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Maintenance Technician-Sports Complex

About the Position
The City of Scottsdale is seeking a highly motivated individual who has demonstrated turf and landscape experience to join the Sports Complex maintenance operation which oversees Scottsdale Sports Complex, Bell94 Sports Complex, Reata Sports Complex, and Westworld Polo Field. These facilities include 21 sand based sports fields which attract regional/national level tournament play as well as local practices throughout the year. Duties will include but are not limited to day to day leadership and staff direction, initiation and execution of maintenance projects, irrigation preventative maintenance, sports field line layout and painting, mowing, fertilization and herbicide application, troubleshooting turf related issues, and landscape maintenance.

Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • A high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED)equivalent and three years of related experience.
  • Any equivalent combination of education and/or job-related experience that meets the minimum qualifications may be substituted.

Licensing, Certifications and Other Requirements:

  • Must possess and maintain a valid, unrestricted driver’s license with no major citations within the past 39 months prior to the start date. The Arizona Department of Motor Vehicles requires that out-of-state driver’s licenses must be surrendered within 10 days of relocating to the State of Arizona.
  • Every person employed by the City of Scottsdale shall reside in the State of Arizona during his or her active employment by the City, regardless of whether the employee is approved to remote work.

Essential Functions
Performs duties and responsibilities commensurate with assigned functional area which may include, but are not limited to, any combination of the following:

  • Assists with diagnosing and troubleshooting irrigation related problems.
  • Programs the irrigation controller system and adheres to established water allocations.
  • Operates turf equipment such as mowers, tractors, aerators, and utility vehicles to maintain sports fields.
  • Calibrates seed and fertilizer spreaders to uniformly plant seed and fertilize turf throughout the year; calibrates and applies liquid fertilizer and seasonal herbicide control.
  • In the absence of the Parks & Recreation Operations Supervisor, oversees the staff including, but not limited to, organizing, prioritizing and scheduling work assignments.

Work Environment/Physical Demands
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position or that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Seldom sedentary and includes walking or moving. Work sometimes involves: climbing ladders and working at heights greater than ten (10) feet, bending and stooping repeatedly, lifting arms above head, and moderate muscular exertion and lifting.
  • Lift and carry materials weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Travel to/from meetings and various locations.
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Benefits Highlights

The City of Scottsdale offers a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • 12 Paid Holidays, which includes 1 Floating Holiday
  • Vacation Accrual; starts at 10.3 hours/month
  • Sick Leave Accrual; 8 hours/month
  • Medical (which includes behavioral health coverage), Dental and Vision Benefits
  • City Paid Basic Life Insurance (equal to one times employee annual salary); option of Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement; $2,500/year
  • Participation in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) Defined benefit plan with mandatory employer and employee contributions currently at 12.29% which includes a Long-Term Disability benefit
  • Supplemental Retirement Plans through Nationwide; 457
  • Pet Insurance
  • Bilingual pay compensation Please visit the Benefits Information page for more information.

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