This position reports to Assistant Director of Facilities Athletics/University Recreation/Kress Events Center and Supervises building and grounds staff to meet the needs of the university, its employees, and visitors. This position works closely with and reports directly to the Assistant Director of Facilities. This position is responsible for directing full time staff, student employees, in grounds operations. The position requires the ability to direct and instruct employees in safety training, safe operation of grounds equipment, and safe work practices. The position warrants a knowledge of smart turf practices as you will take the lead role in care of all Athletic and intermural fields, and turf areas. The position requires knowledge of best pesticide management practices, and the ability to safely apply pesticides and herbicides. The position also requires the knowledge of and participation in all landscape construction projects. It involves having the knowledge of, and ability to operate a wide variety of small and large equipment in grounds tasks, and snow and ice removal. You need the knowledge and skills for safe operating of different types and sizes of chainsaws when needed. The job requires the ability to participate in grounds mechanics and maintenance of all equipment assigned to the department. The position requires knowledge and training in smart turf and landscape practices.
For more information and full position responsibilities, please see the full position announcement.
To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Sunday, June 11, 2023.