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.

  • 26 Oct 2016 9:25 AM | BILL WARPINSKI (Administrator)

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    The Maryland Turfgrass Council is seeking an applicant for the Secretary/Treasurer position on the MTC  board.

    This is a part time position. The applicant should be proficient in basic accounting practices and record keeping. Applicant must attend monthly MTC meetings and various MTC sponsored events. 

    Contact the MTC for more information.

  • 04 Oct 2016 9:09 PM | Ben Ellis (Administrator)

    Production Manager:

    Why work at Blades of Green? Work with an outstanding, fun group of individuals; excellent benefit package and Ownership in the company with our Profit Sharing Plan. At BOG, an industry leader with 27 years in the business. We believe in developing long-term relationships with both our clients and our team members and making the ordinary, extraordinary. Compensation commensurate with experience. We want the best and know what it takes to attract and keep the best. 


    About Blades of Green: BOG is a locally owned and operated lawn care and pest control company in the Annapolis, MD area that has been servicing homes and businesses for over a quarter century. Homeowners and businesses throughout Maryland rely on Blades of Green to beautify their lawns and landscapes and protect their homes and businesses from pests. Hard work and excellent client service are the hallmarks of our company and will continue to be the core of the development at Blades of Green. 

    Blades of Green is a team of highly trained, hard working individuals who have made a commitment to the highest levels of education and client-focused service. We are the proud recipient of the 2014 Angie's List Super Service Award for the 5th year running. The award honors excellence among service providers who maintain a superior service record. Less than 5% of businesses earn the award. 

    About the position: Blades of Green is looking for a management professional who has experience in both sales and production. The successful candidate will have experience managing and motivating staff to achieve company goals and standards. The successful candidate will also have experience in either the Lawn Care or Pest Control field and have a passion for growing with the company and creating a long-term career. At Blades of Green we are looking for individuals with impeccable integrity, drive and someone who is willing to bring fresh, new ideas to the table. We are looking for "A" players, individuals who aren't afraid to dive into a new position, learn all they can and assist our team in being the model in our industry. 

    Qualifications: Candidates should have at least 5 years of management experience in a production oriented environment and should be familiar with sales. Ideal candidates will also have experience in either the Lawn Care and/or Landscaping field or Pest Control field. Lastly, candidates should be well versed in all aspects of customer service including responding to escalated service calls and complaints. 

    Does this sound like you? Then we would love to receive your application


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    Angela Osborne

    Human Resources Manager Blades of Green Lawn Care and B.O.G. Pest Control

    645 Central Avenue East | Edgewater, MD 21037 | Tel: 410.867.8873

    Always Hiring the Best!!!

    http://www.bladesofgreen.com/contact/careers 



  • 29 Sep 2016 10:10 AM | Ben Ellis (Administrator)


    Regional Turf Care Account Manager

    For over 45 years Aquarius Supply is a leading supplier of landscape and irrigation products in the Mid-Atlantic Region. With eleven branches in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia, we pride ourselves as innovators in the industries we serve. Our family work environment, comprehensive cutting edge inventory, competitive prices, and knowledgeable staff set us apart from the competition

    We are currently looking for a professional to manage our Turf Care sales efforts in the DE, MD and VA region. Specifically Aquarius is a major distributor of the Holganix brand of Bio-Nutritional supplements.  For more information visit www.holganix.com. Having started at the ground floor with this game changing product line, we are now ready to expand to the next level with a Turf Professional leading the Team.

    Our successful candidate will possess a minimum of 5 - 7 years sales experience, preferably in the lawn care, irrigation, contractor supply, or landscape markets.  A combination of education and experience equivalent to an associate’s degree in agronomy, turf grass management and sales experience preferred.

    Aquarius Supply offers a competitive compensation package and benefit plan, which includes; medical and dental insurance, 401k pension plan, life insurance and a company vehicle.

    To learn more about Aquarius Supply, please visit us at www.aquariusSupply.com.

    Interested candidates should email their resume along with salary history to:

    recruit@aquariusSupply.com


  • 20 Sep 2016 5:55 AM | Ben Ellis (Administrator)

    University Recreation & Wellness

    University of Maryland

    POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

    TITLE: Sports Turf Manager (Exempt Staff #100529)

    POSITION DESCRIPTION: Full-time professional staff position with full benefits. The Sports Turf Manager is responsible for insuring the readiness and safety of all outdoor playing fields and recreation facilities maintained by University Recreation & Wellness (RecWell). These facilities include native soil and sand-based cool season grass fields and informal play areas, infill artificial turf surfaces, sand volleyball courts, and hard court surfaces. Some evening and weekend work is required.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have, as a minimum: a two-year degree in Sports Turf Management or related field; two (2) years of experience in the maintenance of athletic/recreation or professional sports outdoor facilities and/or golf courses, two (2) years of experience operating industrial-sized grounds care equipment, a current State of Maryland Pesticide Applicators license (or the ability to acquire one within 6 months of hire); a valid driver’s license, strong communication skills, and the ability to work independently and use computers effectively. Applicants should have knowledge of the growing characteristics of warm and cool season grasses and the requirements for maintaining different playing surfaces, including natural grass and artificial turf (mowing, fertilizing, seeding, sodding, field layout/lining, grooming, snow removal, weed/pest/disease recognition and treatment, etc.) and the ability to perform physical work in adverse (hot/cold) weather conditions. Preferred qualifications include: A Bachelor’s degree in sports turf management, agronomy, or related field; a current State of Maryland Nutrient Management program certificate; one or more specialty certifications (e.g. forklift operator, man-lift operator), and some supervisory experience.

    STARTING DATE: November 15, 2016, preferred.

    SALARY: Commensurate with education and experience, the range is $48,000 - $52,000.

    BENEFITS: 22 days annual leave, 14 paid holidays, 3 days personal leave, 15 days sick leave; University contributions to health insurance and retirement plans, tuition remission.

    APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Apply for this position by going to http://ejobs.umd.edu and selecting staff position #100529. Attach a letter of application, current résumé, and the names and current phone numbers of three professional references (one must be, or have been, an immediate workplace supervisor).

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: For best consideration, September 30, 2016.

    FOR MORE INFORMATION, call 301-226-4400 or visit www.crs.umd.edu.

    The University of Maryland is a diverse community of 45,000. The University Recreation & Wellness Department shares a strong institutional commitment to the principles of diversity in all areas.

    In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including women, ethnic minorities, and individuals with disabilities.


  • 15 Sep 2016 7:53 PM | Ben Ellis (Administrator)

    HELP WANTED!

    MRW Lawns

    Service Technicians 

    Responsible for the regular treatment of the customer’s lawn or landscape. You will be trained in the proper application of lawn and landscape chemicals using chemical spreaders and sprayers, and make recommendations to the customers on their cultural practices.

    All applicants must possess a HS diploma or higher education, valid US drivers license and clean driving record, ability to work efficiently in all weather conditions (inc. hot, humid weather), and be in good physical condition. Prior lawn and landscape application experience is a plus, but we will train a fast learner. MRW Lawns, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    MRW Lawns, Inc offers an excellent benefits package which includes health and dental insurance, IRA retirement program, 7 paid holidays, paid vacation, earned time off, direct deposit, bonus incentives for employees who excel. MRW Lawns, Inc. is a drug free workplace. All prospective employees are required to submit to a drug test before employment.
    Send your resume to:


    Bobbyh@mrwlawns.com


  • 08 Aug 2016 7:11 PM | Ben Ellis (Administrator)


    Lawn Care Technician

    Benefits Offered

    Medical, Dental, 401K

    Employment Type

    Full-Time

    Classic Landscaping is seeking a highly motivated individual for the position of Commercial Lawn & Plant Health Care Technician. Position is salaried and offers benefits. Bonuses are also awarded for stellar performance. Classic Landscaping is a multimillion-dollar corporation that provides "best in class" services to its clients.

    Commercial Lawn & Plant Health Care Technician

    Position Overview:

    Provides service to commercial customers, HOA’s, apartments, by making timely lawn/landscape applications in the field, diagnosing and correcting lawn/landscaping problems through service calls and other customer communications.

     

    Responsibilities include:

    · Applies fertilizers and other products to lawns, shrubs and trees according to customer program and label instructions

    · Evaluates and diagnoses lawn problems

    · Proactively schedules properties and routing and completes jobs timely

    · Drives company vehicle to properties

    · Operates heavy equipment in the aeration, seeding, fertilizing of properties

    · This full-time position also requires participation in providing snow and ice management services during the winter

     

    Education and Experience Requirements:

    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or 3 or more years of related field experience and/or training in horticulture and/or customer service or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Current MD and/or PA Pesticide Applicators license and/or certification as required by federal, state or local government
    • Requires extensive local travel. Valid, permanent driver’s license from state of residence and a clean driving record per company standards are required. Must be 21 years of age by date of hire.

    Physical Requirements:

    • Lift up to 50 lbs independently
    • Push and pull equipment

     

    Contact paulswitzer@classiclandscaping.com if interested.

     

    About Classic Landscaping:

    Full service landscape maintenance company, providing extraordinary service since 1979. Serving North Central Maryland and South Central Pennsylvania. We serve our customers through responsiveness, accountability, integrity, service, and excellence.

     

     


  • 30 Jun 2016 6:56 PM | Ben Ellis (Administrator)

    Blades of Green, one of the premier lawn care and pest control companies in the region, is looking for dedicated service technicians to join our growing team. As a company who has received high ratings on Angie's List, Home Advisor and other third party reviewers time and time again, Blades of Green believes that our culture will consistently exceed the expectations of our clients by empowering our most important asset - Our People.

    Job Responsibilities:

    Performs inspections of property.

    Completes service as clients’ property.
    Makes recommendations for care and maintenance.
    Safely utilizes and/or applies products and materials.
    Keeps accurate treatment records.
    Looks for and pursues sales opportunities.
    Helps customers understand services provided.
    Responds promptly to requests from office.
    Securely and safely maintains service vehicle, equipment, and materials.
    Actively participates in learning opportunities.


    Job Requirements:

    Must be 18 years of age or older
    Valid Driver's
    Be able to pass a drug and background screening
    Previous experience in the industry is not required, but you must be willing and excited about learning.

    We are looking for hard-working, loyal and dedicated individuals who have a passion for excellence and customer service. If that is you then we look forward to your application.

     

    Sincerely,

     

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    Angela Osborne

    Human Resources Manager Blades of Green Lawn Care and B.O.G. Pest Control

    645 Central Avenue East | Edgewater MD 21037 | Tel: 410.867.8873

    Always Hiring the Best!!!

    http://www.bladesofgreen.com/contact/careers 

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  • 20 Jun 2016 2:39 PM | Ben Ellis (Administrator)

    Groundskeeper/Turf Maintenance

    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/Turf Maintenance crew member to join our Facilities Services Department.  

    Reporting to the Turf and Athletic Fields Manager, the Groundskeeper/Turf Maintenance crew member carries out duties that include turf maintenance, athletic field complex maintenance, trash removal and deliveries. This position will also assist with special work orders, and general landscaping needs such as weeding, mulching, planting and watering around the St. Albans athletic field complex.  

    • Ideal candidates will possess a minimum of two years’ experience in landscaping, mowing, and/or athletic field maintenance plus a valid driver’s license and good driving record. Candidates must also possess a knowledge in the use of landscaping power equipment such as mowers, weed eaters, blowers, etc.

    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-3.  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.


  • 06 Jun 2016 8:54 PM | Ben Ellis (Administrator)

    Agent Associate, Horticulture/Master Gardener

    University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore County. 

    BA/BS req. 

    Apply online https://ejobs.umd.edu (Position #119822) 

    Closing date:6/29/2016. EOE

    Trish Moore
    University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore County
    1114 Shawan Road, Suite 2
    Cockeysville, MD 21030
    410-887-8090
    http://extension.umd.edu/baltimore-county
    pmoore@umd.edu


  • 13 May 2016 11:44 AM | Ben Ellis (Administrator)

    EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

    NEWSOM SEED

    Assistant Service Center Manager:

    Newsom Seed is seeking a full-time Assistant Manager in our Gaithersburg, Maryland, service center. The Assistant Manager is responsible for turfgrass and horticultural sales, 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 branch 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;
    • Maintain the cleanliness and organization of the branch and stock the warehouse with the necessary supplies.

    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.      Ability to perform cash and credit card transactions.

    4.      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.

    5.      Ability to learn the operation of the facility.

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

    7.      Must be able to work half days on Saturdays during spring and fall.

    8.      A valid driver’s license with a safe driving record.

    • 9.      Ability to work additional hours during peak operating times, including Saturdays during spring and fall.
    • 10.   Ability to operate a forklift to load and unload trucks when necessary

    11.   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.

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

    Position available: immediately.  Please send resumes to Andrew Chiperfield via email: Andrew@newsomseed.com        



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