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Lead Groundskeeper Athletic Fields
Full-Time, Hourly, Non-Exempt Staff Appointment
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The position reports to the grounds supervisor and landscape manager and has significant interaction with faculty, staff, students, peers, and the Colby community.
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. Incumbent will be required to work holidays, nights, and weekends. This position is designated as “emergency personnel/essential staff” and may be required to report in inclement weather or emergency conditions to continue performance of job responsibilities. Must be able to walk, bend, stoop, lift up to 50 lbs., climb, or crawl as required to ensure completion of the work.
Interested candidates should apply electronically by clicking the "Apply" button on the Colby College website. Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and the contact information of three professional references. Materials should be addressed to:
Lead Groundskeeper Athletic Fields - Search Committee
Office of Human Resources
5500 Mayflower Hill
Waterville, ME 04901-8855
A review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
REPORTS TO: Grounds and Fleet Manager
POSITION PURPOSE / JOB OBJECTIVE:
The primary purpose of this position is to maintain campus grounds, use landscaping material, heavy equipment and accessories, and remove snow and ice from campus facilities.
ESSENTIAL & OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS:
*This list is representative of those duties and responsibilities that are required of this position. However, the list is not to be considered all inclusive.
Job Qualifications and Requirements
*Minimum requirements: A high school diploma or equivalent plus two years of related experience in general groundskeeping, and a Class II commercial driver’s license, hoisting license (or having the ability to obtain both within 6 months) and a standard driver’s license.
JOB LOCATION (Place(s) where work is performed):
EQUIPMENT (Machine, devices, tools, etc., used in job performance):
• Shovels, rakes, lawn rollers, saws, pruners, hoses, trowels, tamps, hammers, pliers, brooms, mowers, hedge clippers, snow blowers, weeding machines, York rake, overseeder, fertilizer spreaders, trucks, heavy equipment and all snow equipment.
Brookline Parks & Open Space Division
$67,000 Base + Excellent Benefits
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Turf Application Specialist (Manchester, NH)
SGS Turf Care is growing and we are looking for a turf application specialist to join our team!
SGS Turf Care is a professional turf application and irrigation service company, founded in 2015 by a former golf course superintendent. We pride ourselves in producing high quality turf and providing excellent customer service. As experts in turfgrass management, we offer more than basic landscaping and lawn service. Our clients include golf courses, universities, private schools, school districts and high-end residential lawns. Our well-maintained equipment fleet features: Toro boom sprayers, a Kubota tractor with a Vicon spreader and Turfco T3100 spreader/sprayers.
The right candidate should be someone who is professional, organized, has a positive attitude, takes great pride in their work, who works well independently and also works well within a team. This is an excellent employment opportunity for a competent turf specialist looking for a superior work environment, competitive pay, autonomy and the opportunity to work on a variety of projects.
Primary Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Secondary Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Summary of Requirements for the position:
Although not required, having the following would be considered ideal:
Duration: This is a year-round position. In season work weeks are typically 4-5 days with only occasionally working on weekends. Off season work will include snow removal.
Benefits: Flexibility with work schedule, PTO, IRA with company match, phone allowance, membership dues for professional associations, paid expenses to obtain/maintain license(s), continuing education, bonuses.
Compensation: $22 to $28 per hour with some overtime
To Apply: Email a cover letter, resume and references to Justin Santos at info@SGSNH.net
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
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:
NESTMA | 67 West Street | Medfield, MA 02052 | (508) 653-1241