Turf Farm Manager Needed
Stephens Turf Farm, located on the eastern edge of Greene County, Arkansas near Paragould, seeks a full-time, experienced turfgrass specialist and manager. Founded in 1981, Stephens Turf Farm has been marketing turfgrass sod and sodding operations in northeast Arkansas, particularly Jonesboro and Paragould markets.
Candidates should have 2-4 years of experience in turfgrass management and have extensive knowledge of warm season grasses’ cultivation. Turfgrass harvesting experience is a plus. Candidates should have supervisory and management skills and be customer oriented. Applicant must also be skilled in Microsoft Office. The ability to operate tractors and center pivot irrigation operations is a plus. Arkansas State Plant Board commercial or non-commercial herbicide application certification is preferred, but not required.
This full-time position runs through the end of 2020, with an option of renewal pending review.
The salary for this position is $36,500 annually, prorated from hire date. As a full-time employee, you will qualify for health insurance, dental, vision, and a 401k retirement plan option, professional dues and PTO plan. Hired applicant would have access to free housing on the premises with a company truck.
If you wish to apply, please send a resume and completed employment application to Rob Stephens, [email protected] Please feel free to contact us by email if you have questions about the position or compensation.
Stephens Turf is an equal-opportunity employer and a drug free work environment.