Coastal Carolina University

100 Chanticleer Dr E
Conway , SC
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Faculty and Staff Positions

Coastal Carolina University
Myrtle Beach, SC Full time
Posted on September 1, 2017

Coastal Carolina University seeks candidates for the following positions:

- Compliance Training Coordinator

- Custodial 2nd & 3rd Shifts

- IT Security Specialist

- Medical Records Specialist

- Mental Health Practitioner

- Registered Nurse

- Senior Application Analyst

- Senior Engineer / Manager

- Web Developer

- Sports Turf Groundskeeper - Search Extended 

Coastal Carolina University is accepting applications for the following position: Sports Turf Groundskeeper (full- time, annual appointment position with benefits) in the Sports Turf Department. This position is responsible for the general maintenance and landscape of the outdoor sporting facility, including football field, baseball field, softball field, tennis courts, practice fields, track, and intramural fields. 

Duties will include, but not be limited to: maintaining fields by irrigating, mowing, edging and weeding; ensuring a clean, organized working environment; performing ,as required, by job order or supervisor's direction, all sports turf functions as specified by supervisor; maintaining assigned equipment in good conditions and providing for safe operation, security, and cleanliness of equipment while in possession; performing a wide variety of tasks related to the maintenance and upkeep of University Athletics and Intramural Facilities; using appropriate landscaping methods to care for, preserve and water pants, sod, and seed; preparing beds and properly installing appropriate plant material; properly pruning trees and shrubs; providing maintenance for annuals and perennials; watering lawns and other plantings as needed; properly mowing, edging, trimming lawns with appropriate tools; safely operating commercial mowing equipment in busy campus setting by following accepted industry standards and procedures; raking and/or blowing grass clippings and leaves; setting up and operating sprinklers; preparing athletic fields for sporting events; maintaining athletic field to specification; grading mowing, aerifying, topdressing, rolling playing surfaced, and building pitching mounds to proper specification; maintaining field set up and lines for all athletic events; assisting in handling and storing of equipment; promptly reporting all safety and maintenance issues; and performing other duties as assigned by supervisor. 

Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent (GED) and at least six (6) months of grounds keeping experience are required. Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license. At least two (2) years of previous experience as a groundskeeper in a commercial or industrial environment is preferred. Previous experience with turf, horticulture, or landscape maintenance is preferred. A successful candidate will also possess the ability to: work additional hours as required; work in inclement weather; read and follow instructions, directions, and safety procedures; work alone and in a team environment. Additionally, a successful candidate should possess good verbal and written communication skills. Working environment is labor intensive, such as, lifting up to 50lbs, bending, digging, and walking for long periods of time. This position may also require overtime and work weekends. 

Coastal Carolina University is committed to ensuring that all persons are able to learn, work and enjoy a workplace, educational and living environment that is free from discriminatory harassment, treatment or services. The policy of equality extends to both the employment practices and administration of programs and activities within the university.