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Grounds & Maintenance Supervisor

Job Description

Location: Saunders County Fairgrounds – 635 E 1st Street Wahoo, Nebraska
Reports To: Saunders County Agricultural Society – Board Of Directors
Position Type: Salaried; Full-Time with flexibility in hours, schedule
Hours: Flexible hours based on season, weather, rentals, events, etc. Potential weekend hours regarding certain events; Extended hours during Saunders County Fair
Salary Range: $44-$48k annually, based on experience; Bi-Weekly pay
Closing Date: Applications must be received by October 15, 2023

Position Summary

Under supervision of the Saunders County Agricultural Society and Personnel Hiring Committee, the Grounds & Maintenance Manager maintains the grounds and facilities of the Saunders County Fairgrounds, home of the Saunders County Fair and Saunders County Agricultural Society. The Grounds & Maintenance Supervisor also performs all required functions relating to the rental of buildings and/or grounds year-round, including support during the Saunders County Fair.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Weekly Deliveries - Loading/Unloading deliveries at fairgrounds
  • General Grounds Clean-up Following Events
  • Grass & Weed Control
    • Mowing, trimming, watering, spraying as necessary during growing season
  • Snow Removal During Winter Months
  • Collecting & Submitting Fees from Campgrounds Rentals (except during County Fair)
  • General Maintenance & Repair of Equipment
  • Maintenance & Preparation of Buildings/Facilities
    • Responsible for general maintenance and repair pertaining to buildings/facilities
    • Supply tables, chairs, bleachers for each rental/event as needed; take down following events
    • Prepare indoor/outdoor arenas as needed for events
    • Monitor heating and air conditioning in buildings
    • Winterize buildings and equipment as necessary
  • Rentals
    • Work with renters based on rental contract instructions
    • Showing & Openings buildings and facilities for renters as needed
  • Supplies
    • Keep inventory cleaning, maintenance, and restroom supplies
    • Order paper supplies, cleaning supplies, paint, tools, lumber, etc. as needed
  • Saunders County Fair
    • Work with and support Saunders County Ag Society and 4-H/Extension team in setting up buildings, show rings, and grounds for various events during the fair
    • Supervise any part-time employees hired by SCAS to assist with the fair
  • Must have valid Driver’s License
  • Must has excellent communication skills
  • Must know how to operate basic equipment and tools, including mower, shredder, skid loader, tractor, etc.
  • Preference given to individuals with experience in basic landscaping, welding, carpentry, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing

Qualifications & Preferred Skills

Interested parties must submit standard application for employment to Saunders County Ag Society on or before position Closing Date. Submission of Resume is optional.

Questions regarding position, call 402-505-1189.

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