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

  • 04/27/2018 11:03 AM | Anonymous

    DUTIES:
    This is skilled and semi-skilled work performing maintenance and repair tasks in a variety of turf and horticulture tasks at the athletic facilities.  Work involves performing a variety of skilled and semi-skilled tasks in management of sports turf, landscape beds, ball diamonds maintenance at the athletic facilities.  The employees in this classification oversee the work of others and are required to have attained a sufficient degree of skill to analyze turf and horticulture problems, determine remedial and long term resolutions, and to train and direct others in maintenance activities; and to do general repair and supervision at the athletic facilities.

    Work may also involve the performance of analyzing work to be done by seasonal staff, maintenance workers, and outside maintenance contractors, for the most efficient use of City money and manpower.

    SALARY: $22.61/hour plus excellent benefits

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    Associate degree in horticulture with an emphasis in turf management and experience in the related field.

    Possession of a current pesticide applicators license for the State of Iowa. (classifications 3 OT and 6 ROW)

    Possession of a current State of Iowa driver's license upon appointment in this classification and continued maintenance of the license throughout the period of employment, and must be insurable by the City's insurance company.

    TO APPLY:
    Applications are available at http://www.muscatineiowa.gov/jobs.aspx. They can be emailed to sromagnoli@muscatineiowa.gov. Application deadline is Monday, May 7, at 5:00 pm.

  • 03/06/2018 9:26 AM | Anonymous

    Do you like working outside? Ready to work now, at a good place, with other good people?

    We are looking for lawn care team members. The ideal candidate is an honest, lawn care professional whom is driven to grow our brand while displaying teamwork and maintaining a focus on safety.

    Job Description:

    • Provide lawn care services in commercial and residential settings.
    • Responsible for mowing, trimming and blowing properties.
    • Work effectively and efficiently with specialized equipment, including, but not limited to: Exmark Zero&Turn mowers, Stihl weed trimmers, Stihl leaf blowers, Stihl backpack blowers, etc.

    We offer:

    • Starting wages at $12 & $15 /hr. (based on experience)
    • Overtime pay
    • 45&50 hrs. per week
    • Paid Time Off
    • Retirement plan with 3% employer match
    • Health Insurance
    • Paid training / Continuing Education
    • Paid Holidays (including your Birthday!)
    • Uniforms provided and laundered for you
    • Company vehicles & cell phones
    • Employment to begin immediately
    • Great work environment with nice equipment
    • Winter work

    The right candidate has:

    • Clean criminal record
    • Clean and valid driver’s license, CDL a plus
    • Turf maintenance experience or knowledge a plus
    • Detail oriented with focus on quality
    • Desire to make money
    • Integrity
    • Willing to work with other quality, loyal, hardworking individuals.

    OUR VISION: Set the gold standard of quality that makes us proud of our properties, our projects, our people, and our profession

    OUR MISSION: Provide the quality experience every client deserves by delivering our best everyday.

    We’re passionate about our company, what we do, and the quality service we provide. RJ Lawn Service Inc. is an established lawn & landscape company with a great reputation for quality work and a solid customer base. Our indoor/outdoor showroom, office and shop are located in Waukee, Iowa (in one of the top 10 fastest growing counties in the nation). Est. 1997, RJ Lawn Service Inc. offers services in landscape design & installation, lawn care, lawn treatments, irrigation maintenance, grounds maintenance, and snow removal. The current staff of 60 team members enjoys the challenge of growth while emphasizing quality and innovation through hard work and continuing education.

    RJ is committed to being the highest paying company in our industry. We want to continue to be the best lawn & landscape company in the area, which requires more great people on our team. If you have or know someone with potential for greatness, we’ll help train and educate for advancement in your career. Unlike golf course maintenance positions, it doesn’t have to take 7&8 years to advance. We are constantly growing and promoting members of our team who display characteristics of a great RJ employee.

    Job Type: Full&time, Part&time, Internships

    Required license or certification:

    • Driver’s License

    Candidates may apply via the Employment page on our website www.rjlawnservice.net/employment.phpor by contacting Sam via phone at 515,987,4394 or email at keepitgreen@rjlawnservice.net.

  • 03/06/2018 9:25 AM | Anonymous

    Do you enjoy working outside? Ready to work now, at a good place, with other good people? We are looking for landscape team members. The ideal candidate is an honest, landscape professional whom is driven to grow our brand while displaying teamwork and maintaining a focus on safety.

    Job Description:

    • Provide landscaping services, including, but not limited to, hardscaping and masonry work in commercial and residential settings.
    • Responsible for installation of retaining walls, pavers, boulders, masonry work and grading.
    • Work effectively and efficiently with specialized equipment, including, but not limited to: CAT skid loaders, Ditch Witch mini skid steers, Avants, laser levels, concrete saws, chain saws, hand tools, etc.

    We offer:

    • Starting Wages at $13 + $16/hr. (based on experience)
    • Overtime pay
    • 45+50 hrs. per week
    • Paid Time Off
    • Retirement plan with 3% employer match
    • Health Insurance
    • Paid training / Continuing Education
    • Paid Holidays (including your Birthday!)
    • Uniforms provided and laundered for you
    • Company vehicles & cell phones
    • Employment to begin immediately
    • Great work environment with nice equipment
    • Winter work

    The right candidate has:

    • Clean criminal record
    • Clean and Valid driver’s license, CDL a plus
    • Hardscape experience or knowledge and ICPI Certification a plus
    • Detail oriented with focus on quality
    • Desire to make money
    • Integrity
    • Willing to work with other quality, loyal, hardworking individuals.

    OUR VISION: Set the gold standard of quality that makes us proud of our properties, our projects, our people, and our profession

    OUR MISSION: Provide the quality experience every client deserves by delivering our best everyday.

    We’re passionate about our company, what we do, and the quality service we provide. RJ Lawn Service Inc. is an established lawn & landscape company with a great reputation for quality work and a solid customer base. Our indoor/outdoor showroom, office and shop are located in Waukee, Iowa (in one of the top 10 fastest growing counties in the nation). Est. 1997, RJ Lawn Service Inc. offers services in landscape design & installation, lawn care, lawn treatments, irrigation maintenance, grounds maintenance, and snow removal. The current staff of 60 team members enjoys the challenge of growth while emphasizing quality and innovation through hard work and continuing education.

    RJ is committed to being the highest paying company in our industry. We want to continue to be the best lawn & landscape company in the area, which requires more great people on our team. If you have or know someone with potential for greatness, we’ll help train and educate for advancement in your career. Unlike golf course maintenance positions, it doesn’t have to take 7+8 years to advance. We are constantly growing and promoting members of our team who display characteristics of a great RJ employee.

    Job Type: Full+time, Part+time, Internships

    Required license or certification:

    • Driver’s License

    Candidates may apply via the Employment page on our website www.rjlawnservice.net/employment.phpor by contacting Sam via phone at 515-987-4394 or email at keepitgreen@rjlawnservice.net.

  • 03/06/2018 9:24 AM | Anonymous

    Do you enjoy being outside and working with plants and tools? Do you enjoy completing work with accuracy in a timely fashion? We are looking for grounds maintenance crew members. The ideal candidate is an honest, horticulture professional whom is driven to grow our brand while displaying teamwork and maintaining a focus on safety.

    Job Description:

    • Provide softscape and horticulture services in commercial and residential settings.
    • Responsible for installation of plant material (annuals/perennials), shrubs, B&B trees, remediation, maintenance, trimming and demolition.
    • Will be expected to use knowledge to identify and remediate ornamental disease and pest problems.
    • Work effectively and efficiently with specialized equipment, such as, but not limited to: CAT skid loaders, Ditch Witch mini skid steers, chippers, laser levels, tillers, concrete saws, chain saws, pruners, hand tools, etc.

    We offer:

    • Starting Wages at $12 1 $15 /hr. (based on experience)
    • Overtime pay
    • 45150 hrs. per week
    • Paid Time Off
    • Retirement plan with 3% employer match
    • Health Insurance
    • Paid training / Continuing Education
    • Paid Holidays (including your Birthday!)
    • Uniforms provided and laundered for you
    • Company vehicles & cell phones
    • Employment to begin immediately
    • Great work environment with nice equipment
    • Winter work

    The right candidate has:

    • Clean criminal record
    • Clean and Valid driver’s license, CDL a plus
    • Horticulture experience
    • Detail oriented with focus on quality
    • Desire to make money
    • Integrity
    • Willing to work with other quality, loyal, hardworking individuals.

    OUR VISION: Set the gold standard of quality that makes us proud of our properties, our projects, our people, and our profession.

    OUR MISSION: Provide the quality experience every client deserves by delivering our best everyday.

    We’re passionate about our company, what we do, and the quality service we provide. RJ Lawn Service Inc. is an established lawn & landscape company with a great reputation for quality work and a solid customer base. Our indoor/outdoor showroom, office and shop are located in Waukee, Iowa (in one of the top 10 fastest growing counties in the nation). Est. 1997, RJ Lawn Service Inc. offers services in landscape design & installation, lawn care, lawn treatments, irrigation maintenance, grounds maintenance, and snow removal. The current staff of 60 team members enjoys the challenge of growth while emphasizing quality and innovation through hard work and continuing education.

    RJ is committed to being the highest paying company in our industry. We want to continue to be the best lawn & landscape company in the area, which requires more great people on our team. If you have or know someone with potential for greatness, we’ll help train and educate for advancement in your career. Unlike golf course maintenance positions, it doesn’t have to take 718 years to advance. We are constantly growing and promoting members of our team who display characteristics of a great RJ employee.

    Job Type: Full1time, Part1Time, Internships

    Required license or certification:

    • Driver’s License

    Candidates may apply via the Employment page on our website www.rjlawnservice.net/employment.phpor by contacting Sam via phone at 515,987,4394 or email at keepitgreen@rjlawnservice.net.

  • 03/06/2018 9:23 AM | Anonymous

    Are you a selfstarter? Do you enjoy being outside and working with plants? Do you enjoy completing projects independently? We are looking for a horticultural technician/floriculturist. The ideal candidate is an honest, horticulture professional whom is driven to grow our brand while displaying teamwork and maintaining a focus on safety.

    Job Description:

    • Provide horticulture services in commercial and residential settings.
    • Responsible for designing displays, installation of annuals and perennials, maintenance and remediation.
    • Will be expected to use knowledge to identify and remediate ornamental disease and pest problems.
    • Work effectively and efficiently with specialized equipment, such as, but not limited to: motorized watering systems, pruners, hand tools, etc.

    We offer:

    • Starting Wages at $12 $15 /hr. (based on experience)
    • Overtime pay
    • 4550 hrs. per week
    • Paid Time Off
    • Retirement plan with 3% employer match
    • Health Insurance
    • Paid training / Continuing Education
    • Paid Holidays (including your Birthday!)
    • Uniforms provided and laundered for you
    • Company vehicles & cell phones
    • Employment to begin immediately
    • Great work environment with nice equipment
    • Winter work

    The right candidate has:

    • Clean criminal record
    • Clean and Valid driver’s license, CDL a plus
    • Horticulture experience
    • Plant identification knowledge
    • Detail oriented with focus on quality
    • Ability to work independently
    • Desire to make money
    • Integrity
    • Willing to work with other quality, loyal, hardworking individuals.

    OUR VISION: Set the gold standard of quality that makes us proud of our properties, our projects, our people, and our profession

    OUR MISSION: Provide the quality experience every client deserves by delivering our best everyday.

    We’re passionate about our company, what we do, and the quality service we provide. RJ Lawn Service Inc. is an established lawn & landscape company with a great reputation for quality work and a solid customer base. Our indoor/outdoor showroom, office and shop are located in Waukee, Iowa (in one of the top 10 fastest growing counties in the nation). Est. 1997, RJ Lawn Service Inc. offers services in landscape design & installation, lawn care, lawn treatments, irrigation maintenance, grounds maintenance, and snow removal. The current staff of 60 team members enjoys the challenge of growth while emphasizing quality and innovation through hard work and continuing education.

    RJ is committed to being the highest paying company in our industry. We want to continue to be the best lawn & landscape company in the area, which requires more great people on our team. If you have or know someone with potential for greatness, we’ll help train and educate for advancement in your career. Unlike golf course maintenance positions, it doesn’t have to take 78 years to advance. We are constantly growing and promoting members of our team who display characteristics of a great RJ employee.

    Job Type: Fulltime, Parttime, Internships

    Required license or certification:

    • Driver’s License

    Candidates may apply via the Employment page on our website www.rjlawnservice.net/employment.phpor by contacting Sam via phone at 515-987-4394 or email at keepitgreen@rjlawnservice.net.

  • 03/06/2018 9:22 AM | Anonymous

    Do you enjoy a variety of tasks both in the field and the office? Are you looking to join a growing company with the ability? We are looking for the right person to help expand our irrigation division. Due to continued growth at our company, this is a unique opportunity for the right person who wants to succeed and be rewarded for their efforts. The ideal candidate is an honest, irrigation professional whom is driven to grow our brand while displaying teamwork and maintaining a focus on safety.

    Job Description:

    • Install and maintain quality irrigation systems at commercial and residential properties.
    • Will be expected to use knowledge to identify and repair irrigation system issues.
    • Work effectively and efficiently with specialized equipment, such as, but not limited to: CAT track loader, trencher, air compressor, hand tools, etc.

    We offer:

    • Starting wages at $12 + $15 /hr. (based on experience)
    • Overtime pay
    • 45+50 hrs. per week
    • Paid Time Off
    • Retirement plan with 3% employer match
    • Health Insurance
    • Paid training / Continuing Education
    • Paid Holidays (including your Birthday!)
    • Uniforms provided and laundered for you
    • Company vehicles & cell phones
    • Employment to begin immediately
    • Great work environment with nice equipment
    • Winter work

    The right candidate has:

    • Irrigation maintenance/install experience and knowledge (a must have)
    • Backflow Certified or IA Certified (a plus if have)
    • Valid Drivers License and Clean Criminal Record
    • Able to work independently or as a team
    • Responsible/Dependable with Attention to Detail
    • Enjoy the outdoors
    • Desire to make $$ while doing something you enjoy
    • Desire to work in a great company atmosphere
    • Looking for a company with potential for advancement
    • Integrity

    OUR VISION: Set the gold standard of quality that makes us proud of our properties, our projects, our people, and our profession

    OUR MISSION: Provide the quality experience every client deserves by delivering our best everyday.

    We’re passionate about our company, what we do, and the quality service we provide. RJ Lawn Service Inc. is an established lawn & landscape company with a great reputation for quality work and a solid customer base. Our indoor/outdoor showroom, office and shop are located in Waukee, Iowa (in one of the top 10 fastest growing counties in the nation). Est. 1997, RJ Lawn Service Inc. offers services in landscape design & installation, lawn care, lawn treatments, irrigation maintenance, grounds maintenance, and snow removal. The current staff of 60 team members enjoys the challenge of growth while emphasizing quality and innovation through hard work and continuing education.

    RJ is committed to being the highest paying company in our industry. We want to continue to be the best lawn & landscape company in the area, which requires more great people on our team. If you have or know someone with potential for greatness, we’ll help train and educate for advancement in your career. Unlike golf course maintenance positions, it doesn’t have to take 7+8 years to advance. We are constantly growing and promoting members of our team who display characteristics of a great RJ employee.

    Job Type: Full+time, Part+time, Internships

    Required license or certification:

    • Driver’s License

    Candidates may apply via the Employment page on our website www.rjlawnservice.net/employment.phpor by contacting Sam via phone at 515+987+4394 or email at keepitgreen@rjlawnservice.net.

  • 12/15/2017 8:31 AM | Anonymous

    Pleasantville Golf Course is located in Pleasantville, Iowa, approximately 30 minutes SE of Des Moines.  The golf course and its operations are managed by the Pleasantville Board of Directors.  Our golf course is a 9 hole facility with a pool.  We are open to the public and have memberships as well.  Our goal is to provide a friendly atmosphere while providing a quality product to all of our clients.

    Position Summary & Essential Job Functions:
    This is a full time (year round position) with flexible winter hours.  From past experience, this position requires 8 to 9 solid months of daily work.  Under the direction of the Board of Directors, the superintendent participates in all areas related to the golf course ground care and associated equipment maintenance.  Some examples of job duties may include but are not limited to:  personnel management, pesticide application, irrigation maintenance and operation, equipment maintenance and operation, maintenance of cutting units, turf grass cultural practices, daily mowing and golf course set up tasks, recordkeeping, pool maintenance, certified pool operator, all duties and maintenance related to the clubhouse, and any other duties necessary by a Superintendent.

    Education / Training:
    High School Diploma required.  Higher education in turf grass management, agronomy, horticulture, related field preferred.  Must hold or obtain applicable pesticide applicators license for the State of Iowa.

    Experience / Background:
    Previous experience in golf course maintenance operations preferred.  A working knowledge of the maintenance pertains to golf course greens, tees, fairways, and roughs with respect to both solid turf grass management principles and playability.  Experience working in a team environment with a strong drive towards customer service.

    Additional Skills & Physical Requirements:
    Applicant must be computer literate.  Ability to complete math functions as they relate to fertilizer and pesticide application.  Applicant must be able to communicate with the Board of Directors, staff, members, and volunteer staff.  This position does require an individual to spend much time in physical and/or outdoor environment that includes exposure to inclement weather.

    Salary:
    $30,000 or higher (DOE)

    Benefits:
    Golfing privileges, meals, and discounted merchandise at the clubhouse.

    Please send cover letter, resume, and list of professional references to:
    Pleasantville Golf & CC
    Attn:  Board of Directors
    Po Box 670
    Pleasantville, IA  50225
    E: pleasantvillegcc@gmail.com
    P:  515.848.5716

  • 11/15/2017 7:52 AM | Anonymous

    Job Title: Seasonal Assistant Groundskeeper

    Summary: This position reports directly to the Head Groundskeeper. This person should be hard-working and self-motivated. This position assists the Head Groundskeeper in all day-to-day operations of maintaining the playing surface of Modern Woodmen Park. Modern Woodmen Park is home to the Quad Cities River Bandits (Single-A affiliate of the Houston Astros) and Saint Ambrose University. Have the opportunity to volunteer at the John Deere Classic at TPC Deere Run. Preferred dates of employment are March 1st to September 30th but can be flexible based on school schedules.

    Responsibilities: Duties include but not limited to: assist in the upkeep of sand based Kentucky Bluegrass playing surface, mowing, edging, fertilizing, aeration, topdressing, sodding, skin maintenance, mound and plate repair, irrigation repair, basic operation and maintenance to equipment, field markings and logo painting, special events that may be held on the field and other related duties as required.

    Qualifications: Preferred enrollment in or graduated from a 2 or 4-year turf program, working knowledge of the maintenance of sports fields, strong personal/team work ethic, high level of integrity, ability to work in fast-paced environment, ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays, must be able to lift at least 50 lbs, work in various weather conditions, and the ability to handle multiple tasks at once.

    Compensation: This is a salaried position with compensation based on experience. No housing provided. Food Stipend included on game days.

    Apply: Send cover letter, resume, and references either by mail or email to:

    Andrew Marking
    Head Groundskeeper
    209 S Gaines St
    Davenport, IA 52802
    andrewm@riverbandits.com


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