Groundskeeping Supervisor - Ability One $500 SIGN ON BONUS & FREE EMPLOYEE BENEFTIS

Location(s) US-IN-Indianapolis
Commercial Services
Full Time
$17.50 per hour


Since 1930, Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana has helped Hoosiers become more economically self-sufficient through employment, education, job training, and health services. Today, we are one of the largest Goodwills in North America, providing services to thousands of individuals and families each year. 


We change lives every day by empowering people to increase their independence and reach their potential. As employees, we thrive and work as a team living and breathing Goodwill’s values. When becoming an employee, you can expect to embrace the values of Innovation, The Value of the Individual, Learning, Employment, Self-Sufficiency, and Lasting Impact. 


Job Summary

The Assistant Supervisor oversees the various services offered by Goodwill Building and Ground Services (GBGS), including lawn care,, light building maintenance, pest control as well as assisting in supervision of janitorial workers. 


Example Responsibilities and Activities 

  • Supervises staff  engaged in grounds maintenance activities such as mowing lawns, trimming hedges, removing weeds, planting and care for flowers, trees and shrub trimming, policing of grounds, edging of walks, raking and disposing of leaves and refuse, window washing, light painting, application of pesticides and herbicides.
  • Directs workers engaged in janitorial duties such as floor care of restrooms, hallways, corridors, stairwells and ramps.
  • Ensures maintenance of equipment and supplies.
  • Trains employees on the use of equipment,simple maintenance tasks, and safety protocols.
  • Follows contractual obligations and quality control standards to meet customer service levels.
  • Plans and coordinates vendors and subcontractors' activities and ensures quality performance.




  • Required Competencies 

    • Degree and Credential Requirements - NONE! We value candidates who can demonstrate capability and articulate how prior experiences will help them contribute.
    • People Management - Enables direct reports and co-workers to grow and succeed through  feedback, instruction, and encouragement to ensure their success and the accomplishment of departmental goals.
    • Customer Focus - Ability to see, comprehend and relate with customers in an impartial, unbiased yet effective and balanced manner; builds and maintains customer satisfaction with the products and services offered by the organization; provides excellent service to internal and external customers.  
    • Adaptability - Ability to adjust priorities quickly in response to frequently changing circumstances. Continually assess tasks and respond to those requiring extra attention. Foresee and seek to avoid crisis management.
    • Critical Thinking - Use judgement and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
    • Communication Skills - Ability to articulate thoughts and express ideas effectively using oral, written, visual and non-verbal communication skills, as well as listening skills to comprehend customer’s needs. The ability to deliver information in person, in writing, and in a digital world.
    • Covid vaccination required for employment and proof of full vaccination is required upon hire 


  • Preferred Competencies 

    • Delegation - Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
    • Knowledge of Grounds Maintenance and Janitorial – Familiarity with overseeing day to day groundskeeping services to ensure continuous efficient operations.
    • Technical Knowledge – Working knowledge of G Suite or MS Office
    • Operate Landscaping Equipment – Familiarity with the operation of a variety of landscaping equipment such as lawn mowers, hedge trimmers, and weed eaters. 



Full-time employees may participate in a comprehensive benefits program that includes:

  • Continuing education and leadership development
  • Comprehensive health plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Life, dental and vision insurance
  • Short-and long-term disability plans
  • Nationally recognized preventive health & wellness program
  • Section 125 pre-tax health spending account, dependent care spending account and premiums
  • Retirement plan with generous match

To learn more about our Mission and Values, please click here.


Goodwill of Central and Southern Indiana is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled



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