Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Sports Turf Manager - SMU, Dallas

Position Description:

Responsible for managing the supervision of athletics turf, grounds operations and improvement initiatives including, but not limited to athletic field preparation and management and maintenance of supporting facilities. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and be accountable for a safety culture that creates a work environment where no one gets hurt.
  • Supervision of maintenance, repair, and scheduling of athletic fields which includes natural grass and synthetic surfaces and related irrigation systems
  • Provides support to the Sr. Grounds Manager in oversight of the maintenance and repair of athletic field-related equipment and providing professional expertise, assessment, advisement in the purchasing of products and services
  • Manages renovation, maintenance, and repair of athletics fields in cooperation with internal entities and/or contractors
  • Prepares annual budgets for the maintenance and capital improvements of fields in accordance with the masterplan
  • Assists with interviewing, hiring, training, directing and supervising a staff of employees for the purpose of maintaining the athletic fields.
  • Communicates with grounds leadership, grounds team members and client athletic personnel/management (i.e., coaches, players, spectators, Athletic Director and his designated appointees, etc.), as required.
  • Keeps accurate and complete records on payroll, inventory, scheduling, maintenance procedures, chemical applications, etc.
  • Plans maintenance and project work to achieve the agreed upon maintenance standards, and oversees training, scheduling, and deploying of personnel
  • Participates in departmental planning events
  • Assists Sr. Grounds Manager in specifying and purchasing of equipment and necessary supplies/materials to maintain the athletic fields
  • Manages inventory and oversees preventative equipment maintenance and replacement programs
  • Approves all expenditures and exercises costs control measures to keep operating and capital expenses in line with the approved budgets
  • Maintain campus in compliance with all applicable OSHA, EPA, and other local, state and federal statutes and regulations.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Bachelors Degree in appropriate field with 2-3 years of technical experience in the appropriate facility services environment is required.
  • Technical knowledge of grounds equipment, chemicals, mowing, trees, shrubs, and flower maintenance procedures is also required.
  • Experience directing skilled, semi-skilled and non-skilled trade personnel in a union and/or non-union environment and the ability to oversee capital projects, landscape plans, and funding requests are required.
  • Strong financial analysis, P&L accountability and/or contract-managed service experience is preferred.

 To Apply:  spor-jodie@aramark.com

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Manager - Big League Dreams USA, League City, TX

Job Summary

Company:     Big League Dreams USA
Location:     League City, TX 77573
Job Type:     Full Time
Years of Experience:     2+​ to 5 Years
Education Level:     High School or equivalent
Career Level:     Manager (Manager/​Supervisor of Staff)

Sports Turf Manager

About the Job
Big League Dreams Sports Parks, the premier developer and operator of recreational sports complexes, has an opening for a Director of Maintenance at our League City, Texas location. This full-time position requires the ability to work nights and weekends.

Successful candidates will possess skills in :

* Sports turf management.
* Irrigation.
* Landscaping.
* Facilities maintenance and repair.
* Small equipment repair.
* Staff management.

Qualifications and Requirements:

* Two or more years of experience with the above captioned duties and responsibilities.

* Excellent communication, computer and written skills.

To Apply: scott.bush@bigleaguedreams.com


Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Athletic Turf Worker Technician - SMU, Dallas

Job Summary:  The Athletic Turf Worker Technician carries out the care, maintenance, and renovation of all SMU athletic and intramural fields.

Essential Tasks & Responsibilities:
·       Maintains a friendly, efficient, and positive customer service attitude toward customers, clients, and co-workers; is anticipative of and responsive to customer needs
·       Generates work orders, organizes, and assigns work to be completed based on established deadlines and safety standards
·       Performs grounds audits and uses information to make positive changes, become more efficient, improve quality of service, maintain safety, and motivate staff to achieve consistently high standards
·       Ensures compliance with code requirements, safety standards, and grounds keeping practices
·       Assists with project estimates and makes recommendations regarding annual budgets for operational and maintenance needs
·       Assists with the identification of and completion of safety training
·       Responds to questions, resolves problems, and provides technical and other assistance to staff completing assigned work
·       Performs routine maintenance and repair of lawnmowers, weed whackers, tractors, snow plows, and other job related equipment
·       Maintains lawn areas, annual planting beds, and shrubbery so that they appear healthy, well-trimmed, pruned, and maintained in accordance with good landscaping practices
·       Maintains all grounds and parking lot areas so that they are free from trash and debris
·       Provides services necessary to maintain/keep sidewalk and parking lot areas free from snow and ice
·       Performs other tasks, as needed, to maintain the assigned area in a clean and orderly fashion

  • Position requires that the individual have a high school degree or G.E.D.
  • Position also requires that the individual have a minimum five (5) years’ experience within the grounds keeping/turf management field or a related field.
  • Must have the ability to solve problems and respond to various requests and situations that arise; must be able to lead and coach other employees.
  • Position requires the individual to have a current driver’s license if operating department vehicles and equipment.
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