Grounds Worker

This position has been filled - Job#: 453401940

  Baseball Club
  West Region
  Sports Services
  Posted/Updated: 01/19/21

Job Summary


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Summary   
The Grounds Worker will assist with the overall management of the grounds of the Phoenix facility, consisting of major league playing fields, surrounding common turf areas and plant stock.
 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Perform daily cultural maintenance tasks, consisting of mowing, edging, sod work and seeding, infield maintenance, clay repair, moisture management on all surfaces

  • Assist with the execution of the turf management program, including fertilization, growth regulation, pesticide application, along with proper cultivation timing

  • Execute game responsibilities, including field set-up, observation and correction of field conditions

  • Safely operate various grounds equipment, such as mowers, carts, forklifts, skid loaders, sprayers, tractors, aerators, etc.

  • Collaboratively perform maintenance of common/landscaped and grounds buildings within the facility

  • Other grounds responsibilities as assigned by the Grounds management staff

 

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
 
Education and/or Experience

  • Associates or Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from a college or university in Turf Management, soils, horticulture, or related college program is preferred; 

  • One to two years of baseball field maintenance experience preferred or one to two years related Horticultural experience and/or training; 

  • Candidates must possess a valid driver’s license, will be asked to operate certain motor vehicles.

 
Computer Skills  
  • To perform the job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft office software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Internet Explorer.    
 
Language Skills                                                

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  

  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. 

  • Spanish speaking preferred. 

 
Mathematical Skills                                                     

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  

  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

 
Reasoning Ability     

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. 

  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

      
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. 

  • The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. 

  • The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. 

  • The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds.  

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.

 
Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions, which may include heat, cold and various forms of precipitation.

  • The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 
Work Hours                                                     
Regular business office hours are Monday-Friday 9 am - 5 pm, however, additional hours will be required on weekend, evenings and some holidays.


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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