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Grounds Manager

Job type: Full time exempt with optional benefits

Compensation:

  • TBD
  • Misc. other fringe benefits as available

 

Benefits:

  • Medical, dental, vision and life are available with an employee contribution after 2 months of employment plus the first of the month.
  • Vacation, sick time and personal leave after introductory period
  • 401K after 1 year of service
  • Mileage reimbursement at .405 cents per mile on approved travel

 

Summary of Responsibilities:

The Groundskeeper is responsible for preparing and maintaining the field.

Including, but not limited to: preparing skinned areas, mound, plate, bullpens, batting cages and dugouts. Along with these responsibilities this person will oversee the hiring, scheduling, and management of game staff and tarp staff.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing skinned areas, mound, plate, bullpens to regulation for use by players.

  • Mow field on a regular basis.

  • Maintain upkeep for batting cages (blow cages, patch mounds)

  • Sand & top dress field as needed

  • Field Aeration

  • Setup and breakdown batting practice equipment.

  • Maintain clean shop and tunnel.

  • Schedule and maintain field equipment

  • Schedule and organize crew for daily job assignments.

  • Execute fertilizer and fungicide program development and application.

  • Perform repairs on irrigation system as need

  • Consult with Team Managers & Umpires on weather decisions

  • Consult with National Weather Service to be abreast of changing weather conditions.

  • Regular inspection of safety equipment including pads, nets and screens.

  • Goal Posta installations and field stripping for football

 

Working Conditions:

  • Full time, year-round including Concerts, Clinics and Football

  • All Games & outside events

  • Various weather conditions

  • Physical labor required. Must be able to lift 50lbs and stand for long hours.

 

Required Experience:

Completion of a certificate or degree program in horticulture or turf management

Four (4) years’ experience dealing with an athletic field at a professional level.

Two (2) years of successful employee management responsibilities.

Good knowledge of disease, insects, and fertilizers.

Must be able to read radar and judge subtropical weather patterns

Must be able to operate the following equipment:                                                                            

    • Triplex reel mower

    • Tractor

    • Groomer

    • Turf Vacuum

Required Licenses:

Commercial Pesticide Applicator License for State of Louisiana

            Must include ornamental and turf pest control & General Standards

This job description is intended to describe the general nature, complexity and level of work to be performed by employees assigned to this position, and is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and/or skills required.  It does not prescribe or restrict the work that may be assigned.  Furthermore, this does not establish a contract for employment and is subject to change at the discretion of the company.

Please email a copy of your resume to donnal@cakesbaseball.com

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Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a minimum of 2 years prior experience at the professional level?
2. Do you have a minimum of 2 years managerial experience?
3. Do you have familiarity with semitrpical weather patterns?

• Location: New Orleans

• Post ID: 28660927 neworleans
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