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Head Groundskeeper

Evansville Otters

Head Groundskeeper | Evansville Otters

Head Groundskeeper

Evansville Otters


Apply by 10/19/2022

Posted 15 days ago

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Evansville, IN, USA

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 Job Description

Everyone working in minor league baseball wears many different “hats,” so a willingness to go above and beyond one’s normal duties is expected. Candidates are required to be enthusiastic with a great desire to put on a night of entertainment and memories for all the fans at historic Bosse Field.
Responsibilities:
  • Execute all field and bullpen operations including, but not limited to, turf management, edging, base area, home plate and mound preparation, warning track maintenance, and infield surface maintenance
  • Prepare the field in a high quality and efficient manner in order to effectively facilitate the daily practice, pre-game and in-game schedule
  • Facilitate the set-up and breakdown of all equipment, including batting cage, screens, turf mats, etc. for batting practice and general practice
  • Assist with all tarp usage and post-game field and turf maintenance as necessary and monitor weather conditions to protect the field along with the GM
  • Maintain upkeep of “garage” and storage area. As well as general landscaping of the CF picnic area and watering of plants around Bosse Field
  • Operate and maintain all grounds equipment in order to extend its useful life while minimizing repair and replacement costs
  • Assist the Operations Director with various operational duties related to the upkeep of the ballpark on an as-needed basis
  • Oversee general protection of field for all outside events
  • Prepare the field for all High School games played at Bosse Field
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • Ideal candidate will have a degree from a Field/Turf Management program or a related field and previous experience maintaining a baseball field or similar sports venue field
  •  Must be quick-thinking and able to work with a wide variety of personalities
  • Ability to work flexible and demanding hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Self-motivated and ability to take initiative with projects and events

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