Assistant Groundskeeper

Position: Assistant Groundskeeper
Employer: Altoona Curve – Double-A Affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates
Employment: Seasonal (March 1-September 30)
Reports To: Head Groundskeeper
Compensation: Monthly Salary, DOE

Essential Duties:

  • Maintain mound, plate, bullpens, and skinned area
  • Set-up and tear down of batting practice
  • Set-up and repair of games
  • Assist in mowing, fertilizing, edging, and cultivation practices
  • Assist in tarp cover and removal during rain situations
  • Assist in the upkeep of a sand based, Kentucky Bluegrass playing field
  • Create and maintain a game day employee schedule
  • Anything and everything related to maintaining a professional baseball field


  • Previous grounds experience not required, but preferred
  • Must be able to work long hours, weekends and holidays
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds and work in adverse weather conditions
  • Ability to operate grounds equipment in a safe and effective manner
  • Must maintain a professional appearance and demeanor
  • Ability to take direction and perform effectively under pressure
  • The preferred applicant will be highly motivated, willing to learn, have a high attention to detail, and have a tremendous work ethic

To Apply:

E-Mail or send a current resume, cover letter, and references to address listed below. No phone calls please. **Willing to set up in-person interviews at the 2020 STMA Conference**

Chris Mason, Head Groundskeeper,

Altoona Curve
1000 Park Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602

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