Assistant Groundskeeper

Supervisor: Field and Facility Manager

Job Description:  The Bowie Baysox, AA affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles are seeking qualified and motivated applicants for the Assistant Groundskeeper position. This is a full time position which includes ability to enroll in company health insurance, dental, and 401K plans. Applicants should be able to work well with others in an environment which includes long hours in a fast pace environment.  This position should be able to complete individual work in an efficient manner.  Applicants are asked to be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.

Applicants should have completed either a 2 or 4 year turf degree program, or have equivalent work experience in the sports turf industry.  Completion of a sports turf management internship is encouraged.  All applicants must be able to obtain a Maryland Certified Pesticide Applicators License within the first 6 months of employment.

The field is a 100% USGA Sand Based construction with Patriot Bermuda grass.

Duties for this position include assisting the Field and Facility Manager with the following.

  • Supervise and instruct game-day grounds crew
  • Daily infield skin maintenance, mound/plate clay repair
  • Mowing, edging, sodding
  • Batting Practice set up and break down
  • Fertilization and Pesticide applications
  • Tarp pulls
  • Warning track maintenance
  • Attending to exterior landscapes
  • Equipment maintenance and repair
  • Other duties and facilities work as assigned

Requirements:

Ideal applicant should have a background in turf management knowledge or related experience
Ability to obtain Maryland Certified Pesticide Applicators License and MDA Fertilizer License
Ability to work all Baysox home games in addition to outside events hosted at facility
Ability to work nights and weekends
Ability to work and represent the Baysox in a professional manner

Contact:

Please email or send a resume and reference list to:

Stephen King Jr.
Field & Facility Manager
Bowie Baysox
4101 Crain Hwy
Bowie, MD 21706
sking@baysox.com

To apply for this job email your details to sking@baysox.com