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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?