2015 Texas Turfgrass Conferences

Texas Turfgrass Conference & Show

Grand Hyatt and Gonzalez Convention Center

San Antonio          December 15-17, 2015

2015 TTA Invite to Exhibit



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Landscape Technician — UT Southwestern

Experience and Education

  •  High school graduation or GED equivalent, and three years of general landscape experience; or
  • Associate’s degree or two years of college in horticulture, general landscape, or related field, and one year general landscape experience.

Job Duties

  •  Performs landscape maintenance for plazas and adjoining areas including pruning, debris removal, planting, weeding, etc.
  • Plans for and plants annual color beds campus-wide. Performs weed, insect, and disease control in beds.
  • Performs daily inspections of plaza and adjoining areas, and annual beds.
  • Acts as liaison between Grounds and other Physical Plant shops for assistance in matters outside areas of personal expertise; i.e., external lighting, area drains, etc.
  • Provides direct supervision to Groundskeeper(s).
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

**Other Duties:  Performs other duties as assigned.

You can view and apply for this job at:

https://jobapplication2.swmed.org/psp/EXTAPP/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=518946&SiteId=140&PostingSeq=2 (https://jobapplication2 NULL.swmed NULL.org/psp/EXTAPP/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM NULL.HRS_CE NULL.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=518946&SiteId=140&PostingSeq=2)

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Assistant Superintendent — Sugar Creek Country Club

Educational Requirements:

  • Degree in Turf Management or Similar
Experience Requirements:
  • Previous assistant experience preferred but not required
Special Requirements:
  • Candidates must have a strong work ethic and strive for excellence on a daily basis. Applicants must be self-starters who embrace team building concepts.

Sugar Creek CC is a 27 hole private facility. 18 holes renovated in 2013/2014.  Final 9 holes will start construction in January/February 2016

Date Available:


Application Instructions:

Please direct all resumes to:
Chris Lineberger, GCS
Sugar Creek Country Club
clineberger@thesugarcreek.com (clineberger null@null thesugarcreek NULL.com)

Salary Range:



Full Benefit package

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Assistant Field Operations Supervisor (Golf Division) — City of Fort Worth Parks & Recreation Dept.

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Job Description

The City of Fort Worth, Parks and Recreation Department is recruiting an Assistant Field Operations Supervisor for their Golf Division to assist in supervising, planning, and coordinating the various field construction, maintenance, repair, or operational activities within an assigned field operations division; to conduct the more complex and technical activities and duties of the assigned field operations; and to provide highly responsible and complex staff assistance to assigned supervisory staff.


Receives direction from upper level field operations supervisory and management staff.

Exercises direct supervision over technical and maintenance staff.

Essential Functions for all positions:

1. Assist in supervising, coordinating, and reviewing the work of subordinate personnel responsible for various construction, maintenance, repair, and operational activities for assigned field services including Parks and Community Services, Transportation/Public Works and other related areas; operate related equipment and machinery.

2. Participate in supervising scheduled preventative maintenance programs for equipment and facilities in assigned division; maintain records of time, material, and equipment used for projects or services.

3. Assist in inspecting maintenance, construction, repair and operational activities.

4. Train, motivate and evaluate subordinate personnel; provide or coordinate employee training; evaluate employee performance.

5. Coordinate field operations activities with those of other divisions and outside agencies and organizations; provide staff assistance to supervisory and management staff; prepare and present staff reports and other necessary correspondence.

6. Assist in performing mechanical and electrical maintenance on facilities and equipment; assist in inventorying supplies, equipment and chemicals utilized; monitor use of appropriate supplies, tools, and equipment; assist in purchasing.

7. Estimate time, materials, and staffing levels for assigned tasks; assist in maintaining employee time sheets and assist with performance evaluations.

8. Respond to and resolve public inquiries and complaints; confer with customers regarding problems and provide assistance as necessary.

9. Assist in establishing schedules and methods for providing construction, maintenance, and repair services; identify resource needs; review needs with appropriate management staff; allocate resources accordingly.

10. Participate in the development of policies and procedures; monitor work activities to ensure compliance with established policies and procedures; make recommendations for changes and improvements to existing standards and procedures.

When assigned to Parks and Community Services:

1. Perform specific duties related to parks and community services including skilled maintenance and horticulture tasks related to Botanic Gardens, golf courses, parks, athletic fields, and/or related facilities; apply fertilizers and pesticides as needed; maintain records of pesticides and fertilizer applications.

2. Assist in preparation of special events associated with parks and community facilities as necessary; prepare golf courses or athletic fields for competition and event use.

3. Perform the more skilled park maintenance tasks utilizing specialized machines and tools; set irrigation timers; repair and maintain sprinkler heads as needed.

Marginal Functions:

1. Respond to emergencies as necessary; coordinate and assign work crews during emergencies.

2. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.


Three years of responsible experience in field construction, maintenance, repair, or operational activities related to assigned department or division. Parks and Community Services Golf Operations require that applicable experience be on a golf course.


High School Diploma/GED supplemented by specialized training in construction, maintenance, repair or related activities.

License or Certification:

Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid Texas Commercial Driver’s License.

If assigned to Parks and Community Services, possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Texas Department of Agriculture Pesticide Applicators License.


Environmental Conditions:

Indoor environment and outdoor environment specific to assigned responsibilities; exposure to inclement weather conditions, exposure to chemicals and toxic materials as related to assigned tasks; exposure to dust and dirt; working with machinery; hazards associated with operating a motor vehicle.

Physical Conditions:

Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for climbing, stooping, or standing related to completing assigned divisional tasks; general manual dexterity; adequate speech, vision, and hearing required; must be able to operate assigned equipment and vehicles.

Job Preferences

An Associate’s degree in horticulture, turf degree or other closely related field is preferred.

Parks and Community Services Golf Operations prefer current members in the professional organization of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America.

Conditions of Employment

Persons selected for employment into any position must pass a drug test. Some positions may require passing an alcohol test. Previous employment and any additional experience will be subject to verification prior to employment processing. A driver’s license and driving record check will be conducted if driving is a job requirement. A post offer employment medical examination may be conducted prior to job placement.

You will be paid by direct deposit only.

The City of Fort Worth affords equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, religion, age, disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. This policy is practiced in all personnel actions and conditions of employment, including but not limited to: recruitment, employment, training, promotion, transfer, demotion, termination, layoff, discipline, compensation, and benefits.

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Head Mechanic — Magnolia Creek Golf Club

Magnolia Creek Golf Club

Position: Head Mechanic

Date available: Immediately

Contact: Brent Schilhab

281-705-7861 or bschilhab@canongategolf.com (bschilhab null@null canongategolf NULL.com)

 Pay rate: $16.00-$20.00 per hour DOE

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