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Job Description & Primary Responsibilities:
Athletic Turf Managers produce and maintain sporting grounds. They ensure the turf and surrounds are pristine. They plan, oversee, and project-manage major athletic grounds and field renovation projects. Additionally, they develop and manage budgets related to athletic fields and grounds.
Responsibilities: Athletic Turf Managers are responsible for developing and implementing plans for the successful maintenance of all athletic fields and grounds, planning, overseeing and project-managing major athletic grounds and field renovation projects, overseeing assigned personnel, developing and managing budgets related to athletic fields and grounds, purchasing, maintaining and managing inventory of athletic field maintenance equipment and supplies, supervising the conversion and protection of athletic fields during special events, restoring fields damaged by weather, use or other conditions, managing and reviewing irrigation system performance and initiate changes when necessary, and attending sporting events to supervise field use.
Recommended High School Courses:
Science (Biology, Chemistry, Environmental)
Bachelor's Degree in Turf Grass Management
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