Responsible for the management of all campus grounds and transportation maintenance programs. This position provides the university with a qualified expert in horticultural grounds practices. Bentley will benefit from the ascertained levels of excellence and management of all landscape assets.
Plans, develops, prioritizes, and manages efficient and economical grounds-related tasks and horticultural programs.
Guides, trains, and provides technical assistance to forepersons and grounds keepers engaged in daily grounds maintenance tasks.
Manages the Bentley automotive repair and maintenance program.
Coordinates and manages Bentley's Moving Services department.
Maintains and updates the Grounds Department's computerized work management system, which includes payroll, on a daily basis.
Provides on-the-job training. Keeps maintenance records and inventory, inspecting equipment and tools, and submits work orders for timely repair of equipment.
Coordinates and collaborates with Office of Sustainability on waste management program.
Develops monthly and quarterly operational reports.
A minimum of 5 years of experience managing a grounds program, including staff supervision
Pesticide applicator license
Extensive technical knowledge of grounds management and horticultural practices
Understanding of turf grass practices and plant material identification required
Must have the ability to work in a highly technological environment utilizing Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
Must hold and maintain a valid, unrestricted United States driver's license, with an insurable driving history as determined by Bentley's insurance carrier.
Bachelor's Degree preferred
Degree in horticulture or plant soils is a plus
Massachusetts Commercial Class 36 Pesticide License
Proficiency in a CMMS system
Experience supervising staff in a grounds, golf course, or landscaping program is highly desirable
Posting #: FY181P1996
Bentley University requires reference checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.
Position requires occasional work during off-hours, including weekends and holiday periods. Additional hours are required during inclement weather situations. On-call manager duties performed on a tentative 10 week rotation.
Bentley University is one of the nation's leading business schools, dedicated to preparing a new kind of business leader and one with the deep technical skills, the broad global perspective and the high ethical standards required to make a difference in an ever-changing world. To achieve our goal, we infuse our advanced business curriculum with the richness of a liberal arts education. The results... are graduates who are making an impact in their chosen fields and turning their passions into success stories. Located on a classic New England campus just minutes from Boston, Bentley is a dynamic community of leaders, scholars and creative thinkers.