St. Ambrose University
  • 10-Aug-2020 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Staff
  • Davenport, IA, USA
  • Full Time

Manage and participate in the design, planning, and maintenance of the campus landscaping, grounds maintenance, snow removal and equipment maintenance/repair to maintain a safe and attractive environment at all St. Ambrose maintained sites. Position has the management responsibilities to support the grounds area of the University. Individual will report to the Director for Physical Plant.  Responsibilities include supervision and coordination of staff; landscape design and project planning, irrigation planning, installation and maintenance; plant material selection, installation and maintenance; turf design, installation and maintenance, including athletic fields; site cleaning, repair and maintenance of equipment including small engine grounds maintenance equipment; selection and purchasing of all grounds supplies and equipment, hiring and training grounds employees. All snow removal operations management and coordination. Considerable independence is expected in planning and scheduling work and determining methods and procedures to be followed. Individual will also provide support to building maintenance as needed.  Bachelor's degree in a related field plus a minimum of 3 years full-time experience managing work staff; or related associate's degree plus a minimum of 5 years full-time experience in management/grounds keeping; or a minimum of 10 years full-time experience in grounds keeping or management of skilled and entrance level employees. Candidate must have a pesticide applicator's license.  Experience in turf management and/or athletic field management a plus. St. Ambrose is an independent, comprehensive, and Catholic diocesan university firmly grounded in the liberal arts. People from under-represented populations are encouraged to apply. Position is open until filled. Please apply online at and submit a cover letter, resume and contact information of three professional references. EOE

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