Grounds Manager - Nashville, TN

Compass Group USA Inc Nashville , TN 37201

Posted 2 weeks ago

SSC Services for Educationis known for our expertise, commitment, and value; and we at SSC truly believe that our people are our greatest asset. By utilizing our associates' knowledge and experience alongside SSC's extensive training, providing supportive management, and offering unparalleled wage and benefit packages as well as career advancement opportunities, we have developed a workforce that differentiates us from our competitors.

SSCServices for Education isa Nationwide Best in Class Facility Service Provider. As a member of Compass Group, North America, we want you to be as great as you can be. We empower our associates to direct their own future, keeping them confident that we support them every step of the way. As a result, our associates embody greatness through their actions, natural passion for quality, and a can-do attitude. The opportunity for greatness is real at SSC and throughout the Compass world.

Job Summary

The Grounds Manager position requires minimal supervision, working on a large campus with direct supervision of employees. Coordinate, supervise, and oversee all aspects of grounds / lawn care management and sports field management that are included in scope of work as defined by RVP of Grounds Management and or Regional support managers and job specifications. Develops, implements, and tracks budget and procurement process within established guidelines. Operate within established procurement protocols established by SSC SERVICES and client. Provide professional consultation or assume lead role in grounds / lawn care projects. Work closely with Campus Liaison to ensure seamless communication.


  • Develop and implement schedules for the management of grounds / lawn care that are associated with the campus.

  • Develop and implement schedules for the management of athletic fields

  • Manage, train, and oversee all grounds / athletic field operations including support vendors.

  • Develop and implement written annual business plan

  • Maintain financial records of all funds and labor expended for department

  • Provide management support for Account Manager/ RVP of Grounds Management.

  • Act as a safety coordinator and trainer for employees under your management umbrella.

  • Ensure all operations are performed in compliance with SSC SERVICES, Campus, OSHA and operators manuals as supplied by the original manufacturer.

  • Procurement of all materials required to administer a proven management program using approved vendors and established procurement protocols.

  • Implement Standard Operating Procedures, follow all protocol and implement Quality Assurance plan.

  • Provide preventative and curative maintenance on equipment as specified by manufacturer's manuals.

  • Implement the use of an environmentally sound pest management program that includes Integrated Pest Management. Maintain impeccable records of all actions taken to manage identified pests. (Focus will be on weed abatement in strategic areas as outlined in specifications).

  • Light maintenance and repair of equipment.

  • Insure performance of all work in a safe manner for the employee, subordinates, students and others that use the facilities.


  • Minimum of a two year degree in Agriculture / Horticulture related field (Extensive experience can supersede this requirement).

  • Minimum of five years' experience crew supervision, a minimum offive subordinates.

  • Minimum of five years' experience in the Grounds / Lawn Care Management industry as a Supervisor/Leader.

  • Good written (report writing) and oral communication (public speaking) skills.

  • Computer skills specifically in; Word, Excel, Power Point or compatible programs.

  • Ability to promote awareness to management program.

  • Athletic field / landscape construction installation experience (desirable).

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Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Req ID: 366274




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Grounds Manager - Nashville, TN

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