City of Columbia, Missouri, Human Resource Department P.O. Box 6015, Howard Building, 600 E. Broadway Columbia, Missouri 65205-6015 573.874.7235
Announcement Date: 02/10/2012
GROUNDSKEEPER II – 773/SPORTS TURF MANAGEMENT
Starting Salary: Commensurate with Training/Experience; Plus a fringe benefit package for Permanent Employees
Application Deadline: 5:00 P.M. on MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2012
Number of Positions Available: One (1)
Starting Date: As Soon As Possible
DEPARTMENT / DIVISION: Parks & Recreation Work is performed under the general supervision of the Golf and Sports Turf Supervisor. This is a semi-skilled and supervisory position over a crew engaged in the care and maintenance of City-owned and operated Sports Fields for the Parks Services Division of the Parks and Recreation Department.
PARTIAL LISTING OF MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school & two to four years of college preferred with emphasis in Turf Management or Plant Science related area or any equivalent combination of education & experience which would provide the following knowledge, skills, & abilities: Three years leadership experience in Sports Field/Turf Management. Considerable knowledge of & ability to perform turf maintenance using standard hand, power tools, & specialized equipment necessary for professional turf care. Considerable knowledge & application of safety standards pertaining to the use of equipment & sports turf management. Ability to plan, organize, schedule, assign & evaluate the work of subordinates. Adequate mobility to inspect all locations & aspects of 60 plus acres of professional turf. Operate & care for an irrigation system included on 25 plus sports fields. Maintain records & prepare reports. Communicate orally & in writing. Maintain effective working relationships with employees & the public. Work weekends & holidays as scheduled (March thru November). Keep abreast of newly developed sports turf techniques & equipment maintenance by attending training. Ability to wear a respirator and/or self contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) as outlined in the Industrial Standard for Respirator Use. Excellent work history & attendance record. Possess & maintain a valid Missouri Certified Public Operator License in Turf & Ornamental. Possess & maintain a valid Missouri Driver’s License & an excellent driving record.
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Individuals needing accommodation to apply may call 573.874.7235 TTY: 711 (MO RELAY) THE CITY OF COLUMBIA IS A MERIT, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: MALE / FEMALE
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