Grounds Supervisor

Nemacolin Woodlands Resort   Farmington, PA   Full-time     Maintenance
Posted on November 23, 2021
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As a member of the Grounds Maintenance team, the Grounds Supervisor will be responsible for organizing and prioritizing the daily activities of the grounds team members and for collaborating on the development and implementation of operating goals and objectives for the Grounds Department.


  • Directly supervise and participate in the daily activities of the grounds department including maintenance of turf grass, existing woody and herbaceous ornamental plants, as well as installation of new landscape designs.
  • Supervise grounds team members, which typically includes training, performance evaluation, recommendations for hiring, associate development and problem solving.
  • Develop and execute a maintenance plan and schedule in coordination with Director of Grounds.
  • Ensure departmental standards for associate appearance and conduct are met.
  • Maintain all resort grounds at a consistent high level in accordance with departmental standards.
  • Safely operate, maintain and train team members in using heavy machinery such as skid steer, tractor, water trailer, dump truck and snow plow as well as power tools such as backpack blowers, chainsaws and string trimmers.
  • Develop procedures and manage department records in accordance with applicable laws, company policies and horticultural standards.
  • Identify and treat pest and disease problems on plants with integrated pest management techniques. 
  • Assist in the annual budget planning process and regularly monitor expenditures.
  • Work as a member of the snow removal team, including being on-call as needed.


  • At least 3 years of experience as a crew supervisor / foreman.
  • Ability to work efficiently and prioritize multiple assignments.
  • Must be motivated to achieve high work standards with accuracy and attention to detail including record maintenance and fiscal management.
  • Demonstrate initiative by identifying problems and taking actions to solve them.
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with supervisor and colleagues across many departments.
  • Ability to work independently, with little supervision as well as foster a cooperative work environment as part of a team.
  • Employee development and performance management skills
  • Knowledge and implementation of applicable safety procedures.
  • Proficiency in basic computer skills and use of computers throughout the resort.
  • Must be highly customer motivated and adopt five star hospitality standards.
  • Must be punctual and able to work flexible hours including some holidays and weekends, particularly when snow removal is a priority.

*Nemacolin requires all Associates to be vaccinated against COVID-19*


Experience the magic of Nemacolin. Reaching across 2,200 acres in the Laurel Highlands of Southwestern Pennsylvania, Nemacolin offers guests a getaway like no other. Elevated accommodations range from the thrilling grandeur of The Chateau and modern elegance of Falling Rock—both recipients of the Forbes Travel Guide 2020 Awards—to the refreshing ease of The Lodge as well as The Homes and The Estates. And that is just the beginning! Nemacolin comes to life with show-stopping dining from the Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond Lautrec; two championship, Pete Dye-designed golf courses; award-winning spa and wellness services; Orvis®-endorsed fly fishing; countless outdoor activities; and snow sports, shopping, wildlife experiences, art tours, magical seasonal events, and limitless fun for all. Adventure awaits. At Nemacolin, we strive to attract, retain, and develop the best and the brightest talent in the field. Unique amenities and a strong track record of exceeding industry standards makes Nemacolin an employer of choice for those looking to pursue opportunities in areas such as lodging and guest services, food and beverage, recreation, culinary arts, golf, and retail, among others. Through a variety of training initiatives and a strong commitment to career development programs, we believe that we can help our associates to develop the skills necessary to advance within our organization.

  • An attractive 401(k) plan
  • Paid vacation, holidays, and personal hours
  • Family medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Long-term & short-term disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Educational assistance
  • Local and resort discounts
  • On-site uniform and dry-cleaning services
  • Discounted meals during breaks in the associate break areas

Nemacolin promotes a culture of continuous learning for our associates. We are strongly committed to comprehensive professional development programs:

  • Opportunities for advancement – At Nemacolin, we encourage our associates to grow within the organization and gain experience in a variety of departments to better understand the hospitality industry. Nemacolin prides itself on promoting from within the organization, and many of our mid and upper-level managers began in entry-level positions and advanced into their current roles. 
  • Associate Recognition programs – Nemacolin realizes that our associates help to set us apart from other organizations in the industry through their commitment to providing exceptional service and ability to consistently exceed guests’ expectations. Each month, associates can nominate others who have provided exceptional service, demonstrated leadership capabilities, or excelled in their areas of expertise. Winners receive an award for their efforts and are recognized by members of management.
  • Mentoring and coaching programs – As a new associate, we provide a level of mentoring that is best suited to you to enhance your growth and career interests, while sharing knowledge, advice, and encouragement along the way.


Nemacolin has consistently been recognized in the hospitality industry for providing superior customer service and outstanding facilities. We are very proud of what we have accomplished, and we would like to have the opportunity to share our enthusiasm with you. Some of our accomplishments include the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star rating, the AAA Five-Diamond rating, the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, and a variety of other awards from Condé Nast Traveler, and Golf Digest, just to name a few.


  • Year-Round Referral Incentive - Receive a reward of $125.00 when you refer a new applicant who is hired and is employed for a minimum of 30 days! Receive a second reward of $125.00 when the referred associate continues their employment for a total of 90 days!
  • Seasonal Referral Incentive - Receive a reward of $100.00 when you refer a seasonal applicant who is hired and is employed for a minimum of 60 days (rewards not applicable for rehires)!


  • Enterprise - A Nemacolin account has been set up for associate car rentals through Enterprise at a discount rate.
  • X-Plan Ford Pricing - As a Ford Partner, Nemacolin gives you the ability to purchase or lease eligible vehicles at Ford Motor Company’s XPlan Pricing. The discounted prices are good on new, leased, or used vehicles. Your family members in the same household are also eligible to receive discounted prices, just because you work at Nemacolin.
  • Verizon Wireless - A Nemacolin account has been set up for associate to receive a 17% discount.
  • Sprint Wireless - A Nemacolin account has been set up for associate to receive a 15% discount.
  • 84 Lumber - 17 % (associate must pay to haul).