Sports Turf Manager

  • Full Time
  • Columbus, OH
  • $ 63,000-$70,000

The Sports Field Manager will serve K-12, parks and rec, and private sports clients across Central Ohio.

Your work matters here because our clients and staff care about each other’s success. You won’t be another number, working long hours for the sake of pride, or lacking recognition for a job well done.

All of our staff comes from golf course management and professional sports backgrounds and can help those looking to make the transition to our type of sports field management a seamless and positive one.

Our work hours are generally Monday – Friday from 7am-4pm with 5-6 weekend days per year.

In addition to leading maintenance efforts on client properties, you will also help with planning and execution of sports field construction projects, and coach clients on proper Sports Field Management practices.

Duties include, but are not limited to,

  • Supervising the construction, maintenance, and scheduling of sports fields and facilities
  • Overseeing the purchasing, maintenance, and repair of equipment used on sports fields and the specifying and purchasing of all products and services
  • Rendering professional advice, opinions, assistance, and services to the employer and user groups, as required
  • Calibrate and perform all applications of pesticides and fertilizers
  • Ability to safely operate all types of equipment in turfgrass maintenance including, but not limited to, mower, tractor, aerifier, and sprayer
  • Perform regular preventative maintenance on equipment.
  • Monitor irrigation and soil moisture levels and adjust accordingly.
  • Maintain irrigation system and complete minor repairs.
  • Perform field testing weekly and supply report to the coaching staff
  • Schedule the turf maintenance program to work around the schedule of user groups.
  • Safely transport equipment between locations
  • Communication with clients on a weekly basis regarding the condition of the fields as well as any maintenance work that is scheduled
  • Other duties as assigned

Educational Requirements
Turfgrass Management or related degree preferred

Experience Requirements
3 years of experience in sports field or golf turf is required.

Special Requirements

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, are required
  • Valid Driver’s License and a clean driving record are required

Job Benefits

  • Health Insurance Reimbursement Arrangement
  • 401k with up to 4% match
  • Annual Performance and Holiday Bonuses in addition to base pay salary
  • 13 days PTO
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Dues to SFMA and Ohio Turfgrass Foundation
  • Paid State and National SFMA Continuing Education Conferences

To apply for this job email your details to info@fieldsourceohio.com