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Facility Operations/Event Staff: Grounds Crew/Turf Management
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JOB SUMMARY
Maryland SoccerPlex is currently seeking enthusiastic, positive minded, hard-working individuals to join the Grounds team. These individuals will be involved with field maintenance related tasks such field layout, field painting, & event set-up & breakdown. Others tasks could include landscape maintenance type things including mowing, weedeating, mulching, etc.
DUTIES / Work with existing Grounds team on:
  • Preparation of the athletic fields for regular events
  • Set & breakdown of athletic fields before & after events 
  • Mulch, weed eating, & maintenance of landscape areas around the fields 
  • Could include operation of various equipment including utility carts & mowers 
  • Other duties as assigned
REQUIREMENTS
  • Valid drivers license preferred 
  • Previous landscape maintenance or field maintenance experience preferred 
Additional Requirements
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to work weekends, nights and irregular hours as needed
  • Ability to work in varying climates including extreme cold/heat, wind, rain, and snow
  • Ability to work in varying physical positions including standing, kneeling, seated, at height and the use of assistance equipment such ladders, lifts, and motor vehicles
  • Employment contingent upon successful completion of a background check

INTRO TO MARYLAND SOCCERPLEX
Maryland SoccerPlex, in Boyds, MD, is 1 of the premier youth sports facilities in the United States. Located on the northwest side of Washington, DC, SoccerPlex hosts over 6,000 events per year for multiple sports - soccer, lacrosse, rugby, field hockey, ultimate, etc - for youth to Professional. SoccerPlex Grounds & Environmental Management (GEM) is tasked with maintaining all 22 fields to the highest quality possible, as - unique to SoccerPlex - each & every field user is provided with a Professional level field surface. The demand for high quality, high use surfaces requires SoccerPlex GEM staff to think outside the box & push natural grass field maintenance to new limits. Concepts that have originated w SoccerPlex GEM include modern style fraze mowing, "Blue-muda", Seed-to-play in 35 days w 100% Kentucky bluegrass, "rain-out proof" native soil fields, & grass can take more. This unique work experience has yielded career success for many SoccerPlex GEM team members.  Alumni of SoccerPlex GEM from the past 10 years include: 6 Head / Director of Grounds (4 - MLS /NFL, 1 - NCAA D1, 1 - Parks & Recreation) / 1 - Assistant / Manager of Grounds (NCAA D-1) / 1 - influential territory manager for a large pesticide company / and the MLS Field Surface Advisor & International Field Surface Consultant. 



We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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