First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers

Top 3 groundskeeping supervisor Jobs

  • Substitute Groundskeeper - College of the Desert - Palm Desert, CA

    ... Supervisor -CMC, perform general and varied groundskeeping gardening and maintenance work. . EMPLOYMENT STATUS: This is a temporary substitute position. Representative Duties: 1. Plant, cultivate ...

  • Groundskeeper II - San Jose/Evergreen Community College District - San Jose, CA

    General supervision is provided after a training period by the Grounds Supervisor . Technical or functional supervision may also be provided by higher level grounds personnel. DUTIES AND ...

  • Gardener 3 - Saint Mary's College of CA - Moraga, CA

    Responsibilities Under direct supervision of the Lead for Grounds , or the Grounds Supervisor , the Gardener 3 manages the grounds maintenance, gardening, sweeping, grounds clean-up, irrigation, and ...

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What They Do

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in landscaping or groundskeeping activities. Work may involve reviewing contracts to ascertain service, machine, and workforce requirements; answering inquiries from potential customers regarding methods, material, and price ranges; and preparing estimates according to labor, material, and machine costs.


  • 2020 employment: 181,300
  • May 2021 median annual wage: $48,800

Job Outlook

Projected employment change, 2020-30:

  • Number of new jobs: 7,300
  • Growth rate: 4 percent (Slower than average)

How to Become One

Education and training:

  • Typical entry-level education: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Work experience in a related occupation: Less than 5 years
  • Typical on-the-job training: None

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