SODEXO has an exciting opportunity for a Grounds Manger 2 in the Kansas City, MO area.
Reporting to the Director of Facilities you will be responsible for planning, organizing and managing the daily activities of all grounds and landscaping services staff. Duties include:
Establish and continuously review performance standards, goals and objectives to ensure quality;
Manage seasonal plantings and pesticide applications;
Work closely with athletic dept. to prepare and maintain athletic fields;
Ensuring all grounds equipment is maintained to a safe and serviceable condition and workshop facilities are kept clean and tidy.
Minimum 2+ years' experience in grounds and/or landscape management;
Minimum 1 year in Management/ supervisory role;
strong knowledge base on planting, growing and maintaining grass lawns, plants, and shrubbery in commercial/institutional setting preferred;
Herbicide license required;
Experience working with and maintaining sports fields preferred;
Excellent leadership, communication and customer service skills.
Sodexo offers you a competitive salary, paid training, extensive education and continuous learning opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package designed with work-life balance in mind that includes 3 weeks of vacation plus additional sick time during the first year of employment.
Working for Sodexo:
How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and other career growth opportunities, along with the performance of organizations. We believe it is important for our work to be meaningful to all who contribute to it, and we remain faithful to our mission, our core values and the ethical principles that have guided us since 1966. We support these values and help them thrive in each employee.
We strive to make working for Sodexo a genuinely great experience with benefits to promote your professional, personal and financial well-being, and to improve your Quality of Life now and into the future. Our experiences with our over 50 million customers each and every day enable us to develop Quality of Life services that reinforce the well-being of individuals, improving their effectiveness and helping companies and organizations to improve performance every day.
Are you ready to start your Sodexo career? Apply now!
Provides supervision for grounds maintenance and landscape development services at account/unit to ensure client satisfaction and retention for the Company.
Fulfills contractual obligations to the client.
Key Duties-Driving the Zero Harm mindset
Plans projects, including defining objectives, methods, timetables and budget to support client and Sodexo strategic plan
Supervises day-to-day work activities by delegating authority, assigning and prioritizing activities and monitoring operating standards
Ensures compliance with all federal, state and local regulations as well as Sodexo/client policies and procedures (e.g. quality assurance, safety, operations, personnel).
Manages the budget by controlling costs (e.g. labor, inventory, equipment, materials), complying with budget requirements and making adjustments when necessary.
Establishes operating standards, implements quality improvements and communicates them to employees.
Qualifications & Requirements
Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree
Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.