Thursday, June 19, 2014

Position Announcement: Town of Gilbert, Sr Grounds Maintenance


Date: June 17th, 2014
Position: Grounds Maintenance Worker Senior
Organization: Town of Gilbert Parks & Recreation Department

Duties:
Perform semi-skilled, specialized and manual work maintaining grounds, parks, athletic fields, irrigation systems and related facilities including maintaining records and submitting reports. The ideal candidate will be a motivated self-starter who displays interpersonal and communication skills needed to build positive working relationships with customers and co-workers, and be able to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.

Salary:
$16.99 - $25.49 Hourly.

Benefits:
Includes medical, dental and life insurance, tuition reimbursement, participation in the Arizona State Retirement System and more.

Requirements:
High School diploma or GED and three years of parks maintenance experience, supplemented by vocational/technical training in grounds and irrigation system maintenance, plus one year of experience in the same. Equivalent combinations of education, training and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered. Will be required to possess and maintain a class A or B CDL and tanker endorsement within one year of hire date.

Responsible to:
Scott Hesser, Field Supervisor

E-mail Resume to:
Visit: http://www.gilbertaz.gov/departments/human-resources/job-opportunities to complete and submit an online employment application.

Available:
Immediately

Application  Deadline: Sunday 06/29/14 11:59 PM Arizona Time

Comments:
The Town of Gilbert is a fast-growing Municipality with a population exceeding 200,000. Our organization will continue to provide exceptional customer service in this rapidly evolving environment through its long standing commitment to continuous quality improvement and by fostering an internal culture of respect where employees are valued, teamwork is a way of life, and innovative ideas are encouraged. We acknowledge and welcome the talent of people from diverse backgrounds to provide the knowledge, commitment and creativity that will carry our community of excellence into the future.

For more information, see the official announcement here: LINK

Friday, May 30, 2014

AzSTMA Networking Get Together in Glendale on 6/12/14

Come out and join the Arizona Sports Turf Managers Association for a networking get together!

When: June 12, 2014
Time: 2:30 pm -5:00 pm (or whenever we stop!) You don't have to be there at 2:30, you can show up anytime! 
Where: Yard House, 9401 W Westgate Blvd, Glendale
Hosts: Jacobsen and Wilbur Ellis

Come meet some of your fellow AzSTMA'ers at this casual get together and talk some turf!

Please feel free to pass this information on to anyone interested! 

Sarah K. Martin, CSFM
City of Phoenix
Parks and Recreation
Reach 11 Sports Complex
602-534-6265
sarah.martin@phoenix.gov

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Position Announcement: AZ Cardinals - Assistant Turf Manager




Assistant Sports Turf Manager

The Arizona Cardinals are hiring for a full time assistant turf manager at the training facility in Tempe, AZ. Under the supervision of the head turf manager, this position will assist in turf management duties on 2 sand based fields as well as an indoor artificial turf field.

We are seeking a self-motivated high energy applicant with minimum 2 years education/experience in turf management with an attention to detail and willing to learn.

Required:
  • Must be able and willing to work long hours including nights and weekends
  • Must be able to operate heavy equipment safe and effectively. Including but not limited to Toro 6500 reel master, Toro Z, Front loader tractor, various hand power tools.
  • Must have the ability to interact with the public
  • Must be able to work independently and plan daily activities safe and efficient
  • Must have experience managing sand based fields.
  • Must have experience with natural grass field painting techniques.
Working conditions:
  • This position will require that you can acclimate to working in extreme heat for several hours.
  • This position will require the physical ability to be working on your feet bending and lifting for several hours at a time.
  • This position will require the ability to work an alternative schedule including weekends, nights and holidays.
Please send your Resume to Andy Levy. Alevy@cardinals.nfl.net

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Job Opportunity: Maintenance Worker II - Professional Baseball with City of Scottsdale

Job Title: Maintenance Worker II - Professional Baseball
Closing Date/Time: Sun. 04/20/14 11:59 PM Arizona Time
Salary:$16.22 - $23.51 Hourly, $33,737.60 - $48,900.80 Annually
Job Type:  Full-Time Regular
Location:  Parks and Recreation, Scottsdale, Arizona
Department: Community Services

Maintenance Worker II - Professional Baseball is a journey-level position that performs landscape maintenance in support of professional baseball at Indian School Park Minor League Complex and Scottsdale Stadium.  This position works a varied schedule according to season, including evenings, weekends, holidays, and overtime. The candidate selected for this position must be punctual and professional, energetic and enthusiastic, outgoing with a positive attitude, and capable of providing superior customer service

For more information: http://www.scottsdaleaz.gov/HR/jobs

 

Job Opportunity: Maintenance Worker 1 - Professional Baseball with City of Scottsdale

Job Title:  Maintenance Worker I - Professional Baseball
Closing Date/Time:  Sun. 04/20/14 11:59 PM Arizona Time
Salary:  $13.34 - $19.34 Hourly, $27,747.20 - $40,227.20 Annually
Job Type:  Full-Time Regular
Location:   Parks and Recreation, Scottsdale, Arizona
Department:  Community Services

Maintenance Workers I - Professional Baseball perform landscape maintenance in support of professional baseball at Indian School Park Minor League Complex and Scottsdale Stadium. Maintenance Worker I - Professional Baseball is an entry-level job classification.  The starting hourly rate of pay for new employees is $13.77. This position works a varied schedule according to season, including evenings, weekends, holidays, and overtime.  The candidate selected for this position must be punctual and professional, energetic and enthusiastic, outgoing with a positive attitude, and capable of providing superior customer service.

For more information:  http://www.scottsdaleaz.gov/HR/jobs

 

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

AZSTMA Networking Session

Members say that networking is one of the top reasons they join professional associations. Come on out to the Thirsty Lion (in Tempe Marketplace) on Jan 28, 2014 from 3-5pm and network with fellow AZ Sports Turf Managers.  Meet your association Board Members and find out what the AZSTMA has planned for 2014! Questions: Email us at arizonastma@gmail.com

 

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

2014 U of A Desert Turf School Registration Deadline Approaching on December 1

The 2014 Desert Turf School registration is approaching on December 1.
Be sure to sign up now to participate in the next class that is scheduled for January 6-10, 2014 at the Maricopa County Cooperative Extension office in Phoenix.

Online registration is available and details are at: http://turf.arizona.edu/index.htm 
Discounted registration is available.

The week-long Desert Turf School teaches about the desert turf species and their unique management practices, desert soils, fertility and nutrition, salinity principles, irrigation audits and analyses, “smart” controllers, heat and drought stress, disease, insect, nematode, and weed management.

Past participants have included golf course superintendents, assistants, and staff members, sports turf managers, schools and municipal facilities managers and staff, commercial landscapers and crews, and allied business suppliers and consultants. Everyone gains more in-depth knowledge of  our unique turfgrass growing conditions and related issues.

For additional information, contact:

Kai Umeda
Area Extension Agent, Turfgrass Science
The University of Arizona
Maricopa County Cooperative Extension
4341 East Broadway Road
Phoenix, AZ 85040
602-827-8214  NEW office number
602-827-8292 fax
602-377-5042 cell