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By Towson University, - Towson, Maryland
Campus Turf Manager Job Purpose Towson University is accepting applications for a Campus Turf Manager. This position will organize the daily operation of grounds maintenance, supervise crewmembers to include the supervision and instruction of sports turf technician, groundskeepers and temporary help in performing the necessary duties required to maintain the campus athletic fields and campus grounds at an acceptable level of landscape maintenance. The Campus Turf Manager will also be responsible for the irrigation system for the entire University. This position needs to effectively communicate and coordinate with the Landscape Manager for maintenance activities and event support, as well as have knowledge and familiarity of NCAA, Conference, University rules and regulations related to sports turf management. Description The Campus Turf Manager is responsible for the maintenance and up keep of all outdoor athletic facilities to include; baseball complex, softball complex, soccer complex, football/lacrosse/field hockey stadium, track, tennis courts and all practice fields. Program and maintain irrigation systems for the entire campus; create, assign and complete jobs through the work order system. This position is the Building Coordinator for the Landscape Services Building and will perform repairs to sod fields and minor repairs to artificial turf fields; responsible for the athletics grounds maintenance budget and oversight of a procurement card for purchases. Also responsible for lining and painting all athletic fields for preparation for athletic and outside client events. Hires, trains and supervises a crew of athletic field groundskeepers, equipment operators and student employees. The Campus Turf Manager is expected to maintain a Maryland Pesticide Applicators License and annually prepare pesticide program for all athletic fields to ensure compliance with MDA regulations; maintains Professional Fertilizer Business License and Professional Fertilizer Applicator Certificate through MDA. Monitors fertilization of all athletic fields and applies fertilizer and other amendments as required by regular soil testing. Works with procurement to write bid specifications to hire contractors for projects, purchase motor equipment and tools larger than $5,000, as well work with procurement on university contracts for the areas of athletic fields. Serves as a resource for construction services and operations and maintenance on any projects across campus that are specific to the area of fields and turf management. Manages and coordinates with all university departments or external clients on field preparations for events using all the above listed athletic and university fields. Conducts routine maintenance of equipment to include tractors, mowers, aerators, utility vehicles and other tools. Monitors inventory and order supplies as needed including pesticides, safety equipment, fertilizers, seed, tools, ballfield supplies, paint and other supplies as necessary. Responsible for monitoring weather and supplying reports to event managers, facility directors, coaches and other staff. Organizes and supports snow removal and storm response for athletic facilities, including plowing of artificial turf in stadium in order to keep field clear for use of events and practices. Qualifications This position requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and seven years of experience with or knowledge of sports turf and field management (equivalency of an Associate’s degree and five years of experience or Bachelor’s degree and three years of experience would also be accepted). Must be able to supervise, delegate and prioritize responsibilities. This position must be able to communicate effectively with employees, staff, administration, coaches and outside guests and clients. This ideal candidate should be very well organized and able to juggle multiple issues and responsibilities at one time while remaining calm and effective. Degree in Sports Turf Management, Turf Grass Management or related field preferred. Certified Sports Field Manager preferred. Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience. A Criminal Background Investigation and pre-employment physical are required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment. Salary and Benefits Competitive salary and full University benefits that include 22 days of annual leave, up to 14 holidays, personal and sick days; excellent health, life, and retirement plans; and tuition remission. To learn more about our benefits, click here. This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days. Cover letter and resume are requested, but not required. Apply To view and apply to current job openings please visit www.towson.edu/jobs. Office of Human Resources 8000 York Road Towson, Maryland 21252-0001 Towson University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: email@example.com. Towson University is a smoke-free campus.
- Competitive salary
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By University of Arizona, Facilities Management, - Tucson, Arizona
This position assists the Turf Manager in running the daily operations of The University of Arizona Athletic Fields and Grounds which include: scheduling and coordinating the daily work of laborers; planning field improvement projects, and coordinating with outside contractors in the execution of those projects; planning and executing primary (fertility and pesticide applications) and secondary turf cultural activities (topdressing, aeration, etc); monitoring and implementing quality control protocols for employees; preparing fields for athletic practices and events; managing and repairing irrigation system; managing equipment inventory and communicating with mechanic; managing fertilizer and pesticide inventory. Must be able to lead the UA Turf Department in the absence of the Turf Manager. This position will at times require working non-standard hours. Duties & Responsibilities • Coordinates and directs a crew to insure timely preparation of fields. • Co-Supervises staff of 11 full-time employees, or their equivalent, on a regular basis. • Makes decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion and termination of employees, or makes related recommendations that are given particular weight. • Trains, participates and supervises staff in all aspects of field maintenance. • Reviews projects for structural and operational safety. • Top dresses, aerates, slices, sods and fertilizes all fields. • Directs and participates in the precise mowing and lining of fields. • Prepares and paints logos and lines for events. • Coordinates with coaches and event staff. • Maintains multiple facilities on-site such as multiple fields. • Prepares and maintains records and reports. • Coordinates periodically with supervisor and receives guidance as to desired standards or quality of service provided. • Ensures subordinates compliance with established safety guidelines. Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities • Thorough knowledge of and ability to plan the work and lead a work team in turf management and field preparation. • Thorough knowledge of the use and maintenance of specialty equipment used in field maintenance. • Thorough knowledge of athletic field maintenance. • Ability to work in a high profile environment.
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By Hummer Turfgrass Systems, Inc, - Manheim, Pennsylvania
Sports Turf Manager Hummer Turfgrass Systems Inc. is a family owned, natural grass sports field contractor in its 47th year of operation. We are seeking an experienced sports turf manager to work in our sports field maintenance division. This position offers an opportunity for growth and advancement within a growing company. Some of the job responsibilities include but are not limited to, Pesticide Applications, Fertility Applications, Disease and Insect ID and Diagnosis, Operation of Aeration Equipment, Baseball and Softball infield and mound maintenance. This is a great opportunity to be involved in the natural grass sports fields as well as our sod farm. Please email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Very competitive hourly wage plus over time after 8 hours each day
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By Frederick County Parks and Recreation, - Winchester, Virginia
Description Performs work in the supervision and management of maintenance of all practice, game and athletic fields in the County's regional parks and public schools to include planning and purchasing. Performs related duties as assigned. Work is performed under minimum supervision of the Superintendent of Parks or his/her designee.
- $43,516 - $56,549
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By Field Builders, Inc., - Charlotte, North Carolina
Field Builders, Inc. is looking for experienced crew leader and crew members for established athletic field construction and maintenance company. We are based in up town Charlotte and have been for over twenty years. Top Pay; Paid Holidays; Paid Training; Career Advancements. STMA dues national and local. Very limited or no overnight travel. Sports turf and golf course experience a must for crew leader position. Golf experience is helpful in the crew member position. Must be respectful, have a desire to excel, and be able to think on your own. Valid driver’s license and a good driving record a must. Schedule: Monday -Friday 7:00-4:00 with overtime opportunities.
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