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Playing Surface Staff with Pittsburgh Steelers/Heinz Field in PITTSBURGH · PA

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Facility Operations/Event Staff: Grounds Crew/Turf Management
Under the direction of the Sports Turf Operations Manager, this position will oversee the seeding, fertilization, irrigation, mowing and maintenance of all playing surfaces located at Heinz Field, St. Vincent and the UPMC Sports Complex. 


SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Responsible for the seeding, fertilization, irrigation, mowing and maintenance of all playing             surfaces located at Heinz Field, St. Vincent and the UPMC Sports Complex. 
  • Work closely with PSSI Stadium to protect grass surface from damage at all times
  • Responsible for mixing, applying and tracking fertilizer/ pesticide applications
  • Assist in equipment maintenance (blade sharpening, oil changes, winterizing and other                   maintenance)
  • Responsible for painting, watering, setting up fields for games and practices
  • Edging and mowing of fields and grounds 
  • IPM and water management
  • Must be able to regularly lift and/or move a minimum of 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or               move 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to regularly stand, walk, kneel, crouch and use hands to manipulate tools and           equipment.
  • Must have a valid drivers license and reliable transportation.
  • Must be able to work nights, weekends, holidays, and extended hours.
  • Other duties as assigned
 
EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelors Degree in Field & Turf Management or related field
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in field and turf maintenance 
  • Working knowledge of safety and environmental regulations
  • Able to work independently but has a responsibility to coordinate all activity with VP of                      Stadium Operations

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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