Landscape Supervisor

Perform maintenance of flower beds, Trees, and overseeing the upkeep of Building grounds (i.e., mowing, trimming, and picking up trash spraying chemicals)

Supervision Received

       This position reports to the Assistant Superintendent of the buildings and grounds dept.

Supervision Exercised

        The incumbent Supervises Grounds Workers assigned to him or her.





General Information
OXFORD, MS 38655
United States
Other Compensation  none
Relocation Expense Covered  No
Employee Type  Non-Exempt FT
Job Category  Building & Grounds, Building and  grounds
Industry  Landscape Supervisor
Required Degree  High School
Manage Others  No
Contact Information
Name  Mary Bishop
Phone  662-232-2313


          The Landscape Supervisor is a full-time, permanent position in the Building and Grounds Department.  The immediate supervisor for this position is the Building and Grounds Assistant Superintendent.  The person in this position is supervised on a daily basis, and supervises workers and inmates.  The Landscape Supervisor works regular hours year-round with occasional overtime and night work. There is no shift work for this position. The person in this position is occasionally on call. 50% of the work for this position is indoors, and 50% is outdoors and requires work done in all types of weather conditions.  The position has accountability for safety issues related to the work for which this position is responsible.


             There is exposure to chemicals and/or hazardous materials on a daily basis.  This exposure includes, but is not limited to; weed killers, floor cleaners, and A/C chemicals.  The person in this position must have a valid driver’s license.  In addition, a high school diploma or


required.  The stress level associated with this position is moderately low.  Physical work involved with this position includes, but is not limited to, lifting, climbing, and performing light to medium labor.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


Mower/weed eater / Tractors Bush hogs

Plumbing, construction, and electricity

Operation of small equipment

Proper grammar and proper use of English in speaking and writing

OSHA standards and regulations concerning employee safety

Federal and state statutes concerning the work of the department

Mathematical skills, including addition, subtraction, division and multiplication

General functions and operations of municipal government

Understanding and reading of Blueprints and schematics

 Function and operations of machines and tools


Skills and Abilities:


Maintain time sheets

Follow special instructions

Work as a team member with other employees

Meet specified or required deadlines

Communicate effectively with residents, elected officials, other City employees, etc., both oral and written

Maintain confidentiality

Work autonomously when necessary

Handle multiple tasks simultaneously with frequent interruptions