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Turf and Grounds Assistant (University of Houston) with RS3 Turf in Houston · TX

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Facility Operations/Event Staff: Grounds Crew/Turf Management
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Duties/Responsibilities
  • Performs sports grounds maintenance for University fields campus wide on a team of well skilled sports field professionals.
  • Operates equipment associated with grounds maintenance including riding mowers, aerators, blowers, gators and loaders.
  • Monitors all equipment for which they are responsible and ensures that it is working properly.
  • Ensures that irrigation utilized in the areas is working appropriately at all times. 
  • Collaborates with the crew leader to set watering times, locations and reports any malfunctions in the irrigation systems.
  • Responds to grounds maintenance emergencies as they arise to maintain the safety of students, faculty and staff on campus.
  • Handles the direct maintenance of grounds areas on campus. 
  • Mow and trim grass including close mowing, painting of lines, logos, edging, mulching, prune/trim trees, shrubs, plant, water and fertilize shrubs, flowers, tress, turf.
  • Perform maintenance on grounds equipment, tools, irrigation systems, and campus signage.
  • Weed, both mechanically and chemically; pick up and remove litter, leaves, debris.

Experience Needed
  • Sports turf experience a must.
  • Working knowledge of the maintenance of sports fields; cultural maintenance practices for sports field turfgrass.
  • Ability to operate all types of grounds maintenance equipment to include mowers, tractors, small gas powered equipment.
  • Understand and follow specific oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to work under adverse weather conditions (heat).
  • Ability and willingness to engage in extensive/constant walking, standing, stooping, bending, squatting and lifting up to 75 lbs during work shift.
  • Strong level of understanding of the college sports requirements for field layouts and markings.

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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