Posted: Aug 28, 2020

Site Supervisor - Landscaping & Grounds

Melwood - Washington, DC
Salary: $43,000.00 Annually
Application Deadline: N/A


  • Certified Pesticide Applicator is required
  • This position is located in Washington, DC
  • Working Hours are 7:00am - 3:30 pm, Monday-Friday
  • Starting pay is $43,000
  • This position requires a valid driver's license and driving records check
  • This position requires that the employee must successfully complete criminal history information background check and drug screening and be able to obtain and maintain a government security clearance. 


  • This is a working supervisor position that coordinates, supervises, and trains all members of the landscaping/grounds team at the contracted site location
  • Provide normal care of lawns, shrubbery, trees, walks, parking areas and fence lines
  • Prepares schedules for cutting, fertilizing, liming, seeding, and application of herbicides, pruning, etc...
  • Observe and report any signs of abnormal development in lawns, shrubs, trees, etc., and recommend improvements    as needed
  • Ensure crew and staff time sheet accuracy and timeliness. Review and initial, or sign time sheets, ensure proper use of leave.  Authorize overtime with the approval of the landscaping department project manager
  • Ensure completion and compliance with all other administrative paperwork and/or procedures, as required, to include security measures. Perform duties in conformance with any safety rules, regulations, or procedures given in writing or orally
  • Act as a first contact in case of an emergency, accident, incident, or worker problem at the contract site. Provide initial investigation and report to Operations. Ensure accuracy and timeliness of contact sheets, incident reports, accident reports, workers' compensation forms, and any other required reports or records
  • Maintains daily records of security, proper use of supplies, equipment, and vehicles as part of the regularly scheduled inspection process
  • Attend meetings, in‑service and conferences as required to keep abreast of the landscape industry and to enhance management skills
  • Other duties as assigned


  • The Site Supervisor will supervise the entire landscaping/ground team at the contracted site location




  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Three (3) years landscaping supervisory experience
  • Eight (8) years progressive experience in grounds work, horticultural skills, and applicable equipment knowledge required
  • Certified Pesticide Applicator is required
  • Must be able to pass security clearance
  • Must be able to work assigned contract hours.  Overtime may be required
  • Clean driving record and valid license required
  • Prior experience with adults with differing abilities desirable

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities