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  • 05/25/2022 4:01 PM | Anonymous

    This position is responsible for all aspects of comprehensive planning, managing, directing, supervising and maintaining of the overall appearance of the college’s grounds and landscaping.  This is carried out through supervision of assigned Grounds Department staff, coordination with other Facilities Management trade shops, various departments and contractors. These responsibilities require extensive knowledge, ability and supervision in planning, initiating, and maintaining a comprehensive grounds maintenance program. 

    Other Responsibilities

    ·         Develops landscape features, grounds maintenance expectations, landscape design standards, and landscape installation implementation
    ·         Serves as the professional grounds and landscaping consultant for the college
    ·         Leads planning and set up of large-scale events
    ·         Manages the moving of furniture, equipment, and supplies 
    ·         Manages mail/package delivery 

    ·         Oversees compost and recycling efforts of the college

    Apply at the following link - APPLY HERE


  • 03/25/2022 7:43 PM | Anonymous

    Job description

    Turfgrass Manager
    About us

    Dan's Custom Landscapes Inc. is a company in AGRICULTURE in Ames, IA 50014. We are engaging, customer-centric and our goal is to provide excellent customer service to our customers..

    Our work environment includes:

    • Growth opportunities
    • Relaxed atmosphere
    • Company perks
    • On-the-job training
    • Casual work attire
    • Lively atmosphere
    • Safe work environment

    We are looking for an experienced turfgrass expert with personnel management experience to run our mowing/application/general labor department. The proper candidate should have a proven track record with both an understanding of chemicals with a 3OT certification, equipment familiarity (both mowing and turf applications) as well as leadership and computer skills. You will be in a team environment so you will not be alone. A bachelor’s degree in a related field is desirable but not required.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Pay: $35,000.00 - $50,000.00 per year

    Let me know how to proceed.

    Thanks!

    Mike Hinders

    General Manager

    Cell 515-441-0612

    Email mike@danscustomlandscapes.com

    Dan’s Custom Landscapes Inc.

    546 South 500th

    Ames, Iowa 50014


  • 03/25/2022 1:24 PM | Anonymous

    Iowa State

    Athletics  Department

    Athletic Field Crew

    JOIN OUR CREW! 

    ISU Athletics Department is looking to add to our grounds crew this spring and summer, the position performs all aspects of grounds maintenance for Iowa State Athletics Department including: Mowing, Painting, Watering, Weed eating, field Prep, Event Prep, Cleaning, Trash Collection and Maintenance.

    • FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE 

    • MONDAY – FRIDAY /40HRS WEEK
    • SOME NIGHTS/WEEKENDS
    • $12 - $15/HR. DEPENDING ON EXPIERENCE 

    We usually work Monday through Friday 7:30 – 4:00PM.  Very flexible with class schedules and other events.  If interested, please contact via email at jjtvrdik@iastate.edu.

  • 03/02/2022 9:33 AM | Anonymous

    Groundskeeper

    Job Description: Responsible for the care and maintenance of the property using hand tools, power tools or large motorized equipment. Shall perform a variety of tasks related to the improvement, care, and maintenance of landscaping, grass, plants, trees, bushes, flowers and overall facilities. This is a full-time position located in Sully, IA.

    Chad Sailors

    Co-Line Manufacturing

    1041 Cordova Ave   Lynnville, IA 50153
    Phone: 641-594-4639 Fax: 641.594.3343

    www.colinemfg.com

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  • 02/14/2022 12:02 PM | Anonymous

    MTI Distributing, Inc., a subsidiary of The Toro Company, is the exclusive distributor for Toro commercial and irrigation equipment in Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, Northern South Dakota, Western Wisconsin, Western Illinois and Eastern Missouri.  As the distributor for the worldwide leader of turf and irrigation equipment, it is our goal to partner with our customers and help them to improve their results.  We are committed to a standard of performance that sets us apart from our competitors and delivers the best value to our customers.



    We currently have an opening for a Commercial & Irrigation Equipment Sales Representative in Central Iowa.
    As a sales professional, you will build relationships with customers by understanding the needs of the customer and positioning the value of MTI/Toro with them. 

    This position is responsible for growing our market share and generating the assigned sales volumes for the territory. You will actively pursue new accounts and manage new local government and tax- supported opportunities, bids, RFP’s and RFQ’s.  You will keep current on pertinent aspects of the business and communicate information through the organization via Salesforce.com. You will represent and promote MTI/Toro by engaging with appropriate associations through committee membership and board volunteerism and actively participate in principal trade association meetings, trade shows, etc. You will be supported in this position by an inside sales representative and a product demo specialist.


    QUALIFICATIONS
    • Must live in the territory:  ideally in the Des Moines area.  The territory is Central Iowa.
    • Bachelor’s degree plus 2 years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Must enjoy building and cultivating long-term business relationships.
    • Possess strong time management and communication skills.
    • Ability to travel within territory, including occasional overnight travel.
    • ·Possess and maintain valid driver’s license.

    Non-CDL drivers are subject to the DOT medical exam requirement and must have or obtain a valid medical certificate (DOT medical card).

    MTI offers a competitive salary; based upon the qualifications of the selected candidate.  Our benefit program includes:  401(k), medical, dental, vision disability and life insurance, PTO and holiday pay.  Candidates will be subject to pre-employment background check, drug screen, and physical.

    Please apply online at www.mtidistributing.com/careers

    We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


  • 02/14/2022 11:35 AM | Anonymous

    Des Moines, Iowa

    Iowa Sports Turf provides athletic field construction, renovation, and maintenance services throughout Iowa. We are seeking a highly motivated and professional individual to help the company continue to grow.

    Job Description

    This position will work individually and with a team to complete projects on a wide variety of athletic fields at all levels.

    Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to: loading/unloading equipment and supplies, hauling equipment to and from job sites, operating construction and maintenance equipment with a wide variety of attachments, maintaining equipment, and establishing layouts and elevations based on construction documents.

    Expectations

    • work well with others
    • work long hours and weekends when necessary
    • report to operations or project manager
    • complete physical labor activities and lift 50+ pounds
    • communicate politely and effectively with clients
    • maintain clean work environment

    Qualifications

    • Applicants must have construction experience running tractors, track loaders and mini excavators.
    • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check
    • CDL training required after employment

    Compensation

    • Salary: DOE (winters off)
    • Full health benefits (medical, dental, vision, 401K, profit sharing)
    • Vacation days
    • Uniforms

    Start date: March 15, 2022

    Iowa Sports Turf is owned by Musco Lighting. View job posting at www.Musco.com/careers

    Contact Lee Smith at 319-491-3678 or Lee.Smith@Musco.com for more information.


  • 01/07/2022 10:33 AM | Anonymous

    CITY OF ANKENY IOWA
    Invites Applications for the Position of:

    Laborer - Sports Complex - 9 Month Seasonal Evening

    SALARY:

    $17.00 Hourly

    OPENING DATE:

    01/06/22

    CLOSING DATE:

    02/04/22 11:59 PM

    FUNCTION:

    The City of Ankeny has an immediate need for individuals who are interested in helping maintain the 124-acre sports complex fields and grounds.
     

    9-month maintenance laborer - $17.00/hour subject to approval (no benefits)
    Hours: 2:30 - 10:30 PM, Monday - Friday
    Required to work every 3rd weekend


    Position begins Mid-March and ends November 30, 2022. Pre-employment drug screen and background check required. 

    Questions may be directed to Elliott Josephson, Sports Facilities Superintendent at 515-963-3577.

    Please complete an employment application online at 
    www.ankenyiowa.gov. Applications will be accepted until Friday, February 4, 2022

    PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Duties include: Setting up fields for tournaments, working softball and baseball tournaments, event clean-up, changing garbage cans, cleaning bathrooms, field maintenance, painting and chalking fields.

    ENTRY REQUIREMENTS AND SKILLS:

    • Must possess and maintain a valid Iowa drivers' license.  
    • Pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

    WORKING CONDITIONS:

    • Candidates must be able to work outside in extreme weather conditions.


  • 01/07/2022 10:31 AM | Anonymous

    CITY OF ANKENY IOWA
    Invites Applications for the Position of:

    Laborer - Sports Complex - 9 Month Seasonal Day

    SALARY:

    $17.00 Hourly

    OPENING DATE:

    01/06/22

    CLOSING DATE:

    02/04/22 11:59 PM

    FUNCTION:

    The City of Ankeny has a need for individuals who are interested in helping maintain the
    124-acre sports complex fields and grounds.
     

    9-month maintenance laborer - $17.00/hour subject to approval (no benefits)
    Hours: 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM, Monday - Friday


    Position begins Mid-March and ends November 30, 2022. Pre-employment drug screen and background check required.

    Questions may be directed to Elliott Josephson, Sports Facilities Superintendent at 515-963-3577.

    Please complete an employment application online at 
    www.ankenyiowa.gov. Applications accepted until Friday, February 4, 2022

    PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Field Maintenance: Aeration, fertilization, sodding, seeding, construction and irrigation repair. Painting and chalking fields. 
    • Mowing soccer, baseball, softball, and football fields.
    • Setting up fields for tournaments.
    • Working softball and baseball tournaments.
    • Event clean-up, changing garbage cans, and cleaning bathrooms.

    ENTRY REQUIREMENTS AND SKILLS:

    • Possess and maintain a valid Iowa driver's license.
    • Pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

    WORKING CONDITIONS:

    • Candidates must be able to work outside in extreme weather condition.



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