25 Jan 2016

Full-Time Build and maintain sports fields

Turf Solutions – Posted by brettw@playongrass.comMcPherson, Kansas, United States

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Job Description

Turf Solutions Inc, based near McPherson Kansas, builds and maintains first-class athletic fields, educational and commercial grass areas, and municipal parks. We currently have openings for several positions including a lead position for irrigation installation and repair, a lead position for herbicide and fertilizer application, and crew member positions. Duties of all positions may include, but are not limited to, core aerating, seeding, top dressing, grading, installing sod, sprigging bermuda grass, installing and repairing irrigation systems including sub-surface drip and sprinkler systems, mowing, trimming, edging, moving snow, applying ice melt, synthetic turf grooming, equipment maintenance, and nearly all other aspects of turf maintenance. An acceptable driving record, a valid driver’s license, and safety toe shoes will be required. Crew member positions may be year-round or seasonal (ending in late fall) if desired by applicant. Full time crew members are preferred, but part-time will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

A successful applicant will possess the following traits or qualities:
• Trustworthy
• Understands the nature and challenges of seasonal, outdoor work
• Attention to detail
• Commitment to meet the customer’s needs and exceed their expectations
• Personable
• Mental toughness
• Extensive knowledge, skill, and comfort in area of leadership for lead positions

Yearly wages will range from $30,000 to $50,000 depending on position desired and personal qualifications. Benefits include health insurance, attendance bonus, paid vacation, and paid sick days.

Applicants may find more information about Turf Solutions at www.playongrass.com.

Previous experience in the following industries or trades may have resulted in skills or traits that would be helpful when working at Turf Solutions: golf course, turf or lawn care, farming, custom harvesting, earthmoving, electric over hydraulic systems, mechanic, construction, plumber, or electrician.

Interested individuals should, first, send a letter of introduction including information about yourself, what interests you about this opportunity, what experience you have that would help you to succeed at Turf Solutions, a copy of your driver’s license, and how you fit the seven bullet points above. Please respond by email to customerservice@playongrass.com. We look forward to hearing from you!

This posting will remain active until all positions are filled.

How to Apply

Interested individuals should, first, send a letter of introduction including information about yourself, what interests you about this opportunity, what experience you have that would help you to succeed at Turf Solutions, a copy of your driver's license, and how you fit the seven bullet points above. Please respond by email to customerservice@playongrass.com. We look forward to hearing from you!

Job Categories: Construction. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: agriculture, earthmoving, farm, Farming, fertilizer, golf, grass, irrigation, lawn, sports, sprinklers, and turf. Salary: 40,000 - 60,000.

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2 Responses to “Build and maintain sports fields”

  1. Comment made by Luke Mcvicker on Jan 11th 2017 at 2:38 pm:

    looking job in turf area

  2. Comment made by brettw@playongrass.com on Jan 19th 2017 at 1:24 pm:

    Luke, please review the “How to Apply” section of the listing if you’d like to pursue a job in the turf industry.

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