Groundsworker


SMG Jacksonville
300 A. Philip Randolph Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32202
United States

Category
Industry
Entertainment
Application Closing Date
7/25/2018
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
No
Security Clearance Required
No
Employment Type
PartTime/Full Time
Work Schedule
Part-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description

  

Summary

 

SMG, the leader in privately managed public assembly facilities, has an excellent and immediate opening for the Groundsworker 1 for SMG/TIAA Bank Field.  Responsible for assisting the Assistant Groundskeeper in the management and maintenance of athletic fields at the Jacksonville Sports Complex (TIAA Bank Field, Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena, Times- Union Center for Performing Arts and the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center.)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Assists staff in turf grass maintenance
  • Helps with record keeping of staff and equipment maintenance
  • Works special events at TIAA Bank Field and Practice Fields
  •  Other duties may be assigned.

 

Qualifications

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must have attention to detail
  • Must have good oral communication skills
  • Must be able to adapt to changes in the work environment, managing competing demands, frequent changes, delays or unexpected events
  • Must be results driven
  • Must have good organizational skills
  • Must be proficient in handling and controlling powered turf maintenance equipment (reel mowers, utility carts, tractors, top dresser and hand tools) and to perform minor maintenance on same
  • Must be familiar with basic sport field layouts, field painting, irrigation repairs and minor equipment maintenance
  • Must be highly motivated and able to lead staff in carrying out working assignments
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license

 

 

Education and/or Experience

     

  • Associates Degree of Certification in Turfgrass or Landscape Management preferred; or three year minimum equivalent experience with High School Diploma or GED required
  • Fertilizer/Pesticide application knowledge required.
  • Understanding of MSDS and applicable laws related to pesticide applications
  • Must be able to read and understand fertilizer and chemical labels, MSDS sheets and applicable laws related to pesticide applications

 

 

Physical Demands

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to move around the facility; to stand for long hours during events; talk and hear. This position may require work inside or outside of the building, as needed by events.

  • Requires extensive physical effort:  continuous standing, bending, lifting (up to 100 lbs)
  • Exposure to hazards of field maintenance chemicals – pesticides, etc.
  • Constant reaching, standing, walking and stooping
  • Performing work through repetitive eye/hand coordination
  • Must be able to read signs and follow oral and written instructions
  • Must be able to hear sufficiently to clearly hear voices, alarms, bells and horns and to distinguish color

 

 

Working Environment

The working environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

  • High noise level
  • Work performed outside 90% of the time and subject to adverse weather conditions
  • In and out of doors several times a day
  • Exposure to heat and cold, dust pollen and fumes
  • Required to utilize protective equipment as may be needed for the specific task

 

Computer Skills

                                   

  • Operate a personal computer using Windows and Microsoft Office software.

  • Operate standard office equipment including copier, printer and fax machine.

     

     

    Note

     

    The essential responsibilities of this position are described under the headings above.  They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.  Also, this document in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.

     

    To Apply

     

    Apply at- www.jaxevents.com

     

    External applicants: https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1152751&d=ExternalCareerSite&r=5000388132506#/


    Internal applicants: https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/RTI.home?c=1152751&d=InternalCareerSite&r=5000388132506#/

     

    Kimberly Escolano

    SMG Jacksonville

    300 A. Philip Randolph Blvd

    Jacksonville FL 32202

     

    Applicants that need reasonable accommodations to complete the application process may contact

    904-630-0334

     

    SMG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and encourages Women, Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities, and protected Veterans to apply. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Requirements
Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Must have attention to detail
• Must have good oral communication skills
• Must be able to adapt to changes in the work environment, managing competing demands, frequent changes, delays or unexpected events
• Must be results driven
• Must have good organizational skills
• Must be proficient in handling and controlling powered turf maintenance equipment (reel mowers, utility carts, tractors, top dresser and hand tools) and to perform minor maintenance on same
• Must be familiar with basic sport field layouts, field painting, irrigation repairs and minor equipment maintenance
• Must be highly motivated and able to lead staff in carrying out working assignments
• Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license


Education and/or Experience

• Associates Degree of Certification in Turfgrass or Landscape Management preferred; or three year minimum equivalent experience with High School Diploma or GED required
• Fertilizer/Pesticide application knowledge required.
• Understanding of MSDS and applicable laws related to pesticide applications
• Must be able to read and understand fertilizer and chemical labels, MSDS sheets and applicable laws related to pesticide applications


Employer
SMG Jacksonville
Kimberly Escolano
300 A. Philip Randolph Blvd
Jacksonville FL 32202
United States