Tech I/II , Athletic Grounds

Position Details

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

Athletic Facilities

Division Name

Director Intercollegiate Athletics

Position Title

Tech I/II, Athletic Grounds

Job Class Code


Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

Prepares and maintains the university athletic fields for athletic events. Performs routine maintenance on athletic fields such as mowing, trimming and edging.

Essential Functions

Installs and maintains landscaping at athletic fields.

Renovates athletic fields by installing sod, pruning, top-dressing, over seeding, fertilizing, and applying pesticides.

Paints/stripes athletic fields.

Operates, repairs and maintains equipment such as mowers, tractors, weed eaters, trimmers, chainsaws and aerators.

Identifies turf disease and pest problems and applies corrective measures.

Complies with all applicable National Collegiate Athletic Association ( NCAA ) and Southeastern Conference ( SEC ) regulations in the performance of job duties.

Education Level

High school diploma or equivalent

Field of Study

Years of Experience

Level I requires no experienece

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Level II requires 4 years of experience in turf and landscape.

Applies advanced skills in area of specialization.

Adapts procedures, techniques,
tools, materials and/or equipment to meet special needs.

Equivalent to Journey and/or lead level
in area of specialization.

Education Level

When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year relevant education per year of required experience.

Field of Study

Years of Experience

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$20,300 - $37,200

Job Category

Facilities/Skills Trades

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date


Closing Date

EEO Statement

A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment is required.

Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How were you made aware of this opportunity?
    • AU Employment website
    • Employment websites (Indeed, HigherEd Jobs, etc.)
    • Veterans Assistance Services
    • Disability Assistance Services
    • Newspaper
    • Professional Journal
    • Listserv
    • HR email
    • Social Media
    • State Employment Service
    • Walk-in
    • Other
  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University.
    • Not a current Auburn employee
    • Current Auburn employee in position less than one year
    • Current Auburn employee in position more than one year
  3. * Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No

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