Athletic Facilities Supervisor

DUTIES:  This is specialized and technical work in the maintenance operations of Kent/Stein Park (baseball/softball complex), and the Muscatine Soccer Complex.  Work involves initiation, direction and performance of specialized and technical tasks relating to the maintenance and care of turf grass areas, ball diamond surfaces, irrigation system management, parking lot and landscape maintenance, operating equipment, buildings and associated components.  This position reports to the Director of Parks and Recreation.

SALARY:  Minimum starting salary $56,402 plus excellent benefits

QUALIFICATIONS:  Graduation from high school, supplemented by additional education/training provided by college or technical school in the field of turf grass management and/or athletic field maintenance, plus a minimum of two years responsible experience in athletic field, maintenance and repair; or any equivalent combination of related technical experience, education or training which would provide the following knowledge, abilities and skills:

  • Considerable technical knowledge of the specialized methods, equipment, and materials used in the maintenance and preparation of athletic fields, sports turf grass, golf courses, landscape areas and other outdoor recreational facilities.
  • Knowledge of the rules and standards associated with the following sports: soccer, baseball, softball.
  • Ability to maintain effective relationships with supervisor, other employees and the public, and to deal with public relation problems courteously and tactfully.
  • Trains, assigns, directs and evaluates the work of other personnel or volunteers engaged in the maintenance operations of the municipal athletic facilities; assists in recruitment and hiring of seasonal facility personnel.
  • Ability to plan, organize and perform standard daily maintenance schedules to provide for efficient operation, including effectively directing work activities of subordinate personnel.
  • Must be able to lift and move heavy objects weighing up to 50 lbs. over extended periods of time.
  • Possession of a current State of Iowa Pesticide Applicator’s License within the first six (6) months of employment in this classification.
  • Possession of a current State of Iowa Driver’s License and continued maintenance of the license throughout period of employment and must be insurable by the City’s insurance company.
  • Residency in Iowa within 30 air miles of City Hall is required.
  • Must pass physical and drug screen prior to hire

TO APPLY:
Applications are available in Human Resources, City Hall, 215 Sycamore Street in Muscatine or online at muscatineiowa.gov. Open until filled – first application review March 25, 2020.

Resume and application should be sent to rklimes@muscatineiowa.gov

To apply for this job email your details to ngow@muscatineiowa.gov