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Assistant Groundskeeper, New York

ByGuy Oldenkotte

Jan 10, 2022

Assistant Groundskeeper (2022 season) – Long Island Ducks Baseball (Central Islip · NY)

Long Island Ducks Baseball jobs
Sports Jobs in Central Islip · NY
Facility Operations/Event Staff: Grounds Crew/Turf Management
The Long Island Ducks are looking for an assistant groundskeeper to work hand in hand with the head groundskeeper.

Job Summary:
To assist the head groundskeeper in the maintenance of the field and aspects of the ballpark. To ensure that the field is safe, playable and aesthetically pleasing to players and fans.

Qualifications:
  • Ideal Candidate will have an Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Sports Turf Management or a related field.
  • 1-2 years previous experience maintaining a baseball field.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Maintenance of the field and surrounding areas
  • Upkeep with equipment and its safe operation
  • Maintain player relations to ensure their safety
  • Safely perform all duties and responsibilities
  • Work with supervisor to obtain goals
  • Other responsibilities
  • Will include working other events (concerts, camps, high school/college games, etc.).
Job Attitude:
  • Must be positive and enthusiastic about working for the Long Island Ducks and with the players
  • Must be professional, courteous, and friendly when dealing with fans and other staff members.
  • Must be able to work together as a team with other staff members and other departments.
  • Must be willing to assist and assume other reasonable tasks as the need arises.
  • Must have the ability to effectively adapt to work environment that is in constant change due to weather.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Ability to do heavy lifting (up to 70 lbs.). Must have the ability to maneuver quickly and easily under changeable situations. Ability to quickly pull tarps and other related equipment on and off field. Ability to safely operate lightweight vehicles.
ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS
Assistant must be able to work long hours, nights, weekends, and holidays.
Submit detailed cover letter and resume with application here.

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Guy Oldenkotte

Guy Oldenkotte is senior editor of sportsfields.info and has been covering the outdoor sports flooring market and industry since 2003

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