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Assistant Sports Field Manager

Position Summary:
This position provides maintenance for all athletic fields and surrounding areas.

Essential Job Duties:
Performs routine and non-routine maintenance of all sports surfaces including natural and synthetic turf, infield dirt, and track surfaces. Monitors, schedules, and repairs irrigation system. Calculates amount of fertilizer needed and applies to fields. Measures and paints athletic fields. Operates turf equipment including reel and rotary mowers, bunker rakes, tractors, aerators, rollers, seeders, etc. Identifies problem areas and recommends/implements appropriate actions to resolve. Coordinates with coaches and administrators. Provides support for athletic events. Performs campus and athletic field snow removal. Serves as a work leader over student workers. Performs routine maintenance and repair of all equipment.

Minimum Qualifications:
Two (2) years of experience maintaining sports fields. Experience obtained through a horticulture, turf management or directly related degree may substitute for up to one (1) year of required experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree or higher in Turf Management or closely related field
  • Experience with a NCAA division I or professional sports team
  • Sports Field Management Association member
  • Experience with baseball/softball infields and pitching clay
  • Knowledge of irrigation systems and repairs
  • Familiar with the maintenance of turf equipment

To apply for this job please visit jobs.colostate.edu.