Sports Turf Field Technician

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Do you love athletics and being outdoors? Do you want to help maintain the athletic fields of  successful, award winning athletic departments at the high-school, collegiate and even professional level?  How does working with the Indianapolis Colts, Milwaukee Brewers, University of Kentucky or Dayton Dragons sound?   If these questions intrigue you, we have just the right position for you.

We are looking for experienced Sports Turf Technicians in the Indianapolis, IN and Milwaukee, WI area.

Advanced Turf Solutions offers competitive wages, 3 weeks of paid time off, holiday pay, medical, dental and vision insurance from Day 1. Advanced Turf Solutions also offers long term disability and life insurance at no cost to the employee as well as a matching 401K plan.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist field manager in daily maintenance and/or construction projects at same or separate job sites
  • Keep daily records of work performed
  • Load and unload trailers used at job sites daily
  • Maintain and service field and warehouse equipment
  • Keep records of maintenance and service on equipment
  • Communicate with entire organization via e-mail
  • Successfully perform all tasks listed in project calculators
  • Keep accurate DOT logs
  • Make sure all work is performed safely and to the highest quality
  • Make sure work site is cleaned up after each project

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES & WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Ability to perform mound, plate, and infield skin construction and renovation on softball and baseball diamonds
  • Ability to aerify, top-dress, and seed both new and existing turf
  • Ability to spread granular fertilizer and perform liquid spray applications
  • Ability to learn in both direct and self-guided manors. Must be able to quickly master field construction and laser grading techniques.
  • Ability to complete physical labor and activities for up to 12 hours daily
  • Ability to professionally interact with customers on site
  • Knowledge of safe operational practices for both field and warehouse equipment
  • Working knowledge of the turf grass sciences
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and the Google Platform.
  • Time management skills
  • Must be able to work nights and weekends as needed during season
  • Must be able to travel as needed for projects

QUALIFICATIONS – EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS

  • Associate’s degree in Sports Turf Management, Golf Course Management or a related field of study
  • 2 years of Field Experience
  • Class A License or willingness to obtain it
  • Valid Pesticide License or willingness to obtain it

BENEFITS

  • Year-Round employment
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance effective Day One
  • 401K with Company Match
  • Up to 3 Weeks PTO

To apply for this job email your details to hr@advancedturf.com