Hickory Crawdads

Hickory Crawdads

Groundskeeper Assistant- Seasonal

Hickory Crawdads - Part Time
Hickory · NC
Facility Operations/Event Staff: Grounds Crew/Turf Management
Job description

The assistant sports turf manager reports directly to the head sports turf manager. Under his/her supervision, the assistant sports turf manager directs and participates in the maintenance of sports fields and related work as required. He/she typically supervises the maintenance and repair of motorized and other mechanical equipment; and may serve in the head sports turf manager's capacity during absences.

Typical functions:

The assistant sports turf manager:

-Assists in planning, supervising, and executing the maintenance of the athletic field (natural grass and synthetic surfaces)
-Instructs equipment operators on the operation and care of mowing and other equipment and/or operates mowing and other equipment; supervises and participates in the operation and maintenance of irrigation and drainage systems.
-Assists in personnel management and evaluation, employee safety and training, and may also modify the daily work schedule based on professional interpretation.

Other functions:
This job includes, but is not limited to:
All types of sports field maintenance labor such as:
-Turfgrass Management
-Sod cutting and installation
-Turfgrass sprigging
-Irrigation management
-Mowing, trimming and use of blowers
-Fertilizing with a walk-behind fertilizer
-Field markings and logo painting
-Baseball specific: infield, mound, and home plate maintenance
-The operation and maintenance of power equipment such as:
-Reel and rotary mowers
-Utility vehicles
-Backpack blowers
-Sprigging machines
-Dump trucks
Additional duties such as:
-basic carpentry
-basic plumbing
-turf installation, maintenance, and repair

Employment standards:
-Working knowledge of the maintenance of sports fields; the seeding, sodding and maintenance practices for sports field turfgrass and synthetic surfaces; the characteristics and proper use of various fertilizers and soil conditioners, herbicides and pest control methods and materials; drainage control methods; and irrigation system, including wells, pumps and automatic controls.
-High level of understanding of the sports governing bodies’ requirements for field layouts and markings
-Ability to schedule and supervise maintenance work to achieve the most efficient utilization of crew and equipment; to prepare clear and concise reports; and to maintain effective employee and employer communication
-Possession of a valid driver's license and excellent driving record

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.