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Assistant Groundskeeper

  • Full Time
  • Madison, AL
  • $ Based on Experience, Negotiable

The Rocket City Trash Pandas and BallCorps, LLC are looking for a Full Time Assistant Groundskeeper. The Assistant Groundskeeper will work alongside the Head Groundskeeper and intern(s) to maintain one of the top playing surfaces in professional baseball. We are looking for someone with both prior experience and the desire to gain even more experience. This is an opportunity to gain management experience and be involved in all aspects of maintaining the Toyota Field playing surface. Toyota Field completed construction in February of 2020.

Toyota Field – Located in flourishing Madison, Alabama, Toyota Field opened in early 2020. The facility is home to the Rocket City Trash Pandas, AA affiliate of the Angels. The 46-million-dollar stadium is one of the newest stadiums in all of baseball. The playing surface just underwent a full renovation to TifTuf bermudagrass on a USGA sand base. The infield skin is DuraEdge Pro. State of the art drainage was installed during the construction process. Madison is located in the heart of North Alabama, just a short drive from Birmingham, Alabama and Nashville, Tennessee.

Job Description:
Assist in planning, supervising and executing the maintenance of Toyota Field. The Assistant Groundskeeper is a full time position, including non baseball events if needed. The Assistant Groundskeeper will be involved in all on field maintenance including mowing (riding and walking), painting, fertilization, irrigation repair and adjustments, mound and plate repair, edging, infield skin maintenance, tarp pulls, batting practice setup, cultural practices, and set up for extra events that will be held at Toyota Field. The Assistant Groundskeeper will also be overseeing other grounds crew members including the intern(s) and Gameday Grounds Crew members.

Requirements:
Candidates must have prior turf experience along with a strong work ethic, a desire to learn and have working knowledge of the maintenance of sports fields; the seeding, sodding and maintenance practices for sports field turfgrass; the characteristics and proper use of various fertilizers and soil conditioners, and irrigation systems. A degree in turf management or a related field is preferred but quality of prior experience will be considered if candidate has no formal education. Candidate must be able to work long hours during the season including weekends and holidays.

Compensation – Based on Experience, Negotiable

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.

To apply, please email references and resume to:
Head Groundskeeper, Charlie Weaver – cweaver@trashpandasbaseball.com.

To apply for this job email your details to cweaver@trashpandasbaseball.com