Cranberry Township, PA
Manager, Grounds Maintenance
Cranberry Township, a progressive and growing community is currently seeking a dynamic candidate for the position of Grounds Maintenance Manager in the Public Works Department. This professional position will oversee bargaining unit and seasonal personnel, and the maintenance of all Township grounds and sports turf facilities; excluding the Cranberry Highlands Golf Course. Responsibilities of this position include: developing protocol to coordinate sports field maintenance with the Sports Associations, overseeing the maintenance of landscape islands; coordinating street tree maintenance and private property areas with the Home Owners Associations and creating daily and long-range scheduling of personnel, projects, budgeting and equipment and asset management. This position will also assist with the management of the winter maintenance operations and be on call one week per month all year. This position works independently and with minimal supervision.
Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Turf Management or related field. A minimum of six years’ experience in Grounds Maintenance management is required. Demonstrated experience in directing the application of lawn and tree maintenance chemicals and possessing a PA Pesticide license category 23 and/or 6 & 7 is required. Knowledge of Microsoft applications, asset and financial management software is required. This position also requires excellent customer service, communication and organizational skills. A strong passion and commitment to the best ergonomics practices and cutting-edge technology used in today’s turf grass industry is desired. The successful candidate must be able to obtain the Certified Playground Safety Inspector license within 6 months of employment. A valid insurable driver’s license is required.
Salary Range: $55,000 - $88,000
Apply here: http://www.cranberrytownship.org/233/Employment