Supervises grounds and gardens operations under the direction of the department head. Provides management, direction, and long range/short term planning and directs/documents operational policy including safety. Establishes performance criteria for the assigned area in conjunction with departmental plans, goals, and procedures required to maintain Getty landscape and site(s) at the expected level. Manages department scheduling needs, safety, and training and aligns resource with department priorities.
Oversees moderately complex grounds operations including staffing, contractors, scheduling, safety and training.
Oversees grounds care for assigned areas including pest control, fertilization and soil husbandry, plant care, tree care, problem identification, solving and communication
Ensures site care including; maintenance of organic and nonorganic surfaces, drainage maintenance, irrigation system operation, site. Identifies and reports potential problems and contributes to proposed solutions
Strong written and oral communicator. Bi-lingual Spanish language skills necessary
Creates staffing plans, schedule and safety plans with department head and managers. Monitors contractor safety.
Manages staff safety training and regulatory compliance documents. Reviews, enforces and coaches on operational safety and training. Works with Risk and Facilities management.
Manages equipment and maintains records, including tracking deployment and use of heavy equipment, vehicles, small engines, hand tools, chemicals, and other assets
Trains and facilitates crews in safe operational procedures for a variety of landscape maintenance operations, vehicle use, large & small equipment, tools, and road work.
Manages subordinate employees including mentoring, coaching, counseling, evaluating and coordinating the employee’s work
Oversee spraying operations, chemical storage/disposal and reports use to regulatory agencies
Manages contracts & projects, prepares and collects proposals, tracks project costs, ensures project quality control guidelines are followed, as well as safety and regulatory compliance
Ensures Getty grounds aesthetics and standards are maintained for assigned areas.
Works directly with internal clients & external contractors to plan and implement projects and activities
Bachelors degree or equivalent experience in ornamental Horticulture
5-7 years supervisor experience in landscape maintenance
2-5 years experience in landscape construction or related work
Two or more of the following: QAL or QAC pesticide Operators License, ISA Certified Arborist, ASCA Registered consulting Arborist or Certified Irrigation Auditor