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ASSISTANT GROUNDSKEEPER

Birmingham Barons, LLC
Job Description
ASSISTANT GROUNDSKEEPER
 
 
Job Title: Assistant Groundskeeper
Reports To: Head Groundskeeper
Department: Operations
Employee Type: Seasonal
Status Type: Full-Time
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Compensation: Hourly rate
Rate Range:  $9.00 - $11.00/hour

 Job Summary:
It is our goal to make our guests’ experience at Regions Field as pleasant and enjoyable as possible. To achieve this, our employees need to be professional, courteous, pleasant, reliable, dependable and well groomed. Our employees should be willing to go above and beyond to help make our guests feel welcome and always have a smile on their face.
 
Essential Functions:
We are looking for enthusiastic assistant groundskeeper to assist with maintaining the highest standards of excellence for playing surfaces and surrounding areas at Regions Field. 
 
Responsibilities:
  • Maintaining the highest standards of quality and cleanliness
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a high paced environment
  • Electronic and computer proficiency
  • Ability to maintain a neat, clean & professional appearance 
 
Duties:
  • Maintenance of all skinned areas, bullpens, warning track, both common and field grass
  • Assist with granular and foliar nutrient applications, as well as pesticides
  • Prepare field for batting practice, tear down and pre/post game duties
  • Schedule game day staff and manage assigned duties
  • Perform cultural practices to field such as: aerification, verti-cutting, and top dressing
  • Help with Stadium Operations duties as needed, including but not limited to, maintenance of assigned stadium equipment
 
Qualifications:
  • Candidate must be hard working, self-motivated, and able to work in a variety of weather extremes
  • Prefer but not required to have or working towards a 2/4year Turf Management Degree
  • Able to hustle around the stadium, lift 50lbs repetitively, and stand for long periods of time
  • Must keep a professional appearance and act accordingly around professional athletes
 
General Physical Requirements:
  • Ability to lift 25lbs up to 50lbs
  • Ability to stand for up to 5+ hours during a game
  • Ability to work long hours, weekends & holidays
  • Ability to work in adverse weather conditions, including but not limited to rain and heat
  • Ability to maintaining the highest standards of food safety, food quality and cleanliness
 
Company Description:
The Birmingham Barons are the proud Double-A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox. For ticket information, game schedule, promotions calendar or for additional information about Regions Field, visit barons.com or call (205) 988-3200. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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