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Groundskeeper

  • Internship
  • Louisville, KY
  • $ 14/hr plus $21/hr overtime

Description:

The Groundskeeper is responsible for utilizing field equipment to maintain all fields and turf areas used by Louisville City (USL), Racing Louisville (NWSL), and the Club/Academy teams. The Groundskeeper will primarily be responsible for the training facility and practice fields but will also periodically be required to work at Lynn Family Stadium performing the same activities. The position will run year round, and will allow for 40+ hours weekly.  Willing to be flexible for start/end dates for students.

Essential Functions include:

  • Prepares turf prior, during, and after events including mowing, rolling, aerification, fertilizing, and verticutting.
  • Monitor surface moisture turf, check and run irrigation and hand water if needed.
  • Check for and fill divots as needed.
  • Apply grow blankets when needed so that turf remains healthy.
  • Cleans areas and remove trash and debris from synthetic fields, bench area, and the concrete warning track with tools such as blowers and sweepers to ensure areas are safe and ready for use.
  • Install and remove goals before and after events. Set up and tear down nets and install and remove corner flags for each event.
  • Learn how to operate all equipment in order to complete tasks safely, while following proper procedures.
  • Paints and touch up lines on the field so that they properly reflect boundary lines and areas.
  • Performs daily operations and general building maintenance during non-event days.
  • Identify any potential safety hazards on the turf and in surrounding areas and reports to Management.

To apply for this job email your details to afink@lynnfamilystadium.com