Park Services Division Supervisor (Sports Turf Manager)

Henrico County Recreation & Parks is searching for a skilled and experienced  professional to fill the role of Sports Turf Manager.

Henrcio County is a leader in providing quality sports turf venues for local and national sports tourism events.  The Sports Turf Manager will be responsible for the turf management of the Henrico County Park System to ensure fields are maintained at a high level to ensure safety and playability.

This position is responsible for supervising the maintenance, renovation and construction of sports fields.  Plans and implements sound agronomic practices to include; mowing, fertilization, irrigation, cultivation, pest control, turf repair, and equipment maintenance.  Oversees the maintenance of infields for baseball softball, clay tennis courts and cricket pitches.  Has a thorough knowledge of all athletic field applications such as field set-up and marking.  Also manages the maintenance of 15 acres of synthetic turf. Writes specifications and requisitions for athletic field renovation and construction; including irrigation and drainage installation, addition of soil amendments, proper field grading, and most suitable turf variety.  Manages contractors as needed for maintenance and renovation projects.  Participates in the annual budget preparation and manages the approved budget.  Supplies Division Management with information regarding field conditions, work completed, labor and equipment requirements, and cost estimates for athletic field and park related work.  Assists in managing snow removal operations when required and responding to other events as requested by Division Management or the Recreation & Parks Director.  Meets with citizens and user groups to provide customer service as needed.

Henrico County, a progressive employer of choice, provides job seekers with the promise of fair and competitive compensation; a close-knit atmosphere with low employee turnover; and a benefits package that helps secure financial stability.

You apply for positions with Henrico County general government through our on-line applicant system, which is available 24-hours a day, 7-days a week with an Internet connection.  Please access our job site portal through  Keyword:  IRC102880.  Position is listed as Park Services Division Supervisor.
Closing Date: 3/4/2019


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