Field Specialist

  • Part Time
  • Anywhere

Starfire Sports, operator of a 54-acre world class soccer campus and home training facility of the Seattle Sounders FC, located in Tukwila, Washington is seeking a part-time Facilities Field Specialist. Join our dedicated crew and help us maintain that world class stature.

Position: Facilities Field Specialist–Part Time
Reports to: Director of Facilities and Fields
Position Type: Non-exempt
Hours: Minimum of 32 hours per week
Fringe Benefits: No
Compensation: $16 – $22 per hour (depending on skills, experience, and performance); overtime paid at time and a half


  • This position will provide the opportunity to learn and perform all aspects of maintenance for the Seattle Sounders FC grass practice field.  This includes but not limited to mowing, painting, aerating, topdressing, chemical applications, irrigation, basic equipment maintenance, etc.
  • Other sports turf opportunities may include experience with U.S. Open Cup, rugby, lacrosse and other events held at Starfire Sports Stadium.


  • Ability to work in fast paced environment, strenuously for long periods of time, lift and/or carry 50 pounds multiple times each day
  • Attention to detail, takes personal initiative, completes all work with high quality and a sense of urgency
  • Consistent positive attitude, punctual, responsible and exceptional customer service attitude
  • Ability to work individually or with others
  • Ability to operate and/or learn to operate grounds maintenance equipment
  • Schedule to consist primarily of afternoon to early evening shifts, but with flexibility to work varying shifts as the Sounders training schedule and maintenance plan necessitates.
  • Criminal history background check

Desired/Useful experience:

  • Turfgrass/related degree and/or interest in pursuing a career in the field.
  • Sports field maintenance, golf course or related experience.

To apply:    Email cover letter and resume to:

Phil Hancock
Director of Facilities & Fields
Starfire Sports/Seattle Sounders FC

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