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To post a job opening, please forward your listing to Chapter Executive Officer, Randy Robinson, at randy@iowaturfgrass.org.

  • 07/25/2019 3:32 PM | Anonymous

    Sports Turf Technician Job opening with the City of Council Bluffs.  Deadline for application is August 7, 2019.  Please click the link below for all the job details.

    Job Posting - Sport Field Technician - Advertising.pdf

  • 07/01/2019 8:48 AM | Anonymous

    The Company

    Formerly known as John Deere Landscapes, SiteOne Landscape Supply is the largest and only national wholesale distributor of landscaping products in the United States and Canada. We have a long history of serving residential and commercial landscape professionals who specialize in the design, installation and maintenance of lawns, gardens, golf courses and other outdoor spaces. 

    Through our network of over 460 stores across 44 states and five provinces, we offer a comprehensive selection of more than 90,000 products including irrigation supplies, fertilizer and control products, nursery goods, hardscapes, landscape lighting, drainage and erosion control products, tools, and other landscaping accessories and supplies. With a world-class team of over 2,700 industry experts, we also provide industry- leading complementary services and business assistance to support our product offering and to help our customers operate and grow their businesses; all tailored to meet each customer’s specific needs. 

    Watch Our Brand Anthem Video: https://www.siteone.com/home/brandanthem.aspx 

    At SiteOne, we are committed to five key business objectives: 

    1. Be a great place to work for our associates. 
    2. Deliver superior quality, service and value to our customers. 
    3. Be the distributor of choice for our suppliers. 
    4. Achieve industry-leading financial performance and growth for our shareholders. 
    5. Be a good neighbor in our communities. 

    By leveraging the strength and capabilities of a large company with the passion, drive, experience and commitment of our talented local teams – we can consistently achieve these objectives and make our customers the most successful professionals in the Green Industry. We know our customer’s business better than anyone in our industry and together with our customers and suppliers, we can achieve exceptional success.

    The Role – Project Services Designer I

    The Location – Cedar Rapids, IA

    PURPOSE:

    Under direct supervision, this position contributes to value-added customer support by producing basic irrigation designs via a Computer Aided Design (CAD) system.

    OUR VALUES: 

    • Talent Focused: We recruit, develop, mentor and retain the best
    • Customer Obsessed: We are relentless in making our customers successful
    • Fast Moving: We hustle and make it happen…safely
    • Team Players: We respect and support each other and put team first
    • Solution Oriented: We get the facts and solve problems; find win-wins
    • Agents Of Change: We are always looking for the better way
    • Professional: We do everything with quality and integrity
    • Competitive: We have fun… serving our customers and winning!

    IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL: 

    • Create less complex irrigation designs utilizing CAD software under supervision of experienced designers
    • Review and communicate design specifications to customers and employees

    SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

    • Computer skills – Excel, Word, Outlook
    • Knowledge of sales management and managing personnel
    • Strong knowledge of nursery products
    • Must have a positive attitude 

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    • Associates Degree in business or supply management discipline or an equivalent combination of education and experience
    • One to three years of experience in supply management and inventory management
    • Managerial and supervisory experience, including leadership, team building, and performance management
    • Computer experience and excellent communication skills
    • Ability to multi task in a fast paced environment

    BENEFITS:

    • 401k with company match
    • Medical, Dental, and Vision plans
    • Company-paid Life Insurance
    • Optional Life Insurance
    • Company-paid Short Term Disability Insurance
    • Company-paid Long Term Disability Insurance
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Paid Time Off
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Paid Holidays
    • Product Discounts
    • Competitive Compensation
    • Opportunities for advancement

     Apply at www.siteone.com

    THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN IS NOT INTENDED TO BE AN EXHAUSTIVE LIST OF ALL RESPONSIBILITIES, DUTIES AND QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED OF INDIVIDUALS PERFORMING THE JOB. THE QUALIFICATIONS DETAILED IN THIS JOB DESCRIPTION ARE NOT CONSIDERED THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS NECESSARY TO PERFORM THE JOB, BUT RATHER AS GUIDELINES. THEY MAY VARY FROM POSITION TO POSITION.

     

  • 07/01/2019 8:44 AM | Anonymous

    The Company

    Formerly known as John Deere Landscapes, SiteOne Landscape Supply is the largest and only national wholesale distributor of landscaping products in the United States and Canada. We have a long history of serving residential and commercial landscape professionals who specialize in the design, installation and maintenance of lawns, gardens, golf courses and other outdoor spaces. 

    Through our network of over 460 stores across 44 states and five provinces, we offer a comprehensive selection of more than 90,000 products including irrigation supplies, fertilizer and control products, nursery goods, hardscapes, landscape lighting, drainage and erosion control products, tools, and other landscaping accessories and supplies. With a world-class team of over 2,700 industry experts, we also provide industry- leading complementary services and business assistance to support our product offering and to help our customers operate and grow their businesses; all tailored to meet each customer’s specific needs. 

    Watch Our Brand Anthem Video: https://www.siteone.com/home/brandanthem.aspx 


    At SiteOne, we are committed to five key business objectives: 

    1. Be a great place to work for our associates. 
    2. Deliver superior quality, service and value to our customers. 
    3. Be the distributor of choice for our suppliers. 
    4. Achieve industry-leading financial performance and growth for our shareholders. 
    5. Be a good neighbor in our communities. 

    By leveraging the strength and capabilities of a large company with the passion, drive, experience and commitment of our talented local teams – we can consistently achieve these objectives and make our customers the most successful professionals in the Green Industry. We know our customer’s business better than anyone in our industry and together with our customers and suppliers, we can achieve exceptional success.

    The Role – Outside Sales Representative I

    The Location – Cedar Rapids , IA 

    PURPOSE:
     
    We are seeking an Outside Sales Representative with strong agronomic experience for our team.

    OUR VALUES: 

    • Talent Focused: We recruit, develop, mentor and retain the best
    • Customer Obsessed: We are relentless in making our customers successful
    • Fast Moving: We hustle and make it happen…safely
    • Team Players: We respect and support each other and put team first
    • Solution Oriented: We get the facts and solve problems; find win-wins
    • Agents Of Change: We are always looking for the better way
    • Professional: We do everything with quality and integrity
    • Competitive: We have fun… serving our customers and winning!

    IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL: 

    • Manage the existing and potential customer base within an assigned geographic area.
    • Support the efforts of the Commercial Lead Services department in job lead management.
    • Communicate, support and manage company sales and marketing programs to the existing and potential customer base.
    • Assist the customer base as needed in product training, troubleshooting, service issues, etc.
    • Assist the Credit Department in procuring necessary customer information in order to facilitate sales.
    • Maintain knowledge and awareness of the competition, key competitors' employees, market size, market conditions, and trends within the assigned area of responsibility.
    • Supports the industry through participation in local chapter meetings and events in order to develop a strong working relationship with local manufacturer representatives.
    • Maintains consistent communication with the local branches and area management team.

    SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

    • Possess knowledge, which may include wholesale sales experience or field installation experience.
    • Basic computer skills - Excel, Word, Outlook.
    • Strong communication, organizational, time management, and negotiation skills.
    • Must be a motivated self-starter.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    • Degree in a business/management discipline or equivalent education.
    • One to three years of experience with irrigation, and/or landscape supplies (including field practice).

    BENEFITS:

    • 401k with company match
    • Medical, Dental, and Vision plans
    • Company-paid Life Insurance
    • Optional Life Insurance
    • Company-paid Short Term Disability Insurance
    • Company-paid Long Term Disability Insurance
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Paid Time Off
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Paid Holidays
    • Product Discounts
    • Competitive Compensation
    • Opportunities for advancement

    Apply online at www.siteone.com

    THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN IS NOT INTENDED TO BE AN EXHAUSTIVE LIST OF ALL RESPONSIBILITIES, DUTIES AND QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED OF INDIVIDUALS PERFORMING THE JOB. THE QUALIFICATIONS DETAILED IN THIS JOB DESCRIPTION ARE NOT CONSIDERED THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS NECESSARY TO PERFORM THE JOB, BUT RATHER AS GUIDELINES. THEY MAY VARY FROM POSITION TO POSITION.

  • 07/01/2019 8:40 AM | Anonymous

    The Company

    Formerly known as John Deere Landscapes, SiteOne Landscape Supply is the largest and only national wholesale distributor of landscaping products in the United States and Canada. We have a long history of serving residential and commercial landscape professionals who specialize in the design, installation and maintenance of lawns, gardens, golf courses and other outdoor spaces. 

    Through our network of over 460 stores across 44 states and five provinces, we offer a comprehensive selection of more than 90,000 products including irrigation supplies, fertilizer and control products, nursery goods, hardscapes, landscape lighting, drainage and erosion control products, tools, and other landscaping accessories and supplies. With a world-class team of over 2,700 industry experts, we also provide industry- leading complementary services and business assistance to support our product offering and to help our customers operate and grow their businesses; all tailored to meet each customer’s specific needs. 

    Watch Our Brand Anthem Video: https://www.siteone.com/home/brandanthem.aspx 



    At SiteOne, we are committed to five key business objectives: 

    1. Be a great place to work for our associates. 
    2. Deliver superior quality, service and value to our customers. 
    3. Be the distributor of choice for our suppliers. 
    4. Achieve industry-leading financial performance and growth for our shareholders. 
    5. Be a good neighbor in our communities. 

    By leveraging the strength and capabilities of a large company with the passion, drive, experience and commitment of our talented local teams – we can consistently achieve these objectives and make our customers the most successful professionals in the Green Industry. We know our customer’s business better than anyone in our industry and together with our customers and suppliers, we can achieve exceptional success.

    The Role – Customer Sales & Service Representative I

    The Location – Cedar Rapids, IA

    PURPOSE:

    Serve customers with passion – obsessed with their success - and consistently deliver the best overall customer experience possible. Use knowledge of the products, of SiteOne capabilities and of our customer’s needs to provide proactive assistance and creative solutions that help the customers be successful with SiteOne as their partner.

    KEY FACTORS FOR SUCCESS:

    1. Be a Team Player:

    ·          A reliable teammate with  a “can do” attitude who assists with all store tasks including, but not limited to, deliveries, cycle counts, inventory spot counts and the end of day process.

    ·          Builds trust, mutual respect and transparency with other associates on the team and contributes positive ideas and creative solutions to make the team better

    ·          Coach and assist less experienced staff in exceeding customer service and store performance expectations

    2. Deliver Customer Value:

    ·          Proactively probe customers to understand their needs and be the best at exceeding the expectations of our customers in terms of product, service and partnership

    ·          Unyielding belief in our products, services and partnership capabilities; know the  needs of customers and provide simple, but creative solutions

    ·          Develop strong personal relationships with customers in order  to gain trust, valuable feedback and discover unmet needs

    3. Achieve Performance, Growth and Safety Results

    ·          Work safely and proactively identify potential safety concerns; assist with developing and implementing solutions and promoting safe behaviors amongst the team

    ·          Help maintain the cleanliness of the store, keeping it neat, organized and safe at all times

    ·          Proactively identify and capitalizes on opportunities to grow sales with current and potential customers

    ·          Assist with merchandising products and managing inventory to ensure we have what our customers want, when they need it

    ·          Contribute strongly to the overall performance and growth of the store and achievement of excellence for all stakeholders

    4. Drive Continuous Improvement

    ·          Embrace change and proactively raise new ideas to improve the performance of the store and area

    ·          Champion and/or play a lead role on major store improvement initiatives

    5. Build Business Acumen

    ·          Develop deep product knowledge in one or more lines of business while having a strong understanding of all store product lines. Know our customers, our services, our partnership capabilities and our competition.  Product Knowledge should include product capabilities and performance, end use and applications 

    ·          Commit to continuous learning and capitalize on all training and development opportunities in order to grow professionally 

    SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

    ·          Understands principles of excellent communication, negotiation, conflict resolution and customer service skills

    ·          Consistent attention to detail, sense of urgency and problem solver

    ·          Ability to think quickly and make decisions

    ·          Good understanding of managing product inventory

    ·          Good understanding of various department specific computer programs

    ·          Understands principles of nursery, irrigation and landscape products

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    ·          High School or secondary diploma or equivalent preferred

    ·          Experience in retail nursery and irrigation industry a plus

    ·          Wholesale distribution experience a plus

    BENEFITS:

    ·          401k with company match

    ·          Medical, Dental, and Vision plans

    ·          Company-paid Life Insurance

    ·          Optional Life Insurance

    ·          Company-paid Short Term Disability Insurance

    ·          Company-paid Long Term Disability Insurance

    ·          Flexible Spending Accounts

    ·          Paid Time Off

    ·          Tuition Reimbursement

    ·          Paid Holidays

    ·          Product Discounts

    ·          Competitive Compensation

    ·          Opportunities for advancement

    WORKING CONDITIONS

    ·          This position requires long periods of standing and candidate must be able to lift 50 lbs.

    Can apply on line at www.siteone.com


    THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN IS NOT INTENDED TO BE AN EXHAUSTIVE LIST OF ALL RESPONSIBILITIES, DUTIES AND QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED OF INDIVIDUALS PERFORMING THE JOB. THE QUALIFICATIONS DETAILED IN THIS JOB DESCRIPTION ARE NOT CONSIDERED THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS NECESSARY TO PERFORM THE JOB, BUT RATHER AS GUIDELINES. THEY MAY VARY FROM POSITION TO POSITION.

     

  • 05/03/2019 9:11 AM | Anonymous

    Facilities Maintenance Worker, Senior

    Deadline: Thurs., May 16, 2019 – Under general direction, serves as Head Groundskeeper for Patriot Park; provides supervision over park staff and performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled tasks in the maintenance and care of playing surfaces, surrounding park grounds, and facilities. Education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and two years progressively responsible sports turf management. Preferred associate or bachelor’s degree in turf grass management. Experience with baseball/softball field maintenance desired. Valid driver’s license and ability to obtain EPA pesticide applicator’s license and Class B CDL within 12 months. $20.31 with 12 step range to $28.56 DOQ.

    Application and details available at www.cityofkearney.org. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin or disability. EOE

  • 03/21/2019 8:21 AM | Anonymous

    FACILITY: Home to Clinton LumberKings baseball team in Clinton, Iowa. The LumberKings are a member of the Midwest League and are the Class A affiliate of the Miami Marlins. A major renovation to the facility was done prior to the 2006 season. The renovation added a new team clubhouse, indoor batting cages and mounds, and a complete irrigation and playing field construction. Prior to the 2017 season, the infield was completely upgraded. The field is a sand-based short cut Kentucky bluegrass with a Hunter irrigation system.

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Including – but not limited to – the following activities:

    • Manage the playing surface by mowing, edging and fertilizing grassed playing surface areas, maintenance of the skinned surfaces, repair game mound and home plate along with bullpen mounds, tarping, top dressing of field, disease diagnosis, and aerating the field.
    • Maintain a safe playing surface for the players, coaches, and umpires. Abide by the Major League Baseball and Midwest League official playing rules as it pertains to field preparation and field layout and design.
    • Set irrigation programs to run and water the field, fixing any breaks or leaks in the irrigation system.
    • Maintain grassed areas outside the playing surface – yet inside the confines of the stadium. Maintain a professional look of these areas by mowing, trimming and edging grassed areas. Spray weeds in or around the stadium when necessary.
    • Maintain indoor mounds and keep batting cages clean for year round use
    • Prepare field for games and batting practice by communicating with coaches and staff for setup and tear down. And maintaining the field before and after games. Get the field ready for any high school, college games and any other events held on the field.
    • Supervise and schedule game day staff. Train staff to properly use and maintain equipment in a safe manner.
    • Assist in overall operation of ballclub – assisting other staff members when needed.

    JOB REQUIREMENTS:

    • 2 or 4 year degree in horticulture, turf grass science, or related field or comparable experience in the turf industry.
    • Must be able to work and communicate well with others including: front office staff, coaching staffs, players, and umpires
    • Ability to work long hours including weekends and holidays for LumberKings games and non-LumberKings events including: high school and college baseball games and any off-day stadium events.

    START DATE: To be determined

    SALARY AND BENEFITS: This is a year round position. Salary will be based on experience

    CONTACT INFORMATION:
    Submit a cover letter and résumé to:

    Ted Tornow
    General Manager
    Clinton LumberKings
    tedtornow@lumberkings.com
    PO Box 1295 / 537 Ballpark Drive
    Clinton, IA 52733
    (563) 242-0727 x102


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