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GROWMARK, Inc. Turf Care Specialist - AGRILAND FS - Indianola, IA in Indianola, Iowa

/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