|Posting Date||Job Name|
|08/11/2017||Lawn Doctor of North Raleigh in Raleigh, NC|
Lawn Doctor of North Raleigh is looking to add a highly motivated, hard working individual with a great eye for detail to its growing team. Ideal candidate must be able to:
-work in all conditions (i.e. heat, cold, rain, etc.) when needed
-lift 50 lbs. repeatedly
-possess a valid driver’s license with clean driving record
-have reliable transportation to and from work
-work independently and meet production goals
-have the ability to effectively communicate with fellow employees and customers
-be self-motivated and have the ability to make intelligent decisions
-maintain a safe work environment
HS diploma or GED required and prior experience in the turf industry is highly preferred, but not required. Possession of a NC Ground Pesticide Applicator's license is also a plus, but not required to begin work. Candidate will work towards passing the certification exam as conditions of employment once hired.
We offer competitive pay, depending on experience, with plenty of opportunity for professional growth into management positions. Promotions and bonuses available to employees who meet their goals. Commission and other benefits also available. Candidate must be available to work Monday - Friday, 7am - 5pm, as well as some Saturdays during the busy times of the year.
Job responsibilities include, but not limited to: fertilizer/ pesticide applications to turf and trees/shrubs, core aerations, seedings, operating/ maintaining equipment, loading/unloading product from vehicles, and maintaining a neat and clean vehicle.
If you are looking to grow your career with a young, local franchise, please email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
|08/11/2017||2018 Turf Grad Program - Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis, MO|
Bellerive Country Club continues to build and strengthen the team in preparation for the 2018 PGA Championship. We have a lot of opportunities available for positive, career-oriented individuals. Read more about the 2018 Turf Grad program in the attached pdf.
To apply, send a resume and cover letter electronically to email@example.com
Please click here to view the pdf
|07/26/2017||Groundskeeper, Athletic Fields - Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, CA|
Loyola Marymount University’s Facilities Management department has an immediate opening for a Groundskeeper, Athletic Fields. This position is primarily responsible for maintaining five athletic fields by creating safe, high quality playing surfaces for baseball, softball, soccer, and two practices fields. The groundskeeper will prepare fields for both practices and games; provide disease observation and identification; apply fertilizer, pesticides, herbicides, and fungicides with both boom sprayer and spreaders; and operate all necessary equipment pertaining to athletic field maintenance.
Loyola Marymount University shares in a rich intellectual heritage fostered by the Jesuit and Marymount educational traditions and founded on social justice and ethical values. Governed by an independent Board of Trustees, LMU cherishes its Catholic identity while at the same time welcoming people from diverse social, religious, and cultural backgrounds. LMU is in Los Angeles, yet near the Pacific Ocean, offering a dynamic cultural environment.
We seek candidates who are able to work weekends when required. Incumbents are typically expected to possess a two or four year degree in Turfgrass Science or related field or equivalent experience. The incumbent is expected to have a minimum of 2 years experience in athletic field maintenance, and demonstrated knowledge in the areas of athletic field maintenance, including turf, skinned area, pitchers mound, and homeplate. Candidates must possess a valid California driver's license, and maintain a “satisfactory” driving record as evidenced by DMV.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package and competitive salary. Interested candidates may apply by submitting a resume to http://jobs.lmu.edu. Equal Opportunity Employer If you have any questions about this position, please contact Zach Dodenhoff, Athletic Fields Supervisor at 310-338-4224.
|07/20/2017||Baseball Facility Groundskeeper - Campbell University in Buies Creek, NC|
|07/11/2017||Assistant Director of Ground and Sports Turf - UNCW in Wilmington, NC|
Vacancy Number: S00570
Working Title: Assistant Director of Grounds & Sports Turf
Career Band Title Horticulture/Grounds Technician
Location of Workplace Main UNCW Campus
Competency Level Advanced
Essential functions of this position:
The position is responsible for the technical, maintenance and overall landscape of the turf grass program (natural and artificial) management for the Athletics Department. This includes fields and surrounding grounds for all of the following: Brooks Field, UNCW Baseball Practice Field, Boseman Field, UNCW Soccer Stadium, UNCW Soccer Practice Field, Harold Greene Track Complex and the natural common areas within the athletics complex. This position directly supervises student employees and also serves as primary point of contact when the Director of Grounds & Sports Turf is absent or position is vacant.
Game management duties for UNCW Baseball and Softball may include (but not limited to): field lining, field maintenance, field repair, irrigation management, weather management, and waste management. This position may also assist the designated game manager in event management functions, facility management and crowd control. The Assistant Director of Grounds & Sports Turf must ensure all outdoor playing and practice environments are safe, clean, and maintained to meet expectations at the Division 1 level.
N.C. Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
High school diploma or equivalency and demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Requires North Carolina Pesticide License.
Additional knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the essential functions of the position:
Advanced knowledge of agronomy and environmental turf grass management practices including pest/disease/weed management
An understanding of soil chemistry, a working knowledge of sports field construction principles, practices and methods and a thorough understanding of the sports governing bodies’ requirements for field layout and markings
An intermediate degree of administrative and executive ability, especially in terms of problem solving and decision making
Excellent oral and written communications skills
Knowledge of current federal, state and local laws and regulations affecting the management and operations of sports fields and facilities (including, but not limited to employment, safety and environmental standards, laws and regulations)
Participation in continuing education opportunities such as seminars, workshops, web-based training courses, field days and trade shows
Obtain and maintain a valid pesticides license within 90 days of hire
Preferred education, professional skills and experience:
Associate or bachelor’s degree in horticulture, turf management or related field from an appropriately accredited institution and three years of experience in the development and implementation of landscape plans and grounds maintenance; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Certifications or licensure required to perform the essential functions of the position:
Recruitment Range $33,500 - $35,000
NC Salary Grade Equivalency 63
Hours Per Week 1.0 (40 hours per week)
Months Per Year 12 Months
Work Days Monday - Friday, some weekends required
Work Hours 8:00AM - 5:00PM, some evenings required
Anticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited
Position Number 7999
Job Posting Date 07/10/2017
Job Closing Date 07/25/2017
PLEASE NOTE: To receive full consideration, please be sure you have fully completed the entire application before you apply for this position. Failure to answer all required questions will cause the system to disqualify your application. Due to the high interest in positions at UNCW, we are happy to answer any questions you may have regarding the position if selected for an interview. Thank you in advance for your understanding.
You will be required to attach a cover letter and resume to successfully apply for this position. To receive full consideration, please be sure you have completed the ‘Work History’ section of the application before you apply for this position.
For more info/to apply visit http://jobs.uncw.edu. Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered.
This position is being recruited at the Advanced level. If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.
UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
|06/27/2017||Landscape Maintenance Position - MHRoberts, PA in Raleigh, NC|
MHRoberts, PA is a Design, Build and Maintenance Landscape Firm. Matt Roberts is a Landscape Architect, that graduated from the NC Design School, worked for Campus Planning and is also in the list for Architecture Services with the NCSU Design School. We provide all landscape services, both commercial and residential.
Web Site: www.mhrobertspa.com
The position offers an exciting and diverse possibilities ranging from basic landscape maintenance to plantings and a wide variety of installations. We are looking for a career oriented individual who is hard working and wants to move up in the company. We typically promote to supervisory positions, based on education and experience within the company.
Opportunities in the future include supervisory position, running own crew and steady income.
Position available immediately.
Eric Murray - firstname.lastname@example.org
|06/26/2017||Lawn Care Service Technician - Fairway Green Lawn & Shrub Care in Raleigh, NC|
Lawn Care Service Technician.
Fairway Green Lawn & Shrub Care, a locally owned/operated lawn care company, is hiring a Lawn Service/Ornamental Tree & Shrub Technician (no mowing or installs). Ideal person would have green industry turfgrass experience. However, we will train a quality candidate.
We offer management opportunities, competitive salary, commission, bonus, vacation, complete medical, dental, optical, prescription insurance, and 401K.
|06/22/2017||Sod Farm Manager - Buy Sod USA in Tarboro/Rocky Mount, NC area|
Buy Sod USA is seeking a motivated, full time Farm Manager in the Tarboro/Rocky Mount area for our Leggett Farm location. This position is responsible for production and logistical planning and executing all aspects of the production of turf grass. The Farm Manager will ensure that quality sod is ready for sale. Qualified candidates will have logical planning skills and the flexibility to deal with changing conditions with responsibility for scheduling mowing, fertilizing, spraying, and irrigation appropriately. Strong decision making, fiscal responsibility and superior organizational skills required. This exciting position is geared toward the individual who is self-motivated and thrives in a fast paced, ever changing environment.
Job Type: Full Time
Duties and Responsibilities:
Education/Experience: Minimum Associates degree, preferably in Turf, Crop and Soil Sciences, Agriculture or related fields required. Minimum 1-2 years, golf course, landscape maintenance, farming, agricultural services agronomy or other turf care experience. Applicators License preferred but not required for initial employment. Demonstrated decision making ability in turf or similar cropping. Demonstrated customer service experience, organizational and mathematical skills, and the ability to quickly learn and implement technology a must!
Position located in: Tarboro/Rocky Mount, NC
Salary based on experience, plus incentives, relocation negotiable. Excellent medical/dental/vision benefits/paid time off/paid holidays. 401(k) plan with company match. Company provided cell phone and other technology as needed. A friendly, energetic work culture. Freedom to succeed and ownership of your job!
|06/21/2017||Landscaping Territory Manager - ERMC in Nashville, TN|
· Supervise and coordinate maintenance foreman and assist in performing landscaping duties to customer and ERMC standards, emphasizing crew safety.
· Plans landscaping/maintenance tasks and instructs workers in care of lawns, grounds, hardscapes, planting of flowers and transplanting and pruning of trees and shrubbery.
· Ensures crew has required equipment for each day’s job and that the equipment is properly maintained
· Ensures contract specifications are being met. Performs semi-annual cost/profit report on each account.
· Demonstrating role model behaviors on ethics and integrity as well as positively promoting Company culture
· Sells company maintenance and add-on services.
· Develops list of prospective customers and meets with potential customers regularly.
· Calculates labor, equipment, material and overhead costs to determine minimum estimate or bid.
· Prepares and submits estimate for client or bid to business.
· Confers with customers and company officials to resolve complaints.
· Minimum of 5 years in the landscape maintenance industry (preferably in the Nashville or Memphis areas).
· Tennessee pesticide license (must be current or recently expired 1-2 years).
· Some sales experience required along with a knowledge of standard industry pricing by service.
· Great communication skills.
For more information and to apply: http://m.careerbuilder.com/job/JJ53C26XDLQ4PXR3DM6?siteid=cbnsv
|05/31/2017||Turf Specialist - Murphy Family Ventures, LLC in Wallace, NC|
MURPHY FAMILY VENTURES LLC
JOB TITLE: Turf Specialist
DIVISION: Riverlanding DEPARTMENT: Landscape Maintenance
SUPERVISOR: Landscape Operations Mgr. DATE: 5/24/17
SUMMARY: Under the manager’s supervision, the Turf Specialist will monitor residential lawns for proper health and make recommendations to home owners when needed. The Specialist will diagnose the needs of the lawns and order and apply the proper herbicide, insecticide and fertilizer to achieve a healthy lawn.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
· Diagnose and inspect turf to determine appropriate method of treatment
· Schedule fertilization / spraying applications and apply at appropriate time
· Schedule each day to maximize efficiency
· Ordering of materials in order to perform duties
· Build relationships with clients by engaging in conversation and dialog as deemed necessary
· Promote opportunities of growth for each site and present opportunities to clients to develop growth for the division
· Complete daily logs of work performed, work closely with office staff to develop billing, contracts and other computer related tasks
· Maintain current licensing for spraying
· Communicate / respond to clients regarding questions, concerns, site opportunities
· Work closely and communicate with lawn mowing crew to establish appropriate methods / timing of lawn applications, be able to recognize deficiencies to property.
· Willing to aid in other areas such as Spring Cleanup, Fall Cleanup, mowing as needs arise
· Explore and develop opportunities for customer base growth
· Shop work as needed in winter
MURPHY FAMILY VENTURES LLC
JOB TITLE: Turf Specialist
Knowledge, Skills, Education & Experience Requirements:
Possesses a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record.
Possess a current state certification or licensing as a pesticide applicator or be able to obtain one within 12 months of employment.
Possess the knowledge to identify weeds, insects and fungus in yards and the appropriate treatment for their control.
Associate or Bachelor’s degree in landscape or turf management preferred.
Able to lift 50 pounds.
Climb, stoop, and bend.
Work in inclement weather conditions, including extreme cold and hot weather.
Have good vision and hearing.
Stand or sit for long period of time.