Assistant Groundseeper

  • Full Time
  • Memphis, TN
  • $ commensurate with experience

Essential Job Functions:

  • Assist in the management of all turf operations of AutoZone Park on a daily basis, including maintaining, repairing, protecting and managing turf and dirt surfaces.
  • Assist in the management and execution of key field operations items including painting/striping field, fertilization and weed management, infield tarp placement and removal, skinned-area preparation, including pitcher’s mound, bullpens, home plate and infield areas, edging foul lines, base lines and other transition points, pre-game setup and post-game closure of field for home games and other events, and set up and take down of baseball equipment for team practice and drills.
  • Assist with implementation of maintenance and preventative schedules for the playing surfaces, surrounding turf areas, and the common grounds around the stadium.
  • Assist with the execution and management of the field transition for soccer games and work closely with soccer staff to ensure turf is properly prepared and ready for all games.
  • Assist with the hiring and training of all seasonal staff and game-day employees and seasonal hires in grounds duties.
  • Work closely with stadium operations staff and front office to help manage non sport related events and off-season facility projects.
  • Make regular field inspections to ensure the quality and safety of the playing field and surrounding turf.
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with managers, coaches, umpires, referees, etc.
  • Ensure the safe and proper operation of all equipment utilized, maintaining that equipment in safe, clean, operable condition.
  • Willingly engage in proactive outside landscape maintenance of turf, shrubs, gravel, and irrigation.

Physical Demands & Working Environment:

  • Required to work long hours standing and walking around during season and events.
  • Sitting, standing, walking, reaching with arms and hands, climbing, balancing, stooping, bending, lifting, pushing, pulling, kneeling, or crouching are all part of this position.
  • Must be able to handle weather related elements such as rain and heat.
  • Some travel may be required.

Required Experience and Education:

  • Turfgrass Degree or completion of a minimum of a 2-year turfgrass certification program
  • At least one to three years of experience in a similar role.

The information provided in this job description is designed to provide the general nature and level of work performed by team members within the job classification. The job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all work duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of team members assigned to this job. This job description will be updated, modified and revised by the Company, at its sole discretion, from time to time as it deems necessary to meet the business needs of the Company.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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