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Groundskeeper Foreman

posted November 10, 2019

Horseshoe Bay Resort
Horseshoe Bay, TX
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About This Job

JOB OVERVIEW: GROUNDS SUPERVISOR / FOREMAN

The Foreman is a working supervisor over assigned associates and makes operational decisions as directed by the Director of Groundskeeping, and the Grounds Manager and Assistant Grounds Manager.  The Foreman is responsible for overseeing all grounds maintenance within the assigned area including the programming and operation of the grounds irrigation systems. The foreman is required to report any irregularities in grounds quality to the appropriate supervisor or technician.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Mow lawn areas and all other areas as needed or directed.
  • Safely perform and train associates on the proper operation of mowers, hedge trimmers, string trimmers, edgers, chain saws and small hand tools in performing job assignments.
  • Edge along all curbs, sidewalks and hardscapes as needed or directed.
  • Shovel sand, gravel and/or mulch as needed or directed.
  • Hand remove weeds as needed or directed.
  • Operate a backpack or hand held blower for debris clean-up as needed or directed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School diploma or equivalent General Education Degree (GED) is preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to meet the requirements of driver insurability as established by the insurance carrier is preferred. Basic office skills including email, and word processing.
  • Working knowledge of and ability to safely use hand and power tools and equipment.
  • Working knowledge of safe and efficient mechanical operation of utility vehicles and other motorized and hand held golf course maintenance equipment and procedures.
  • Sufficient mechanical aptitude and basic working knowledge of gasoline and diesel equipment operation to properly check equipment prior to use.
  • Knowledge of methods, materials and tools used in grounds and landscape maintenance and construction.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

• High degree of good common sense and basic math skills.

• Basic oral and written communication skills and able to follow instructions.

• Resident, member and guest sensitivity.

• Communication with the mechanic staff is essential.

• Experience with resort landscape maintenance is preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor 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)

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About This Employer

Horseshoe Bay Resort

200 Hi Circle North
Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657

(830) 598-2511

400 Room Resort

www.hsbresort.com

Our Resort

Resting along the shores of Lake LBJ, Horseshoe Bay Resort's upscale, lifestyle vacation destination, puts you just a short drive from Austin and San Antonio. The picture-perfect Texas Hill Country scenery inspires you to unwind in modern rooms, suites and villas, many with views of the lake. Taste creative local cuisine at our restaurants, play a round on three championship golf courses and enjoy fun family activities, from boating to tennis. Say "I do" with a romantic lakeside wedding, indulge with a day at our resort spa, or host an intimate celebration in one of our scenic outdoor venues.