The Facilities Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Lead Groundskeeper to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: * Works with crew to ensure all assigned areas and tasks are completed properly and according to the schedule. * Assists crew leader to ensure all safety and proper horticultural practices are followed. * Participates in mowing, trimming, edging, hand weeding, digging, planting, pruning, trash detail, and all other mow and landscape related tasks. * Takes proactive measures in addressing problem areas, including making plans, asking for assistance from other teams, and reporting to Crew Leader, Supervisors, or Managers. * Assist Crew Leader to ensure that all required paperwork is completed in a timely manner, including labor reports, daily completion reports, mileage forms, and others as required. * Properly maintains grounds vehicles and equipment and promptly reports problems requiring repair. * Lead crews or projects as assigned. * Participates on inclement weather team for ice and snow removal. * Helps Crew Leader ensure that crew members properly follows all break times, lunch times, and work schedules. * Helps train and supervise new and inexperienced crew members including students. * Other duties as assigned. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices. The successful candidate will possess a Three years of related experience or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required: * Ability to follow oral and written instructions. * Ability to apply mathematical concepts to complete tasks (example: measuring and mixing chemicals). * Considerable knowledge of the practices, tools, materials, and machines used in grounds maintenance operations. * Ability to monitor tasks of others and ensure completion of work. * Ability to work outdoors in all kinds of weather. * Knowledge of safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed.