Grounds Assistant

Our team’s are currently seeking a qualified individual to fill the role of Grounds Assistant. Our ballpark plays Triple-A baseball for the Padres, our new USL Soccer Team (Locomotive), high school/college games, and a wide range of non-baseball events (i.e. football, soccer, major concerts, and other corporate-sponsored events). The Assistant will work year round to maintain a state of the art field and training complex for our teams.

Job Requirements:
This position will be a great opportunity for a highly motivated individual eager to learn all facets of maintaining a professional playing surface. Due to the physical nature of the job, all candidates should be able to lift, carry, and transport up to 100 pounds. The ideal candidate will be: good at building/fixing things, have a turf background, and be self-motivated. The individual must respect the privacy and adhere to all our policies with regards to autographs, photos, and fraternizing with players/VIP’s.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
This position concentrates on infield skin maintenance, supervision of staff, and mowing. Other areas of responsibilities include but not limited to: maintenance of equipment (adjusting/servicing mowers, utility carts, aerators, topdresser, boom sprayer, ect.), irrigation (replacing/adjusting heads, fixing leaks, ect.), spreader calibrations and foliar applications. You will also learn a variety of other cultural practices that take place to maintain the integrity of the entire playing surface. Our ballpark will provide a unique opportunity to learn the environmental challenges associated with transitioning from rye to a bermudagrass athletic field constructed to meet USGA specifications in the Chihuahuan Desert.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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