Trenton Thunder

Trenton Thunder

Assistant Head Groundskeeper

Trenton Thunder - Intern
Jobs in Trenton · NJ
Facility Operations/Event Staff: Grounds Crew/Turf Management
Assistant Groundskeeper
 Trenton Thunder
 Trenton, New Jersey

·         Working knowledge of the maintenance of sports fields. 
·         Seeding, sodding and maintenance practices for sports field turf grass. 
·         Characteristics and proper use of various fertilizers and soil conditioners, herbicides and pest control methods and materials.
·         High level of understanding of the sports requirements for field layouts and markings. 
·         Ability to schedule and supervise maintenance work to achieve the most efficient utilization of crew and equipment; to prepare clear and concise reports; and to maintain effective employee and employer communication. 
·         Possession of a valid driver’s license. 
·         Assists in personnel management and evaluation, employee safety and training, and may also modify the daily work schedule based on interpretation of the best interest of the company and guest. 
·         Instructs equipment operators on the operation and care of mowing and other equipment and/or operates mowing and other equipment; supervises chemical applications and/or operates and calibrates chemical application equipment; supervises and participates in the operation and maintenance of pumps, and in the maintenance of irrigation and drainage systems. 

·         Candidate must be a professional, self-starter who will work as a team player, and also be able to work independently with minimal supervision. 
·         The preferred candidate will have a two or four year degree in Agronomy or Sports Turf Management, or the equivalence in experience and education. 
·         Should be able to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. 
·         Ability to motivate, develop, and direct people as they work as well as identify the best people for the job. 
·         Ability to monitor and assess performance of yourself and other individuals to make improvements or take corrective action. 
·         Ability to talk to others and convey information effectively. 
·         Ability to manage ones own time and the time of others. 
·         Ability to perform physical labor for extended periods of time.
·          Ability to lift minimum of 50 pounds. 
·         Able to work irregular hours, nights, weekends, and holidays.

COMPENSATION: Hourly pay plus potential for Overtime (2024 NJ State Min. Wage - $15.13)
START DATE: April/May 2024

CONTACT: Eric Major, Head Groundskeeper at [email protected]

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Job Questions:

  1. Do you have experience is the sports industry?

  2. Have you worked in the sports industry on the grounds crew?