Sports Turf Supervisor

Must be a Christian who is a member of a church that holds Jesus Christ to be their Savior and Lord, and who holds solely the Old Testament and the New Testament as sacred Scriptures.

The Sports Turf Supervisor is responsible for managing sports turf including the soccer facility, baseball facility, and practice golf facility as well as intramural fields. The primary focus will be overseeing the scheduling and coordination of chemical applications, maintenance, and watering protocols for the sports turf surfaces. Other related duties may be assigned to support the overall functioning of the department.


  • The desire for growing knowledge of all turfgrass-related topics
  • Knowledge of different turfgrasses for various sports (soccer, baseball, golf)
  • Understanding of irrigation maintenance
  • Ability to work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and goals
  • Positive attitude


  • Bachelor’s degree related to turf management
  • Two (2) years of experience performing maintenance on athletic fields


  • Supervise, schedule, mentor, and train student workers
  • Assist in the maintenance and repair of playing surfaces including, but is not limited to turf (mowing, edging, fertilizing, aerating, top-dressing, over-seeding, painting) and other athletic facilities
  • Develop and plan/execute all cultural practices for athletic fields; including but not limited to, mowing, fertilizing, aeration topdressing, etc.
  • Knowledge of mechanics and equipment preventative maintenance
  • Oversee day-to-day operations of department
  • Tracks and maintains inventory items such paint, fertilizer, fungicides, insecticides, and herbicides
  • Pick up trash in and around athletic facilities and at designated areas in morning and evening
  • Pick up loose trash around buildings and parking lots as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned

As agreed upon with administration

Regular hours between 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Monday – Friday but regularly flexible hours will be required. Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays.

To apply for this job email your details to robertl@dbu.edu