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Sports Turf Field Technician

Fishers, Indiana

Department: J&D Turf Operations
Exemption Status: Non-exempt/Hourly

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist field chief in daily activities at the same or separate job sites
  • Keep daily records of work performed
  • Load and unload trailers used at job sites daily
  • Maintain and service field and warehouse equipment
  • Keep records of maintenance and service on equipment
  • Communicate with the entire organization via e-mail
  • Successfully perform all tasks listed in project calculators
  • Keep accurate DOT logs
  • Make sure all work is performed safely and to the highest quality
  • Make sure work site is cleaned up after each project

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Ability to perform mound, plate, and infield skin construction and renovation on softball and baseball diamonds
  • Ability to aerify, top-dress, and seed both new and existing turf
  • Ability to spread granular fertilizer and perform liquid spray applications
  • Ability to learn in both direct and self-guided manors. Must be able to quickly master field construction and laser grading techniques.
  • Ability to complete physical labor and activities for up to 12 hours daily
  • Ability to professionally interact with customers on site
  • Knowledge of safe operational practices for both field and warehouse equipment
  • Working knowledge of the turfgrass sciences
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and the Google platform.
  • Time management skills

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associate’s degree in Sports Turf Management, Golf Course Management or a related field of study
  • 2 years of field experience
  • Class A License or willingness to obtain it
  • Valid Pesticide License or willingness to obtain it

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