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Field Operations Crew Member with FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches in West Palm Beach, FL

FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches jobs
Sports Jobs in West Palm Beach, FL
Facility Operations/Event Staff: Grounds Crew/Turf Management
Department:  Field Operations               
Supervisor:  Director, Field Operations 
Classification:  Full-Time/Non-Exempt 
Location:  West Palm Beach, FL

The FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches is the newly constructed Houston Astros and Washington Nationals 160-acre Spring Training Complex located in West Palm Beach, Florida. In addition to the Stadium, the facility includes 12 full-size and 2 half-sized baseball fields, grass parking areas, a 12-acre lake, as well as the surrounding landscape areas. We are seeking highly qualified, energetic, professionals that will assist the Director of Field Operations in managing the facility.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The Field Operations crew works to prepare and maintain baseball fields, common areas and facility grounds year-round for games, practices and special events. Assists with maintaining plants, trees, and shrubs around the facility.   
  • Assists with dragging base paths, clay repair and tamping of pitching mounds and home plates.  
  • Learn to mix clay and assists with resurfacing designated ball field areas.  
  • Hand water infield areas as needed.  
  • Assists with setting up fields for batting practice.  
  • Assists with pulling tarps to cover fields in in climate weather.    
  • Performs general clean-up of grounds and facilities including restrooms, dugouts, concourses, parking lots, lakes, and all open use areas. 
  • Assists with all baseball and non-baseball events and activities set-up and break down.
  • Comply with OSHA safety standards in performing all work assignments.  
  • Perform manual labor including lifting heavy weight, stooping, bending, digging, and twisting to maintain facility grounds and fields.
  • Assists with maintaining turf by mowing, edging, and removing debris.  
  • Maintains outside landscape of turf, trees, shrubs, walkways, and parking lots. 
  • Rakes leaves and clean walkways, fields, and other facilities.
  • Uses hand tools such as shovels, rakes and hedge and line trimmers.  
  • Other duties related to facility maintenance as assigned by the Director of Field Operations.

Qualifications
  • Field or landscape maintenance experience preferred. 
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent preferred.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work.
  • Hiring is contingent upon the passing of drug screening and background check.

Work Environment
This job operates in an outdoor setting for extended periods of time. Ability to use/operate typical groundskeeping hand tools, implements, and power equipment on a regular basis for long periods of time. 

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. In this role, one must be able to lift/move/carry items weighing up to 60 lbs on a regular basis, and 75 lbs on an occasional basis. This role will require the individual to walk, stand, crawl and climb on a regular basis. 

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
Ability to work a flexible schedule, including; extended hours, evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Travel
Rare travel maybe expected in this role. 

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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. 
EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability 


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