Grounds Maintenance Supervisor

Grounds Maintenance Supervisor


Wayne Community College
3000 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534
Phone: 919-735-5151

Job Location

3000 Wayne Memorial Drive

Goldsboro, NC  27534


$28,056 - $35,070



Job Category

  • Service/Maintenance

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, October 28, 2021
Closes: Friday, December 31, 2021

Target Start Date

Monday, November 15, 2021

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Department Head

Employment Type

Full-Time Permanent

Minimum Qualifications

An Associate’s degree from a regionally accredited institution and one year of experience in grounds maintenance or related work is required. Must be able to communicate effectively, follow oral and written instructions, and work independently or in a team environment. Experience serving in a supervisory or team lead position required. Must have considerable knowledge of and demonstrate the ability to operate hand and power tools and equipment, and the ability to operate trucks and light motorized equipment.

Preferred Qualifications

Must have certification or licensure in one of the following areas: turf grass management, landscaping, irrigation, or the ability to obtain certification/licensure within 18 months of employment. North Carolina pesticide applicator license required or the ability to obtain certification/licensure within 18 months of employment. Knowledge of irrigation systems and small engine operation and repair experience preferred. Candidates must have basic working knowledge of computers and associated software. A valid North Carolina Driver’s License and a satisfactory driving record required. Bilingual and National Career Readiness Certificate are preferred.

Position Description

The primary responsibility is to supervise the grounds maintenance staff covering more than 156 acres on the main campus and a satellite site at the Wayne Executive Jetport. This is a working supervisory position and individual will be expected to actively participate in the ground’s maintenance duties. Tasks include maintaining lawns, trees and shrubs, parking areas, roads, and athletic facilities. Duties include mowing, trimming, pruning, raking, picking up litter, emptying outside trash receptacles, applying fertilizer, herbicides, and pesticides. Applicants must be able to walk over extended distances carrying equipment weighing more than 20 lbs. and be able to safely lift heavier objects. This position will require applicants to work in inclement weather and extreme temperatures. Position reports directly to the Facilities and Grounds Superintendent.  

How to Apply

Submit an employment application and all supporting materials, including copies of certifications, post-secondary transcripts, resume, and cover letter via ApplicantOne at No paper applications will be accepted. Applications will be screened, and the most qualified applicants interviewed. All applicants will be notified once the position has been filled.

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