Main House and Grounds Supervisor

| Albany, GA, United States

Posted Date 6/19/2024
Description

Employer: Turner Enterprises Management, LLC
Supervisory Position:  Yes
Job Title: Main House and Grounds Supervisor             
Uses Time & Attendance: No
Location:  Albany, GA   
Home Department: 000014     
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Position Type: Full Time / Benefits Eligible
Housing Provided: Yes

TURNER SOUTHEAST DIVISION SUMMARY
The Southeast Division of Turner Enterprises manages private homes and properties used as retreats and hunting lodges while engaging in conservation, research and remaining at the forefront of education in wildlife, forest, and sound land management.

Our mission statement, “To manage Turner Lands in an economically sustainable and environmentally sensitive manner while promoting the conservation of native species and habitats” directs our balanced stewardship of the land while integrating game management, conservation, and sometimes commerce.

We are passionate about improving land health and diversity through ecologically conscious land management. We look to hire team members and vendors who understand and are willing to support the practices that enhance the biodiversity of the property while managing for select species on each property. The Turner Team consists of a variety of professionals from diverse backgrounds who provide a unique balance of knowledge and insight into the stewardship of our properties. We collaborate and work together to reach goals. We provide an atmosphere where team members can grow and progress through work experience, training, and community involvement.

If you are passionate about the outdoors and guest services, please come be part of something great at Nonami Plantation!

LOCATION SUMMARY
Nonami Plantation is located just outside of Albany, Georgia and is approximately 20 minutes from the Albany Airport. Nonami is a spectacular 8,813-acre plantation that primarily operates as a hunting property managed for the production of quail, timber and other wildlife. The property includes a multitude of longleaf and other pine, old oaks, pecan groves and farmland that provide habitat for quail, deer and other species of wildlife. The property has one Main House, a Guest House and several small guest cottages all situated near an 18-hole golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus. The property’s primary use is as a quail hunting operation with the necessary barn and kennels to provide a luxury wild quail hunting experience.

ACCOMODATIONS                                                                                                                                                       
The Main House and Grounds Supervisor is required to reside onsite at the property.  A single-family house will be provided subject to the Company’s Housing Agreement.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Turner Enterprises Management is currently seeking a dedicated Main House and Grounds Supervisor to provide personal service to the principal owner, his family, and their guests.  The employee will oversee and manage the residences and the surrounding grounds. Duties include but are not limited to maintenance and carpentry related to the buildings, oversight of housekeeping staff, grounds upkeep, vendor management, and event planning and coordination.

This position requires strong administrative and technical skills, excellent front-of-house service skills, and great customer service skills. An understanding of high-end guest services is required. Duties require self-management skills and the ability to function as part of a team. Some responsibilities are supervisory in nature, but other duties will include hands-on work that may require house maintenance, basic housekeeping, laundry, food prep, grocery shopping, lawn care and maintenance and any other duties as assigned by the Property Manager. This is a working management position.

As the Main House and Grounds Supervisor, the job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Manage the housekeeping staff and provide oversight of operations related to the Main House, Guest House, and Cottages.
  • Ensure cleanliness and general upkeep of the residences, performing basic housekeeping and laundry duties.
  • Perform basic maintenance and carpentry-related tasks as needed.
  • Provide oversight of general repair work, including annual projects that include chimney cleaning and scheduled renovations.
  • Partner with the Chef to provide oversight of the kitchen, assist with grocery shopping, meal planning, and food preparation as needed.  
  • Oversee and assist with maintenance of the grounds, lawns, and flower beds around the Main House, Guest House, Guest Cottages, Barn, and Kennel.
  • Manage and coordinate guest schedules for onsite and offsite activities such as sporting clays, quail and turkey hunts, golf course, spa, tennis, dining reservations, etc.   
  • Run errands and provide round trip airport transportation for guests.
  • Perform record keeping and reconciliation of house expenses.
  • Work with the Property Manager to plan and adhere to the Nonami Plantation budget.
  • Maintain accurate and impeccable inventory and other records related to home upkeep.
  • Plan, coordinate and oversee a variety of events such as weddings, birthday parties, cookouts, etc.
  • Maintain upkeep and cleanliness of recreational vehicles.
  • All other duties, projects, and tasks as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
This job requires supervisory responsibility of 2-3 full-time employees. The Main House and Grounds Supervisor is expected to manage staff schedules and make sure all duties are performed in an efficient manner while ensuring that guests have a consistent luxury experience.

COMPETENCIES AND CHARACTERISTICS
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; works well alone.
  • Project Management - Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time.
  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests.
  • Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.
  • Motivation - Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.
  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently.
  • Professionalism - Reacts well under pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
5 years’ experience in the hospitality industry or in guest services is required. 3 years minimum experience working in or supervising a luxury home is required. 3 years’ experience supervising 2 or more employees is required. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook is required. Carpentry and basic home technician skills are required. Garden and lawn care experience and knowledge of lawn equipment and tools is highly preferred.

LANGUAGE SKILLS 
The employee must be able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. The employee must be able to write routine reports and correspondence.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS 
The employee must be able to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. The employee must be able to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

REASONING ABILITY
The employee must be able to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
If position requires operation of a vehicle, the employee must possess a valid Driver’s License or be able to obtain one within 30 days of employment. The employee’s driving record must meet the standards and requirements of the Company and the Company's insurance carrier.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

  • The employee must adhere to Company policies and procedures which are included in the Company’s Employee Handbook.
  • The employee must present documentation establishing both identity and employment authorization within three days of hire, pursuant to federal law.
  • The candidate will be subject to undergo pre-employment drug test, (after offer is given but before applicant has commenced work).
  • The Company operates as a drug free/smoke free workplace. Smoking is not allowed on the Plantation property, to include but is not limited to: Plantation housing, Plantation vehicles, Plantation offices or on Plantation machines.
  • The position will often require work on nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • This position will often require work above eight hours in a workday.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, dig with various tools, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee may be required to drive an ATV, UTV, mowers and occasionally heavy equipment. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee may regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The employee must be able to perform physical labor for extended periods of time.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is sometimes exposed to moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions; extreme cold and extreme heat. The employee is sometimes exposed to high, precarious places and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, fire, and smoke. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be alert and aware of dangers that are present while working.  The position sometimes requires work in remote areas. A cell phone is provided for communications.

*In accordance with applicable law, the Company will reasonably accommodate any disabled individual who requests an accommodation that will allow him/her to perform the essential job duties or functions of his/her position. Accommodation inquires must be made to the Company’s Human Resources Department for consideration.” 

Turner Enterprises Management, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Smoke Free/Drug-Free Workplace.

For more information, and to apply online, visit https://www.tedturner.com/about/career-opportunities-2/.

Job Type
Full-Time
Job Categories
Executive Housekeeper | House Manager | Other/Miscellaneous | Property Maintenance or Manager
Compensation
Commensurate with experience
Housing Type
Live-in or On-site

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