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  • 18 Dec 2018 8:40 AM | Brian Laurent (Administrator)

    Section Leader
    City of Beavercreek

    Click here for details

  • 28 Nov 2018 9:14 AM | Brian Laurent (Administrator)

    The Columbus Clippers (Triple-A Affiliate of the Cleveland Indians) are seeking an assistant groundskeeper.

    Click here for details

  • 21 Nov 2018 10:11 AM | Brian Laurent (Administrator)
    The superintendent will be responsible for the proper care and maintenance of the golf course in its entirety. Including, but not limited to, landscaping, equipment, rental carts, buildings, and irrigation system as well as training and supervision of employees.

    A successful candidate will demonstrate good communication skills, knowledge of common golf course care practices, have a good mechanical background, and be financially responsible.

    Knowledge of: 
    • Regulations and standards governing the maintenance of private golf course and recreation facilities.
    • Principles, practices and methods used in maintenance of golf course grounds and facilities.
    • Principles of golf course maintenance, turf management and agronomy principles and techniques.
    • Operation, maintenance and repair standards for specialized golf course equipment and vehicles.
    • Irrigation equipment, water management systems and sprinkler control devices.
    • Proper use and storage of chemicals including OSHA Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for hazardous chemicals used in the workplace.
    • Federal, state and City safety rules and regulations, occupational hazards and safety precautions.
    • Environmentally responsible and resource-efficient turf and grounds maintenance techniques.
    • Ability to play and enjoy the game of golf !!
    License and certification requirements:
    An Ohio State Driver's License is required. Pesticide Applicator License from the Ohio Department of Agriculture is also required; technical training in turf maintenance and irrigation management is preferred.


    Job Type:

    • Full-time with benefits to be detailed in interview

    Experience:

    • Supervising: 2 years (Preferred)
    • Agriculture: 1 year (Preferred)

    License:

    • Driver's License (Required)
    • Ohio Spray License (Required)

     If Interested, contact:                              

    General Manager, John Brewer                  

    via email: Splitrockteetimes@gmail.com    

    Candidate to start work January 2019         

  • 9 Nov 2018 8:23 AM | Brian Laurent (Administrator)

    The City of Kettering is searching for a full-time Parks Service Worker.

    Click here for the full job description.

  • 18 Oct 2018 2:05 PM | Brian Laurent (Administrator)
    The Golf Center at SportsOhio, located just outside Dublin, Ohio, is home to a par 3, 9-hole golf course, over 100 natural grass tees & 36 covered tees, and chipping and putting greens.


    We are currently seeking a full-time Turf & Landscape Manager for the golf facility and to assist our other facilities as needed.

    Responsibilities of the Turf & Landscape Manager:

    • Oversee and handle the landscape operation and turf maintenance of our 3-par, 9-hole golf course, driving range, and common areas.
    • Supervise the landscaping staff, including scheduling personnel, assigning tasks, training, and safety monitoring. This position is hands-on; you will be performing alongside the crew members handling mowing, tree and hedge trimming, weeding, flower maintenance, pesticide application, fertilizer application, seeding, maintenance and repair of the irrigation systems.
    • Purchase tools, supplies, and materials. Complete and submit the required purchase orders.
    • Maintain the equipment and tools; schedule necessary maintenance with our mechanics.
    • Keep a record of our application schedule and products used for fertilizing, seeding, and pesticide applications.
    • Assist with golf ball picking at the driving range.
    • Responsibilities will also include some desk and computer work, assisting in the Pro Shop during the winter months, and completing miscellaneous projects as assigned. 

    Qualifications for the Turf & Landscape Manager:

    • High school diploma required. Associate or bachelor degree in turf management or horticulture is a plus.
    • 3+ years experience in a landscaping and turf maintenance at a golf course, preferably in a supervisory role. Experience should include mowing, greens maintenance, weeding, trimming, fertilizing, seeding, and irrigation.
    • Must have good management skills and the ability to communicate politely and effectively with other staff members. Must be willing to address performance, attendance, and safety issues with the crew members.
    • Basic working knowledge of Word, Excel, and Gmail is essential.
    • Must have a valid Commercial Pesticide Applicator License and maintain it throughout the course of employment.
    • Valid driver’s license with good driving record (less than 4 points) is also required.

    SportsOhio offers a competitive wage, benefits (medical, dental, life ins., vision, paid vacation, sick/personal, holidays) and annual bonus (based on personal and company performance). No relocation provided. Only applicants in the Central Ohio area will be considered for this position.

     To Apply for the Turf & Landscape Manager position, apply online at http://sportsohio.org/online-application/

    *A pre-employment drug test and background check through Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation and FBI will be required upon an offer of employment.

  • 19 Sep 2018 1:59 PM | Brian Laurent (Administrator)

    Bowling Green State University is a tier-one, public university serving 19,000 students on two campuses in northwest Ohio. The University has nationally recognized programs and research in the natural and social sciences, education, arts, business, health and wellness, humanities and applied technologies. BGSU seeks talented individuals to join our community in Bowling Green, Ohio, recognized as one of the “Best College Towns of America.”

    This position maintains all aspects of grounds, ensuring all lawns, planting areas, sidewalks and parking areas continually are healthy and are free from debris. This position has many other related duties and is in Bowling Green Ohio. Hours 6:30 am to 3 pm. Shifts may be Sunday through Thursday or Tuesday through Saturday.  Deadline to apply: October 5, 2018. Applicants that applied during the August 2 recruitment period need not re-apply to still be considered.

    Full time Classified Staff positions available. For a complete job description & instructions on how to apply visit https://bgsu.hiretouch.com/ or contact the Office of Human Resources. BGSU. AA/EEO/Disabilities/Veterans. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421.

  • 13 Jul 2018 1:55 PM | Brian Laurent (Administrator)

    Two positions available in Hiram, Ohio. Click below for more information.

    Head Grounds Manager

    Grounds Management

  • 18 Jun 2018 7:36 AM | Brian Laurent (Administrator)

    Cranberry Township, PA
    Manager, Grounds Maintenance

    Cranberry Township, a progressive and growing community is currently seeking a dynamic candidate for the position of Grounds Maintenance Manager in the Public Works Department. This professional position will oversee bargaining unit and seasonal personnel, and the maintenance of all Township grounds and sports turf facilities; excluding the Cranberry Highlands Golf Course. Responsibilities of this position include: developing protocol to coordinate sports field maintenance with the Sports Associations, overseeing the maintenance of landscape islands; coordinating street tree maintenance and private property areas with the Home Owners Associations and creating daily and long-range scheduling of personnel, projects, budgeting and equipment and asset management. This position will also assist with the management of the winter maintenance operations and be on call one week per month all year. This position works independently and with minimal supervision.

    Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Turf Management or related field. A minimum of six years’ experience in Grounds Maintenance management is required. Demonstrated experience in directing the application of lawn and tree maintenance chemicals and possessing a PA Pesticide license category 23 and/or 6 & 7 is required. Knowledge of Microsoft applications, asset and financial management software is required. This position also requires excellent customer service, communication and organizational skills. A strong passion and commitment to the best ergonomics practices and cutting-edge technology used in today’s turf grass industry is desired. The successful candidate must be able to obtain the Certified Playground Safety Inspector license within 6 months of employment. A valid insurable driver’s license is required.

    Salary Range: $55,000 - $88,000

    Apply here: http://www.cranberrytownship.org/233/Employment

  • 4 Jun 2018 9:23 AM | Brian Laurent (Administrator)

    Multiple groundskeeper positions available at the Ohio State University.

    Groundskeeper 1

    Groundskeeper 2

  • 4 Jun 2018 9:18 AM | Brian Laurent (Administrator)

    2nd Assistant Superintendent

    Salary: $28,000-$32,000

    Position Length: Full time/Year Round

    Company: Highland Meadows Golf Club

    Facility Operation:

    Highland Meadows Golf Club was established in 1925. Located in Sylvania Ohio, a suburb of Toledo, just one mile from the Michigan/Ohio border. HMGC completed a practice facilities renovation in 2016, and a complete bunker renovation project is being considered. HMGC has over 500 members and has a total of 23,000 rounds played per year. The club is in great financial health and has a very strong capital budget. HMGC plays host to the LPGA’s Marathon Classic annually in July.

    Job Description:

    The 2nd Assistant Superintendent will report directly to the Golf Course Superintendent and work closely with the 1st assistant, and mechanic. This position will be responsible for the application of pesticides and fertilizers, managing projects, golf course set up, irrigation programming, budgeting and inventory.

    Must be a highly motivated individual with a positive attitude, great work ethic, and wiliness to learn. Must be able to work within a team setting and understand the overall goal of our facility. Must be able to work weekends and holidays. This would be a great position for someone just graduating from college or a soon to be graduate or a current AIT.

    Requirements:

    A two or four-year degree preferred but will work with the right candidate based on experience. Ohio pesticide license or ability to obtain in 90 days. Play and enjoy the game of golf, as we are a golf club first and foremost.

    Benefits:

    Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance. Golfing Privileges, paid vacation, club matching 401(k), uniforms, GCSAA and local dues. Local meetings and conference paid.

    Send Resume To: Email Resume to: Greg Pattinson Golf Course Superintendent

    Contact Email:  pattinson@hmgolfclub.org

    Contact Phone: 419-882-6492

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