improvement projects, including athletic fields, landscape lighting, public areas, renovation of new properties, and other projects.
Manage parking lot maintenance, construction, and renovation, including, but not limited to: budgetary processes, contract writing, construction and maintenance supervision, drainage management, and evaluating requests for changes.
Direct and participate in the maintenance of the College's athletic facilities.
Maintain liaison with various agencies and businesses that directly or indirectly impact the mission of the Grounds Department.
Assist with the research and development of the College's Repairs and Minor Improvements (RMI) budget, facilities condition survey, and capital budget requests.
Work to achieve and support diversity objectives as established by the College.
Develop, implement, and monitor departmental safety programs.
Develop feasibility studies, cost estimates, and project implementation plans.
Survey and locate underground utilities. Maintain utility maps and drawings.
Maintain materials, equipment, and supplies for emergency response; serve as a member of the emergency response team.
Supervise snow and ice removal efforts on campus.
Manage work-study and part-time employee schedules.
Ensure Facilities compliance with Department of Ecology Secondary Permit requirements.
Serve on or chair Campus Tree Committee and serve on other campus committees, councils and teams as necessary.
Ensure that areas of responsibility operate effectively within the policies and procedures of the College and applicable governing agencies.
Develop and implement policies and procedures for operating unit(s).
Prepare reports and analytical materials to illustrate objectives, activities, and accomplishments of areas of responsibility.
Provide leadership in accordance with the mission, Core themes, objectives and values established by the college.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
One year of training in horticulture.
Five years' experience in gardening, grounds maintenance, nursery, parks, or related activity.
Ability to work well with people of all ages from academically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds.
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