Pacific Retirement Services

Landscape Supervisor

Job Location US-OR-Medford
Job ID
2020-8284
Category
Grounds
Location/Org Data : Name
Rogue Valley Manor

Overview

 

 

The Rogue Valley Manor is seeking a full time Landscape Supervisor.  At Rogue Valley Manor, we think big. We are a community of nearly 1,000 people on a 650-acre campus. Our thinking big isn’t just about our size and scope, it’s a mindset. We are looking for someone to think big with us and support the future of the Rogue Valley Manor. We believe our community offers an unparalleled retirement lifestyle, and work environment, which fosters a culture of professional and personal growth. 

 

About the Position:

Directly supervise the complete maintenance, repairs, upkeep and improvements of the grounds and surrounding landscapes.

 

Schedule:

Monday - Friday, 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM is the normal schedule. A rotating “On-call” weekend schedule is required. Schedules may vary depending on the needs of the department. Some weekends are expected during the growing season (Mid-February through late October.)

 

Employee Benefits:

  • Career-centered opportunity for advancement.
  • Excellent medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance.
  • 4% 401(k) match (after one-year/1000 hours).
  • Employer funded defined contribution plan.
  • Flexible Spending Plan (up to $2750 per plan year, Dependent Care $5000).
  • Discount on meals.
  • 2 weeks’ vacation per year and sick time accrual (based on hours worked).
  • Additional Floating holiday (after one-year).
  • 6 paid national holidays.
  • Employee recognition programs Education Tuition Scholarship program.
  • Employee referral program.
  • Wellness center: fitness and pool.

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Takes guidance from the Director Facility Services and implements projects, policies and procedures.
  •  Assists the Director Facility Services in planning and implementing improvements to the grounds.
  •  Assists the Director Facility Services with coordinating “Contract Services.”
  •  Assists the Director Facility Services in budget preparation and capital equipment ordering.
  •  Assists the Director Facility Services in the selection of employees.
  •  Responsible for direct supervision, evaluation and disciplinary actions of all employees.
  •  Recommends and implements shop improvements for safety reasons. Provides training and assistance to grounds staff on operation of equipment.
  •  Reviews, approves and completes all resident request for landscape maintenance.
  •  Serves as a representative of the staff on the Landscape & Grounds Advisory Committee.
  •  Uses a PO system to order maintenance supplies, small equipment and tools.
  • Keeps accurate records of chemical applications and completed projects.
  •  Adjusts the computer controlled irrigation system.
  •  Applies chemical applications including spraying fungicide, herbicides and insecticides and fertilizer to the grounds.
  •  Operate small hand-powered equipment. (Walk mower, walk rotary mower, weed eaters, edgers, blowers, hedge trimmers.)
  • Operates motorized equipment. (Smaller and larger rotary mowers, tractors and utility vehicles.)
  •  Manual labor expected. (Digging trenches for irrigation and drainage projects.)
  • Weed flower and shrub beds.
  •  Hand water flowerbeds and other areas during dry periods.
  • Attain arborist certification within 2 years.
  • Creates and updates equipment and capital related replacement schedule for annual review and reporting.
  • Conducts regular safety trainings in relation to landscape related duties, safe handling of materials, equipment operation, etc. and documents attendance.
  • Is familiar with Incident Command Structure and completes ICS-100, 200 and other related trainings to become proficient and understand how to operate and document incidents based on assigned role.

Qualifications

Must possess a current valid Oregon Driver’s License and be insurable by PRS’s insurance carrier. Minimum of 2 years schooling in Turf and Landscape Management or a related field and/or a minimum of 5 years’ experience in grounds maintenance. Must possess thorough knowledge of the planting, cultivating, pruning and caring for plants, shrubs and trees; of the characteristics and proper use of various fertilizers and soil conditioners; of fungicides, herbicides and pest control methods and materials; of drainage control methods; and of watering and irrigation systems, including wells, pumps and automatic controls. Have a working knowledge of a computer controlled irrigation system. Skill in operation and maintenance of commercial turf and landscape equipment. Possess Oregon State Pesticide applicator’s license. Knowledge of chemicals and their proper use. The ability to read and understand chemical label instructions. Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills.

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