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Ilitch Holdings Grounds Crew in Detroit, Michigan

2646BR

Title:

Grounds Crew

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY:

The Detroit Tigers are looking for candidates to join their Grounds crew. This position will be responsible for the fine procurement and upkeep of a major league field. This position will be a full-time seasonal position.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assist with the maintenance and detailed upkeep of a major league field and related areas including but not limited to:

  1. Assist with Infield skin maintenance as well as mound, plate, and bullpen care

  2. Assist with warning track maintenance

  3. Watering of turf, clay, and warning track

  4. Mowing of bull pens, infield and outfield

  5. Assist with fertilization and pest control

  6. Painting foul lines and coaches boxes, field stencils as well as chalking lines as needed

  7. Trouble shoot irrigation, and repair

  8. Assist with topdressing as needed

  9. Aeration

  10. Tarping of mound, plate, bullpens, and infield

  11. Assist with batting practice set up and tear down

  12. Pre-game field preparation and Post game field repair

  13. Cleaning of equipment

  14. Cleaning of field and related areas (dugouts, bull pens, shop, break room, etc.)

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  1. Experience working on sports turf and/or baseball fields required.

  2. Ability to do heavy lifting (up to 70 lbs.).

  3. Must have the ability to maneuver quickly and easily under changeable situations.

  4. Ability to quickly pull tarps and other related equipment on and off field.

  5. Ability to safely operate lightweight vehicles.

WORK CONDITIONS:

  1. Outdoor environment

  2. Must be willing to work in all weather conditions

  3. Available to work Home games and special events including concerts, fantasy camps, college tournaments, etc.

  4. Evening, weekend, and holiday hours required

Req Number:

2646BR

City:

Detroit

State:

Michigan

Posted Job Title:

Grounds Crew

Business Unit:

Detroit Tigers

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