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Lead – Game and Event

MILWAUKEE BREWERS BASEBALL CLUB

Job Title: Lead – Game and Event
Department: Grounds Crew

Summary
The Lead – Game and Events position will be responsible for the overall care of the ballpark grounds and leading of staff, primary focus being to provide continuity and event knowledge to the Grounds Department, allowing managers to complete and fulfill their job responsibilities. This position will assist with snow removal in the winter.

Responsibilities include the following.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned.

In-Season:

  • Comprehend instruction from the Grounds Management team on a daily basis, performing turf maintenance tasks; utilizing proper techniques to mow, replace sod, redefine edges, accurately apply fertilizers and cultivate the turf, while leading part-time staff on all turf maintenance responsibilities to ensure the MLB quality field conditions
  • Implement proper clay maintenance procedures and is aware of moisture levels and needs throughout the day on all clay surfaces
  • Communicate and instruct part-time staff in the proper batting practice set-up, while transitioning to and from team workouts
  • Lead part-time staff by exhibiting safe and correct set-up/tear down of stadium Grow Lights
  • Lead part-time staff when it comes to Brewers games and extra field events
  • Understand and operate all equipment in a safe manner including skid steer, forklift, tractors, mowers, edger, painters, utility carts, and infield groomers
  • Help maintain a clean, safe, and professional working environment that includes equipment upkeep and proper organization of our shop/work area

Off-Season:

  • Execute snow removal procedures that include plowing, sweeping, shoveling and the application of salt with a great level of detail, while being able to adequately anticipate inclement winter weather conditions
  • Perform small engine maintenance, and shop equipment repair
  • Accurately record inventory of all tools, shop supplies, fertilizers, irrigation supplies and uniforms

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Full-time availability to work any scheduled Grounds shifts 11 months a year
  • Ability to assist with snow removal during the months of January, February and March
  • Must have a valid driver’s license

Education and/or Experience
Preferred candidates would possess an Associates or Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university in Turf Management, soils, horticulture, or related college program; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. One to two years major/minor league or collegiate baseball experience desired.

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions, which may include heat, cold and various forms of precipitation. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Work Hours
Business hours are Monday – Friday 9 am – 5pm, however, additional hours may be required on weekends, evenings and some holidays.

Health and Safety

  • Gloves: ☒Yes  ☐No
  • Eye Protection: ☒Yes  ☐No
  • Hep B Protection: ☒Yes  ☐No
  • BBP Exposure Risk: ☐High ☒Med ☐Low

To apply for this job email your details to tyler.tschetter@brewers.com