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Service Source Supervisor - Grounds Maintenance (Temporary Position) in St Louis, Missouri

This is a full-time temporary position and you will be notified in advance of any changes.

Make an impact by joining the ServiceSource team where our mission is serving individuals with disabilities. Explore new opportunities! ServiceSource is an organization of talented people who drive innovation, embrace change, and serve humanity.

Job Summary

Responsible for the management of day-to-day operations and personnel for the Roads and Grounds department. Act as the POC for the Roads and Grounds Manager and ensure the work is completed to customers’ standards. Provide effective customer service and achieve customer satisfaction by delivering services in a professional, courteous, and timely manner for our National Geospatial- Intelligence Agency (NGA) West Base Operations Support Contract.

Primary Duties

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

These duties and responsibilities will be rated on the Annual Performance Review.

  • Supervise daily operations of grounds staff, including plan, design and implement grounds maintenance activities and ensure work is accomplished according to plan and schedule.

  • Responsibilities include ensuring mowing, edging, pruning and trimming, maintenance of plant beds, weed control, fence line vegetation control, and policing of grounds have been completed to company and customer standards.

  • Troubleshoot problem areas of grounds maintenance, requisition and inventory tools, supplies, and equipment.

  • Assign and ensure staff have well defined objectives, schedule employees, review and approve direct reports time, manage staff’s performance, and ensure all work being completed follows ServiceSource standards.

  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as assigned/requested.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Responsible for reviewing applicants, conducting interviews, and making hiring recommendations.

  • Conduct initial and annual employee evaluations for direct reports.

  • Provide advice and support to senior managers and customers.

  • Care for established lawns by mulching, aerating, weeding, grubbing, removing thatch, or trimming or edging around flower beds, walks, or walls.

  • Prune or trim trees, shrubs, or hedges, using shears, pruners, or chain saws.

  • Gather and remove litter.

  • Use hand tools, such as shovels, rakes, pruning saws, saws, hedge or brush trimmers, or axes. Maintain or repair tools, equipment, or structures, such as buildings, fences, or benches, using hand or power tools.

  • Mix and spray or spread fertilizers, herbicides, or insecticides onto grass, shrubs, or trees, using hand or automatic sprayers or spreaders.

  • Provide proper upkeep of sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, fountains, and all other grounds features.

  • Ensures the assigned areas are policed for trash and other debris.

  • Ensure the assigned turf areas are to established height, edge and trim around all obstacles and planting beds, trim shrubs to established height, trim trees and remove limbs, etc. in accordance with the contract specifications.

  • Manage and maintain turf by watering, fertilizing, weeding, mowing, trimming, replanting, and performing other operations as required to establish healthy, viable turf.

  • Manage and ensure the removal of snow and ice to maintain clear and safe sidewalks, parking lots, and building entry ways.

  • Manage the transportation of large debris, leaves, trash, equipment requiring major repair etc. from the site to required designation, entrances, emergency exits and fire hydrant locations.

  • Coordinates and provides oversight for service vendors conducting refuse/recycle, snow removal, road repair, and other activities.

Qualifications: Education, Experience, and Certification(s)

  • A high school diploma is required or equivalent.

  • Must have minimum of 5 years of grounds maintenance experience.

  • Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience.

  • Must successfully pass all pre-employment background screening requirements to include pre- employment drug screening.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

  • The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.

  • The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.

  • The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk and sit. The employee may occasionally lift or move products and supplies, up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

ServiceSource is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. If accommodation is needed in the application process, arrangements can be made with the local regional office http://www.servicesource.org/contact-us.We are an E-Verify Employer and a drug-free workplace. Pre-employment background checks are required for all employment positions.


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

ServiceSource is a leading nonprofit disability resource organization with programs and operations in 12 states and the District of Columbia. ServiceSource has regional offices located in Delaware, Florida, North Carolina, and Virginia. Collectively, the organization serves more than 25,000 individuals with disabilities annually through a range of innovative and valued employment, training, habilitation, housing and other support services. Our proven collaborative approach helps foster a more inclusive and supportive community where individuals with disabilities can succeed and thrive. Strategic partnerships with local community businesses, government entities and nonprofits help bridge the gaps for individuals with disabilities, creating sustainable opportunities that benefit the entire community and result in greater independence for the individual.

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