Sports Turf Technician

Location
Charlottesville, VA
Posted
Mar 21, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Sports Turf Technician

Position Type: Hourly Wage

Department: Department of Athletics

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 03-20-2018

Posting Summary:
The University of Virginia is a highly competitive Division I program committed to academic and athletic excellence. The Department of Athletics at the University of Virginia is now accepting applications for the hourly wage position of Sports Turf Technician.

The Sports Turf Technician position exists to provide turf and grounds maintenance services for the Department of Athletics in an effort to achieve operational excellence. Responsibilities include: exemplary customer service to internal and external constituencies; performing repair, maintenance and upkeep duties on grounds at various facilities that are utilized by the Athletics Department, student-athletes, sports fans and general public; performing mechanical repairs; assisting in the preparation, maintenance, and clean-up of outdoor athletic facilities for games, special events, and day-to-day operations; assists, as needed, in set-up and teardown for sports related and various events; assisting to ensure the proper care, use and maintenance of equipment, tools and supplies; and ensuring tasks are performed in a safe manner.

Experience in general grounds keeping and landscaping preferred. Ability to be extremely flexible in terms of work schedule (evenings, weekends, and overtime) required. Knowledge of the EPA guidelines for the application and storage of fertilizers and pest control chemicals preferred. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Ability to comply with EPA and University guidelines for the application of fertilizers and pest control chemicals. Ability to assist in the care, usage and maintenance of small & tractor engines, power equipment and tools. Ability to assist daily in preparation, clean-up, and on site needs associated with the use of athletic facilities. Ability to ensure the safe use of grounds maintenance equipment.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Ability to be extremely flexible in terms of work schedule (evenings, weekends, overtime).
Ability to comply with EPA and University guidelines for the application of fertilizers and pest control chemicals.
Ability to assist in the care, usage and maintenance of small & tractor engines, power equipment and tools.
Ability to assist daily in preparation, clean-up, and on site needs associated with the use of athletic facilities.
Ability to ensure the safe use of grounds maintenance equipment.

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