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ROLLINS COLLEGE Turf Agronomic Technician & Irrigation Repair Assistant  Orlando, FL  Posted: 6/12/2021
Job Description

Job ID#:

40

Job Category:

Landscaping


Primary Job Responsibilities:

Operates large equipment needed to transport materials and or complete daily tasks, to include Turf Spray Rig, Gas Powered Spreader, Bobcat, Forklift, John Deere Tractor and all other equipment needed to perform turf agronomic and irrigation duties.
Preventive maintenance on all turf agronomic equipment.
Performs routine inspections of all turf areas on and off campus properties for disease, insects and drought concerns, assists with athletic fields when necessary.
Performs routine inspection of turf irrigation and works with irrigation manager to complete repairs in a timely manner.
Performs maintenance and caretaker work in all lawn turf areas, monitors, records and manages all turf applications.
Must be able to properly read and understand chemical labels and proper application rates.
Assists in the construction and installation of retro fit and new irrigation systems.
Controls inventory, ordering and proper storage of all turf related fertilizers and chemicals.
Assists with repair on fountains, reflecting ponds and statues.
Lifts and carries heavy objects and/or equipment as needed.
Moves supplies, equipment and furniture as needed.
Assists other Facilities Management personnel in performance of routine and emergency tasks.
Assists with as needed with large sub-contracted turf/irrigation work.
Performs other relevant departmental duties as assigned.

 
Job Requirements

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Requires a minimum of three (3) years of job-related experience.
Requires limited pest control license and Florida BMP certification.
Requires a valid Florida driver"s license and satisfactory MVR to operate college vehicles.
Ability to read, write, and follow basic instructions in English.
Knowledge of practices and procedures used in pest control applications.
Knowledge of large equipment, small tools and equipment used specifically for spray and granular applications.
Demonstrates cross-cultural awareness and communication skills to maximize effective collaboration across diverse groups on-campus.
Physical role requiring heavy lifting, pushing, pulling, bending twisting, and kneeling. Prolonged standing and walking to various areas around campus to access and clean rooms, including climbing stairs.
Modeling and delivering Rollins" service philosophy through competent, collaborative, responsive and respectful service to others.
Demonstrates ability to work professionally with staff, faculty, students and external constituents at all levels.
Exhibits sound judgment and the ability to make reasonable decisions in the absence of direction.
Demonstrates ability to use tact and good judgment in resolving work problems.
Demonstrates ability to manage multiple conflicting priorities without loss of composure.
Demonstrates ability to balance conflicting priorities in order to manage workflow, ensure the completion of essential projects, and meet critical deadlines.
Demonstrates ability to determine the appropriate allocation of time to complete tasks and projects.
Demonstrates proficiency to quickly adapt to workplace changes and learn new skills (i.e. technology, processes, tasks, projects, etc...)
Perform all job responsibilities safely using personal protective equipment.
Comply with all department policies, procedures and service delivery expectations.


Preferred Qualifications:

Bilingual (English/Spanish).
Limited Lawn and Ornamental Applicators License.
Florida Best Management Practices Certified (BMP Certified).




 

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