Assistant Site Superintendent for Landscape Operations
The Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds is seeking an Assistant Site Superintendent, with property management background to take ownership of and oversee all aspects of landscape operations of our 325-acre Long Island site including the many grass sports fields, multiple pools complexes and general program areas.
Do you enjoy spending your day outdoors regardless of the season? Do want a hands-on job that has you planning, delegating tasks AND doing the work? Would you like to join a nonprofit that strives to make a positive impact on the community it serves? If so, please read on!
This full-time job earns a competitive salary of $55,000 per year. We also offer great perks, including paid time off, paid sick leave, paid holidays, an excellent medical insurance plan, vision and dental insurance, a retirement plan, bonus opportunities and lots of SWAG. If this sounds like the right kind of work environment for you, apply today to join our nonprofit!
The Assistant Site Superintendent for Landscape Operations (ASSLO), is a hands-on position that brings in expertise in athletic field maintenance/landscaping to the property management team and takes ownership of the landscape maintenance work.
As ASSLO you will report to the Property Manager (PM) and be a part of the small leadership team managing planning the work that needs to get done, delegating tasks to the work crew, and taking on the more difficult work yourself.
This year-round position works a full-time schedule of 7 AM - 3:30 PM, Monday to Friday during our off season (September - April). During the ramp up to camp (May - June) the hours may be longer and for the 8 weeks of camp, the schedule may shift.
The ideal candidate will have a degree or certificate in Agronomy, Landscape Management, Turfgrass Science/Management or related field, 3-years professional experience in turf or athletic field maintenance, groundskeeping or landscaping in a similar environment and 3-years management experience.
This candidate will also have working knowledge in such areas as painting, vehicle and machinery operation, or general maintenance and have proficiency in the safe and proper use of power equipment and tools, heavy and light machinery, and building materials AND HAVE
- the ability to lift equipment and supplies up to 40 pounds.
- the ability and endurance to perform tasks while standing/walking for long periods of time.
- Willingness to work irregular hours and operate with daily exposure to the sun and heat/cold and other environmental conditions.