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    Summary

    This position is responsible for maintaining healthy high performance turf on the National Mall using advanced training in the science, theories, concepts, methods and techniques of turf grass management, supervising a staff of full-time and seasonal, workforce coordinating with permit and event operations.

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    Responsibilities

    • Plan and manage all personnel and non-personnel turf maintenance and management services to include preventive maintenance, renovations, rehabilitations, and establishment of new turf systems.
    • Provide leadership and guidance in grounds care, fertilization, integrated pest management, horticulture, gardening, and event management.
    • Develop new and/or unique approaches and techniques to achieve program completion.
    • Use professional turfgrass standards to determine effectiveness of landscape management operations and maintenance requirements.
    • Implement preventative and ongoing maintenance schedules based upon type of turf, soil, irrigation, and drainage, as well as conditions related to soil nutrient, fungus, pests, etc.
    • Provide oversight for planning for prevention of damage from events, manage costs for restoration activities from events, and maintain detailed data and documentation for cost recovery.
    • Use resource protection methods and seeks measures to reduce and mitigate a wide variety of impacts.
    • Provide oversight to turf and soil vulnerability and advise on relocation or adjustments to event duration, setup and tear down.
    • Work as a team member to ensure that turf maintenance interfaces seemlessly with overall park objectives.
    • Supervise grounds maintenance crews.
    • Manage landscape and project contractors from project inception to completion.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    12

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/544161500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.