Lead Sports Turf Groundskeeper

Tuesday, February 02, 2021 12:08 AM | Nate Miller, CSFM

R.A.D. Sports

Rockland, MA

 

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.

 

Skills:

  • Understanding of baseball and softball infield and mound maintenance practices
  • Ability to operate and maintain commercial mowers
  • Understanding of cultural practices utilized in turfgrass management
  • Understanding of natural grass drainage options and installation
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to professionally interact with customers
  • Strong decision making, critical thinking, and problem solving skills

 

Qualifications:

  • 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 Hoisting Engineer License (or ability to obtain)
  • Valid MA Pesticide Applicator License (or ability to obtain)
  • Valid driver’s license, CDL preferred

 

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 nam@radsports.com.

R.A.D. Sports is an equal opportunity employer.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled.


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