Head Groundskeeper

Head Groundskeeper

Skylands Stadium seeking a highly motivated individual to oversee maintenance and upkeep of two professional baseball fields. Baseball field maintenance experience a must.

Job Description
  • Work with and supervise grounds crew to ensure assigned duties are complete
  • Perform general maintenance on a professional baseball field
  • Mow, aerate, seed, and dethatch as needed
  • Maintain clay in field, pitching mounds, bullpens, and warning track
  • Organize field tarp when weather dictates the field to be covered, and uncovered
  • Set up field for practice and game day
  • Maintain sprinkler system
  • Maintain all grounds equipment (batting cage, field screens, hitting tunnel, mowers, blowers, trimmers drags, paint machine, hand tools, and all other equipment pertaining to the grounds)
  • Responsible for ensuring proper stock of field clay, diamond dry, field conditioner, mound clay, grass seed, mulch, top soil, gravel, warning track material, fuel, weed control, field paint, and any other grounds-related items
  • Submit orders to management for restocking
  • Salary commensurate with experience
Other Duties to Include (During the Baseball Off-Season):
  • Perform general maintenance on buildings grounds
  • Service all field equipment for the upcoming season
  • Winter snow removal
Qualifications
  • Highly motivated and professional
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Currently pursuing or have a degree in Turf Management or related field
  • Previous field maintenance experience preferred
  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions
  • Must be available to work nights, weekends, and holidays as needed
  • Must be able to do heavy lifting (up to 50 lbs.)
Contact Information

If you are interested in applying, please contact Shane White at shanewhite@skylandsstadium.com.

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