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Head Groundskeeper (In Training) - Round Rock Express (Round Rock · TX)

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Facility Operations/Event Staff: Grounds Crew/Turf Management
The position will maintain Dell Diamond as a safe playable athletic facility. You’ll be responsible for daily turf cultural practices, weather monitoring, preparations for upcoming events and homestands.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Assist in planning and execution of daily tasks of the grounds staff.
  • Clay work- All mounds, plate, infield skin, warning track.
  • Cultural practices- mowing, edging, aerating, topdressing, verticutting, fertilizer application/ calibration, applications of liquid fertilizers and pesticides.
  • Equipment maintenance and recordkeeping.
  • Monitoring weather conditions and tarp practices.

Other Duties:
  • Assist with extra vents held on the field- Soccer/ Rugby matches, softball, concerts, 5K runs, corporate events.
  • Assist with outside landscaping and surrounds of Dell Diamond.
  • Record daily field observations.
  • Other duties assigned by Head Groundskeeper
The Candidate must have a 2 or 4 year degree in Turf Management or have equivalent work experience in the sports turf industry. Strong communication and people skills are a necessity. Must be self-motivated with a high attention to detail and a strong work ethic. Must be able to multitask and have time management skills. Must have the ability to stand for hours at a time, withstand a multitude of weather conditions from cold wet conditions to extreme heat.

Job Questions:

  1. What are your base salary needs? (We will not be able to accept vague answers)