Under the supervision of the Sports Turf Manager, members of the Grounds Crew assist in maintaining the fields at Ripken Stadium and the Ripken Complex in Aberdeen, MD.
Responsibilities: The Grounds Crew member will assist the Head Groundskeeper in areas such as, but not limited to:
- Infield skin maintenance
- Mound and home plate repair
- Mowing and sod work
- Working home Ironbirds games as well as Ripken tournaments
- Landscape upkeep – trimming, weeding, etc.
- Other duties as assigned
- Highly-motivated, with the ability to work well with others in stressful situations
- Some experience in general lawn care, particularly in a sports-field setting
- Ability to work 40 hours per week, beginning in May and ending in August/September
- Ability to work all home games as well as any special events held on the fields in the Ripken Complex
Working Conditions / Special Physical Requirements:
- Ability and willingness to work longer hours as needed
- Ability to lift 50 lbs. or more
- Routine exposure to extreme heat/cold conditions