Sports Turf Grounds Keeper
Philadelphia , Pennsylvania
November 19, 2017

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BrightView was recently formed through the combination of landscape industry pioneers and leaders, Brickman and ValleyCrest. This defining event united more than 140 years of experience, an extraordinary portfolio of high-profile projects and clients, and a vast, national network of expertise and innovation. As one and true to our name, we're reinventing the industry while affording our 22,000+ team members access to the most comprehensive training, resources, benefits, mentorship, and opportunities for career advancement.

A brighter future is in your hands. We're currently seeking a Sports TurfGroundskeeper to join our growing team!

Job Title

: Sports Turf Groundskeeper


: Philadelphia, PA

Job Description:

  • This position requires a person qualified to manage all aspects of Athletic Sports Field(s) turf maintenance operations. Applicant must be able to manage a multiple athletic field operation to meet customer needs and achieve standards related to field safety, playability and aesthetics.  As well as take care of the grounds surrounding the fields.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Applies knowledge of Athletic Field maintenance best practices, and is capable of performing associated duties

  • Tracks, schedules and accomplishes turf applications and maintenance operations

  • Demonstrates ability to function successfully in a fast paced, changing work environment
  • Ensures pesticide and fertilizer compliance with all local, state and federal regulations
  • Working knowledge of computer based irrigation monitoring systems


  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the work (extensive walking, bending, lifting/carrying 35 - 80 pounds often, outdoor weather conditions, and the dexterity to operate mowers, blowers and related machinery.)

  • Must be able to communicate with client and provide exceptional customer service
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including early mornings, evenings and/ or weekends and holidays (as needed).

  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work every day

  • Must be at least 18 years of age and authorized to work in the United States

  • Associate's Degree or equivalent (experience or certification) in Turf Management, Golf, or Sports Turf is preferred

  • 1+ years of hands-on Turf maintenance and operations experience

  • Must obtain any necessary licensure for pesticide application within 6 months of hire

  • Current driver's license



  • Competitive salary

  • Paid time off

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Company Paid Uniforms

  • Endless opportunity and career growth!

Job ID 0--1969-1-Sporep26-19146-v2

Date posted 11/13/2017

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