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Head Groundskeeper with Wichita Wind Surge in Wichita · KS

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Facility Operations/Event Staff: Grounds Crew/Turf Management
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The Head Groundskeeper will be responsible for maintaining the playing surface and surrounding grounds at Riverfront Stadium for the Wichita Wind Surge.  This position will report to the General Manager and work collaboratively with other members of the organization.  
 
This is a full-time exempt position with competitive benefits and paid time off.  Must be willing to work evenings and weekends as needed for team and other community events. 
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:  
  • Prepare skinned areas – mound, plate, bullpens, warning track - to regulation use.
  • Maintain turf, including chemical applications, topdressing, mowing, aeration.
  • Maintain irrigation systems, batting tunnels and all field equipment.
  • Setup, breakdown and maintain batting practice equipment.  
  • Inspect and maintain all field safety equipment including pads, nets and screens.
  • Convert/prepare field for other events, including concerts, soccer, football and hockey as necessary
  • Hire, train and oversee grounds staff.
  • Order field supplies as necessary.
  • Coordinate with field managers and umpires on weather conditions.
  • Collaborate with other members of team staff as and when appropriate.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Certificate or degree program in turf management preferred.
  • 4+ years maintaining a professional baseball playing surface.
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills.  
  • Must be self-motivated and detail oriented. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills a plus.
  • Able to present a positive and professional image of the organization. 
  • Passionate about field maintenance.
  • Able to work both individually and in a collaborative environment. 
  • Ability to push/pull/lift a minimum of 50lbs.
  • Proficient in working with Microsoft office suite. 
  • Successful completion of pre-employment comprehensive background check.
  • Must be legally authorized or able to obtain authorization to work in the US.  
 
The information contained in this job description is not exhaustive of all the duties and responsibilities, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job.  At the discretion of management, duties and responsibilities may change due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons at any time. 
 
Wichita Wind Surge is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, class, religion, country of origin, political belief, disability, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any factor protected by law.

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