May 14, 2021

Grounds Maintenance Manager

  • JAARS, Inc.
Full time Agricultural Facilities General Labor Management

Job Description

Target Staff Type Paid

Work Location JAARS Waxhaw


Position Summary

Work environment is a vital advantage to JAARS’ Best Place to Work priority. Our campus is one of the most beautifully landscaped, professional properties in Waxhaw, North Carolina and enhances the overall workplace experience for our team.

The JAARS campus is seeking a qualified and experienced manager for the Grounds Maintenance department to lead and work with this landscaping team. The groundskeeping team maintains lawns, trees, shrubbery and flower beds. Equipment includes commercial zero-turn mowers, tractors with pull-behind equipment, heavy equipment and small power and manual equipment. Edging and trimming is done with powered string and blade trimmers. 


Position Responsibilities

  • Manage the groundskeeping staff
  • Recommend cost saving measures and efficiency solutions that maximizes the capabilities of the groundskeeping and landscape resources; report these recommendations to leadership for implementation
  • Perform routine administrative and supervisory tasks, including scheduling, work prioritization, etc.
  • Work with the team in mowing, string trimming, weeding, raking, mulchin and other general landscaping tasks
  • Train staff in best practices in maintaining grounds, use of tools and taking care of tools and equipment

Position Requirements

  • A deep and growing walk with the Lord Jesus that includes your personal spiritual growth and the ability to support others in their spiritual growth
  • Embrace the vision, mission and core values of JAARS
  • Prior or current experience with JAARS in a related capacity is desirable
  • Team management experience with the ability to lead and communicate with influence
  • General operating knowledge and experience with grounds equipment, landscaping and external property maintenance
  • Ability to operate powered machinery, such as commercial zero-turn mowers, small tractors, walk-behind equipment, string trimmers, chainsaws and hand tools
  • Tolerant of outside work in both summer heat and winter cold and physically healthy, able to do some strenuous pulling and lifting (up to 50 pounds) 
  • Must be a NC licensed vehicle operator

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