Archive | April, 2017

Sports Field Employees — Ryan-Sanders Sports Services Turf

Ryan-Sanders Sports Services Turf (RS3 Turf), seeks turf minded employees to grow its Sports field construction and renovation company. You will learn heavy equipment operation and maintenance, laser grading, construction and design of athletic fields.  RS3 Turf values every employee. Come work for a company where you and your efforts are respected! The position pays a competitive hourly rate and offers opportunities for advancement.

Employees also have some travel opportunities.

Essential functions:

  • Positive and team oriented attitude
  • Valid driver’s license, ability to obtain CDL
  • Ability to handle physical labor in an outdoor environment for 8 hours or more
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 80 pounds, as well as be able to stoop, kneel, bend, push, and reach on a consistent basis.
  • Experience in operating various construction equipment (i.e., agricultural tractor, wheel loader, excavator and grader) is a plus

Candidates with experience/background in the following areas should apply:

  • Landscaping, landscaping construction
  • Groundskeeper, maintaining grounds
  • Construction
  • CDL drivers
  • Farming Background
  • Irrigation

Job Type: Hourly

Job Location:

  • Round Rock, TX

Required experience:

  • Construction, landscaping, sports field management or golf course management: 1 year

Required license or certification:

Driver’s License


Please email résumé and cover letter to:


Jared Olson

Project Manager (Jolson null@null rs3sports


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Athletic Field Specialist I — City of Farmers Branch

An Equal Opportunity Employer
$19.05 $
$39,615.45 $
OPENING DATE: 04/17/17 CLOSING DATE: Continuous
The purpose of this position is to prepare and maintain athletic fields and
related facilities for league and tournament play and to work various special
events in a support capacity.
The City of Farmers Branch will conduct ongoing screenings of
applications on a first come, first serve basis. As soon as we
determine to have a qualified pool of applicants, this position may
close quickly and without notice after a three business day
minimum posting.
Performs athletic field preparation and maintenance activities, determines
size and layout of various fields, mows, trims, and addresses weed issues to
ensure proper playability. Inspects field lights, scoreboards, and irrigation
systems making needed repairs and/or reporting details to supervisor.
Manicures base paths and infield arcs to provide safe transition areas
between clay and turf, sods damaged areas, and installs/removes soccer
goals as needed. Utilizes a weekly schedule to guide activities on softball,
baseball, soccer, football, and other fields as directed.
Performs grounds maintenance activities utilizing various pieces of light to
heavy equipment to perform routine and indepth
maintenance projects
related to athletic fields, common areas, and rightsofway.
Cuts lines in
turf, paints fields, topdresses, fertilizes, overseeds
fields, applies pesticides
as needed, utilizes various pieces of specialized equipment to perform a
variety of tasks, and inspects fields in accordance with a maintenance
program. Conducts safety inspections on all athletic facilities, buildings,
restrooms, and equipment, making repairs and/or reporting details to
supervisor. Provides litter control and cleans restrooms frequently.
Provides support for special events and fulfills and additional duties as
assigned. May require frequent overtime in support of special events and
athletic tournaments.
Work requires knowledge necessary to understand basic operational,
technical, or office processes. Level of knowledge equivalent to four years
of high school or equivalent.
Over one year experience (3 years preferred) directly related athletic field
maintenance is required.
Licenses and Certificates
Valid Class “C” driver’s license with a good driving record and ability to
maintain while employed.
Special Requirements
Ability and willingness to work flexible hours, weekends and holidays, as
needed, to support numerous athletic tournaments and special events.
Subject to “oncall/
As a condition of passing a six month probationary period, the applicant
must acquire and maintain a valid Class “B” Commercial Driver License
(CDL) within six months of hire; and,
a Class “B” commercial driver’s license within six months of hire;
TDA Noncommercial
pesticide applicator license within six months of
hire. The process includes applying for and successfully passing the
General and Laws and Regulations exam, and the 3A Landscape
Maintenance category exam
Upon successful completion of probation, additional support and
encouragement will be given toward achieving the Certified Professional Turf
Manager (CPTM) certification from the Texas Turfgrass Association.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Work is generally directed by the Athletic Field Specialist II, but requires the
occasional direction of helpers, assistants, seasonal employees, interns, or
temporary employees.
In the absence of the Athletic Field Specialist II, this position serves as a
working supervisor and leads the Athletic Field Crew. In this position, the
Athletic Field Specialist I may be responsible for daily and/or tournament
operations including communicating clearly with coworkers,
other City staff,
and/or tournament officials. The ability to verbally communicate clearly in
English is essential.
Work requires regular interaction involving exchange and receipt of
information and receives immediate direction. This position normally
performs the duty assignment after receiving detailed instructions as to
methods, procedures, and desired end results with little room for deviation.
The immediate supervisor may, at times, provide close and constant review.
Advanced work requires advanced skills and knowledge in approaches and
systems, which affect the design and implementation of major programs
and/or processes organizationwide.
Independent judgement and decisionmaking
abilities are necessary to apply technical skills effectively.
Intermediate ability to read papers, periodicals, journals, manuals, and
dictionaries. Intermediate ability to deal with system of real numbers;
practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and
measurement. Basic ability to write simple sentences containing subject,
verb, and object, and/or a series of numbers, names, and addresses.
Working Conditions:
Work involves extreme exposure to disagreeable elements; noise and
smoke fumes. Involves continuous outdoor work with frequent exposure to
poor weather conditions; heat, cold, rain, wind, etc. Continuous physical
exertion including frequent lifting of heavy objects weighing 50 lbs. and
requiring heavy muscular effort with resulting fatigue in arms, legs, back,
and/or sensory faculties.
Job #00613

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Assistant Superintendent — Golf Trails of The Woodlands (The Woodlands)

Information: The assistant superintendent reports directly to the golf course superintendent.  Under the superintendent’s supervision, the assistant superintendent directs and participates in the maintenance of the golf course tees, greens, fairways, and cart paths; supervises the maintenance; and does related work as required.  The assistant superintendent may serve in the superintendent’s capacity during his absence.  Must be able to calibrate spreaders and sprayers accurately and working knowledge of sprayer.  Willing to work 45-50 hour work weeks.  Great opportunity to learn and develop.  Plenty of room to improve position within company. Looking for a dedicated and hard working assistant looking to improve his/her position in the golf course industry and to be part of a team.

Course type: Private

Holes: 36

Irrigation system: Toro

Primary Grasses

  • Greens: Tif-Eagle
  • Tees and Fairways: 419 Bermudagrass,

Education: 2 or 4 year turf related degree

Salary: DOE – Very competitive pay range

Position Available: Immediately

Duties: golf course maintenance, help with budget, clubhouse grounds, fertilizer/chemical applications, record keeping of all applications, day to day operations of a golf course.

Benefits: Health insurance, dental, annual vacation, golfing privileges, life insurance, 401K

To Apply Send Resume to:

Allen Plagens


Golf Trails of The Woodlands

2205 N Millbend Dr

The Woodlands, TX 77380

(P) 281-863-1544 Ext. 2364

(C) 979-255-8454

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Golf Course Superintendent — Max A. Mandel Golf Course (Laredo)

  • The Robert Trent Jones II 18 hole championship golf course opened in 2013. It is owned by the City of Laredo and managed by Landscapes Management Company. The daily fee facility supports 18,000 rounds of golf per year. The greens are Tifdwarf bermudagrass and the tees, fairways, and rough are Princess 77 bermudagrass. The Toro irrigation system is controlled by Links software. The equipment fleet is predominantly John Deere.
  • Education. A 2 to 4 year degree in agronomy or turfgrass management is preferred.
  • Experience. 2 to 4 years’ experience as a golf course superintendent is required.
    Special Knowledge. Knowledge of southwest Texas climate and the ability to communicate in Spanish is preferred.
  • Position Details.
    The position is a department head level position that reports to the general manager.
    Applicants must have knowledge of agronomy and possess sound leadership and communication skills. Must be self-motivated and work hands-on. Attention to detail, quality conditioning, and professionalism are required.
    Financial awareness for the position will include annual budget development, monthly expense analysis, variance reporting, and capital expense recommendations. Record keeping, personnel administration, and safety training are required position responsibilities.
    Management of all phases of golf course maintenance fall within the requirements of this position. These include staffing, equipment maintenance, irrigation scheduling and maintenance, turfgrass cultural programs, fertilizer and chemical applications, and special projects.
    Having an applicators license or obtaining a license within 60 days of hire is a requirement.
  • Compensation package.Competitive salary and bonus program. Health insurance, vision and dental programs, 401k program, paid time off, club privileges, and association membership dues.
  • Availability. Immediate. Position is open until filled.
  • Credentials. Please send cover letter and resume to: Landscapes Management Company Regional Manager Landscapes Management Company Director of Agronomy Max A. Mandel Golf Course General Manager

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