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PRIDE Industries Grounds Maintenance Manager in Fallon, Nevada


PRIDE Industries is a fast-paced company with a mission: To Create Jobs for People with Disabilities while providing high quality, value-added solutions to our nationwide customers. We are currently recruiting to fill the following position:

Job Description

PRIDE Industries

Job Description

Job: Grounds Maintenance Manager

Job Code: 906 - PR-Grounds Maint Manager

HR Title Group: Federal Contracts (except Facilities)

Salary Grade: E13

FLSA Status: Exempt

Approval Date: September 2017


There are direct reports with this position.


Under minimal supervision, the Grounds Maintenance Manager plans, directs and coordinates grounds maintenance services in support of a federal contract. Employees in this job class manage staff activities related to planning, designing, installing, and maintaining landscaped areas, roads, and parking lots of assigned facilities. This job class requires comprehensive knowledge of landscaping methods, standards and equipment; and the ability to direct the work of staff at multiple locations to maintain a pristine appearance of all grounds and provide a safe environment for employees, residents and/or visitors.


  1. *Coordinates, directs, and manages staff in performing landscape maintenance activities and improvement projects at customer locations. Works with customers and management to estimate costs and develop project budgets and schedules of work to be performed.

  2. *Identifies personnel requirements to support contract requirements. Establishes priorities, schedules tasks, and ensures adherence to procedures, regulations and guidelines while minimizing errors and safety risks.

  3. *Supervises employees; ensures a competent, motivated team through hiring, training, development, counseling and reviewing the performance of employees.

  4. *Manages the grounds maintenance contract and ensures compliance with its terms, conditions and obligations. Develops a professional working relationship with key contract personnel, and establishes official lines of communication.

  5. *Oversees the purchase and support of all grounds maintenance vehicles, equipment and supplies. Identifies vendors, coordinates purchasing contracts with Company buyers, and arranges for delivery, licensing and ongoing maintenance. Recommends budgets for capital expenditures and labor.

  6. *Develops and implements a Pest Management program that includes Herbicides, Fungicides and Pesticides to control turf and plant pests base wide. Program must include Integrated Pest Management practices and must be coordinated with federal appointed representatives.

  7. *Ensures compliance with all appropriate environmental laws and legislation.

  8. *Serves as primary informational resource regarding grounds maintenance, operations and related services. Trouble shoots problems and obtains technical advice from internal and external sources as necessary.

  9. *Logs-in daily employee data/attendance hours, work order reports and labor distribution into the company’s and federal’s computer systems.

  10. *Conducts quality assurance inspections. Directs and evaluates subcontractors’ work in order to meet schedules and standards.

  11. *Conducts and participates in a variety of departmental and other meetings on a regular basis.

  12. Supports safety and disaster programs.

  13. Performs other duties and special projects as assigned.

  • Denotes Essential Job Function


• Five or more years of experience in landscaping, grounds maintenance, and irrigation, including at least three years in a supervisory role;

• Project Management experience or a PMP certificate preferred;

• Experience working with adults with developmental disabilities and/or physical challenges, preferred;

• Technical courses in horticulture and agriculture preferred;

• Knowledge of landscape maintenance, design and cost estimating; full understanding of landscaping material, chemicals, and facilities as-build/maps;

• Knowledge of safe operation of construction and landscaping industrial equipment, such as front loaders, backhoes, fork lifts, trenchers, and mowers;

• Familiarity with contract terms, conditions and Statement of Work(SOW), and ability to apply to work managed;

• Knowledge of planning, purchasing, and project management;

• Knowledge of Cal OSHA and OSHA occupational safety regulations;

• Some positions may require training in disaster management and emergency response;

• Supervisory skills to hire qualified employees, provide for their professional development, administer performance management and disciplinary processes effectively, and address employee relations appropriately;

• Ability to effectively supervise and develop assigned team to meet production/service goals while adhering to safety policies and rules;

• Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; to make presentations and respond to inquiries by senior management, customers and/or employees;

• Demonstrated leadership, organizational, reasoning, problem solving and analytical skills;

• Exceptional customer service skills;

• Human relation skills to build effective relationships with team, customers and public;

• Advanced computer literacy including knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software;

• Knowledge of business English including vocabulary, spelling, and correct grammatical usage and punctuation;

• Mathematical skills to include the ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations;

• Ability to establish priorities and solve a wide range of business, operational and strategic management problems;

• Flexibility to respond to changing work priorities and handle numerous projects at the same time.


High School Diploma or GED


The following licenses or certificates may be required depending on local, state and/or contract requirements:

Valid Driver's License


Employees must have the ability to perform the following physical demands for extended periods of time with or without assistance:

• Answering phone/making calls

• Viewing computer screen/monitor

• Utilizing keyboard

• Maneuvering in and around equipment and the worksite

• May require standing, walking, walking on uneven surfaces

• Bending, kneeling, squatting, stooping, reaching, pushing, pulling and shoveling

• Traveling to various locations within workside


Work is performed at a customer’s location in office, shop, warehouse, or outdoor environment. May require driving to and from worksite locations. Equipment can be located in crawl spaces, rooftops, and outside facility. Employees may be exposed to hazardous and/or toxic substances, electrical shock, noise from equipment, and depending on external weather conditions, wind, rain, cold, and heat.


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job. Employees are expected to follow their supervisor’s instructions and to perform the tasks requested by their supervisors.

At PRIDE, we make a difference in the lives of many, one job at a time.

How to Apply

If you are interested in working for this unique organization that blends business with a social mission, please apply online at.PRIDE Industries is a VEVRAA federal contractor committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Visit our website to learn more!

PRIDE will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

PRIDE will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all federal, state, and local laws.

Job ID 2020-11756

Type Full Time Regular

Location US-NV-Fallon

Referral Bonus Eligible? Yes