Maintenance Worker II – Professional Baseball

This position performs maintenance on the professional baseball fields at Scottsdale Stadium and the Giants Minor League Training Facility.  This position is responsible for maintaining fields to Major League Baseball standards.  Work includes but not limited to mound sloping, proper fertilization and calibration techniques, pesticide application, edging, mowing, irrigation repair, aeration, overseeding, and landscape work.  This position will be required to work an alternate work schedule that will include nights and weekends.

Minimum QualificationsEducation and Experience:

  • A high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) equivalent and one year experience at the Maintenance Worker I level or equivalent experience in the areas of public works, grounds or landscape maintenance.
  • Licensing, Certifications, and Other Requirements:
  • Must possess and maintain a valid, unrestricted Arizona driver’s license with no major citations within the past 39 months prior to the start date.
    Within six months of hire, an Arizona Pest Control Applicator certification possessing Category 1 (Industrial and Institutional), Category 3 (Ornamental & Turf) and Category 4 (Right-of-Way) must be obtained.

Essential Functions

  • Performs duties and responsibilities commensurate with assigned functional area which may include, but are not limited to, any combination of the following tasks:
  • Checks irrigation systems for proper watering schedule; installs, maintains, and repairs: irrigation system lines, heads, and controllers; troubleshoots controllers and electrical problems; performs minor repairs and assists in inspection of contractor projects.
  • Preps professional baseball fields and recreation softball fields by dragging compacted soil and high spots, and fills in dirt to obtain a smooth surface; maintains infields and running areas to obtain optimum playing conditions.
  • Uses a variety of hand tools, operates an EZ-GO cart, and drives City vehicles.
  • Maintains a detailed written log of activities performed and the amount of time spent on each activity.
  • Calibrates seed and fertilizer spreaders to uniformly plant seed or fertilize turf. Calibrates and correctly applies liquid fertilizer and herbicides.
  • Plants and prunes trees and shrubs utilizing proper methods according to Arizona Landscape Professional standards.

Accepting Applications until 4/9

To apply for this job please visit the following URL: http://www.scottsdaleaz.gov/jobs →