Full-Time Groundskeeper

Baltimore Orioles Spring Training

Sarasota Florida, the Spring Training home of the Baltimore Orioles, are now accepting applicants for 2 open positions:

Title: Full-Time Groundskeeper

Reports to: Assistant & Head Groundskeeper

Benefits Offered: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, MLB Pension Plan, Paid Vacation Days, Paid Sick Days, Annual Season Tickets to All Orioles Home Games at Camden Yards, Shirts, Shorts, and Hats Provided. These are overtime eligible positions.

*The Full-Time groundskeepers are responsible for operating and maintaining designated playing fields, bullpens, pitching mounds, batting cages/tunnels and landscaping areas at both Ed Smith Stadium and Buck O’Neil Baseball Complex while ensuring a safe and competitive playing surface that meets MLB standards for professional baseball.  Playing an active role by suggesting ideas for better efficiency and quality are recommended.  Annual events include but are not limited to Major League and Minor League Spring Training, Extended Spring Training, Gulf Coast League Baseball, as well as Little League, High School, and College level tournaments. Working extra events such as concerts and weekends are expected.

*The successful candidate must be a self-starter with an exceptional work ethic and be able to accomplish assigned tasks with minimal supervision. The ability to be trained and help others is expected.  This is a great place to learn the craft and become more comfortable operating all types of equipment such as reel mowers, sprayer, verticutter, aerator, topdresser, etc.

Requirements:

 Working knowledge of baseball field maintenance at the college or professional level.

 Ability to operate maintenance equipment in a safe and proper manner. Training available.

 Maintain a professional appearance, demeanor, and lift up to 50 lbs, twisting and turning.

 Team player – working effectively with fellow employees with a positive attitude.

 

*Qualified applicants should submit resume to Daniel Thomas at dthomas@orioles.com.

 

*The Baltimore Orioles are an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate. *Background checks will be performed on all potential chosen candidates.

To apply for this job email your details to dthomas@orioles.com