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Groundskeeper - Los Angeles Dodgers - Camelback Ranch - Spring Training (Phoenix · AZ)

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Facility Operations/Event Staff: Grounds Crew/Turf Management
Camelback Ranch - Glendale, the Spring Training home of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago White Sox, is now accepting applications/resumes for the following position:

Title: Groundskeeper – Los Angeles Dodgers Fields
Groundskeepers are responsible for operating and maintaining designated playing fields, bullpens, pitching mounds, batting cages/tunnels and common areas at the facility and ensuring a safe and competitive playing surface that exceeds MLB standards for professional baseball.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Prepare, maintain and restore grounds within assigned field complex as directed, including any and all activities or tasks fundamental to baseball field care.
  • Work with other grounds staff as directed.
  • Support Supervisor’s staff and resource schedule/allocation program.
  • Report field issues such as turf stress, disease, irrigation problems, etc. 
  • Operate powered equipment such as mowers, tractors, twin-axle vehicles and sod cutters.
  • Use hand tools such as shovels, rakes and hedge and brush trimmers.
  • Ensure use of proper equipment and adhere to safety standards and precautions.
  • Maintain, clean and repair tools, equipment and structures.
  • Prepare daily task sheets and include all requested information.
  • Monitor and report irrigation issues, problems and/or concerns on assigned field complex.
  • Provide support in other special events.

Requirements/Qualifications:
The physical demands listed below are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential job functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • 2 years minimum field maintenance experience at a baseball/athletic facility.
  • Skilled in all technical areas of field maintenance, including equipment use, fertilization, mowing skills, mound and plate maintenance and infield skin maintenance.
  • Knowledge and experience growing warm and cool season grasses.
  • Valid Arizona Driver License or demonstration of the ability to immediately obtain one.
  • Ability to develop effective and collaborative working relationships.
  • Willingness to cross-train and assist with other aspects/field designations of grounds maintenance program.
  • Ability to work extended hours, nights, weekends and holidays as required.
  • Good health with the ability to lift up to 100 pounds and push and pull heavy objects. Ability to walk or stand for long periods of time and work in extreme heat and harsh conditions.
  • Strong communication skills; the ability to verbally communicate at a level that ensures productivity and quality of work.

All offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background screening.
 Camelback Spring Training, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, race, disability or gender.