IMG Academy

IMG Academy

Irrigation Technician, Grounds

IMG Academy - Entry Level
Bradenton · FL
Facility Operations/Event Staff: Grounds Crew/Turf Management
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About IMG Academy
Named by Sports Business Journal as one of the Best Places to Work in Sports in 2024, IMG Academy is the world's leading sports education brand, providing a holistic education model that empowers student-athletes to win their future, preparing them for college and for life. IMG Academy provides growth opportunities for all student-athletes through an innovative suite of on-campus and online experiences:

  • Boarding school and camps, via a state-of-the-art campus in Bradenton, Fla.

  • Online coaching via the IMG Academy+ brand, with a focus on personal development through the lens of sport and performance

  • Online college recruiting, via the NCSA brand, providing content, tools, coaching and access to a network of 40,000 college coaches

The Academy Grounds, Irrigation Technician will be responsible for maintaining the campus of property on a day-to-day basis while assuming responsibility for the property’s maintenance.


Position Responsibilities

  • Responsible for irrigation inspection, repair and installation

  • Maintains tools and equipment

  • Other essential tasks as assigned by the supervisor


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent work experience

  • Working knowledge of Toro and/or Rain Bird irrigation equipment

  • Self-Starter

  • Progressive experience with employer focused on irrigation

  • Ability to work outdoors 365 days a year

  • Ability to perform routine maintenance repairs with limited supervision


Preferred Skills

  • Bilingual


Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Ability to work flexible hours to include nights, weekends and holidays is required

  • Ability to lift, move, push and pull equipment or boxes in excess of 40-70 lbs.

  • Must be able to handle outdoor temperatures for a reasonable period of time

  • Must be able to move around campus which includes gym, turf, fields, stairs, etc.

  • This role is considered essential and may be required to work during weather emergencies or business closures in order to meet operational requirements

Background Requirements:

  • Requires a background check upon offer

  • Requires a drug test upon offer


Don’t meet every single requirement? We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfect with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.


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