EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

This is our current list of employment opportunities. If you would like to post an open position please contact Ben Ellis at: Golfturf54@gmail.com.

Job Postings are FREE for current MTC members, Non-Members for $50. Posting will be up for 30 days which then can be extended upon your request.

  • 31 Oct 2022 10:09 AM | Ben Ellis (Administrator)


    Athletic Field Technician Position Description

    Perform skilled and semi-skilled labor in the various aspects of Athletic Field Maintenance. Directly participate in the maintenance and preparation of playing surfaces, train subordinate staff members in techniques to maintain athletic fields. Follow operational procedures to optimally maintain the playing surface of the field. Experience, special skills, knowledge, and abilities to maintain athletic fields at the highest competitive levels are required.

    Receives general supervision from the Operations Manager. Exercises supervision over technicians.

    Examples of Important Responsibilities and Duties:  Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: 1. Perform athletic field and grounds maintenance including aeration, grading, topdressing, seeding, sodding, trimming, field painting, turf care, fertilizing; apply plant protectant materials including insecticides, herbicides, soil conditioners and related materials; follow proper safety precautions; care of trees and shrubs.  2. Perform infield maintenance and repair work of baseball/softball fields including repairing bases, pitching mounds, batter’s boxes and transition areas of infield and outfield.  3. Perform tilling, rolling and fertilizing soil; construct new planting areas and maintain high traffic wear areas on athletic fields.  4. Identify equipment needs for each assigned project; organize work methods and procedures; ensure that the proper materials are available.  5. Operate a variety of specialized equipment utilized in assigned projects including tractors, power and hand tools such as chain saws, weed eaters, edgers and related equipment; assist in training others to use specialized equipment as necessary.  6. Check assigned tools and equipment needed for maintenance and repair; make minor repairs and adjustments; report major repairs to supervisor.  7. Perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications: Ability to lift and carry 50-pound bags of materials. Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Three years of experience and/or college degree in turf management, horticulture, parks and recreation, or a related field. Training: Equivalent to a high school diploma with additional specialized training or educational training in grounds maintenance, horticulture or a related field. Licenses and Certificates: Possession of valid driver’s license. Ability to obtain state Pest Control Applicator and Professional Fertilizer Applicator certificates.

    Working and Environmental Conditions:  Field environment; exposure to dust and dirt, hazards associated with operating a motor vehicle, various chemicals including fertilizers and pesticides, contagious conditions including poison oak and inclement weather conditions. Physical Conditions: Essential and other important duties and responsibilities may require maintaining physical conditions necessary for standing or walking for prolonged periods of time; climbing, kneeling and stooping; moderate to heavy lifting; the use of arms and legs.

    Yearly Salary: $60,000.00 plus health insurance, vacation, 401k matching, uniforms, holidays, bonus

    Email resume to Gary at garyw@spsonline.com or call 410-321-0970


  • 24 Oct 2022 7:06 AM | Ben Ellis (Administrator)

    Assistant to Grounds Manager

    Full-time

    Our Lady of Good Counsel High School 17301 Old Vic Blvd Olney Md

    Our Lady of Good Counsel High School is an exceptional private high school community for high school boys and girls in grades nine through twelve. It is one of the largest private schools in Maryland. Our Lady of Good Counsel 50-acre campus is the beautiful maintained with seven sports fields.

    The Assistant Grounds Manager is responsible for providing a campus with superior landscaping, turf, and athletic facilities to ensure a campus that is second to no other high school.  This is a full-time position with excellent pay, retirement and health  benefits.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Assist in the daily operations and maintenance of the grounds of Good Counsel School.
    • Assist in planning and supervision of employee daily activities to include safety.
    • Maintain the school's pesticide program and regulatory.
    • Ability to lift 60lbs or more
    • Assist in, planning for, and implement inclement weather plan.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

    • Must be able to work within a community setting.
    • Strong communication and computer skills required.
    • College Education or equivalent required with experience and Maryland experience in pesticide usage.
    • Operate all Landscape equipment  including a basic understanding of mechanical repair and maintenance.
    • Ability to work in all types of weather conditions. 

    Our Lady of Good Counsel High SCHOOL IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    Send resume to Jpoulos@olgchs.org


  • 04 Sep 2022 9:39 AM | Ben Ellis (Administrator)


    Golf Course Superintendent

    Summary

    The Golf Course Superintendent will be responsible for overseeing all areas of the Golf Course property in order to provide a positive culture in associates and customers while delivering a continuous positive experience for members and their guest.

    Qualifications

    • ·         5+ Years of Experience with golf course operations.
    • ·        Background in golf course management, agronomy, or business management.
    • ·        Must possess strong operational, financial, and analytical skills and will not be afraid to jump into the operations if or when needed.
    • ·        Ability to analyze and solve challenges, efficiently handle multiple duties under pressure situations and work flexible hours as required including evenings/weekends.
    • ·        Demonstrate excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
    • ·        Possess Maryland Nutrient Management License.
    • ·        Possess Maryland Pesticide License.

    Responsibilities

    • ·        Work closely and effectively communicate with the Board of Directors, Clubhouse, Pro shop, and Agronomy Departments to provide a quality experience for members and their guest.
    • ·        Responsible for monitoring the performance of all daily operations ensuring all departments are maintaining the highest standards.
    • ·        Assist the Board in coordinating the development of the club’s long-range and annual (business) plans.
    • ·        Assist the Board in implementing marketing and member relations programs to promote the club’s services and facilities to potential and present members, including newsletters and other external communications.
    • ·        Deliver and promote prompt, friendly service to all members and their guests, making them feel welcome and part of the club family.
    • ·        Maintains all grounds including the golf course, clubhouse surrounds, and other maintainable property.
    • ·        Supervises all planting, fertilizing, and chemical applications, and other care of turf, plants, shrubs, and trees on the golf course and clubhouse surroundings.
    • ·        Informs members about the present and future maintenance activities Coordinates scheduling of all personnel assigned to the department.
    • ·        Prepares and manages an annual budget plan for the golf course maintenance operation.
    • ·        Maintains inventory and oversees all repairs and scheduled maintenance of all golf course maintenance equipment Implements and enforces a comprehensive safety program for employees of the maintenance department Supervises maintenance and operation of drainage, irrigation, and other mechanical watering systems.
    • ·        Ensures that the golf course is providing healthy and high-quality playing conditions for members and guests of the property.
    • ·        Coordinate plans with the Food and Beverage Manager for food and beverage needs for all golf functions.
    • ·        Attend conferences, workshops, meetings, and trade shows to keep abreast of marketing and business trends. (Need to discuss expenses with board beforehand)
    • ·        Maintain and promote a positive professional image within the community.
    • ·        Responsible for staff. 

    Benefits and Compensation

    • ·        Salary D.O.E.
    • ·        Benefits are negotiable
    • ·        Golfing and facility privileges

    How to Apply

    Please send resumes or questions to Hawthorne Country Club’s President, Mr. Ryan Bowling.

    Email: rbowling@cvcarlson.net or office@hawthornecc.net


  • 15 Aug 2022 4:30 PM | Ben Ellis (Administrator)


    DEER CONTROL TECHNICIAN

    Full-time, Entry level position for those with little or no previous deer control experience looking to start a rewarding long-term career.  Paid Training Provided.  Seasoned professionals are encouraged to apply.

    POSITION: Apply deer repellent to landscape plants.

    **VALID DRIVERS LICENSE IS REQUIRED FOR ALL POSITIONS. MUST have

    dependable transportation with ability to commute daily to our office located near the Mt. Washington/Roland Park area. 

    Please call us at 1-410-321-0970 and ask for Gary if you are interested.  Send us an email with a cover letter and resume to  garyw@spsonline.com. 

    Check us out on our

    website:  www.SPSonline.com.  We look forward to hearing from you!   

    Job Benefits

    Health, vacation, 401k matching, uniforms, Holidays, bonus

    Salary

    Entry Level wage is $16.00 per hour

    Job Application Instructions

    Email Cover Letter & Resume


  • 04 Apr 2022 5:20 AM | Ben Ellis (Administrator)

               

    Finn Product Specialist

    Turf Equipment and Supply Company, Inc.

    Jessup, MD

    From $40,000 a year - Full-time

    Job details

    Salary

    From $40,000 a year

    Job Type: Full-time

    Qualifications

    • Driver's License (Required)

    Benefits

    Health savings account

    Health insurance

    Dental insurance

    401(k)

    Flexible spending account

    Paid time off

    Vision insurance

    401(k) matching

    Life insurance

    Full Job Description

    Turf Equipment and Supply Company is searching for a new Finn Product Specialist to manage the Maryland and DC territory. This position will entail statewide travel, including Washington, DC, but is based in Jessup, MD. The necessary travel will involve using a company-provided vehicle with regular maintenance, fuel, and company-provided insurance. The listed salary is a starting base salary with available commission. This position will include managing a landscaper portfolio to serve customers' commercial equipment needs. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who is highly organized, and eager to make connections. This position will require customer discovery and forging new customer relationships through our Finn product line. Turf Equipment and Supply Company is committed to a customer-focused mindset, teamwork, and having a great time on the job.

    Responsibilities:

    • Regular meetings with existing customers
    • Cultivating new customers
    • Providing support to service & parts department
    • Scheduling demonstrations for equipment as expressed by customer needs
    • Training as necessary for equipment when delivered to customers
    • Building and creating proposals for customers
    • Filling out daily call reports
    • Use and integration of social media to understand and follow industry trends

    Qualifications:

    • At least 1 year of sales experience is required
    • At least 1 year of equipment experience is required
    • English and Spanish speaking is preferred
    • Finn product knowledge is preferred
    • A valid driver's license is required
    • Ability to take and pass a DOT physical certification every 2 years

    Cultural Fit:

    • Our company is focused on integrity, a positive attitude, customer care, and a growth mindset
    • All employees must have a strong work ethic, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, proper business etiquette, and a professional demeanor

    Turf Equipment and Supply Company, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Pay: From $40,000.00 per year

    Benefits:

    • 401(k)
    • 401(k) matching
    • Dental insurance
    • Flexible spending account
    • Health insurance
    • Health savings account
    • Life insurance
    • Paid time off
    • Vision insurance

    Schedule:

    • 8 hour shift
    • Monday to Friday

    Supplemental Pay:

    • Commission pay

    License/Certification:

    • Driver's License (Required)

    Work Location: On the road

    Hiring 1 candidate for this role

    Urgently hiring



  • 03 Mar 2022 10:44 AM | Ben Ellis (Administrator)


    Position Title: Assistant Field Technician

    Department Athletics: Administrative Position Summary Performs field and turf maintenance, equipment operations, and other tasks related to the preparation and maintenance of the athletic fields. This individual will communicate and handle concerns with the overall upkeep and maintenance of sports fields Athletic Field Manager.

    Education/Experience

    Bachelor’s Degree plus one year of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Valid driver license and a good driving record; must be insurable.

    Knowledge/Skills/Ability Knowledge ground maintenance.

    Ability to operate all field maintenance equipment such as: mowers, trimmers, tractors, field groomers, sprayers, aerators, sweepers, etc.

    General knowledge and usage of hand and power tools associated with the grounds maintenance field.

    Knowledge of small equipment repair. Problem solving skills for repairs of athletic equipment.

    Ability to practice effective verbal communication skills with faculty, staff, and students.

    Ability to read, understand and abide by all safety policies and procedures.

    Knowledge in the general care and maintenance of university facilities.

    Ability to work evenings and weekends as scheduled.

    Ability to travel between campuses. 

    Physical Requirements Heavy Work:

    Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Talking, hearing, climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, standing, walking, lifting, reaching, pushing, pulling, and grasping. Visual acuity to perform an activity such as using measurement devices; and/or visual inspections of small parts or devices. Subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside. Subject to hazards, noise, extreme weather.

    Essential Functions Maintain all athletic fields to include: cutting grass, sweep fields, fertilization, seeding, sod replacement, irrigation, spraying, etc. Perform specialized work on baseball, softball, and soccer fields. Maintains fields in a high quality manner. Prepare athletic fields for play including striping, dragging and leveling fields, lay sod, repair worn out turf, spread seed, apply fertilizer, top dress, properly level and maintain pitcher mounds and batter boxes. Prepares fields and stadiums for intercollegiate and sports activities. Assist with related special event preparation, operation and clean-up as required. Maintain and conduct safety inspections of Athletics facilities keeps documentation of all inspections. Clean field maintenance equipment such as lawnmowers, sprayers, etc. Report all damage to equipment and fields promptly to Athletic Field Manager.

    Assist in preparing and delivering needed materials and equipment to job site; perform preventative maintenance on equipment as assigned; inspect equipment before and after use for operation and cleanliness; monitor calibration of equipment. Maintain inventory of athletic field maintenance items and equipment Maintain cleanliness of fields to include the removal of foreign items and materials. Maintain and program irrigation systems. Schedule off-season work on athletic fields to make the playing seasons more successful. Operate and maintain the appearance of hand tools, power equipment, trucks, tractors, heavy equipment, landscaping equipment, snow removal equipment and other equipment pertaining to this position. Perform general maintenance duties as assigned when not performing athletic field responsibilities.

    Reports To Athletic Field Manager

    Quick Link for Posting https://stevenson.peopleadmin.com/postings/7290

  • 02 Feb 2022 7:00 AM | Ben Ellis (Administrator)


    American Lawn and Tree Specialists, Inc. is currently growing and we are currently looking for qualified Lawn Care Specialists for our Baltimore County and Sykesville locations.
     
    We are a lawn care and tree/shrub care service company providing our services to both residential and commercial customers. We perform lawn care and landscape programs for our customers servicing all of central Maryland. We have an A+ Rating with various websites.

    We are looking for full-time career minded experienced lawn care specialists with a strong knowledge for tree/shrub care.
     
    Job Requirements require the successful candidates must

    •be at least 21 years of age
    •possess at least a high school diploma
    •have at least 1 year of experience in lawn care (ie. fertilization, weed control, etc.)
    •be able to work Monday-Friday (6:30 am-5:00 pm) and sometimes Weekends
    •be able to perform physical activities, (job includes some strenuous activity)
    •have reliable transportation,
    •possess a valid driver's license and good driving record
    •be able to pass drug screen, background check and DOT physical
    •have good communication and writing skills
    •be able to safely drive company vehicles
    •report to work consistently on a daily basis when scheduled to work
    •be able to work independently
    •have the ability to communicate with customers, verbally and in writing, about our service and their properties and address different concerns customers have with varying conditions.
    •be efficient in completing daily tasks.
    •able to mix and apply lawn & tree/shrub care products, read material labels and fill charts
    •be able to run leads for prospective customers and follow up
    •have a strong working knowledge of computers and tablets; how to use and simple data entry

    Preferred Applicants will

    •Have Maryland Department of Ag. Applicators License and Maryland Fertilizer Applicator License ( Cat. 3C, 3A, etc. )
    •Possess  a strong tree/shrub care knowledge

     
    The successful candidate will be paid a weekly salary and commissions based on Experience and Knowledge.

    American Lawn and Tree Specialists strongly believes as a company that we deliver the best service available to our customers. We also value our people that deliver this exceptional service on a daily basis. We do offer our employees' health care options, dental plans and 401K options among others benefits.

    If you are interested in being part of a strong and growing company where you can grow and be proud of the work you do then email me today at joe@americanlawnandtree.com

    Attach an updated resume.

    Joe Perry
    Owner
    American Lawn and Tree Specialists, Inc.
    443-920-3513
    AmericanLawnandTree.com




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