Turf Care Specialist

     
Pay Range Minimum
Job Code:
HG15
Hourly:
$12.45
FLSA*:
Non-Exempt
Monthly:
$2,158.33
Grade:
224
Annually:
$25,900

*This is a Non-Exempt position. Employees in this position are paid an hourly pay rate, on a bi-weekly basis, and are eligible to receive overtime pay for any hours worked over 40 in a work week.

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

The above statements are intended to describe the work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the personnel so classified.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER:

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran's status, or any other factor that is a prohibited consideration under applicable law.

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