Title Code:    7240
Occ. Group:  
 

TURF MANAGER

 

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.

DEFINITION

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

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

-          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.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE 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.

 

RECOMMENDED QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants possessing these qualifications have a good probability for success in this class. However, applicants not possessing these qualifications should apply if they believe their training and experience will enable them to perform the work successfully. 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.
 

  Date     Skill         Eval            
8/11/08     10         734232323



 

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The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.