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Job Ad ID: 3396

Sports Field Coordinator

Salary: Employer-Paid PERS: $20.0274 - $30.0412 hourly / $41,656.94 - $62,485.80 annually Employee/Employer-Paid PERS: $23.7683 - $35.6527 hourly / $49,437.96 - $74,157.72 annually
Location: Carson City, NV
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This is a full-time, FLSA non-exempt position with Carson City Parks, Recreation and Open Space. Under general supervision, plans, directs and reviews the work of a crew of Park Maintenance Workers and seasonal staff; performs semi-skilled work in the care and maintenance of sports facilities and recreation areas; performs semi-skilled maintenance and repair to park facilities.
Examples of Duties
This class specification lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive.  Incumbent(s) may be expected to perform job-related duties other than those contained in this document and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills.
  • Provides lead direction, training and work review to a work crew of employees or others; organizes and assigns work, sets priorities, and follows-up to ensure coordination and completion of assigned work; provides input into performance evaluations. 
  • Ensures that proper safety precautions are observed, instructs inmates or unskilled workers in proper work procedures. 
  • Construct, repair and replace park and ball field structures and equipment.
  • Installs, repairs and maintains irrigation systems; adjusts, repairs and replaces timing mechanisms; reads and interprets plans, specifications, blueprints and schematics; prepares as-built sketches. 
  • Inspects assigned areas; corrects or reports safety hazards; cleans and maintains park grounds, athletic fields, campsites, tennis courts, paved areas, paths and walkways and stairways; picks up trash and litter. 
  • Mixes and applies herbicides, fungicides and pesticides. 
  • Maintains and performs basic repair work on a variety of park and camp facilities and equipment; may paint facilities, assists with plumbing and carpentry work; builds concrete forms and assists with finishing work. 
  • Operates and maintains a variety of hand and power landscaping tools and equipment, including hand and power mowers, small tractors, spreaders, edgers, blowers, hedge trimmers, weed eaters, chainsaws, rakes, shovels, hoes, brooms and other tools; operates trucks, trailer and tractors with attachments. 
  • Observes safe work methods and uses safety equipment; secures work sites from safety hazards as necessary; attends safety meetings. 
  • Responds to questions and complaints from the public; carries out assignments in a non-disruptive manner in areas receiving heavy public use. 
  • Maintains basic records of work performed and attendance. 
  • Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. 
  • Demonstrates courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with public and staff; acts in a manner that promotes a harmonious and effective workplace environment. 
Typical Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Education and Experience:
Equivalent to High School graduation or GED; AND three (3) years of landscaping maintenance or sports field management experience; OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience as determined by Human Resources. 
Required certificates, Licenses, and registrations:
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • A Valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) may be required to be obtained within 12 months of hire.  The selected candidate will be informed at the time the offer is made if he/she will be required to obtain the license.
  • OSHA 30 Certification.

Required Knowledge and Skills
Knowledge of:

  • Basic supervisory principles and practices.
  • Methods, practices and equipment used in sports facility management.
  • Principles of horticulture related to effective sports turf management.
  • Soil preparation; methods and equipment used in weed, pest and insect control and treating plant diseases.
  • Installation, maintenance and repair of irrigation systems.
  • Use and minor maintenance of commonly used hand and power landscaping tools and equipment.
  • Safe work methods and safety regulations pertaining to the work.
  • Shop mathematics.
  • Record keeping practices.
  • Painting, plumbing, welding, masonry and carpentry methods, tools and techniques.

    Skill in:

  • Planning, directing and reviewing the work of others on a project or day-to-day basis.
  • Instructing others in work procedures; maintaining a variety of sports facilities.
  • Using and performing basic maintenance on various hand and power tools and equipment.
  • Recognizing common plant diseases and insect pests.
  • Using initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines.
  • Making accurate arithmetic calculations.
  • Reading and interpreting plans, maps and instructions; preparing records and reports of work performed.
  • Contributing effectively to the accomplishment of team or work unit goals, objectives and activities.
Agency: Carson City Parks, Recreation and Open Space
Apply To: 3303 Butti Way Bldg 9

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