Job Category
Exemption Status/Test
Non Exempt
Reports To
Grounds Manager
Date Revised
Primary Purpose
Oversee all daily operations of Athletics, Concrete, Fence/Playground/Welding, Irrigation, and Herbicide/Pesticide departments. Depending on season personnel may vary 30-35 employees on daily bases. Responsible for delegating work assignments, overseeing jobs are completed in a timely manner.
Education Certification

High School Diploma or GED

Valid Texas driver license with a good driving record/ CDL required

Bilingual preferred

Five (5) years’ experience in the care and maintenance of athletic fields, turf, or recreation areas

Experience with irrigation system operation and troubleshooting knowledge

Must have current herbicide/pesticide license

Computer background or experience preferred

Ability to work and schedule contractors, special crews, etc. as needed

Strong IPM practice

TDA/Structural herbicide/pesticide license

Special Knowledge/Skills

Knowledge of operation of Heavy Equipment

Knowledge of city codes and permit requirements

Good communicator

Should be able to work and learn from others

Ability to manage a large staff including hiring and reprimanding

Ability to train employees and staff on each of the areas overseen 

Ability to follow directions

Ability to get along with others

Ability to complete task in a timely manner

Willing to complete other duties as assigned

Knowledge and understanding of athletic turf care management

Knowledge of tools, methods of materials used in grounds construction, landscaped area maintenance worked, and building maintenance and improvement

Good organizational and people skills

Ability to handle high-volume, fast paced work loads

Ability to monitor and maintain adequate supplies- coordinate with Supervisor to order

Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and SchoolDude

Ability to manage several different Budgets


Minimum five (5) years’ experience in supervisor/management role

Tools/Equipment Used
Must be skilled with a variety of lawn tools
Ability to climb on and off equipment
Frequently lift 10 to 80 pounds
Mental Demands
Maintain emotional control under stress