Category : Employment – Athletic Fields

Athletics Turf & Field Manager — Edinburg

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Scope of Job Responsible for the development, management, and maintenance of assigned athletic fields.
Coordinate and perform specialized work on assigned fields as specified in turf maintenance
program. Assist with in-game field management and operations, pre-game set-up, and postgame
procedures.
Description of Duties • Develops, plans, manages, directs and assists with the daily, short and long-term sports turf
maintenance program based on field usage, specific requirements for individual events, and
field turf needs.
• Provides daily operations management of allocated resources and equipment to ensure that all
university playing surfaces and surrounding areas are expertly conditioned to provide optimum
levels of safety, performance, and appearance.
• Provides direction in conjunction with grounds maintenance supervisor and assists Athletics
fields maintenance crew in performing the daily maintenance of all inter-collegiate athletic fields
and the surrounding landscape/horticulture operations to include: mowing, weed-eating, and
edging; irrigation testing, maintenance, repair, and installation; cultural practices to include sod
replacement, verticutting, aerating, topdressing, fertilization, seeding, and spraying; soils
analysis and amendment; grooming, striping, and painting.
• Responsible for maintaining supervision over pest control management on turf and sports
surfaces.
• Insures maintenance and upkeep of all equipment inventory such as riding reel and push
mowers, top dressers, vertacutter, coring and blade aerifiers, trimmers, blowers, and other
related equipment.
• Prepares budget line-items within the athletics department budget pertaining to athletic fields
and special events labor, equipment, and supplies.
• Assists with the planning, strategizing, and running university athletic events in coordination
with the athletic event staff. Will provide support in the set-up, take-down and execution of
athletic competition.
• Develops and main tains effective relationships with internal and external customers through
oral and written communications.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

 

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Assistant Sports Field Manager — Texas State University

Texas State University is seeking applications for an Assistant Sports Turf Manager (Field Maintenance Technician). This is a full-time twelve-month, benefits eligible position. Duties include mowing and trimming grounds, maintaining and marking game fields, preparing fields for sport program games and practices, maintaining, servicing and adjusting equipment, maintaining work logs, mileage and equipment manuals and chemical records and performing other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of turf maintenance equipment
  • Knowledge of standard safety practices and procedures related to the turf industry
  • Knowledge of mixing procedures for applying chemicals on athletic fields
  • Ability to effectively communicate with others
  • Ability to read and understand MSDS, equipment manuals, chemical labels and field equipment
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ degree in related field
  • Prior work experience in athletics grounds maintenance

This job posting will close on November 10, 2017. Applications must be submitted online. The link to apply is https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/20894 (https://jobs NULL.hr NULL.txstate NULL.edu/postings/20894).

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Sports Turf Technician — Southern Methodist University (Dallas)

 

Division: Facilities Planning & Management

Hourly Rate: $15.75

 Job Summary:

This position is responsible for assisting in the daily operations of the turf management department. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: the maintenance, repair, painting, fertilizing, spraying cultural practices and mowing the athletics fields and Intramural fields, fertilization, mowing, irrigation, field painting and preparation for athletic contests, game day set up for Ford Stadium and Wescott Field.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs routing maintenance of campus fields and turf. This includes, but is not limited to: mowing, fertilizing, spraying, painting, and irrigating.
  • Repairs and conducts preventative maintenance on equipment as needed
  • Seeds and sods worn areas.
  • Other tasks as directed

Education and Experience:

  • A high school diploma, or equivalent, and a minimum of 1 year of work experience is required for this position.
  • Experience in the collegiate or professional athletic filed maintenance is strongly desired.  Considerable experience in the operation and maintenance of athletic field facilities is preferred.
  • Must possess a TX driver’s license and a clear MVR.

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

The ideal candidate should have considerable knowledge of the practices, methods, materials, equipment and tools used in the maintenance of athletic fields.  Some knowledge of effective supervisory methods and techniques is desirable.

Knowledge of the hazards and necessary safety precautions in the general labor and maintenance work is preferred.  Candidate should show skill in demonstrating and teaching proper use and care of tools and equipment in athletic field maintenance.  Must have the ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.

Ability to manage CMMS and basic knowledge of Word and Excel applications is preferred.

Some evening and weekend work is required for scheduled work.  Must have the ability to work a flexible schedule.

Physical/Environmental Demands:

  • Bend, Squat, Stand
  • Crawl, Climb, Kneel
  • Walk for long distances
  • Reach above shoulders
  • Handle objects (dexterity)
  • Push/Pull; Carry/lift over 50lbs.
  • Exposure to excessive noise
  • Around moving machinery
  • Exposure to marked changes in temperature/or humidity
  • Exposure to dust, fumes, gases, radiation, microwave
  • Drives motorized equipment
  • Works in confined quarters

DEADLINE TO APPLY:  This position is open until filled.

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Job Requisition: FAC00000019

Southern Methodist University (SMU) will not discriminate in any employment practice, education program, education activity, or admissions on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status. SMU’s commitment to equal opportunity includes nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity and expression.  The Executive Director for Access and Equity/Title IX1   Coordinator is designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies, including the prohibition of sex discrimination under Title IX. The Executive Director/Title IX Coordinator may be reached at the Perkins Administration Building, Room 204, 6425 Boaz Lane, Dallas, TX 75205, 214-768-3601, accessequity@smu.edu.  Inquiries   regarding   the application of Title IX may also be directed to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Education.

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2nd Assistant Athletic Fields — Sports Field Solutions (UT-San Antonio)

 

Description:  Sports Field Solutions at UT- San Antonio have one 2nd Assistant position available for full time employment. Applicants with turf management degrees are preferred as well as those with previous baseball/softball field maintenance experience. This position is a great opportunity for a highly motivated individual who is eager to learn all facets of maintaining high quality playing surfaces. This position may require working long hours, nights and weekends.   This position is responsible for maintaining playing fields, clay areas, and common areas at the facility to ensure a safe and competitive playing surface that exceeds NCAA Division I standards.   

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, maintain and restore grounds within assigned field as directed, including any and all activities or tasks fundamental to baseball/softball field care.
  • Recognize, prioritize, and implement best course of action practices in all aspects of field preparation.
  • Maintain all clay areas including: infield skin, mounds, home plate and warning track
  • Report/address field issues such as turf stress, disease, irrigation problems, etc.
  • Monitor, report, and resolve irrigation issues, problems and/or concerns on assigned field complex.
  • Operate powered equipment such as mowers, tractors, sprayers and sod cutters.
  • Assist with tarp handling and inclement weather situations
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Candidates must be recently graduated from a turf management or horticultural program. Grounds-related experience may be considered in lieu.
  • Take pride in the quality of your work and work ethic
  • Able to lift, carry and transport up to 50lbs and stand and work for long periods of time, including nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and an outgoing personality
  • Able to work independently and under stressful and fast paced, changing circumstances
  • Prompt, reliable, helpful, alert and observant
  • Self-motivated and possess a desire to learn

Compensation:

$14.42-$16.82/hr

If interested, please contact Brannon Burks at brannon@sportsfieldsolutions.com (brannon null@null sportsfieldsolutions NULL.com)

Please include three professional references to be considered for the position.

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