EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

This is our current list of employment opportunities. If you would like to post an open position please contact Ben Ellis at: Golfturf54@gmail.com.

Job Postings are FREE for current MTC members, Non-Members for $50. Posting will be up for 30 days which then can be extended upon your request.

  • 04 Feb 2021 4:45 AM | Ben Ellis (Administrator)

    Park Manager II (12750, Grade 22)

    Salary

    $54,066.00 - $92,517.00 Annually

    Location

    Wheaton, MD

    Job Type

    Career Full-Time

    Department

    MC Parks

    Job Number

    12750

    Closing

    2/8/2021 11:59 PM Eastern

    Description

    THIS IS A RE-ADVERTISEMENT. PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEE NOT RE-APPLY.

    The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC), a six-time National Recreation and Parks Association Gold Medal Award Winner, is seeking a Park Manager II to work within Montgomery County Department of Parks, Southern Parks Division in Montgomery County, Maryland.  The department serves a diverse population of over one million residents in Montgomery County, Maryland, and manages 419 parks on more than 37,000 acres of parkland.  The Department has an annual operating budget of over $100 million, a six-year Capital Improvement Program of over $180 million, and a career staff of nearly 800 employees.

    The Southern Parks Division meets both local and regional leisure needs by providing opportunities for a wide variety of outdoor recreational activities in the most densely populated areas of Montgomery County.  Its mission is to provide users with choices of active and passive recreation in parks and facilities that are safe and well-managed; and to apply best practices of stormwater management and stewardship for both our undeveloped land, and our build resources located within the natural environment.

    The successful candidate will be responsible for managing high-profile park areas, supervising the management areas and programs for the division. All programs are complex in nature and require technical, managerial and operational skills, knowledge, and abilities to plan, develop, supervise, and implement programs and projects. 
     

    Examples of Important Duties

    Parks Programs and Operations Management
    Plan, schedule and coordinate for a variety of park and natural resource maintenance operations daily; including staffing for weekends and nighttime year-round. Monitor/advise athletic field schedules and work requests on the computer. Answer inter department concerns pertaining to planning, park and public needs and concerns. Conduct staff meetings, training for safety and maintenance of operations. Use Kronos Program to approve timesheets. Keep up to date on future park improvements, including thirteen (13) storm water ponds and fleet equipment. Make suggestions for Capital Improvement Program (CIP) and major maintenance projects. Coordinate and monitor Emergency Action Plan for facilities maintenance. Suggest improvements for park amenities as needed and for maintenance locations. Responsible for hiring and terminating employees when needed.

    Budget
    Approve purchase order for invoices from non-park agencies of Montgomery County Government and keep track of petty cash using the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), the Enterprise Assets Manager (EAM), and Microsoft Excel application. Manage seasonal budgets and supplies. Prepare a monthly report to the Southern division reflecting expenditures and spending plan. Initiate, order and specify capital and special equipment for operational needs for two maintenance facilities. Recommend, analyze and program the cost for future facilities and infrastructures using the Operating Budget Impact (OBI).

     

    Scheduling
    Maintain and coordinate the staff schedules for the support of maintenance operations that are required for the athletic field program and other general use.  Some maintenance tasks such as spraying and fertilizing, combined with weather conditions provide challenges. Special events and other celebrations at The Wheaton Regional Park present challenges for staffing and maintenance. Daily coordination is performed with the Montgomery County Use of Public Facilities (CUPF) that sets the initial schedule for athletic fields in the County. Wheaton athletic fields require organizing, planning staff and maintenance. Daily monitoring and oversight of scheduled games and activities for football, field hockey fields with lighting, along with on Bermuda soccer field, on premiere baseball field and one softball field. Special Use and Events permits, and maintenance schedules also require staffing and maintenance schedules. All scheduling involves MCGEO and seasonal staff. Schedule supervisory and other staff for winter storms and other related weather emergencies throughout the

     

    Meetings

    Meet with Montgomery County Department of Environment personnel to discuss Storm Water Pond issues including maintenance, erosion and other storm water and stream issues. Meet with Wildlife managers to discuss fishing and wildlife issues, such as the control of Canadian Geese and beaver. Discuss maintenance policies and maintenance agreements as it relates to athletic field and other facility maintenance with the Montgomery County Department of Recreation as well as the Enterprise Division. Required to meet with Montgomery County Facilities and Services for maintenance operations as it relates to infrastructures such as storm drains, electrical and plumbing problems on park owned easements and properties. Inform and report to the supervisory staff and officers of Montgomery County Park Police for security, crime, and special events operations and patron concerns. Meet with County-wide Parks staff  to plan, develop and enforce policy as it relates to the respective areas and County-wide operations, budget, MCGEO issues and staffing.
     

    Training

    Acquire training classes associated with Microsoft Office, applications such as Excel, Word and Outlook as needed. Other training includes Emergency Management and COOP Interagency Continuance of Operations and Planning for wide area emergencies. Training for Purchasing Guidelines and Ethics Performance Accounting, Kronos and Safety. Responsible for staff training in Health, First Aide and continuity of Safety training.
     

    Other Duties

    Meet with citizens to try and resolve any concerns that may involve irate or demanding or unreasonable individuals. Inspect park areas of concern to resolve situations and demands. Report on park issues or problems following inspections. 
     

    Minimum Qualifications

    1. Bachelor's degree in park management/administration, outdoor recreation, natural sciences, or related field, and two years of progressively responsible experience which includes park operations program planning and development and supervision of staff; or

    2. An equivalent combination of education and experience.

    3. Valid driver's license.

    4. Additionally, contingent upon area of assignment, some positions in this class may require:

    a. Commercial Driver's License with appropriate endorsements upon appointment, or the ability to acquire one within six months.
    b. Maryland Department of Agriculture Pesticide Applicator's certification in the categories appropriate to the work assignment.
    c. Certification by the National Playground Safety Institute.

    Supplemental Information

    WORKING CONDITIONS:
    Primarily works outdoors. Works extended evenings, weekends, and holidays. An essential employee for on-call 24 hours for emergencies.
    Work conditions may include exposure to dust, vibration, noise, chemicals, dirt, waste, odors, pesticides, wildlife, potential harmful insects (for example, bees, hornets, wasps, etc.) as well as exposure to adverse weather conditions (heat, cold, snow, rain, etc.). 
    The work may require the use of protective devices such as masks, googles, gloves, or full personal protection equipment. 

    SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
    Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply
     


  • 27 Jul 2020 4:12 AM | Ben Ellis (Administrator)

    American Lawn and Tree Specialists | Lawn Care Sykesville MD

    Experienced Lawn and Tree Specialists

    $50,000.00 - $68,000.00 /Year based on experience

    Job Description

    We are currently looking for a full-time Lawn and Tree Care Specialist with experience for an operations management Position and production assistance! Located in Sykesville, Maryland and open since 2005, we proudly service all central Maryland and we're looking to expand further with great employees in place.

    - 5-star Google business rating
    - 4.8-star rating with Home Advisor
    - A+ Rating with the BBB (No Complaints)

    Visit our website at www.americanlawnandtree.com/

    for more information about our company.


    The successful candidate will be paid a salary, bonuses and commissions based on Experience, Efficiency and Knowledge and performance. Health and Dental insurance options available after probationary period. Vacation and Sick time are accumulated. 5 Paid Holidays.

    American Lawn and Tree Specialists strongly believes as a company that we deliver the best service available to our customers. We also value our people that deliver this exceptional service daily.

    Job Requirements

    - Possess at least a high school diploma
    - Have at least 5 years of experience in lawn care (ie. fertilization, weed control, etc.)
    - Be able to work Monday-Friday sometimes Saturdays
    - Perform physical activities, (job includes some strenuous activity)
    - Have reliable transportation, possess a valid driver's license and a good driving record
    - Be able to pass drug screen and DOT physical
    - Good communication and writing skills
    - Safely drive company vehicles
    - Ability to report to work consistently on a daily basis when scheduled to work
    - Be able to work independently
    - Have the ability to communicate with customers, verbally and in writing, about our service and their properties and address different concerns customers have with varying conditions.
    - Be efficient in completing daily tasks.
    - Mix and apply lawn & tree/shrub care products, read material labels and fill charts
    - Run leads for prospective customers and follow up
    - Should have strong working knowledge of computers and tablets; how to use Microsoft office, and simple data entry

     

    Please send Resumes and Questions to Joe Perry: 

    Joe@americanlawnandtree.com

    Phone: 410-652-7553

  • 26 Jul 2019 9:01 PM | Ben Ellis (Administrator)


    Groundskeeper/Flex Crew

    Washington, DC

    Join a prominent non-profit organization located on 60-acres of the most beautiful grounds in Washington, DC. The Protestant Episcopal Cathedral Foundation, including the Washington National Cathedral and three schools, offers a diverse and collaborative work environment and we are currently seeking a Groundskeeper to join our Facilities Services Department.

    Reporting to the Assistant Director of Horticulture and Grounds, the Groundskeeper will carry out all grounds maintenance including mulching, leaf removal, mowing, trash pickup, and snow removal. The Groundskeeper also acts as general laborer to assist with turf and landscape renovations, irrigation projects, office moves, and special work orders.

    Ideal candidates will possess a minimum of one-year experience in landscaping and grounds maintenance plus a valid driver’s license and good driving record. A degree or certification in turf or landscape management is a plus.

    The Protestant Episcopal Cathedral Foundation seeks interest from those who will contribute to an atmosphere in which diversity is valued and supported. To apply, send a letter of interest and résumé to foundationjobs@cathedral.org; or fax to (202) 537-5661; or mail to Protestant Episcopal Cathedral Foundation, Human Resources Dept., 3101 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016-5098. EOE.

  • 13 Jun 2019 5:25 AM | Ben Ellis (Administrator)
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