Somerset Patriots Seasonal Grounds Crew

Position:  The Somerset Patriots have seasonal positions available on the grounds crew for 2019.  Applicants should be available full time from 3/18-11/1.  The position offers a competitive salary and applicants must be available for all Patriot games and events scheduled including nights, weekends, and some holidays.  This position is designed for individuals looking to gain full season grounds experience with schedule and responsibilities similar to a head groundskeeper.  Crew members should be willing to work long hours in various weather conditions with typical game day hrs being approximately 9AM-11PM.  Applicants must be available for an in-person interview at TD Bank Ballpark.

Job Description:  Assist head groundskeeper with maintaining a professional baseball field including infield dirt and mound care, edging, painting, mowing, tarp pulls, landscaping, turf maintenance, set up for batting practice / games and non-baseball events, and other duties as assigned.  Crew members will also assist with diagnosing turf issues and planning cultural practices. Preference will be given to applicants who have experience operating grounds equipment including mowers, trimmers, blowers, and utility vehicles.

Qualifications:

  • Positive attitude with willingness to learn and work hard in a professional environment
  • Must be 18 yrs or older and physically fit for job
  • Previous work experience in turf maintenance or related field
  • Enrollment in or completion of a turf management or related program a plus but not required
  • Must reside within reasonable commuting distance of ballpark

To Apply:  Send resume AND cover letter to Dan Purner, Head Groundskeeper at [email protected]

 

To apply for this job email your details to dpurner@somersetpatriots.com