Emory University Turf Care Specialist in atlanta, Georgia


JOB DESCRIPTION: Maintains athletic fields for various sports. Operates a reel mower, tractor, power-spray unit and skid steer loader. May use other grounds equipment such as trimmers, edgers and backpack and street blowers. Applies fertilizers, herbicides and pesticides to turf areas. Adheres to OSHA standards, and other applicable federal and state regulations when working with hazardous chemicals, materials and power equipment. Uses personal protective equipment as required. May drive utility vehicles to and from work sites. Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or equivalent. Two years of experience operating multi-gang reel mowers or related equipment in an athletic field or golf course environment. Knowledge of basic turf care principles of fertilization, aeration, mowing and pest control. A valid Georgia driver's license and an insurable driving record. A Category 24 Pesticide License or the ability to obtain one within six months. Some positions within this classification may require the ability to lift 50 pounds and to bend, stoop and twist. DATE CREATED/MODIFIED/REVIEWED: 10/19/06 DRS

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Job Number 21172

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Campus Services

Department FM Grounds Maintenance

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Facility Support & Building Maintenance

Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its programs and activities. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Inquiries about this statement should be directed to the Office of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Bldg, Atlanta, GA 30322