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 Grounds Department Supervisor

Grounds Department Supervisor: #0300


Deerfield is a senior living community with a 60+ year history in South Asheville. We are home to over 600 residents, providing an array of amenities and services. We are currently looking for an experienced Grounds Supervisor to lead our team of 8 groundskeepers.  We are looking for a leader with the following attributes:


•Skills at creating a positive team culture through effective leadership

•Individual with an energetic personality that deals well with staff, residents and co-workers

•Knowledge of maintaining a large campus—over 125 acres

•Supervise the functions of the day-to-day ground of assigned personnel.

•Set grounds department standards.

•Schedule work assignments, preparing work schedules, etc.  Revise as necessary.

•Perform administrative requirements (i.e., completing necessary forms, reports, etc.,) and submitting to the Facilities Director as necessary.

•Keep campus clean and neat by picking up litter, fallen limbs, fallen leaves, etc.

•Cut and trim all turf areas.

•Keep shrub and flower beds clean, weeded, edged and mulched.

•Prune shrubs and trees.

•Apply fertilizers and pesticides.

•Assist as directed with snow and ice removal, including an emergency call in.

•Plant trees, shrubs, flowers and grass, water as needed.

•Responsible for proper use of the equipment and reporting all equipment problems to mechanics.

•Weekly cottage trash and recycling pick up.

•Manage the use of pesticides and herbicides on campus.  This includes use and maintenance of records

•Stormwater and sanitary systems

•Ability to work closely with resident committees, listening to ideas and priorities and bringing agreed upon priorities to fruition

•Must hold an NC pesticide License

•2 or 4-year post-high school horticulture education preferred

•Deerfield offers a superior work environment and excellent benefits.



 Grounds Department Supervisor

Full time
Asheville, NC

Published on 04/28/2020