EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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

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  • 18 Jan 2018 2:55 AM | Ben Ellis (Administrator)

    Assistant Manager-Newsom Seed

    Newsom Seed is seeking a full-time Assistant Manager for our headquarters location in Fulton, Maryland. The Assistant Manager will assist with sales, administrative & clerical duties, customer service, and warehouse operations. Practical agronomic and or turf knowledge experience preferred. Must possess a valid driver’s license with a safe driving record. Compensation based on experience.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    Assist the Manager with routine procedures such as deliveries, cycle counts, annual inventory counts, and end of the day procedures;

    Provide customer service in a helpful and professional manner;

    Respond to inquiries and assist customers with the sale of products over the telephone and/or email;

    Maintain the cleanliness and organization of the office.

    Qualifications:

     1.      High School diploma and two years of supervisory experience or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

    2.      Working knowledge of computers.

    3.     Bi-lingual is preferred.

    4.      Ability to perform cash and credit card transactions.

    5.      Practical agronomic and or turf knowledge experience preferred. This would include, but not being limited to landscaping, pest control, golf course maintenance or experience with pesticides, herbicides, fertilizers and fungicides.

    6.      Ability to learn the operation of the facility.

    7.      Strong communication, customer service and excellent problem-solving skills.

    8.   Ability to operate a forklift to load and unload trucks when necessary

    9.   Strength and dexterity necessary to perform all required tasks, including lifting, stooping, bending, and working in tiring and uncomfortable positions. Must have ability to lift and move items equivalent to or greater than 50 pounds, climb ladders, and operate equipment.

    10.   Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of the position.

    Position available: immediately.  Please send resumes to Perry Whaley via email: Perry@newsomseed.com        


  • 18 Dec 2017 8:00 AM | Ben Ellis (Administrator)
  • 15 Oct 2017 7:25 PM | Ben Ellis (Administrator)

    THE MARYLAND-NATIONAL CAPITAL PARK AND PLANNING COMMISSIONThe Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission

    Job Title: Athletic Field Senior Equipment Operator (14765, 14766, Grade T04)
    Closing Date/Time: Mon. 10/30/17 11:59 PM Eastern Time
    Salary: $19.66 - $33.65 Hourly
    $40,897.00 - $69,983.00 Annually 
    Job Type: Career Full-Time
    Location: Montgomery County, Maryland

    Description  Benefit

    The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC), a six-time National Recreation and Parks Association Gold Medal Award Winner, is seeking two Athletic Field Senior Equipment Operators to work within Montgomery County Department of Parks, Southern Parks Division, Cabin John Maintenance.  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.

    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 undeveloped land, and our build resources located within the natural environment.
     
    Athletic equipment operators analyze situations, and exercise judgment to best complete project tasks; extremely unusual situations or challenges are reported to the supervisor. This position will possess the ability to evaluate present on-site grading and develop plans to increase positive drainage while matching surrounding existing grades. Incumbents may provide direction to lead the work of team leaders or related team members engaged in project work. Performs other related duties as assigned.

    This position will be required to work both the Southern and Northern Regions.  This position is based out of Cabin John. 
     Examples of Important Duties:
    • Responsibilities include advanced skills and knowledge in heavy equipment operations including but not limited to skid steers, front end loaders, precision laser graders, top-dressers, advanced aerification equipment, large and small tractor controls and function.
    • On-site minor repairs and inspections equipment which will require advanced knowledge of specialized machinery operations.
    • Ability to understand laser transit operations, solve complex issues with advance laser technology, and modify grades to match previous drainage.
    • Plans work, an extreme attention to detail in daily activities to ensure successful projects and writing reports and instructions
    • Manages area operation staff
    • Must have excellent communication skills to respond to both external and internal inquires and provide training and technical instructions as needed.
    • Inspect and approve materials, install approved materials to very specific specifications with advanced techniques used in the athletic field renovation and construction industry.
    • Provides advanced equipment operation to improve soil and turf grass quality on athletic fields.
    • The ability to work independently or with a crew to improve athletic surface conditions for turf users.
    • Must perform and make analytical decisions about moisture levels on a daily basis to modify the current project plans.
    • Skilled working with large heavy specialty soil and turf grass improvement equipment with complex operations to improve infiltration rates, drainage, soil health, turf grass quality and safety of the fields.
    • Equipment will include but not limited to: large area power take-off soil de-compaction equipment, skid steers, top-dressers, vegetation removal equipment, and complex nutrient modification machinery.
    • Must operate large trucks with trailers to mobilize equipment onsite daily that require a CDL Class A license to construct, renovation, and improve maintenance on athletic fields.
    Will work with Park Development and Design, Facilities Management Division, Specialized athletic field contractors
     Minimum Qualifications:
    1. High school diploma or GED, and
    2. Three years of equipment operation, including a minimum of one year of experience using heavy equipment; or
    3. An equivalent combination of education and experience.
    4. Must possess a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with appropriate endorsements at time of employment.
    5. Successfully pass Commission medical examination.


  • 12 Jun 2017 7:00 PM | Ben Ellis (Administrator)

    Equipment/Shop Manager

    Course Information:

         Winters Run Golf Club is a 43 year old Blue Collar Private Club located in Bel Air, MD. Winters Run currently has 350 members and is in the process of selling 5 lots generating $1,000,000 in capital funds. We are in the very early process of implementing our Master Plan course renovation through architect Andrew Green. The maintenance facility is in superb condition offering plenty of room for maintenance and organization of equipment. New pieces are added to our fleet each year to replace older equipment. A lift is planned to be installed in the Fall of 2017. Winters Run is proud to have developed a staff that is energized, committed and excited to constantly improve the course conditioning. This mentality has led to numerous staff members pursuing Golf Course Management careers in the future. We have just placed an intern at Merion and have 3-4 more students enrolled or soon to enroll in turfgrass management. This is an excellent opportunity for the right person to join a professional staff that strives daily to achieve perfection.

    Date Available: Immediately

    Educational Requirements:

         High School Diploma or Equivalent trade school certificate

    Experience:

         Prior experience in the golf course or landscaping equipment service industry preferred. Must have the knowledge or ability to learn how to use reel grinders and adjust reels. Must be capable of welding or have the ability to learn.

    Special Requirements:

        The Mechanic will be responsible for the maintenance of our golf course equipment fleet and service of 60 brand new Yamaha golf carts. He/She will have oversight and spending control of approximately $30,000-$35,000 of equipment repair budget. The Mechanic is expected to keep all equipment operational, diagnose any problems and preform repairs in a  timely manner. He/She will keep logs of monies spent and the hours to repair each piece. The mechanic will be responsible for keeping all mowing equipment sharp and will also be able to determine when sharpening is necessary. The mechanic will also keep all equipment operating in a safe manner by inspecting and repairing any and all safety features of each piece of equipment.  All equipment will be expected to be greased and have proper levels of oil, coolants, etc.

        The Mechanic will report directly to the Superintendent. Daily discussions will be had regarding mower set ups and to schedule upcoming equipment needs.  The Mechanic will be responsible for keeping the Superintendent informed of any equipment break downs and to give an estimated time it will take to obtain parts and repair.

    Pay Range:

         $40,000-$55,000 Dependent on experience

    Benefits:

         Health insurance covered 100% for the employee

         1 week vacation in 2017 calendar year

         2 weeks vacation in 2018 calendar year

         Paid holidays and comp time for holidays worked

         50% off meals

         Uniform shirts provided

    Comments:

    This is a full time, year round position

    Please send all resumes to rhoward@wintersrun.com

    All qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview


  • 24 Apr 2017 10:27 AM | Ben Ellis (Administrator)

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    Outside Sales Representative – Luck Ecosystems

    The position will represent Luck Ecosystems’ families of products focusing on stormwater management products and may  include representation of golf media, baseball infield mix, and growing media throughout the Baltimore, MD and surrounding markets. The candidate will use aligned values and an established sales process to grow our market share and presence throughout the sales territory. The role will manage current customer relationships and develop new relationships and sales opportunities. Ideal candidate will be responsible for documenting all customer interactions in a Customer Relationship Management tool and be accountable to expected number of customer interactions per month.

    Qualified candidates must live within, or in close proximity to, the Baltimore, MD market.  Candidate must either have prior experience in sport field management, golf course management, landscaping or stormwater or have prior professional sales experience and be able to demonstrate the ability to learn details of our product portfolio. Candidates must be able to connect with our purpose of improving the outdoor experience in the communities we serve.

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

    For More Information please visit our website at www.luckstone.com/company/careers

    Or Contact Kerri McDaniels,  KMcDaniels@luckcompanies.com, (804)283-6079


  • 15 Feb 2017 12:39 PM | Ben Ellis (Administrator)


    Fisher & Son Co., Inc. Sales Representative

    Be a part of a dynamic sales team with a company that has passed the test of the time! Fisher & Son Company is a family owned and operated corporation, established in 1928, that serves the Mid-Atlantic states. Our client base is comprised of professional turf and horticultural managers to whom we supply the most complete line of grass seed, fertilizers and control products available from the leading manufacturers in the industry. Our success has been built on knowledge based technical sales with a high level of attention to service. Opportunities exist for lucrative sales territories for self-motivated, high-energy, hard-working, results-driven, individuals seeking to be a part of a solid but growing organization.

    Territory:

    Eastern Shore Maryland

    Educational Requirements:

    Turf or Horticultural Degree or Certificate.

    Experience Requirements:

    Minimum of 2 years in related field

    Salary Range:

    Commensurate with experience

    Benefits:

    Health Care, 401k

    Please submit your resume to resumes@fisherandson.com

    110 Summit Dr. STE A Exton, PA, 19341-2838, US http://www.fisherandson.com


  • 05 Jan 2017 8:57 PM | Ben Ellis (Administrator)


  • 10 Dec 2016 5:48 AM | Ben Ellis (Administrator)


    Groundskeeper

    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 pick-up, 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.

    A full position guide is available at www.pecf.org/employment.

    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, and please note job code ­DY-7.  E-mail to foundationjobs@cathedral.org; or fax to (202) 537-5661; or mail to Protestant Episcopal Cathedral Foundation, Human Resources Dept., Massachusetts & Wisconsin Aves., NW, Washington, DC  20016-5098. 


  • 17 Nov 2016 11:43 AM | Ben Ellis (Administrator)

    Production Manager/Lawn Care Specialists

    American Lawn and Tree Specialists, Inc. is currently growing and we are currently looking for qualified Lawn Care Specialists and Production Managers to contribute to the success of our company. We are expanding and currently have locations in the White Marsh and Westminster areas.

     We are a lawn care and tree/shrub care service company providing our services to both residential and commercial customers. We perform lawn care and landscape programs for our customers servicing all of central Maryland. We have an A+ Rating with the BBB and a 4.7/5 Rating with Homeadvisor.

    We are looking for full-time career minded experienced lawn care specialists with a strong knowledge for tree/shrub care.

     

    Job Requirements require the successful candidates must

    • be at least 21 years of age
    • possess at least a high school diploma have at least 1 year of experience in lawn care (ie. fertilization, weed control, etc.) be able to work Monday-Friday (6:30 am-5:00 pm) and sometimes Weekends be able to perform physical activities, (job includes some strenuous activity) have reliable transportation, possess a valid driver's license and good driving record be able to pass drug screen and DOT physical have good communication and writing skills be able to safely drive company vehicles 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.
    • able to mix and apply lawn & tree/shrub care products, read material labels and fill charts be able to run leads for prospective customers and follow up have a strong working knowledge of computers and tablets; how to use Microsoft office, and simple data entry

    Preferred Applicants will

    • Have Maryland Department of Ag. Applicators License and Maryland Fertilizer Applicator License ( Cat. 3C, 3A, etc. ) Possess a strong tree/shrub care knowledge

    The successful candidate will be paid a weekly salary and commissions based on Experience and Knowledge.

    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 on a daily basis. We do offer our employees' health care options, dental plans and 401K options among others benefits.

    If you are interested in being part of a strong and growing company where you can grow and be proud of the work you do then email me today at joe@americanlawnandtree.com Attach an updated resume.

    Joe Perry

    Owner

    American Lawn and Tree Specialists, Inc.

    410-751-7751

    AmericanLawnandTree.com


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