Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Head Groundskeeper Position @ Scottsdale Sports Complex - City of Scottsdale - Open until 7/32/17

The City of Scottsdale is looking to fill the head groundskeeper position (Maintenance Tech II- Horticulture) at the Scottsdale Sports Complex. The complex is approximately 74 acres with 10 sand based soccer fields.  It is host to several large national and regional tournaments throughout the year as well as local practices.  All fields are 419 (non overseeded).   Here is a LINK which outlines the responsibilities of the position and where to apply.  We’ll be accepting applications until 7/23.  Please pass this along to whomever you think may be interested and qualified. 


Chris Walsh
City of Scottsdale
Parks & Recreation Manager
(480.312.2551 | cwalsh@scottsdaleaz.gov

Monday, May 9, 2016

Last Minute Event Opportunity: Fraze Mowing Demo

Last Minute Event Opportunity:

A fraise mowing demonstration will be next Wednesday, May 11 at 9:00 am at the Diablo Stadium complex in Tempe.  Several implements will demonstrated to assist in turf management operations on a baseball field.

Directions to the practice field are through the Marriott Buttes driveway off of 48th Street.

Please share this announcement with colleagues and others who can benefit from observing this demo.

If there are any questions, please holler

Kai Umeda
Area Extension Agent, Turfgrass Science
The University of Arizona
Maricopa County Cooperative Extension
4341 E. Broadway Road
Phoenix, AZ 85040
602.827.8292 fax
602.377.5042 cell

Thursday, November 19, 2015

AZSTMA Networking Discussion - Poa Control

**Please join us on Friday 11/20 at the U of Arizona Extension Office in Phoenix from 3-5pm for a network sessions discussing overseeding and Poa control** Happy Hour to follow at the Boulders on Broadway.

Attendees will have the opportunity to win a free National STMA Conference registration for January 2016 in San Diego, California.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Position Announcement: Assistant Sports Turf Manager - Arizona Cardinals


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.


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

Friday, May 29, 2015

Pioneer Athletics Career Fair


for Pioneer Athletics®

 TUESDAY, JUNE 16, 2015

This is an exciting position in Phoenix & Central Arizona for an Athletics Account Representative/Trainer

Pioneer Athletics

We are the nation’s leader in
Athletic Field Marking Paint and Field Equipment
Since 1905

Do you like sales?  Do you like training other sales representatives?
Do you live in the Phoenix area? 

If so, stop by our CAREER FAIR at….

Embassy Suites Phoenix Airport at 24th Street
2333 East Thomas Road
Phoenix, Arizona, 85016

~ Tuesday, June 16, 2015 from 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM   ~
Meet us and learn more about this amazing opportunity…

We will invest money, time & effort into an achiever for this HIGH-PROFILE POSITION which requires travel. 

In addition to developing a Field Sales Territory in Central Arizona,
you will work closely with our Sales Management Team in training new and existing sales personnel in a professional, structured and disciplined, consultative sales training & product training program. 

INHERIT OUR PROFITABLE & PROTECTED ACCOUNTS!  In addition to an outstanding wage, you’ll receive our comprehensive benefit package, which includes health, dental, life insurance and a generous 401(k) Retirement Plan.  

Preferred candidates will have at least one year of experience in outside sales and have experience developing and maintaining new accounts in Phoenix and Central Arizona.   Candidates must have resided in the Phoenix area for at least one year.

If this sounds like the perfect fit for you, meet our Team at our Career Fair where you will submit an Application and talk to our Sales Team.  Please bring your resume and arrive at your convenience between 2:00 PM. and 7:00 PM.

Pioneer Athletics Career Fair
Embassy Suites Phoenix Airport at 24th Street
2333 East Thomas Road
Phoenix, Arizona, 85016
  June 16, 2015 ~ 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 P.M.
(A follow up interview may be scheduled the following day)

Visit us at:  www.PioneerAthletics.com

Candidates must pass background criminal check and drug abuse test and must have satisfactory driving record.   EOE M/F

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Football Field Turf Mgmt Field Day @ Univ of PHX Stadium


Soccer season is wrapped up, lacrosse and marching bands practice and play on high school football fields. How can the football stadium field look good and green for graduation in 2 months?  School facilities and grounds crews, coaches, athletic directors and school / district administrators should plan to attend the Field Day to hear about turfgrass management on football fields on campuses.  Expectations for a lush turfgrass for fall football can be attained after hearing from Andy Levy of the Arizona Cardinals, UA and industry experts.  The highlight of the field day will be to get a tour of the Cardinal Stadium rolling turf. Be sure to register soon as space is limited.  Also, details can be accessed by going to:  http://turf.arizona.edu


View flyer HERE


Presented by the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension