2nd Assistant Sports Turf Manager

LOCATION: Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL

JOB POSITION: Looking for high-level experienced 2nd Assistant Sports Turf Manager to work with Assistant Sports Field Manager on daily operations taking care of the baseball stadium and secondary field. 2 previous assistants have gone on to prominent positions – one is now working in the ACC and one is in Conference USA.

SALARY: Up to $40k including working sporting events paying up to $5k

DUTIES: Reports to Assistant Sports Turf Manager. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Talk to coaches and FAU personnel
  • Perform daily maintenance
  • Layout and painting of additional fields if needed
  • Fertilizing, Aerifying, Top Dressing, Verticutting and Over Seeding
  • Mowing, Edging and Re-Sodding
  • Maintain infield skin areas, as well as mound and plate
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Weed Control
  • Work baseball, softball and football games


  • Candidate must be a professional, self-starter who will work as a team player and be able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Working hours 7:00am – 3:00pm with the exception of game days and special events
  • The preferred candidate will have a two or four-year degree in turf grass related studies, or the equivalence in experience and education.
  • Ability to perform physical labor for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to lift minimum of 50 pounds.
  • Able to work irregular hours, nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Must have a FL Commercial Pesticide Applicator License or the ability to obtain a license within 6 months of hiring.

To apply, please e-mail cover letter, resume and references to – Ken Czerniak at fauballfields@yahoo.com

Sports Field Management, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply for this job email your details to fauballfields@yahoo.com