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Reports To: Executive Director of Facilities Management
The Gardener / Arborist is responsible for working with the team to plan and implement the planting, cultivation, propagation and care of turf, trees, shrubbery, groundcover and flowering plants; installation and care of ponds and landscape features such as stone walls and landscape furnishings.
Duties and responsibilities also include all work related to the maintenance and repair of lawns, roads, parking lots, gardens, and other grounds. Specific duties include, but are not limited to: routine cleaning of grounds, shoveling snow, operating trucks and power equipment, leveling off ground, hauling and spreading topsoil, felling and removing trees, branches, etc.; digging ditches with pick and shovel, moving furniture and equipment, loading and unloading trucks and trailers, assisting trades-people in their duties, performing minor painting, and other duties as assigned.
Position requires exposure to discomfort arising from having to work for long hours in the sun and heat, dampness, snow and cold. Position also includes the handling and applying of fertilizers, herbicides and pesticides.
Regular attendance at assigned job site and the ability to work collaboratively with co-workers and constituents are essential functions of this position.
Position requires considerable physical effort in lifting and swinging an axe, pick, and shovel; pushing lawn mowers and other grounds-related equipment; lifting, moving and swinging dead weight when necessary, and carrying supplies and materials. Assignments may require climbing ladders, staging and working from heights.
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Urban Tree Service, A Tree Health Company, Inc.
119A Walnut Street
Rochester, NH 03867
Job Title: Pesticide Applicator
Job Description: Urban Tree Service is a full-service tree and plant health care provider. We are currently seeking enthusiastic and motivated individuals who are willing and able to obtain their Pesticide Applicator License in New Hampshire and Maine to join our Plant Health Care/Lawn Care Department.
Contact Person: Kevin Martel
Please send resume
Must be 18 years old and possess a valid drivers license
Position Type: Full-time
Equal Opportunity Employer
Candidates should have at least graduated from high school. Two or four year turf degree would be preferred. Willing to train the right candidate.
Previous experience in the turfgrass industry is preferred, but willing to train qualified candidates.
Valid drivers license, MA/RI Pesticide license, lift 50 pounds
Greenhaven Turf Care is a professional turf application business that specializes in the development and implementation of agronomic programs for sports turf, golf, and grounds. We currently provide our services in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
Greenhaven Turf Care is currently seeking a motivated candidate with the appropriate background to assume the responsibility of Turf Management Fertilizer/Spray Tech. This position requires a candidate who posses a turf background with experience in fertilizer and pesticide applications. A formal education in Agronomy and Environmental Science/Turfgrass Management is preferred but not necessary if the candidate has significant experience in the field. A working knowledge of computer technology is preferred as the position entails proper record keeping methods. Good communication, teamwork, time management and self motivation are necessary qualities for this position.
This position generally involves working closely with our team to implement specialized turf management programs for school districts, towns, municipalities, universities, golf courses,estates and minor league organizations. The Fertilizer/Spray Tech works to ensure the highest quality turf applications for our clients. Site inspections for quality are performed and programs may be supplemented based on observations. Routine maintenance on equipment to ensure cleanliness and detail in presentation along with proper working order are performed and a working knowledge of equipment with minor mechanical skills is beneficial. Most turf applications are performed during normal weekday business hours; however, there are occasions where we schedule necessary weekend applications. Generally speaking, we start early in the morning so the ideal candidate would be an early riser and willing to be flexible in work schedule.
Interested candidates should email their resume to Brian at email@example.com.
Assistant Sports Turf Manager
Sports Turf Manager
New Hampshire Fisher Cats
One Line Drive
Manchester NH, 03101
Title: Recreation Supervisor - (Grade I-16)
Position: Full-time (37.5 hours per week)
Hourly Salary Range: $25.14 - $31.55
The Town of Needham is seeking a highly motivated and energetic individual for the full-time position of Recreation Supervisor. Under the direction of the Director of Park and Recreation, the incumbent will be responsible for the coordination and supervision of assigned programs and activities for the Park and Recreation Department.
Duties and Responsibilities (these duties are a general summary and not all inclusive):
To be considered for the position, applicants must have at least:
How to Apply:
Please forward your cover letter, resume and Town of Needham Employment Application (APPLICATION) in any of the following ways:
Mail: Human Resources Department, 1471 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA 02492.
Applications will be accepted until 5 PM on Thursday, December 21, 2017.
The Town of Needham is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
SUNY Delhi has been delivering effective, student-centered education in the foothills of the scenic Catskill Mountains for more than 100 years. An innovative approach to the college experience has led to record enrollment of more than 3,400 students by expanding baccalaureate programs through satellite campuses and online platforms. As a member of the State University of New York system, SUNY Delhi offers its employees generous benefits, a supportive environment in which to conduct scholarly research, and the chance to work among like-minded colleagues on a friendly and inclusive campus. SUNY Delhi values its relationship with the broader community; it has been recognized for forming partnerships that enhance regional economic growth, as well as for its commitment to civic engagement and service learning. Its home, the village of Delhi, has been called one of America's "Coolest Small Towns" for its outdoor recreational opportunities and quaint shops, galleries, and local artisans on a thriving and walkable Main Street. That small-town charm is balanced by easy access to major metropolitan areas like Binghamton, the Capital District, and New York City. SUNY Delhi was recognized in 2009, 2010 and 2015 as a "Great College to Work for" by the Chronicle of Higher Education.
SUNY Delhi seeks a dynamic, forward thinking and engaging Instructional Support Associate to join the Applied Science program area of Horticulture, Golf and Sports Turf. SUNY Delhi offers several related degrees at the Associate and Baccalaureate levels within the Applied Science program. These include Associate in Applied Sciences (AAS) options in Horticulture, Golf and Sports Turf Management, and Landscape Design & Management. A Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) is offered in Golf and Sports Turf Management.
The State University of New York (SUNY) Delhi operates an 18-hole golf course, The College Golf Course at Delhi. Located on the lower campus, the golf course is adjacent to the programs Turf Education Center and lower campus greenhouses. Each of these facilities serves as an educational center and learning lab for the Applied Science academic programs.
Primary duties will be focused on instructional support for a variety of courses with specific emphasis on grounds equipment maintenance (sharpening and grinding) and management, irrigation systems and water management, and others as assigned. Assistance with academic assessment may be required for those courses where the candidate provides instructional support. Successful applicant will also be required to maintain program equipment and inventory, maintain turf education center and immediate grounds. Some campus committee work may be required of the position as well.
SUNY Delhi prides itself on being a welcoming college community for all. Diversity, equity and inclusiveness are integral components of the highest quality academic programs and the strongest campus climate. The college seeks a wide range of applicants for its positions so that inclusive excellence will be affirmed.
Associates degree in Mechanic Repair, Agricultural Engineering, Horticulture, Turf Management, or other closely related discipline
At least two years of professional experience
To apply, please submit:
For full consideration please apply by December 13, 2017
SUNY Delhi is an AA/EOE employer
Supervision Received: Reports directly to the Manager of Facilities , Operations and Events , or the Assistant Manager of Evening and Weekend Operations in their absence.
General Summary: Service the indoor and outdoor needs of the Department of Athletics , Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER). In addit i on, responsible for the maintenance , specialized horticultural care of all exterior sports playing spaces and grounds within DAPER facilities .
DAPER Sports Turf/Facilities Worker
Services the indoor and outdoor needs specific to the Athletics Department. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Outdoor sports turf and sports surface maintenance , ice rink setup and maintenance (including Zamboni operation) , field layout for competitions and set up of goals, flags, hurdles , and other equipment as needed . Indoor court surface maintenance including painting ice, and oil mopping athletic floors. Set up for athletic and non - athletic events that are hosted by the Athletics facility including public address systems, bleacher/chair and table arrangements. Maintenance of Athletic Zone equipment to include small power tools, hurdles, goals, nets, and other equipment as needed. Trash removal, floor scrubbing, pick up and full cleaning of bathrooms, showers, and locker facilities consistent with DAPER Facilities team practices.
Operate hand held tools, walk - behind tools, and ride - on equipment. Plow and shovel snow consistent with DAPER Facilities team practices. Setup, operate, repair and monitor the irrigation system. Remove trash, litter and leaves or any material that could pose safety risks. Direct DAPER Facilities Team personnel in tasks such as pruning, planting, fertilizing and irrigation repair. Install and maintain seeded and sodded sports playing surfaces , including fertilizer and pesticide application. Assist with maintenance on synthetic turf fields. Prune, fertilize, apply pesticide, plant trees, shrubs and flowers. Design, install and maintain gardens, water features and other landscape elements. Maintain hardscape including power washing and cold patching. Receive workflow assignments, pick up and select materials and complete tasks accurately with feedback as needed .
Requirements: Willing to work in a team environment. Willing to learn to operate all required equipment including paint machines, Zamboni, mowing equipment, and other equipment as needed. Customer Service awareness. Must be able to shovel snow. Basic computer competency.
License/Certification: Must maintain a valid Driver’s License, Driver’s Medical Certificate, Hoisting License 1C, Hoisting License 2B, and MA Core Level Pesticide License required. Additional landscaping, horticulture and/or arborist certification is preferred but not required.
Years of Experience: minimum of four years of work experience required in facilities and sports field maintenance.
Education: Associates degree in Sports Turf Management or a related field required. Related professional development will be considered in lieu of Associate’s Degree.
Lifting Requirements: Ability to lift 50 pounds
Working Conditions: Walk, stand, bend, kneel and stoop for extended periods. Climb and work from ladders, scissor lifts and articulating lifts. Work is regularly performed outdoors during all seasons and all types of weather conditions. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and High Visibility Clothing must be worn as required by the needs of the specific job assignment.
Availability: DAPER Sports Turf/Facilities Worker is considered essential personnel in accordance with the MIT Policy on Emergency Closing or Early Release. During emergencies, employees in this title are excused from their regularly scheduled work only with the specific authorization of their supervisors, regardless of any public announcement that the Institute is closed.
Compensation: Base pay $60,476 ($29.06/hour), overtime eligible, position eligible for benefits
• Must treat colleagues, supervisors and all members of the MIT community in a professional and respectful manner. Acts in a manner that is consistent with the Department’s goal of providing high quality service to the Department’s customers. Complies with all MIT Policies.
• Must have the sufficient language/communication skills to communicate with supervisor, colleagues and customers. Must be able to read and understand written directions, safety signage and other documents. Must be able to write and use e - mail. Must be able to use the IT equipment that is utilized for work order tracking software and other types of job specific technology.
• Must be able to successfully work independently and as a member of a team based on the varying nature of different tasks.
• Must report any unsafe conditions or hazards to immediate supervisor.
• This job description is intended to provide a summary of the position. It is not an exhaustive list of all of the duties. An employee may be required to perform other duti es that are related to the primary functions listed in the job description.
• MIT will conduct a background check (including checking criminal records) for finalists. For current MIT SEIU members, this background check will be done for finalists who are b idding for a promotion or for a voluntary transfer to another classification unit.
To Apply, please visit the MIT Career website:
GCA Services, an ABM company is looking for a Sports Turf Technician (Hourly) position on the campus of the University of New Hampshire located in Durham, NH.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following (other duties may be assigned):
Under the direction of the Grounds Manager and/or Sports Turf Manager, performs tasks associated with sports field maintenance, and at times campus grounds.
The primary responsibility of the employee is to assist in daily operations related to the maintenance and upkeep of the sports fields, adjoining areas and equipment. Essential aspects of this position include:
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: D.O.T Medical Card and a valid state driver's license is required. Prior experience with artificial turf and/or field line painting and/or Pesticide License is desirable.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: One or more years’ experience in Athletic Field Maintenance
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos, Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees or the organization.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtracts, multiply, and divides in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical requirements for this job could be lifting packages up to 90 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Appropriate equipment will be provided for lifting over 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to risk of electrical shock. The employee frequently works in high, precarious places and in outside weather conditions and is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
A criminal background check, results of which are not necessarily a bar to employment, and a drug screen are required.
Please respond with resume to Linda Kaczmarski at firstname.lastname@example.org
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