Hartford Yard Goats
Assistant Sports Turf Manager
The Assistant Sports Turf Manager will assist in managing the Turfgrass Program and also manage the ballpark landscape at Dunkin’ Donuts Park. This position will also assist stadium operations during the “off-season” and winter months.
- 1-3 years’ experience working on baseball fields.
- Bachelors Degree or Certificate in Turfgrass Management preferred
- Physical Requirements: Requires lifting of heavy equipment and material (up to 75 – 100 lbs.), constant walking, some running throughout entire shift worked.
- Able to work in fast pace environment and multi-task.
- Show strong time management skills.
- Strong communication skills. Work with all departments within the organization.
- Must be able to work flexible hours, including home games, special events, nights, weekends and holidays.
Duties include but not limited to:
- Assist with the upkeep, daily maintenance, repair and preparation of playing surface for all Hartford Yard Goats Eastern League home games, including but not limited to high school and college baseball and “non-baseball” events (concerts, corporate outings, etc.)
- This includes; mowing, edging, sodding, aerification and topdressing, irrigation repair and maintenance, clay work, infield skin maintenance, fertilizer application and calibration, landscape maintenance around ballpark.
- Assist with the training and supervision of game-day employees.
- Assist in monitoring of product inventory and help coordinate material needs.
- Assist in monitoring and implementing tarp procedures during inclement weather.
- Equipment Management- Insure safe use of all equipment as well as handling maintenance requests.
- Stadium and event operations, as needed, during the off-season and winter months. Including assisting with snow removal.
- Any other tasks or responsibilities as assigned
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.