Grounds Foreman I

Directly responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of playing and practice surfaces for assigned areas. Responsible for maintaining the Athletic Playing/Practice Surface and Providing grounds support for athletic fields of the athletic association.

Knowledge of insecticide and fertilizer application procedures. Must possess effective computer skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Knowledge of infield skin, pitching mound, and home plate maintenance and construction.

Graduation from a standard high school or vocational school and some experience in public parks construction and maintenance including some supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

Responsible for all aspects of maintenance, upkeep, renovation, and restoration of assigned areas, including common areas and hard scapes. Responsible for ensuring safe playing and practice surfaces for Division I athletes. Responsible for determining sod replacement, scheduling of fertilization, irrigation, pesticide applications, mowing, and striping of practice and competition surfaces based on weather, athletic schedules and agronomic consideration.

 

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