Field Operations Foreman

Field Operations Foreman

The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches – West Palm Beach, FL

The Ballpark of The Palm Beaches is the newly constructed Houston Astros and Washington Nationals 160-acre Spring Training Complex located in West Palm Beach, Florida. In addition to the Stadium, the facility includes 12 full-size and 2 half-sized baseball fields, grass parking areas, a 12-acre lake, as well as the surrounding landscape areas. We are seeking highly qualified, energetic, professionals that will assist the Director of Field Operations in managing the facility.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The Field Operations Foreman reports to the Director and Assistant Director of Field Operations. This position is a working management position that will require active involvement in day to day maintenance of the fields and grounds.

  • Assist in proper execution of field preparations, including but not limited to: fertilization, pesticide applications, variety of cultural practices, infield dirt surface, warning track upkeep, as well as all pitching mounds and home plate areas.
  • Recruit, train, and effectively supervise staff members.
  • Effectively communicate with Field Operations staff, players, and coaches in a professional manner.
  • Ensure that all areas of play are properly prepared for daily workouts and scheduled games.
  • Operate all grounds equipment in a safe manner.
  • Oversee field tarp placements and ensuring all fields are properly prepared for any adverse weather conditions.
  • Prepare facilities for off-season use by outside groups.
  • Assist with special event operation and setup.
  • Maintain and operate a clean, safe working environment both on the fields and around the grounds shop areas.
  • Properly maintain all field equipment to extend its useful life.
  • Other duties related to facility maintenance as assigned by the Director of Field Operations.

Qualifications:

  • 2 years’ experience as a groundskeeper preferred.
  • Experience in supervisory role preferred.
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required.
  • Valid driver’s license required.
  • Hiring is contingent upon the passing of drug screening and background check.

Requirements of the job:

  • Ability to lift/move/carry items weighing up to 60 lbs on a regular basis.
  • Ability to lift/move items weighing up to 75 lbs on an occasional basis.
  • Ability to use/operate typical groundskeeping hand tools, implements, and power equipment on a regular basis for long periods of time.
  • Ability to work in a hands-on position in all weather extremes for extended periods of time.
  • Requires the ability to work extended hours, nights, weekends and holidays.

Compensation:

$16.50/hour
Health, Dental, and Life Insurance
Vacation
401K

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