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Sports Turf Mechanic, Temporary

Coastal Carolina University
Conway, SC

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Sports Turf Mechanic, Temporary


Sports Turf and Golf Course Operations

Position Type:

TEMP - Temporary Staff

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12 mo.

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Coastal Carolina University is accepting applications for the following position: Sports Turf Mechanic, Temporary position in Sports Turf & Golf Course Operations. This position is responsible for all equipment maintenance, repairs, and services of all golf course and athletic field equipment.

Duties will include, but not be limited to: coordinate and schedule all equipment for repairs and/or maintenance; inspect, diagnose and repair mechanical defects in golf course maintenance and construction equipment; grind, backlap, set and adjust mowers heights; service automotive and other powered equipment including engines, brakes, transmissions, differentials, springs, and mufflers; secure and replace tools and parts; responsible for oil and gasoline inventories and fuel facility; make sure orders are received, correct, and accounted for; maintain shop in orderly condition, cleaning working areas after repairs are completed; promptly report all safety and maintenance issues; must be able to read and follow instructions, directions, and safety procedures; perform other duties as requested by supervisor.

Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent (GED), two years’ experience in general maintenance of equipment engines including diesel and gasoline, and have a valid driver’s license.

A successful candidate will also possess the ability to: work additional hours as required; work in inclement weather; read and follow instructions, directions, and safety procedures; work alone and in a team environment. Additionally, a successful candidate should possess good verbal and written communication skills and working environment is labor intensive, such as, lifting up to 50lbs, bending, digging, and walking for long periods of time.

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, minutes from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 46 states and 53 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

Interested applicants should apply online at: or apply online in the Office of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.

Required Qualifications:

Two Year’s experience in general maintenance of equipment engines including diesel and gasoline.

Required Licensure and/or Certification:

Valid Drivers License

Mental Demands:

Confidentiality, Constant Interruptions, Customer Contact, Detailed Work, Language, Math, Multiple Concurrent Tasks, Reading (documents or instruments), Reasoning, Stress, Training, Verbal Communication, Written Communication

Additional Mental Demands:

Must be able to read and follow instructions, directions, and safety procedures.

Physical Demands:

Carrying, Lifting, Cleaning, Climbing, Crawling, Driving, Kneeling, Pulling, Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Squatting, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Writing

Physical Demands (Elements Exposed To):

Bodily Fluids, Chemicals, Dirt, Fumes, Hazards, Heat/Cold, Noise, Toxins

Please Select Any and All Equipment Needed to Perform the Duties:

Calculator, Chemicals, Cleaners, Computer and Peripheral Equipment, Copier, Fax, Forklift, Machines, Mops/Brooms, Scanner, Telephone, Tools, Two-Way Radios, Vehicles

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