Athletic Field Maintenance- Crew Leader


  • Leads a staff responsible for maintaining landscape areas or to facilitate moves, set-ups or special events. Duties may include constructing, planting, maintaining and repairing new landscape areas or moving furniture and staging materials.
  • Other responsibilities may include repairing, renovating, and maintaining athletic fields and other specialized areas.
  • May monitor and activate irrigation systems and apply fertilizer and pesticides to landscape areas.
  • May drive university utility vehicles to and from work sites.
  • Ensures the proper safeguarding of tools and equipment. Follows necessary precautions in keeping with OSHA standards and other applicable federal and state regulations when working with hazardous materials and power equipment.
  • Uses personal protective equipment as necessary.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


A high school diploma or equivalent. Two years of related experience including lead or supervisory responsibility for a work crew. Positions in this classification may require a valid Georgia driver’s license and an insurable driving record. Some positions in this classification may require the ability to lift 100 pounds, and to bend, stoop, and twist. Positions in this classification may require a Category 24 Ornamental and Turf Control Pesticide Applicators License from the Georgia Department of Agriculture or the ability to receive one within six months of employment.

Additional Details

This position is considered essential personnel for emergencies and inclement weather purposes.

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