Spring Creek Complex Groundskeeper position - NOW HIRING

Job Title:

Spring Creek Sports Complex Groundkeeper

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Altoona, IA

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Level/Salary Range:

$30,000 per year

Position Type:

Part Time


HR Contact:

Boyd Burnham

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Email: maintenance@altoonasoccer.net

Subject Line: Groundskeeper Position 2022


Fax: 15156084617


Boyd Burnham

Director of Field Maintenance

PO Box 95

Altoona, IA  50009

Job Description

Role and Responsibilities

Mowing all grass fields weekly, or bi-weekly as needed during cooler periods when grass is growing quickly.  All playing fields to be maintained at 2-3/4” height during playing seasons. This will include moving all goals as needed to mow underneath

Mowing front ditch and other public areas every 2-3 weeks as needed

Club to provide mowers, trimmers, gas and necessary maintenance items

Pick up trash as needed around entire complex daily

Empty trash cans around complex Monday & Friday each week

Place portable lights on practice fields when needed

Get gas as needed for mowers and for portable lights in the fall (all receipts must be turned in to Club Treasurer- no exceptions)

Set up fields and install/replace nets as needed in spring and fall. Paint playing fields weekly or as needed.  Adjust as needed for tournaments.

Sprinkler system- assist with maintenance of system, up to and including replacing heads as needed.  Club to provide new heads if needed.

Schedule turn on and shut off irrigation (working with Field Maintenance Director)

Mowers, Golf Carts, Gator & Paint Sprayers- change oil and filters as needed and maintain in good working order.  Sharpen mower blades as needed.  Schedule service work as needed and approved by board of directors.

Spot repairs to fields as needed, could include over-seeding smaller areas

Monitor bathroom and portable toilets for cleanliness, notify field maintenance director if attention or cleaning is needed

Assist concession operator as needed with misc. deliveries- could include beverage deliveries, food deliveries, maintenance, and repair visits, etc.

Assist as needed for Spring and Fall Tournaments. Could include additional trash collection, errands, etc. (will include weekend work- one weekend in Fall and one in Spring)

Other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors (Field Maintenance Board Member)

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Prior experience in groundskeeping at least 2 years.  High School Diploma or equivalent.

Additional Notes

Start Date – 3-1-2022

Contract position, no benefits or paid time off

Seasonal hours - Will vary by season, with many more hours in spring and fall, with fewer in the summer and potentially none during the winter.

Reports directly to the Field Maintenance Board Member and the ASC/GPS Iowa Board

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