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Head Groundskeeper

Company: WALTON ENTERPRISES & WALTON FAMILY FOUNDATION
Location: Bentonville
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:


Head Groundskeeper

Job Title
Head Groundskeeper
Job Description
Walton Enterprises is seeking a skilled, highly motivated, and entrepreneurial individual to join the team as Head Groundskeeper. The ideal teammate will have the demonstrated ability to oversee all aspects of landscape management.Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and BelongingWe are committed to embedding diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the organization to foster an environment where all associates THRIVE and belong. We do this by creating:


  • a culture committed to continuous learning that recognizes and values differences
  • an environment of respect and connection to learn from the richness of identities, experiences, and perspectives
  • fair access for all to opportunities for growth and advancement
    About the PositionYou'll join a top-notch team and ensure all landscaped areas are always maintained to a high standard.What you will doYou will work closely with the Facilities Manager in establishing a Landscape Management Plan and maintain and cultivate a wide range of trees, shrubs, roses, and herbaceous plants to the highest standard.Responsibilities

    • To develop and manage timetables and budgets, and provide reports to management
    • Oversight of Turf care and management of meadow
    • Clipping of hedges and topiary
    • Pest and disease management protocols
    • Applications of mulch and fertilizers
    • Weeding of borders, paths, steps, yards, and pathways and generally keeping on top of noxious weeds throughout the property
    • Analysis of site characteristics including drainage, soil, vegetation, and access
    • To prepare planting plans and schedules as necessary
    • To inspect all plants and hardscape materials on a regular basis
    • Care and handling of tools and machinery
    • Supervision of seasonal members of staff
    • Supervision of contractors and monitoring of works on-site
      Who we are looking forQualifications required for your success

      • Excellent proven plant knowledge
      • Tree and fruit tree pruning skills
      • Knowledge of organic composting and soil care
      • Experience of organic plant feeds and organic pest control
      • Supervisory experience
      • Hard working - this is a sole groundskeeper role with seasonal assistance
      • Experience managing irrigation systems
        Personal attributes that support your success

        • Ability to act as a trusted advisor to principals and colleagues while demonstrating expertise and integrity
        • You are helpful, a team player, and show respect while collaborating with others
        • You are results oriented and exercise sound judgment in your work
        • A lifelong learner, who is inquisitive and solves problems with bold thinking and innovation
        • A visionary who plans for the future with imagination and wisdom
        • You are dedicated to achieving excellence and work with others to tackle the tasks at hand
          All offers of employment are contingent on your successful completion (where permitted by state law) of a confidentiality agreement and background check. In addition, you will need to provide proper identification verifying your eligibility to work in the United States on your first day of work.Benefits InformationBenefits Information: We offer a comprehensive and generous benefits package which includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, a 401(k)-retirement plan and paid time off.About the Property Management DepartmentThe Property Management team assists the family members with all property related activities including acquisition, design, and development. They manage a variety of properties including both personal and commercial real estate, vehicles, equipment, and other property related assets throughout the country. The Property Management team also supports the Walton Family Foundation and Walton Enterprises office buildings.About Walton EnterprisesWalton Enterprises supports the personal, philanthropic, and business activity for the Walton family. We are a family-led organization, supporting multiple generations of Sam & Helen Walton's family.Walton Enterprises is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building and maintaining a culturally diverse workplace that is free of discrimination and harassment of any kind. We encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.
          Basic Qualifications


          • Excellent proven plant knowledge
          • Tree and fruit tree pruning skills
          • Knowledge of organic composting and soil care
          • Experience of organic plant feeds and organic pest control
          • Supervisory experience
          • Hard working - this is a sole groundskeeper role with seasonal assistance
          • Experience managing irrigation systems

Keywords: WALTON ENTERPRISES & WALTON FAMILY FOUNDATION, Springdale , Head Groundskeeper, Other , Bentonville, Arkansas

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