Landscape Technician, Sports Turf

June 18, 2024

Landscape Technician, Sports Turf – Temporary
University of South Carolina Upstate
Spartanburg, SC

To assist the Building and Grounds Director and Sports Field Turf Manager in the preparation, maintenance, and beautification of campus grounds and surrounding area, with emphasis on athletic fields and grounds.
• Maintain athletic fields (baseball) and other related grounds areas.
• Mow and trim grass; prune and trim trees and shrubs. Plant; water; fertilize; weed, pick up litter, leaves, and debris; remove snow and ice in all areas.
• Perform maintenance on grounds equipment and tools.

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma/or equivalent (GED) and 1-year grounds maintenance or related work experience in athletic ground care; valid driver’s license and good driving record. Successful background check is required. A negative pre-employment drug screen is required.

General knowledge of plants, shrubs, landscape, and agricultural chemicals; ability to communicate with individuals and groups.

Salary: $15.00 per hour

Work Schedule: Work hours could vary between 20 – 40 hours a week from 6:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m; Monday – Friday.

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