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Sports Turf Assistant - Columbia Fireflies (Columbia · SC)

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Facility Operations/Event Staff: Grounds Crew/Turf Management
The Columbia Fireflies, Single - A affiliate of the Kansas City Royals, are searching for a highly motivated Sports Turf Assistant to help maintain the Bermuda 419 at Segra Park. Opened in 2016, Segra is often the host for concerts, movies, football games, and firework shows. This Columbia, South Carolina based stadium is in the largest development on the east coast, the Bullstreet District, where new apartments, restaurants, and shopping stores are continually being built. The Fireflies baseball season is from April to September and there will be non-baseball events such as bocce ball and concerts.


Applicants can expect to work on all aspects of sports turf field care including:


Turf Care: mowing, edging, fertilizing


Clay Care: infield, game mound, Homeplate, bullpens, and mixing clay


Pre & Post Game Prep: batting practice, blowing, clay repair


Cultural Practices: aeration, verticutting, spring tine, scalping, top dressing


Preventative equipment maintenance: oil changes, air filters, washing, greasing, and back lapping


Tarp Pulls


Inventory, weather, and daily records


Non baseball events


Applicants must:


Be willing to work


Be honest


Be detail oriented


Be dependable


Be able to multitask in a high-paced environment


Be able to communicate with coworkers and baseball team staff


They need to have the ingenuity to think outside the box to fix problems or take on new projects. Must be able to work long hours in season including evenings, weekends, and holidays. Must be able to work in all weather conditions and lift fifty pounds. Any recent graduate is encouraged to apply but candidates with a turf grass science or related degree will be strongly considered.

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 any previous experience in turf grass management?

  2. Are you willing to relocate?