Assistant Grounds Manager/Supervisor

LOCATION: Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL

JOB POSITION: Looking for high level experienced Assistant Grounds Manager/Supervisor working directly under Sports Field Manager on daily operations taking care of a 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 $50k based on experience. Benefit package includes 401k matching, paid holidays and paid vacation.

DUTIES: Reports directly to Head Sports Turf Manager. Responsible for all matters relating to Turf Grass Management and crew supervision including but not limited to:

  • Talk to coaches and FAU personnel
  • In charge of scheduling personnel for games, etc.
  • In charge of tracking employee payroll hours
  • 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 and their spray tech license.
  • The preferred candidate will have 5 years’ experience and will be proficient on all turf grass equipment.
  • 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.

To apply, please e-mail cover letter, resume and references to – Ken Czerniak at [email protected]

Sports Field Management, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

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