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Athletic Field Manager

Brownsburg, Indiana

Department: Sports Turf Operations
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt/Hourly

JOB SUMMARY

Do you love athletics and being outdoors?   Do you want to help maintain the athletic fields of a successful, award-winning athletics department?    If these questions intrigue you, we have just the right position for you.

We are looking for an experienced Athletics Groundskeeper or Manager in the Brownsburg/Indianapolis area.   This individual will help manage approximately 40 acres of both High School and Middle School athletic fields within 3 campuses.   This position is strictly for athletic fields and not all school grounds. 

Advanced Turf Solutions offers competitive wages, 3 weeks of paid time off, holiday pay, medical, dental and vision insurance from Day 1. Advanced Turf Solutions also offers long term disability and life insurance at no cost to the employee as well as a matching 401K plan.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide daily maintenance and/or construction projects of sports fields
  • Promote company culture and values
  • Organize equipment and staff based on daily and weekly work loads
  • Manage the preventative maintenance of equipment; scheduling repairs as needed
  • Ensure all projects are set up for success and completed successfully
  • Oversee the cleaning and organization of all equipment and storage locations
  • Helps with the hiring, coaching, and terminations of employees
  • Helps to create policies, procedures and efficiencies based on current and past experience
  • Ensure Salesforce is up-to-date weekly
  • Control and manage employee schedules and maintain the overtime budget
  • Able to perform field work, including but not limited to: seeding, grading, applications of fertilizer, aerification, top-dressing
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Must be able to multi-task
  • Strong agronomic skills
  • Knowledge of maintaining cool season turf
  • Ability to please multiple stakeholders
  • Extensive knowledge and experience setting up playing surfaces, including: baseball/softball, football, soccer, rugby, track & cross country
  • Positive, self-starting attitude
  • Ability to work long hours “in season” maintaining playing surfaces
  • Ability to work nights and weekends
  • Ability to manage and delegate crews
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and Google Docs

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong background in sports turf management, golf course management, horticulture, or a related field
  • 3-5 years of field experience working both maintenance and construction
  • 1-3 years of management
  • IN Pesticide License – can obtain once hired
  • Class A CDL – can obtain once hired
  • Forklift certified – can obtain once hired

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

  • Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance at time of hire
  • 401K with a match
  • Paid Time Off – 3 weeks
  • Long-Term Disability – Employer Paid

Next Steps

  • Submit your resume using the form on this page
  • Successful candidates will be interviewed via telephone, then in person