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The Groundskeeper is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the School’s grounds, fields, pools, vehicles, and facilities equipment. This is a full-time, year-round position with benefits. The Groundskeeper reports to the Director of Grounds.
The ideal candidate will have at least three years of experience in turf management, landscaping, or a related field. Candidates should be able to communicate effectively with colleagues and other members of the community, and demonstrate a high level of customer service. Candidates must be physically capable of:
Candidates must pass the E-Verify process and possess a valid driver’s license while employed. A Massachusetts Hoisting license must be obtained within 90 days of employment. The Groundskeeper is expected to work independently and proactively, while contributing to the overall effectiveness of the Facilities Department team. Candidates must be willing to work extended shifts and weekends, to work in various locations across the School’s campus, and be willing to take on new assignments as required. Fay School seeks candidates who will add to the racial, cultural, and gender diversity of our school community.
· Being available to respond to off-hours emergencies as needed
Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume, and list of three references via email with the subject line “Groundskeeper” to: email@example.com
Fay School, 48 Main Street, Southborough, MA 01772
Fay School admits students of any race, color, religion or creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic background, or with any disability that can be reasonably accommodated by the School, to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at Fay School. The School does not discriminate on the basis of such factors in the administration of its educational policies, employment policies, admissions policies, financial aid programs, athletics, or other school administered programs.
The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the School’s non-discrimination policies, including its Title IX policy:
Diane Byrne, Director of Finance & Operations
For assistance related to Title IX or other civil rights laws, please contact OCR at OCR@ed.gov or 800-421-3481, TDD 800-877-8339.
Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department – Search Extended - 40 hours/week. (Monday – Friday, 6:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.) - This position is part of the athletic facilities crew that maintains 40+ fields, over 94 acres and two synthetic turf stadiums. This position is a working leader of a crew of skilled and semi-skilled workers, laborers and seasonal staff. Knowledge of and working experience conducting athletic field maintenance, sports field regulations, organic turf care, landscaping and irrigation and drainage systems is required. Must have experience with athletic field maintenance including cutting infields, squaring and lining fields, base replacement, mound building, managing and repairing lips, field leveling and mowing techniques, trash removal and other related physically demanding tasks. Experience maintaining, repairing and operating landscape and turf care equipment such as skid-steers, tool cats, backhoes, sidewalk plows, front end loaders, tractors, large commercial mowers and other equipment is required. Knowledge safety standards pertaining to the use of sports turf management. Prior working experience leading and/or supervising crew(s) of skilled and semi-skilled workers, laborers and seasonal staff.
Training and Experience Desired: Knowledge of the principles, practices, equipment and techniques used in general construction, maintenance and repair work. Experience with sports fields and turf maintenance equipment is preferred. Experience working on synthetic athletic fields: sweeping, lining, disinfecting, general cleaning, equipment placement, seam repairs, turf replacement, compaction relief and snow removal. Being an Accredited Organic Land Care Professional (AOLCP) and/or Certified Sports Field Manager (CSFM) Certified is preferred.
Special Necessary Requirements: Must possess a valid State of Maine Class B Motor Vehicle Operator’s license or have the ability to obtain during the probationary period; Successful completion of a physical assessment that measures cardiovascular fitness, flexibility, strength, and endurance. Must possess a valid Maine Commercial Pesticide License in Turf (3B) and Utility Right of Way Vegetation Management (6A) or another state’s equivalent which must be transferred to a State of Maine License within the probationary period and/or within (6) months of appointment to the position. First Aid & CPR training required. Must possess valid Maine Class B driver’s license and must have and maintain a good driving record. Federally mandated drug test required. High school diploma or equivalent. Must possess physical strength and agility necessary to perform the essential functions of the job duties. Must pass pre-employment medical exam. Must be able to work weekends, nights, and different shifts required by seasonal commitment. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal conviction background check. Pay rate starting at $840.00/week.
Deadline for applications for this position is Wednesday, April 28, 2021.
To VIEW/APPLY for this position please visit our Employment Opportunities at:
Job Description: New England Pro Greens & Turf is looking to hire a motivated and experienced jobsite foreman. We're a fast-growing, innovative landscape and construction company seeking an exceptional leader and experienced landscape crew member to join our team for the long-term._
Experience Desired: 2+ years
Responsibilities: To supervise and provide technical expertise in the construction and installation of athletic fields, golf courses, and more. Candidates with no landscaping and machine operating background need not apply. This position is a great opportunity for individuals who are willing to work hard and be rewarded for their efforts ... pay increases, perks, etc. will quickly follow excellent work.
Key requirements include: experience with machine operation (excavator, front end loaders, turf installers, dump trucks and more) a knowledge of plant installation and care, sod-laying, athletic field construction, laser grading. Knowledge of artificial turf installation is a plus. Proficiency/experience with manual and power tools/equipment is an absolute must. While this position requires high level skills in machine operation it is also a direct supervisor role where you will be directly in charge of a crew of 3-5 members on each jobsite. Candidates with knowledge of grading and sports field construction/ renovation is preferred. Excellent potential for growth _
Experience / Position Requirements:
• Must possess strong communication, organizational and leadership skills
• Valid Driver’s License.
• NH DOT Health Card, CDL, or ability to attain one .
• Dependable and responsible.
• Follow Company Handbook and Company Safety Guidelines.
• Ability to lift at least 50 pounds.
• Time and production management.
• Heavy and light equipment operation.
Job Type: Full-time
Our shop is located in Franklin NH.
If you are interested in this position please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your resume.
Turf Prep is a leading independent synthetic turf field construction/maintenance/installation company providing services across all of New England. Our services include general site work through painting & maintenance of fields after completion.
Position Located in Boston, MA
An ideal person for this position is someone who is highly motivated, a self-starter, good with communication skills, is detailed oriented, a team player and customer focused with the ability to work in a remote position without direct supervision. Must be comfortable selling and performing painting & maintenance services with public & private schools, colleges, universities and professional sports teams working through various personnel including: Ground Crews, Facilities and Athletic Directors.
$45,000-$60,000 Annual Compensation
The base salary range above represents the average low- and high-end range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to location, experience and performance. Turf Prep offers all employees Health Care & 401k. Other rewards may include annual bonus, vehicle and company phone.
The Assistant Superintendent assist in the daily maintenance and grounds management of the International Tennis Hall of Fame Campus. The Assistant Superintendent will help manage and hire seasonal staff.
Key Roles & Responsibilities
Send all inquiries to Jon Bengtson
R.A.D. Sports is a full-service construction company, handling 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 Sports Turf Groundskeeper to lead the maintenance and construction of natural grass fields. This position will be responsible for mowing, seeding, sodding, fertilizing, aerating, topdressing, drainage installation, and infield/mound construction and maintenance. In conjunction with the Sports Turf Manager, this position will lead a work crew to ensure timely completion of tasks, and also collaborate with other project managers on field construction projects.
This is a full-time position, with competitive wages based on experience and full benefits available.
To apply for this position please send your resume and cover letter to Nate Miller at email@example.com.
R.A.D. Sports is an equal opportunity employer.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled.
The Town of Shrewsbury Parks & Cemetery Division is seeking a qualified individual for the full time permanent position of Maintenance Craftsman to perform athletic field mowing, landscaping, ball field and playground maintenance, snow & ice removal, trash and restroom clean up and preventative maintenance duties.
Applicants must have a valid CDL B Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Operator’s License and a Hydraulic Hoisting License minimum of 2B, or the ability to obtain the Hoisting License within 6 months of employment. Applicant must be a High School graduate with at least one-year experience in the landscape industry; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Salary range is $23.19 - $26.68 per hour with an attractive benefit package.
More information at: https://www.shrewsburyma.gov/Jobs.aspx?UniqueId=116&From=All&CommunityJobs=False&JobID=Maintenance-Craftsman-Parks-Cemetery-146
Position is open until filled.
Northfield Mount Hermon seeks an energetic individual to oversee and implement departmental support needed to maintain the physical appearance and safety of the campus landscape and paved infrastructure using best industry practices and such that the school’s grounds, fields and travel ways reflect the school’s vision of excellence and demonstrates its ability to care for its customers. As a member of the grounds team, this position is also responsible to assist with the school’s athletic program including the proper setup and maintenance of athletic facilities and their related equipment, turf and artificial turfmanagement and maintenance, and field layout. The Lead Groundskeeper will work in conjunction with the Manager for Grounds to lead, motivate and manage groundskeepers.
The successful applicant must be able to acquire and maintain licenses needed for pest control in the turf industry; previous athletic field & grounds maintenance experience is preferred; the ability to work in adverse weather conditions is required. Successful applicants will have outstanding interpersonal, organizational and communication skills; prior supervisory experience prefered. Additional qualifications include the ability to work collaboratively with a team, as well as being a self-starter capable of working independently. The ability to work well with adolescents is required. This position requires: the ability to lift approximately 100+ pounds and perform repetitive motion tasks, a valid driver’s license and the ability to obtain a DOT, 2B and 1C hoisting license is required. Flexibility in weekly work schedule, some scheduled weekend work as well as overtime is required and must be available for 24-hour emergency call for snow removal.
To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to:
Northfield Mount Hermon
One Lamplighter Way, Mount Hermon, MA 01354
Phone: (413) 498-3229; Fax: (413) 498-3240
**Screening will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. **
For more information visit our website at: http://www.nmhschool.org
Northfield Mount Hermon is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Would you like to be part of a team that invests in you? Do you want to be a part of a company where you can grow and advance within the company? How about a company that values your quality of life outside of work?
If you answered YES…..then come join our team!
We are looking for a team member who is professional, organized, has a positive attitude, takes great pride in their work, who works well within a team, but can also work independently when needed.
This would be an excellent employment opportunity for a competent turf specialist looking for a superior work environment, competitive pay and the opportunity to work on a variety of projects. Basically the owner is looking for a #2 person who can work with him to continue to grow the company and take it to the next level.
SGS Turf Care is a professional turf application and irrigation service company, founded in 2015 by a former golf course superintendent. The company is well established and has attained double digit revenue growth every year. We have achieved this because, we pride ourselves in producing high quality turf and providing excellent customer service. Our focus is on quality not quantity. As experts in turfgrass management, we offer more than basic lawn service and turf applications. Our clients include universities, private schools, school districts, high-end residential lawns, and golf courses.
COVID-19 note……Physical distancing comes natural with this position with working outdoors and having a designated workspace and vehicle.
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 full-time year-round position. Work weeks are typically 5 days with only occasionally working on weekends.
Benefits: Flexibility with work schedule, PTO, IRA with company match, phone allowance, expenses for professional associations and development, paid expenses to obtain/maintain license(s), bonuses.
Compensation: Salary range $50,000 - $60,000 DOE
To Apply: Please email Justin Santos at info@SGSNH.net and include your resume. All inquiries are kept confidential.
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. 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.
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:
Grounds Specialist (Full-Time) - Search Committee
Office of Human Resources
5500 Mayflower Hill
Waterville, ME 04901-8855
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