Grounds Account Manager

- Fort Riley, KS, United States

 Fort Riley
 United States

ABM, a leading provider of integrated facility solutions, is recruiting for a Grounds Account Manager.
ATTENTION: We are actively hiring during the COVID-19 outbreak through safe hiring procedures.

Hiring: Grounds Account Manager
Location: Fort Riley, KS
Starting: Immediately

ABM (NYSE: ABM) is a leading provider of facility solutions with revenues of approximately $6.4 billion and over 130,000 employees in 300+ offices deployed throughout the United States and various international locations. ABM’s comprehensive capabilities include electrical & lighting, energy solutions, facilities engineering, HVAC & mechanical, janitorial, landscape & turf, mission critical solutions and parking, provided through stand-alone or integrated solutions. Founded in 1909, ABM provides custom facility solutions in urban, suburban and rural areas to properties of all sizes — from schools and commercial buildings to hospitals, data centers, manufacturing plants and airports.

Job Description of Grounds Manager:

The Grounds Manager is the responsible for overseeing all functions of the grounds department and direct daily operations related to the grounds maintenance of the client.

  •    Plans, oversees and performs grounds maintenance operations.  These operations include mowing, trimming, horticultural work, irrigation, tree work, leaf removal, mulching and snow removal.
  •    Monitors grounds budget for labor hours and material purchases.
  •    Performs personnel reviews on all grounds employees.
  •    Performs routine and frequent grounds inspections.
  •    Plans and monitors preventive maintenance program for all grounds related equipment.
  •    Conducts routine, frequent meetings with client staff regarding grounds operations, and special events.
  •    Ability to operate motor vehicles, lift/move equipment, materials, supplies and tools; wear protective clothing as required by work environment. client and government regulations.
  •    Communicate with sub-contractors and ensure they follow Client safety guidelines.
  •    Keep a daily log to notate issues and progress during the year.
  •    Keep all chemical, seed and fertilizer logs up-to-date.
  •    Perform safety training and ensure all SDS sheets pertaining to grounds are kept in accordance with regulations.
  •    Ability to understand specifications, blueprints, manuals and schematic drawings for installation, maintenance and repair of structures and equipment.
  •    Required to follow all ABM, client, and regulatory Federal, State and Local agency policy guidelines and regulations.   

Bachelors Degree in Horticulture or related field, and 5 years of Supervisory responsibilities; or 15 years experience in “High End” grounds management(preferably Higher Education), 5 years at the supervisory level


  •              A valid state driver's license.
  •              Pesticide license in turf and ornamentals , or the ability to acquire within 6 months
  •              Commercial Fertilizer Applicator license , or the ability to acquire one within 6 months. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical requirements for this job could be lifting packages up to 90 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to risk of electrical shock. The employee frequently works in high, precarious places and in outside weather conditions and is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

ABM is an EOE/AA (M/F/Vet/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation)

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