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Turf Care Specialist - AGRILAND FS - Indianola, IA

Pro-Turf Services, serving lawn care and sports turf maintenance needs for customers in the Des Moines metro and surrounding areas, is looking for a high energy, self-starting individual with a strong work ethic to fill the role of turf care specialist.  This individual will actively apply turf products to lawns, maintain equipment, and assist the agronomy/energy location team during winter and off-season opportunities.

Responsibilities:

  • Apply dry and liquid turf products to customer lawns
  • Deliver lawn inputs to customers
  • Learn to operate backpack sprayer, ride-on spreader/sprayer, lawn tractor for seeding, aeration equipment, spray equipment (up to 18’ boom) and fork lift
  • Maintain turf and agronomy equipment
  • Identify turf pests and weed issues to communicate to the turf lead
  • Communicate both verbally and in writing with customers to ensure excellent service and help grow business

 

Requirements:

  • Excellent work ethic and demonstrated self-starting skills
  • Good map reading skills (knowledge of Des Moines metro area preferred) and strong math skills
  • Good driving record; pass a pre-employment drug test
  • Ability to work overtime and on weekends
  • Ability to climb, crawl, reach and lift up to 75 pounds
  • Ability to pass all certification tests, obtain a CDL (Company will assist in getting a CDL)

 

Position Offers:

  • Excellent benefits including company-funded pension plan, 401(k), health, vision, and dental insurance
  • Thorough on-the-job training
  • Stable work with opportunity to grow responsibilities and skills