Facilities Field Specialist

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

Reports to: Director of Facilities and Fields

Position Type: Non-exempt

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 Seattle Seawolves Major League Rugby games, 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 of morning but also mid-day to early evening shifts depending on the weather, 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 for this job email your details to phil@starfiresports.com