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Pacific Coast League

Sports Turf Trainee

Sacramento River Cats Baseball Club, LLC
West Sacramento, CA
Facility Operations/Event Staff: Grounds Crew/Turf Management
The Sacramento River Cats, Class AAA affiliate of the San Francisco Giants, are looking for a qualified candidate for a sports turf trainee position.
Over seeded Bandera Bermuda grass field that went through a complete renovation at the end of 2012.  Raley Field hosts 72 River Cat games, over 40 High School and Collegiate games, professional soccer matches, and many other on field events.
Assist in all aspects of maintaining a professional playing surface including, mowing, irrigation repair, fertilizing, mound and plate repair, edging and tarp pulls.  The candidate must be able to work long hours, including nights/weekends/holidays and in a variety of weather conditions.
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. Ability to climb stairs, stand/walk for long periods and move/transport stanchions, bike barricade, boxes, and pass out materials. 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and sit.  The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions.  The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and extreme heat.  The noise level in the work environment is loud during concerts and events.
Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, resume and list of references to:
Chris Shastid                                                                                                                 
Head Groundskeeper                 
400 Ballpark Drive
West Sacramento, CA 95819
The Sacramento River Cats is an equal opportunity employer.

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