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Job ID: 158839

Technician, Campus Recreation Turf & Maintenance
Auburn University

Date Posted May 14, 2021
Title Technician, Campus Recreation Turf & Maintenance
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Recreation and Wellness Center
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Facilities/Maintenance/Transportation
    Athletics and Recreation Services

Job Summary
Reporting to the Assistant Manager of Turf and Landscaping, the Campus Recreation Turf and Maintenance Tech provides maintenance and landscaping services for all Campus Recreation areas to include the 15-acre Intramural Sports Complex, 30-acre SportsPlex, Greenway, three sand volleyball courts, inside and outside the Recreation & Wellness Center, including green roofs, courtyard, and the pool deck as well as the equipment maintenance and repair.

Essential Functions
Performs maintenance on small and large equipment for the functions of maintaining turf and landscaping for the Campus Recreation SportsPlex, Intramural Fields, and the Recreation and Wellness Center.

Ensures safety for pedestrians by maintaining the cleanliness and security of all grounds, structures, walkways/sidewalks, curbs, driveways, fields, parking lots, etc., within responsible area.

Paints, marks, and oversees field layouts on synthetic and natural turf for approximately 45 acres.

Assists in a variety of technical landscape-related duties on athletic fields to include pruning, installing sod, as well as distribution of chemical applications such as herbicides, pesticides, fertilizers, etc.

Identifies plant diseases, weather-related turf and landscaping damages, and/or other damages of Campus Recreation properties to apply corrective measures and treatment.

Recommends, applies, documents, and maintains the appropriate information regarding equipment, chemical usage,
applications, operations, and maintenance procedures.

Assists in set-up, take-down, operations, oversight, and customer service for events managed and/or hosted by Campus Recreation.

Inspects, identifies, and/or repairs irrigation system issues.

Assists in the management of inventory and proper storage of tools, equipment, and supplies for turf and landscaping needs.

Orders equipment and supplies as needed.

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