Hummer Turfgrass Systems is seeking a Sports Turf Maintenance Technician to join our growing team. Tired of working weekends and holidays? The majority of the work is Monday thru Friday. As a member of our growing team, you will work with warm and cool season sports surfaces throughout the Mid-Atlantic performing various services for our clients. You will have a unique opportunity to work on sports and golf surfaces as well as our sod farm. There are not many opportunities that present such a varied and challenging career opportunity. Most of our work is within 2 hours of Lancaster, working on sports fields (municipal, high school, college/university and professional) and golf courses.
Compensation and Benefits:
Salary $50,000-$70,000 depending on experience
2 weeks paid time off
Overtime after 8 hours daily
Health, dental, and vision insurance
401K with match
Paid holidays include, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years
A background in sports turf, golf landscape or irrigation is a great starting point for this position.
Prior experience and/or a degree in turfgrass management is desired.
A willingness to learn and develop your knowledge of sports turf is a must.
A pesticide license or the ability to get one within 60 days of employment.
Willingness to obtain a CDL for the operation of a heavy duty truck and trailer (no tractor trailers).
The ideal candidate is a self starter and able to work alone or as a part of a team.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Safe and efficient operation of sprayers, spreaders, mowers and tractors
Ability to safely operate a heavy duty pick up truck and trailer
Helping our construction division with installations
Fertilizer and pesticide apps on sports fields and sod farm turf
Aeration (deep tine, core, solid tine, linear) and clean up on sports and golf
Mowing of sports fields
Inspection and diagnosis of turf issues
Grow-in of new sod and seed on sports field construction projects
Hummer Turfgrass Systems is a leader in natural grass sports field construction, renovation, and maintenance. We pride ourselves on our 51 year history of service to the industry while also staying at the forefront of technology and equipment.