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Athletic Turf Groundskeeper

  • Full Time
  • Boulder, CO
  • $ 43,896 annually, with the opportunity for significant overtime.

The University of Colorado Boulder encourages applications for an Athletic Turf Groundskeeper position! The Athletic Department Turf Management team is responsible for the maintenance and preparation of athletic facilities for practices, competitions, and special events. Preparations of these facilities are in accordance with all National Collegiate Athletic Association and Conference rules and regulations and are established through environmentally sound cultural practices that promote safe playing conditions. This position will assist the Director of Athletic Grounds and primary facility contacts in the day-to-day turf management operations of all athletic facilities in preparation for practices, competitions, and special events.

This position is responsible for promoting the philosophy and objectives of the intercollegiate athletics program. This shall include adhering to the principles of the Athletics Department’s Mission Statement, Diversity and Inclusion Mission Statement, Core Values, Policies and Procedures, as well as the rules and regulations of the University, the Conference and the NCAA.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are:
As one of 34 U.S. public research institutions belonging to the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU)—and the only member in the Rocky Mountain region—our goal at CU Boulder is to directly affect Colorado communities through collaborative research, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Our faculty, staff, and students work with the broader community to establish outstanding connections that have lasting outcomes-both across Colorado and around the world.

What We Can Offer:
The starting salary rate is $43,896 annually, with the opportunity for significant overtime.

Additional Compensation Details:

  • Relocation assistance is available within department guidelines.
  • Additional Athletics benefits include:
  • Athletic Event Tickets: Per Athletic Department Policy and NCAA regulations, Nike Elite Employee Benefit: Per Nike Elite Policy.

The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment.

What We Require:

  • One year of progressively responsible experience in the maintenance of athletic fields.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Ability and willingness to work significant and irregular hours which includes all home football games, concerts and other athletic and special events.

Special Instructions:

Please apply by March 6, 2024 for consideration using the link below.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.colorado.edu.