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Grounds Manager 2


Location:
NEW ORLEANS, LA
Date:
01/19/2018
2018-01-192018-02-17
Job Code:
68955
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Careers Center - Grounds Manager 2

Grounds Manager 2

US-LA-NEW ORLEANS
System ID
68955
Category
Facilities
Relocation Type
No
Employment Status
Full-Time

Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking a Grounds Manager 2 for the University of New Orleans located in New Orleans, LA. Located on the southern shore of Lake Pontchartrain, only 15 minutes from the French Quarter, UNO occupies a 300-acre campus in one of the finest residential areas of the city. The University of New Orleans has a rich cultural heritage all its own. The birthplace of jazz music and creole cuisine, today’s New Orleans produces cutting-edge biomedical research, leads the nation in public education reforms and attracts record numbers of young entrepreneurs.

 

Make an Immediate Impact.

Sodexo is the North American leader for Quality of Life Services. More than 125,000 Sodexo employees work to improve the quality of daily life for our 9,000 client sites and more than 15 million customers a day in North America. Sodexo partners with clients to help them attain their strategic vision by developing Facility Management service solutions that increase the effectiveness of their people, enhance their business processes and optimize their infrastructure, which deliver tangible outcomes.

 

Our client portfolio spans multiple markets across the nation including education, corporate services, health care and government services, which means we can offer a career full of variety, challenge and tremendous growth opportunities.

 

Are You the One?

Our clients depend on your expertise to help them to optimize their business. If you are a Strategic Facilities Manager with the ability to develop innovative technical solutions while successfully managing key performance indicators to drive strong business results, this may be the opportunity for you!

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ability to manage a staff of around 13 employees;
  • Manage all 300 acres of grounds on the campus;
  • Manage grounds for special events on campus such as festivals, orientations, recruiting events and sporting events;
  • Attend to the ground by ing fertilizer, pesticides and herbicides;
  • Monitor all mowing and landscaping on campus;
  • Contact with vendors and subcontractors for various projects;
  • Work with a CMMS for work orders;

 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A proven track record of successful Grounds Management leadership experience as demonstrated by articulated results and accomplishments;
  • experience as a Grounds Manager preferably in a university setting;
  • currently have or the ability to obtain within 3 months a Louisiana Pesticide Applicators License; 
  • landscape management, pest control and project management experience;
  • CMMS experience preferably with Maximo;
  • exceptional customer service, relationship building and communication skills;
  • experience working with outside vendors and subcontractors;
  • strong leadership skills with a focus on staff development and team building.

 

Working for Sodexo in Universities allows you to support students on their path to adulthood and academic success. Located on college and university campuses across the country, Sodexo creates clean, safe living and learning environments that inspire and drive success. Student success depends upon so many conditions – when they are well fed, safe, comfortable and learning in a clean, well maintained environment they are more likely to succeed. 

 

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. 

 

Now!

Are you ready to start your Sodexo career? now!

 

Not the job for you?

At Sodexo, we offer Facilities Management positions in Corporate, Schools, Universities, Energy and Resources, Government and Agencies, Healthcare and Senior Living locations across the United States. Continue your search for Facilities Management jobs.

Position Summary

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.

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