Assistant Head Groundskeeper

Job Title: Assistant Groundskeeper (Full Time), Charlotte Knights

Location:  Charlotte, North Carolina

Supervisor: Head Groundskeeper

Job Description:  The Charlotte Knights, AAA affiliate of the Chicago White Sox, are seeking qualified and motivated applicants for the position of Assistant Groundskeeper. This is a full time salaried position which includes the 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 and possible stressful situations.  This position should be able to complete individual work in an efficient manner.  Applicants are required 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 or previous turf management experience at the professional level is encouraged.  All applicants must be able to obtain a North Carolina Pesticide Applicator License within the first 6 months of employment.

Duties for this position include assisting the Head Groundskeeper with the following:

  • Supervise, instruct, and schedule game-day grounds/hourly staff
  • Mound/Plate clay repair and infield skin maintenance
  • Mowing, Edging, Aerification, Verticutting, Topdressing
  • Batting Practice set up and break down
  • Fertilization and Pesticide applications
  • Tarp pulls
  • Warning track maintenance
  • Equipment maintenance and repair
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Ideal applicant should have a background in turf management or related experience
  • Ability to obtain North Carolina Certified Pesticide Applicators License
  • Ability to work all Charlotte Knights home games in addition to outside events
  • Ability to work nights and weekends
  • Ability to work and represent the Charlotte Knights in a professional manner
  • Must be extremely organized and detail oriented
  • Ability to relocate to Charlotte, North Carolina


Please email cover letter and resume to:
Matt Parrott
Head Groundskeeper
Charlotte Knights
324 S. Mint Street
Charlotte NC 28202

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