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Sports Field Manager

POSITION SUMMARY
FIELDS Turfgrass Management provides day-to-day care for natural K-12 athletic fields in and around the Indianapolis area. We strive to transform youth fields into professional playing surfaces.

We are seeking a motivated individual to join our growing team! Our goal is to empower our managers through trust, support, and servant leadership, allowing them to utilize their knowledge and skills. We understand the importance of a work-life balance and focus our schedule Monday-Friday from 8-5.

Essential Functions: 

  • Provide field maintenance including mowing, trimming, painting, and edging.
  • Perform game set-up as needed.
  • Apply fertilizer, pesticides, and herbicides using best practices.
  • Maintain and repair equipment
  • Communicate with coaches and school officials regarding game/event schedules, inclement weather situations, and field conditions.
  • Guide, manage, and collaborate with assistant manager and other employees.
  • Track inventory and budget effectively for products and services.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot irrigation systems to ensure appropriate operation.
  • Diagnose and treat turf stress issues such as disease, drought, low fertility, or pests.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS 

Competencies: Strong work ethic, reliable, timely, goal-oriented, and desire to lead. 

SKILLS & ABILITIES 

Education: A minimum of a high school diploma or GED required. Preference given to individuals with an associate or bachelor’s degree in Turf Science and Management or related field.

Experience: 1-2 years of experience in athletic field management or equivalent field.

Certificates & Licenses: Driver’s license. A pesticide applicators license is expected to be obtained within one year of employment. 

COMPENSATION

  • Compensation range based on experience. Holidays and PTO guaranteed.
  • Dental and Vision insurance, Health Reimbursement Account (HRA), and employer-matched retirement plans offered.

To apply for this job email your details to mattdudley@fieldsmgmt.com