Senior Grounds Maintenance Supervisor || Bindura University of Science Education

  • Bindura

Bindura University of Science Education

DUE: 16 OCT 2023

Qualifications and Experience 

  • At least five (5) Ordinary level passes including English Language;
  • Experience in supervisory work related to Horticulture or Agriculture;
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a related discipline.

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Daily supervision of Grounds Maintenance Supervisors;
  • Spot-checking completed work for compliance with procedures;
  • Ensuring the proper application of required safety standards, and the safe and proper operation of a variety of motor equipment, i.e. tractors, mowers, chain saws, trucks with attached trailers, landscaping equipment;
  • Design and maintain landscape features;
  • Ensure compliance to set standards and safe use of tools, equipment and machinery;
  • Ensure effective use of chemicals for pest and disease control, and correct application of fertilizers on lawns and flowers;
  • Maintain records of tools, equipment and chemicals (assets register);
  • Ensure that the lawns and rough grasses are kept to the required height, shrubs and ground covers are trimmed and weed free;
  • Ensure fire guards are constructed on time;
  • Any other duties assigned by the Director Services and Estates, and Grounds and Services Manager.

Person Specification 

  • Ability to multitask;
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time;
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills;
  • Exceptional customer service skills;
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

NB: Female candidates are encouraged to apply. Police clearance is mandatory for successful candidates.


Interested and qualified persons should send one set of their application merged in continuous pdf format to consisting of the application letter, certified copies of educational certificates, transcripts, National ID, Birth Certificate and a Curriculum Vitae giving full personal details including full names, place and date of birth, qualifications, previous employment and experience, telephone number, present salary, date of availability, names, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of at least three referees.

Applications should clearly indicate the “Post” which is being applied for in the subject line and addressed to:

The Assistant Registrar-Human Resources

Bindura University of Science Education

P Bag 1020


Only shortlisted candidates will be responded to. The closing date for the receipt of applications is Monday, 16 October 2023. 

For more information phone (66210) 7531-2 7622, 7623, 0772 154 882-9 

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