Manager, Irrigation & Landscape Installation

Orlando, Florida
$64,518 - Negotiable
Nov 13, 2020
Nov 26, 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
Career Level

Classification Title:

Manager, Irrigation & Landscape Installation

Job Description:

At the University of Central Florida, we dream big. Founded in 1963, UCF has grown to be one of the largest universities in the nation for a very good reason: We harness the power of scale in innovative ways to transform the lives of our students and create a lasting impact on the world at large.

The Landscape & Natural Resources Department invites well-qualified candidates to apply for the role of Manager, Irrigation & Installation. This position is responsible for managing all landscape installation and irrigation needs for the University of Central Florida including planning, design, installation, monitoring, and overseeing computer software and programming (Maxicom) and associated components for the irrigation system and delegating and overseeing the installation and irrigation team members.

Duties of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Establishes and oversees preventative maintenance inspections for the University's irrigation system, including monthly inspection of DSOs, including all associated parts such as Central Control Units, controllers, master valves, flow meters, electric, and manual control valves, irrigation heads, wiring, lines, etc.
  • Oversees the installation of new reclaimed water infrastructure, including pipes, booster pumps, and as-built survey for irrigation, and all other greywater supply within 3' of the building. Ensures compliance requirements are met for Water management District and Orange/ Seminole counties for reclaimed water, including water restrictions.
  • Compiles and maintains data for campus landscape projects, such as images of landscapes, the number of newly installed landscapes, and maintenance requirements. Responsible for record-keeping such as labor hours, materials, work order completion, and job records of all assigned tasks in the work management system.
  • Coordinates specialized landscape, horticultural, and irrigation equipment purchases with appropriate vendors. Oversees purchases of landscape materials. Obtains quotes from vendors abiding by UCF purchasing guidelines and GC quote policies.
  • Responds to campus emergencies involving critical University infrastructure including irrigation, reclaimed water systems, and booster pumps, outside of normal operating hours.
  • Oversees the plant material kept in the LNR Nursery. Other duties as requested by the Director.

UCF offers competitive pay consummate with experience and a variety of employee benefits including health insurance, vision insurance, and dental insurance. Additionally, full-time employees may be allowed to enroll for up to six (6) credit hours of eligible instruction per term on a space-available basis. For additional information, please reference the following link:

This is a reposted position. Previous applicants are still being considered and do not need to reapply.


Landscape and Natural Resources

Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday; 6:45 AM - 3:45 PM

Type of Appointment:


Expected Salary:

$64,518 - Negotiable

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's or Master's degree and 4+ years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a leadership role.
  • Experience in a university setting or location similar in scope.
  • Background in irrigation across large scale properties.
  • Degree in ornamental horticultural, landscape design, or equivalent.
  • Exemplarily communication skills.

Additional Application Materials Requirements:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

This is a reposted position. Previous applicants are still being considered and do not need to reapply.

This position requires a Class E driver's license.

If you are selected as the final candidate for an employment opportunity, both your position and salary will be significantly based upon the information that you have provided in your application for employment. We urge you to please take the time to complete the application in its entirety.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.


The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

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