Friday, March 10, 2017

2nd Assistant - Athletic Fields

Sports Field Solutions
2nd Assistant (Athletic Fields)

Description:  Sports Field Solutions at UT- San Antonio have one 2nd Assistant position available for full time employment. Applicants with turf management degrees are preferred as well as those with previous baseball/softball field maintenance experience. This position is a great opportunity for a highly motivated individual who is eager to learn all facets of maintaining high quality playing surfaces. This position may require working long hours, nights and weekends.   This position is responsible for maintaining playing fields, clay areas, and common areas at the facility to ensure a safe and competitive playing surface that exceeds NCAA Division I standards.   
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
·         Prepare, maintain and restore grounds within assigned field as directed, including any and all activities or tasks fundamental to baseball/softball field care.
·         Recognize, prioritize, and implement best course of action practices in all aspects of field preparation.
·         Maintain all clay areas including: infield skin, mounds, home plate and warning track
·         Report/address field issues such as turf stress, disease, irrigation problems, etc.
·         Monitor, report, and resolve irrigation issues, problems and/or concerns on assigned field complex.
·         Operate powered equipment such as mowers, tractors, sprayers and sod cutters.
·         Assist with tarp handling and inclement weather situations
·         Perform other duties as assigned.

·         Candidates must be recently graduated from a turf management or horticultural program. Grounds-related experience may be considered in lieu. 
·         Take pride in the quality of your work and work ethic
·         Able to lift, carry and transport up to 50lbs and stand and work for long periods of time, including nights, weekends and holidays.
·         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and an outgoing personality
·         Able to work independently and under stressful and fast paced, changing circumstances
·         Prompt, reliable, helpful, alert and observant
·         Self-motivated and possess a desire to learn
·         Must be humble, hungry, and smart   

Competitive salary plus benefits.
Start Date:

If interested, please contact Brannon Burks at

Please include three professional references to be considered for the position.

Monday, February 27, 2017

Athletic Field Tech - Lamar CISD


JOB CATEGORIES >  Classified/Auxiliary
POSITION TYPES >  Maintenance & Operations 

POSITIONS Interested candidates must apply online at 

POSTING DATE:  02/13/2017

LOCATION:  Maintenance & Operations POSITION:  Athletic Field Tech JOB 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Minimum Education/Certification:
• High school diploma or G.E.D. preferred
• Valid Texas driver’s license
• Eligible for coverage under the districts vehicle insurance program
Special Knowledge/Skills:
• Ability to read and understand instructions for maintenance and safety procedures

JOB DESCRIPTION:  Primary Purpose: To provide safe and well-kept athletic grounds. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Major Responsibilities and Duties
1. Mow athletic fields.Paint and mark athletic fields.
2. Perform routine field maintenance on athletic fields such as fertilizing, aerating, top-dressing, and overseeding.
3. Collect and dispose of grass clippings and refuse.
4. Set up and take down for athletic events for all sports.
5. Pick up trash and clean stadiums and fields after events.
6. Move athletic and other types of equipment.
7. Adjust and repair equipment such as lawn mowers, weed eaters, etc.
8. Exhibit proper use and care of tools, supplies and equipment.
9. Correct unsafe conditions that may exist in the work area that could cause an accident.
10. Any conditions that are not correctable by you are to be reported to the supervisor immediately.
11. Know and practice the proper safety procedures in operating machinery and equipment as required for the job.
12. Other duties as assigned by the supervisor or designee.


Minimum Experience
• Experience in grounds work, athletic fields preferred
• Marking, measuring, and laying out athletic fields


Equipment Used: Weed eaters, Toro mowers, walk-behind mowers, blowers, chainsaws, tractors, shredders, painting machines, utility vehicles, reel mowers, maintainers, aerators, top-dressers, fertilizer spreaders, and other equipment used for athletic field maintenance. Working Conditions: Mental/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors: Heavy lifting and carrying (over 45 pounds); frequent standing, stooping, bending, kneeling, pushing and pulling; sitting, walking, climbing (stairs), balancing, and reaching. Maintain emotional control under stress, hearing, speech, visual acuity, travel (occasional in-district), outside/inside, noise, low or intense illumination, heat and cold, works around machinery with moving parts, works around moving objects or vehicles, works alone, prolonged or irregular hours. APPLY TO:  The above statements are intended to describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not intended to represent an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. SALARY:  Pay Grade: 3

FROM -   TO - GROUP / GRADE:  Wage/Hour 

Status: Hourly; 
Reports To: Athletic Grounds Crew Leader; 
Date Revised: February 2016 

Parks Supervisor - City of Frisco, TX

Summary: Under direction of the Parks Superintendent, supervises the operation, enhancement, maintenance and repair of city parks, athletic fields, playgrounds, city facilities, right-of-ways and medians. Supervises maintenance and construction projects and assigned staff in the daily activities of the Parks Division.

The intent of this position description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbent(s) in this position. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties in this description and incumbent(s) may be required to perform position-related tasks other than those specifically listed in this description.

Essential Job Functions:

Prioritizes assignments and supervises assigned staff in the Parks Division.
Oversees daily activities of construction, repair, maintenance, irrigation, equipment and operational efficiency and effectiveness of crews.
Assists in managing and monitoring contracts for services and supplies utilized in the maintenance of the parks system.
Inspects parks, medians, playgrounds, right-of-ways, athletic fields and facilities for progress or upon completion of assigned maintenance activities.
Oversees assigned Parks Division projects and repairs.
Plans and coordinates work activities as needed to support the Leisure Services Division of the department.
Supervises and assists assigned staff with administrative, operational duties, assigned tasks, and resolves issues or equipment problems as needed.
Maintains inventory and orders materials, supplies, equipment and parts necessary to maintain ongoing daily operations, projects and activities.
Hires, counsels, disciplines, evaluates and supervises assigned staff.
Maintains, develops and protects assigned City resources and facilities.
Other Important Duties:

Schedules, assigns, and approves leave for assigned personnel.
Schedules equipment for preventative maintenance and repair.
Travels to inspect assigned facilities, work in progress and to attend meetings, conferences and training.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Regular and consistent attendance for the assigned work hours is essential.

Job Requirements:

Required Knowledge and Skills:

Knowledge of Motorola ICC Irrinet Control Center preferred.
Knowledge of construction maintenance and repair techniques.
Knowledge of construction project supervision and inspection.
Knowledge of occupational health and safety rules and regulations
Knowledge of City policies and procedures
Knowledge of work order software systems is preferred.
Must possess computer skills and be proficient in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel
Skill in effective oral and written communications.
Skill in planning, scheduling and assigning work activities.
Skill in effectively supervising and delegating duties to assigned staff.
Skill in resolving customer complaints and concerns.
Preferred Education, Experience, and Certifications:

High School Diploma or GED, and five (5) years construction, maintenance or repair experience, two (2) years of which is in a crew leader or supervisory role; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preference given to applicants with Texas Landscape Irrigator License, TDA or SPCB Certified Applicator License and Playground Safety Certification.
Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, physical agility, criminal background check and MVR check.
Must possess State of Texas Driver’s License.
Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements:

Work is performed in an office environment.
May be subject to repetitive motion such as typing, data entry and vision to monitor.
May be subject to walking and standing on rough terrain, bending, reaching, kneeling and lifting tools, construction and maintenance materials.
May occasionally operate heavy and light equipment during periods of staff shortages.
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
Equipment and Tools Utilized:

Equipment utilized includes personal computer, copier, calculator, fax machine, other standard office equipment, hand and power tools and department equipment and vehicles.