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Grounds Manager 2

Company: Sodexo
Location: OMAHA
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Job Description:

Unit Description:

Managing a large team is your super power. Bring your talent to a new role at Sodexo.


Sodexo is seeking a Grounds Manager 2 for Millard Public Schools in Omaha, NE.  The K-12 school system includes 35 schools as well as a distribution/tech center and an office building.  The school system has sport fields all over the district and this person will be in charge of the management and maintenance for all sports facilities at Jr and Sr High athletic areas - including working knowledge of natural turf, synthetic turf, hard courts, track, etc. 


Make an Immediate Impact.

Sodexo is the North American leader for Quality of Life Services and partners with clients to help them attain their strategic vision by developing Facility Management service solutions that increase the effectiveness of their people, enhance their business processes and optimize their infrastructure, which deliver tangible outcomes.


Are You the One?

Combine your proven leadership and Facilities Management technical expertise to enhance existing or new client programs including short and long range planning, construction/renovation projects, preventative and corrective maintenance, energy management, grounds and landscaping, janitorial, mail room operations, shipping and receiving, laboratory services and data center management services.


The ideal candidate will have:

  • A proven track record of successful Grounds Management leadership experience as demonstrated by articulated results and accomplishments;
  • experience as a Grounds Manager preferably in a university or School setting;
  • EPA Certification;
  • landscape management, pest control and project management experience;
  • experience working with various sport fields and courts including soccer, football, track, baseball, basketball, tennis;
  • have managed scheduling field use and working with local recreational teams;
  • exceptional customer service, relationship building and communication skills;
  • experience working with outside vendors and subcontractors; and
  • strong leadership skills with a focus on staff development and team building.


Apply Now!

Are you ready to start your Sodexo career? Apply TODAY!


Working for Sodexo in Schools allows you to support students on their path to adulthood and academic success. From preschool through high school, in public schools and independent schools, Sodexo creates clean, safe living and learning environments that inspire and drive success. Student success depends upon so many conditions. When children are well fed, safe, comfortable and learning in a clean, well maintained school they are more likely to succeed.


Our client portfolio spans multiple markets across the nation including education, corporate services, health care and government services, which means we can offer a career full of variety, challenge and tremendous growth opportunities.


Position Summary:

Provides supervision for grounds maintenance and landscape development services at account/unit to ensure client satisfaction and retention for the Company.

Fulfills contractual obligations to the client.

Key Duties
-Driving the Zero Harm mindset

-Plans projects, including defining objectives, methods, timetables and budget to support client and Sodexo strategic plan

-Supervises day-to-day work activities by delegating authority, assigning and prioritizing activities and monitoring operating standards

-Ensures compliance with all federal, state and local regulations as well as Sodexo/client policies and procedures (e.g. quality assurance, safety, operations, personnel).

-Manages the budget by controlling costs (e.g. labor, inventory, equipment, materials), complying with budget requirements and making adjustments when necessary.

-Establishes operating standards, implements quality improvements and communicates them to employees.



Qualifications & Requirements:

Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree or equivalent experience


Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Keywords: Sodexo, Omaha , Grounds Manager 2, Other , OMAHA, Nebraska

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