Friday, December 19, 2014

Position Announcement: 3 Available at SALT RIVER FIELDS AT TALKING STICK Spring Training Facility


Salt River Fields at Talking Stick [logo]
3 Positions Available

SALT RIVER FIELDS
AT TALKING STICK    

Spring Training Facility

Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community

Please follow the links below for the open Position Announcements:


Friday, October 3, 2014

Univ of Arizona Synthetic Turf Field Day: Oct 30 in Tucson, AZ

The University of Arizona Turfgrass Research, Extension, and Education program will conduct a Synthetic Turf Field Day on Thursday, October 30 in Tucson.

The link to the announcement is from our website at:  http://turf.arizona.edu 

Please share this announcement with your colleagues, appropriate administrative, facilities, and coaching staff members that will find this field day to be a valuable and meaningful learning experience.  So many schools have converted to synthetic turf from natural grass or more may be considering installation of synthetic turf athletic fields.  The field day will provide an opportunity to learn about product choices and the maintenance that is required for safe and long-term use.

The featured speakers will be Dr. Charlie Mancino from Ohio who conducts synthetic turf testing services and Mr. Matt Anderson who maintains the Arizona Stadium.
There will be an opportunity to inspect 2 types of turfs, an irrigation system, sweeper, groomers, blower, thermometer, water infiltrometer, surface hardness measuring instruments.

If there are any questions, please feel free to contact me 
We look forward to seeing you there.


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 office
602-827-8292 fax
602-377-5042 cell
http://turf.arizona.edu

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Position Annoucement: Parks and Sports Facilities Equipment Manager, City of Peoria


Parks and Sports Facilities Equipment Mechanic
City of Peoria
$18.76 - $25.23 hourly
Non-Exempt



DESCRIPTION
The purpose of this position is to perform skilled tasks in the repair and preventative maintenance of a variety of tools and mechanical park equipment at multiple sports facilities locations. This is accomplished by inspecting, troubleshooting and repairing turf and grounds equipment, vehicles and tractors, and ordering and monitoring parts. Other duties may include completing related tasks as assigned.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  Inspects, tests, diagnoses and repairs problems involving various systems/components of parks-related tools and equipment such as gasoline/diesel motors, mowers, tractors, utility vehicles, and other tools. Overhauls various light and heavy equipment engines. 
 Performs preventative maintenance and maintains records of services and repairs. Sharpens mowers and monitors for proper height cut. 
 Orders parts and supplies following City purchasing procedures, picks up parts as necessary. 
 Performs light welding and machine work. 
 Trains employees on proper equipment operation and tool use. 
 Assists with field preparation as required; mows and pulls field tarps. 
 Maintains inventory of equipment. 
 Establishes and maintains a schedule for preventative maintenance of equipment.

REQUIREMENTS
Work requires a high school graduation or equivalency and 3-5 years experience. A valid AZ Class “D” driver’s license is required upon hire. A valid AZ Class “A” Commercial driver’s license is required within 60 days of hire. Small Engine Certification is required within 6 months of hire.The City of Peoria offers the following benefits to eligible employee groups: Paid Leave (Holidays, Vacation, Sick, Personal), Arizona State Retirement System, Deferred Compensation Program, Major Medical, Dental, Vision and Basic Life Insurance Program, Optional Voluntary Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Assistance Program, Industrial Insurance, Safety Awards, Employee Suggestion Program, Uniform Allowance (as determined by policy).

TO APPLY
To be considered for this position, you are required to apply online. Applications will be accepted August 21 through September 7, 2014. Visit City of Peoria Human Resources website at www.peoriaaz.gov/jobs to apply, view a full job description, requirements, etc. EOE

Parks and Sports Facilities Equipment Mechanic
$18.76 - $25.23 hourly
Non-Exempt

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