Assistant Head Groundskeeper

  Southeastern Football Team
  Southeast Region
  Sports Services
  Posted/Updated: 04/23/19

Job Summary

Position Summary:
Under general supervision from the Head Groundskeeper, assists in directing and participating in the maintenance of sports fields, grounds and related work as required. He/She will assist in the maintenance of related equipment and may serve in the Head Groundskeeper’s capacity during absences. 

Roles and Responsibility:

  • Assist in planning, supervising and executing the maintenance of the stadium field, The Home Depot Backyard and stadium grounds.

  • Instructs and supervises equipment operators on the proper operation and care of field and grounds equipment

  • Assists in supervising stadium contractors 

  • Supervises and participates in the operation and maintenance of irrigation and drainage systems. 

  • Assists in personnel management and evaluation. 

  • Assists in employee safety training. 

  • Assists in daily scheduling and task management 

  • Participates in all types of sports field maintenance labor such as:

    • Mowing/grooming

    • Synthetic & Natural Grass Cultural/Maintenance Practices 

    • Painting/Paint Removal

    • Field layout

  • Participates in the operation and maintenance of equipment such as:

    • Carts

    • Tractors

    • P-Rex Paint removers

    • Mowers

    • 2-Cycle Equipment

    • Topdressers

    • Skid steers

    • Fork lifts 

  • Assists in creating and implementing Inclement Weather Protocols.

  • Performs related duties as required. 

  • Assist other departments as required.

Qualification and Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Graduation from high school and minimum three (3) years experience in a related field.

  • Must be able to obtain OSHA required Forklift Certification within 90 days of hire date. One (1) year experience in forklift operation preferred.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Physical requirements include the ability to lift 30+ pounds and ability to be on your feet for long periods of time.

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • The characteristics listed below are representative of those that the employee must be able to successfully perform as part of the essential functions of this position.

  • Working knowledge of field and grounds maintenance (natural grass & synthetic); working general knowledge of tools, supplies, equipment used in the maintenance of sports turf, stadiums and similar. 

  • Working knowledge of basic computer skills

  • Considerable knowledge of equipment operating principals and procedures. Considerable knowledge of hazards and safety precautions relating to equipment operation, loading and            unloading of materials. 

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and vendors. 

  • Ability to identify necessary equipment maintenance and repair; follow standard safety practice and procedures common to equipment operation work; follow written and verbal instruction; and to maintain accurate records with basic knowledge of mathematical conversions. 


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