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Head Groundskeeper (Seasonal)

Missoula PaddleHeads

Head Groundskeeper (Seasonal) | Missoula PaddleHeads

Head Groundskeeper (Seasonal)

Missoula PaddleHeads

Apply by 5/30/2021

Posted 2 months ago

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Missoula, MT, USA

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 Job Description

  • Oversee the preparation of the playing field for baseball related and special event activity as well as facilitate the set up/breakdown of all necessary equipment for each, implementing a field maintenance regimen to ensure a safe and playable surface.
  • Manage all field prep including, but not limited to, turf management, fertilization, and disease control, edging, mound and plate prep, warning track maintenance, and infield playing surface maintenance.
  • Daily work includes mowing, watering, painting/striping, dragging, and assisting in setup and tear down of batting practice.
  • Schedules and performs turf management practices such as aerating, topdressing, seeding, fertilizing, and maintenance or repairs on irrigation system.
  • Monitor weather conditions and facilitate infield tarp to ensure playability and player safety.
  • Perform post-game field and turf maintenance as necessary.
  • Operate and maintain all equipment in a safe manner and keep in excellent working condition.
  • Prepare and assist with field and facility winterization.
  • Assist the Operations Department with stadium operation tasks that relate to the general upkeep, cleanliness, and maintenance of the ballpark including painting, power washing and cleaning.
  • Effectively manage a budget as assigned by Management that will include, but will not be limited to, supplies, equipment and game day personnel’s wages.
  • Hire, schedule, train, and manage an intern and part-time, game day field staff.
  • Develop a relationship with home and visiting managers to coordinate pre-game batting practice and attend to any specific needs, if possible.
  • Maintain a positive relationship with umpires.
  • Other duties as assigned by Management.

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • Two-year degree or equivalent, preferably in Turfgrass Management
  • Two years related experience in sports turf management, preferably with a professional baseball team.
  • Strong Communication and Planning Skills
  • Knowledge of turf grass management practices
  • Experience managing a budget
  • Ability to perform labor intensive tasks
  • Staff management, and time management skills/experience
  • Basic equipment troubleshooting skills
  • Able to lift 75 lbs
  • Able to work long hours, some weekends, and some holidays

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