Assistant Head Groundskeeper

Job Description:
This position reports directly to the Head Groundskeeper. This person should be hard-working and self-motivated. This position assists the Head Groundskeeper in all day-to-day operations of maintaining the playing surface of Melaleuca Field. Melaleuca Field is home to the Idaho Falls Chukars (Rookie – Kansas City Royals), Skyline and Idaho Falls Highschool, 4A Highschool state tournament and Idaho Falls Legion post #56. Preferred dates of employment are May 15th to September 30th but can be flexible based on school schedules.

Assist in the upkeep of a natural ryegrass surface Mowing Edging Fertilizing Aeration Sodding Skin maintenance Mound and plate repair Moisture management Basic operation and maintenance of equipment Field markings and logo painting Special events that may be held on the field Other related duties as required

Job Requirements:
Preferred enrollment in a 2 or 4-year turf program, or previous experience with baseball field maintenance. Strong personal/teamwork ethic, high level of integrity, ability to work in a fast-paced environment and able to handle multiple tasks at once. Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs.

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