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This position will be Tuesday - Saturday, 7:30 am to 4:00 pm. Apply online at https://tufts.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=20001268&lang=en
Tufts University’s Facilities department provides professional, high quality and cost effective services to the faculty, staff and students of the University. This commitment includes planning, building, maintaining and operating the department to maximize long-term value. Each Facilities employee is considered essential and is expected to meet the needs of our customers and to strive to exceed customer expectations.
Under minimal supervision from Grounds Supervisor, performs a variety of sometimes strenuous physical tasks dedicated to the daily care and maintenance of hard and soft scape for grounds, lawns, shrubs, trees, and plants using appropriate equipment, supplies, methods and techniques.
High school diploma or equivalency.
Valid driver’s license
Valid MA pesticide applicators (CORE) license.
Valid 2B hoisting license (obtain within 90 days of hire).
Minimum of two (2) years’ experience of relevant grounds experience required including working with woody plant material, perennials, and annuals including such tasks as: pruning, planting, transplanting, deadheading, watering, fertilizing, disease identification, applying horticulture treatments.
Working knowledge and experience in state of the art grounds-keeping methods and techniques, such as fertilization, aeration, irrigation, weeding, seeding, mowing, and sodding.
Comprehensive working knowledge with winter operations for snow plowing and sanding/salting operations with a minimum of two years of experience.
High level knowledge of and ability to use a variety of hand tools such as shovels, rakes, line trimmers, lawn rollers, saws, pruners, irrigation equipment, trowels, tamps, hammers, pliers, wrenches and spading forks, Etc.
Ability to direct the work of and provide hands-on guidance for small work groups of employees assigned to specific grounds or labor assignments and projects.
Ability to perform strenuous physical activities in all types of weather.
Ability to work overtime as required is expected.
A valid MA Commercial Pesticide Certification.
Two (2) or more consecutive years of relevant grounds experience for an institution of Higher Education.
Two (2) years of natural and synthetic athletic field experience.
Knowledge of and demonstrated ability to operate and provide daily maintenance for related grounds equipment and vehicles such as tractors, loaders, mowers, rototillers, hydraulic sprayers, aerators, lawn sweepers and snow removal equipment.
Ability to operate tractor mounted attachments including but not limited to: snow blowers, Rake-O-Vac, Verti Drain, Verti Cutter, Aera Vator, Top Dressers, Slicer Seeders, fertilizers spreaders
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.
Manual work in the care of Town-owned grounds; all other related work as required. $1,021.21/wk - $1,195.19/wk, M-F 6:30am to 3pm, with overtime.
Works under the direct supervision of Parks & Grounds Foreman (Head Groundsman)
Performs a variety of routine and repetitive tasks, with work checked during progress and upon completion for satisfactory performance.
Makes few contacts beyond immediate associates.
Continuous and strenuous physical effort demanded in walking, bending, standing and lifting or carrying equipment, tools and materials while performing duties under varying weather conditions.
Examples of Work:
Performs manual work in digging and in back-filling excavations; handles heavy materials on maintenance and repair projects.
Seeds, loams, fertilizes, rakes, rolls, weeds, mows and waters lawn areas.
Plants, trims and cuts hedges, shrubbery and flowers; rakes up and disposes of rubbish and leaves.
Drags and marks playing fields and works on irrigation systems.
Operates equipment such as power-mowers, light trucks, brush cutters, snow plows, power saws, line painters, small tractors and other parks and grounds equipment.
Maintains and marks play fields; maintains tennis courts and skating rinks; repairs and paints benches, back stops and bleachers; installs and maintains playground equipment.
Plows snow and removes ice and snow from walks, drives and pavements.
Transports and sets up staging and risers; moves furniture and equipment.
Performs other work of the Department of Public Works as directed by the Director of Public Works, Operations Manager, and Operations Supervisor.
RECOMMENDED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Experience:
High School education; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Background in agronomy, turf management, or related course work a plus.
Knowledge, Ability, Skill:
Ability to lift heavy objects and to work continuously under varying weather conditions. Ability to understand and follow oral instructions. Ability to use hand tools and operate power equipment. Possession of CDL required. Possession of a pesticide license and hoisting license preferred but not required.
Submit resume and application to the Assistant Town Manager/Director of Human Resources. https://www.wilmingtonma.gov/town-manager-selectmen/pages/employment-opportunities
R.A.D. Sports Location – Rockland, MA
About R.A.D Sports:
Since 1994 R.A.D. Sports has grown to be one of the most trusted and successful builders of high-quality athletic and recreational facilities. As a full-service construction company, R.A.D. Sports handles projects from design to completion and everything in between. R.A.D. Sports has installed hundreds of natural and synthetic turf fields for colleges, secondary schools, and municipalities up and down the East Coast.
We are looking to hire a full-time Lead Groundkeeper to assist with the maintenance and construction of natural grass fields. This position will be responsible for mowing, seeding, sodding, fertilizing, aerating, topdressing, infield/mound maintenance and repair. The position will lead a work crew to ensure timely completion of tasks, and also collaborate with project managers on field construction projects.
This is a full-time position, with competitive wages based on experience and full benefits available.
Understanding of baseball and softball infield and mound maintenance practices
Ability to operate and maintain reel and rotary mowers
Understanding of cultural practices utilized in turfgrass management
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to professionally interact with customers
Strong decision making, critical thinking, and problem solving skills
2 years’ experience in sports turf, landscaping, or golf course management preferred
Turfgrass Science Degree/certificate preferred (or equivalent experience)
Ability to lift 50 pounds
Ability to work outside, stand, walk, kneel, and stoop for extended periods.
OSHA 10 Card (or ability to obtain)
Valid MA Pesticide Applicator License (or ability to obtain)
R.A.D. Sports is an equal opportunity employer.
To apply for this position please send your resume and cover letter to Nate Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled.
The TUFTS University
for Facilities and Licensed Trades!
The Job Fair will be held on
Monday, February 3, 2020 from
11:00 am to 4:00 pm at
200 Boston Ave, Medford, MA 02155 in the
Charles River Conference Room
(free site parking)
We currently have openings for the following in Facilities:
Athletic Field Workers
Grounds Keepers (obtain MA Pesticide Core and Hoisting License within 90 days of hire)
We currently have openings for the following in our Licensed Trades:
HVAC Mechanic, 3rd shift
Electrician, 3rd shift
Maintenance Mechanic, Boston campus
Maintenance Mechanic, 2nd shift
Preventive Mechanic, Grafton campus
Department: Facilities Campus Services
Tufts University Medford/Somerville campus
Position: Field Worker I
Reports to: Manager: Grounds Services
Work Schedule: Tuesday to Saturday
Shift: 7:30 am to 4:00 pm
Hourly rate: $30.97/Hr.
Maintain the athletics natural and synthetic field turf and campus grounds. For more information and to apply, please visit the Tufts Employment at:
Full-Time, Hourly, Non-Exempt, Staff Appointment
The grounds specialist position will perform the tasks necessary to maintain the College grounds, support campus events, perform moving, and set-ups as required. This is a full-time position with benefits. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will contribute to the diversity of our College, including its cultural and ethnic diversity.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
The work environment characteristics described herein are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to perform the essential functions.
Position is 40 hours per week working in in all weather conditions. Overtime required as needed by College schedule and weather conditions. Must be available for planned and unplanned night and weekend work for College events, snow removal, and other needs as required. Must be able to walk, bend, stoop, lift up to 50 lbs., climb, or crawl as required to ensure completion of the work.
If interested please apply through our website.
This position involves hands-on experience in all aspects of field maintenance including mowing, edging, sodding, field maintenance, fertilizer and sprayer calibration/application. Additionally, the position will assist with general landscaping and snow removal around the athletic fields, Gillette Stadium and NE Revolution Training Complex..
To apply please click the following link:
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
This company is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.
For more information click the following link: https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/52500
The Town of Wellesley DPW is seeking an Assistant Superintendent for the Park and Tree Division of the Department of Public Works. Under the direction of the Superintendent of the Park and Highway Division, the Assistant Superintendent is responsible for the management and implementation of the Park and Tree Program. The successful candidate plans, schedules and directs the day to day operations of the Park and Tree Program of the Park and Highway Division and serves as advisor and liaison in coordinating programs with other Town boards and commissions, and members of the public. The incumbent also serves as Town Arborist and Deputy Tree Warden for the Natural Resources Commission and is responsible for the administration of MGL Chapters 45, 87 & 132.
Requirements: BS degree in Arboriculture, Urban Forestry, Park Administration or equivalent; a minimum of five (5) years experience in Arboriculture and Landscape Management or equivalent; Massachusetts Pesticide License for Right of Ways Category #40; Massachusetts Certified Arborist or Massachusetts Certified Landscape Professional; training and/or
experience in hazard tree identification and training and/or experience in electric distribution tree clearance programs. A working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, email and Internet, along with effective leadership skills, experience in dealing with the public, the ability to communicate clearly orally and in writing and strong time management and organizational skills are also required. Preferred: Valid MA Class B CDL, hoisting engineer’s license, knowledge of GIS, knowledge in lake management and treatment techniques, knowledge in Athletic Field and Playground Equipment Maintenance Programs, experience in dealing with the media, making technical presentations at professional and public meetings and testifying as an expert witness.
The annual salary range for this position is $63,820 - $97,740. To apply, submit a Town job application or a cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department, 525 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02482 or email as a Word or PDF document to email@example.com
by Friday, October 26, 2019.
ABM, a leading provider of integrated facility solutions, is looking for a “Sports Turf Technician” for the University of New Hampshire, located in Durham, NH.
The Sports Turf Technician maintains the landscape and artificial sports turf of all designated location(s) at the university. Must follow and adhere to all NCAA rules pertaining to Division 1 sports programs. Must perform equipment operation and other maintenance tasks according to established safety and risk management practices and other duties as necessary.
For questions, call Jill at 484-445-4991.
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