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Spray/Applications Technician

Full-time

Meridian Hills is a family oriented country club home to 700+ membership families located in the heart of the Midwest. The Club is widely recognized as a premiere facility in Indiana whose tradition of distinguished membership provides exceptional social opportunities, amenities, grounds, and a gathering place year-around for the family. The property includes an 18 hole golf course, driving range, practice greens, clay tennis courts, pickleball courts, paddleball courts, swimming pool, fitness center, childcare, and clubhouse facilities. 

As it relates to the Grounds Maintenance Department, the Club has recently made significant investments into it's maintenance facilities, irrigation system, and golf course design. This project which began in the Fall of 2021 and is slated to conclude and re-open for golf in June 2024, was led up by a project team including Jim Nagle, Nick Mazzella, Michael Kuhn, Aspen Corporation, Landscapes Unlimited, and Hagerman Construction. In addition to these enhancements, the Club has remained current in maintenance technology with an updated Toro equipment fleet and numerous allied tools and implements. Future work includes property border renovations, drainage, pond dredging, tree management, and additional master plan implementation. 

As a Spray/Application Technician at Meridian Hills CC, you will be heavily engaged in all aspects of Grounds Department Operations, specifically among them:

  • Calibration, application, and the associated record keeping of all plant health applications; previous experience with Toro GeoLink Spray equipment preferred, but not required.
  • Scouting for disease, weed and insect damage/pressure on turf and ornamental vegetation. 
  • Maintain a clean, organized, safe, and professional work environment at all times.
  • Communicate pertinent information with managers, colleagues, and club staff. 
  • Assist in inventory management and general storage facility organization. 
  • Participate in continuing education to maintain certification status and stay current with industry insights. 
  • Participate in all general maintenance activities ordinarily involved in golf course and property management operations. 


Educational Requirements

  • H.S. Diploma or it's equivalent required. 
  • OISC Commercial Applicators License required, or must be obtained within 120 days of employment. 
  • Associates Degree or equivalent from an accredited program in a field of study relevant to Business or Green Industry Management (Turf, Soils, Landscapes, etc..) is preferred, but not required. 

 

Experience Requirements

  • Minimum 1 complete year as Full-Time grounds staff required. 
  • Knowledge of and experience with commercial fertilizer and plant protectant applications required. 
  • Private club experience preferred, but not required. 

 

Special Requirements

  • Ability and willingness to work shifts on weekends and holidays as required. 
  • Willingness to work outside in adverse weather conditions. 
  • Team player with a positive attitude and career oriented ambitions,

Job Benefits

  • Paid Time Off
  • 401k with employer contributions
  • Health / Vision / Dental Insurance 
  • GCSAA & Affiliate Chapter Dues Paid
  • Continuing Education opportunities
  • Volunteer Opportunities at PGA Tour and USGA Events
  • Uniforms, including footwear and outdoor work gear
  • Golf and Networking opportunities

Date Job is Available

Salary

$40,000 to $50,000 per year

Overtime: Yes

Job Application Instructions

Please submit resume by email to jweight@mhcc-indy.com


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