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Turf Manager

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Classification Details

Classification Information

Classification Title Turf Manager
Classification Code 72400
FLSA Non-Exempt

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Turf Manager
Position Number 133290
Pay Grade 10
Department Maintenance of Practice Grounds - 40341
Expectations for All Employees:

East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee’s job performance must support and exhibit the university’s core values: PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential; RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust; DIVERSITY of people and thought is respected; EXCELLENCE is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic; EFFICIENCY is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.

Job Summary

Employees in this class are under general supervision. Work performed in maintenance of a golf course, and performing other related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

- Knowledge of the maintenance of a golf course. – Knowledge of Bentgrass, Bermudagrass, and cool season grasses. – Knowledge of basic agronomic practices. – Ability to communicate effectively. – Ability to work independently.

Required Qualifications

Associate degree in turf management or related field required; two years experience working in golf course maintenance; must obtain a Category 3 Tennessee Commercial Pesticide Applicator Certification within 60 days of employment; and must have a valid Tennessee Driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands
Supervision Given and Received
Version Date March 2007

Job Duties

These are the job duties required of the position.

Description of Job Duty

- Operates equipment associated with golf and athletic field maintenance.

- Maintains and calibrates equipment.

- Inspects turf grass and determines treatment procedures.

- Mixes and applies herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, and fertilizers.

- Maintains irrigation system.

- Performs other work as assigned.

Job Duty Type Essential