Field Maintenance, Grounds Crew Mesa

ROLE:

The Field Maintenance, Grounds Crew position plays a vital role in delivering "best-in-class" fan experiences to guests of Chicago Cubs Spring Training, Arizona Fall League, and other associated facility events at Sloan Park in Mesa, AZ. The ideal candidate will be consistent, energetic, engaging, passionate, personable, proactive, and welcoming. This person will assist in all game day duties that directly relate to Field and/or Event preparation – pre and post-game.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform general baseball field maintenance, including: preparing, maintaining, and repairing all field, bullpen, and batting cage areas as needed, mound and plate repair, painting, warning track maintenance, batting practice set-up and tear down, tarp pulling, etc.
  • Perform turf grass management including: mowing, edging, sodding, aerating, topdressing, irrigation repairs, as well as assisting with fertilizer and pest control applications
  • General equipment repair and maintenance
  • Various other duties as required

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1 year previous experience in all technical areas of baseball field maintenance, including the use of specialized turf equipment, mowing skills, mound and plate repair, and turf grass replacement
  • Able to perform the following physical tasks: bend, squat, kneel, twist, climb flights of stairs, walk on uneven ground, walk/run up and down ramps, walk and stand for extended periods of time, assist patrons up and down stairs, wipe down seats in sections daily, and give appropriate directions.
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs. on a regular and continuing basis and lift up to 50lbs on an occasional basis
  • Demonstrated verbal and communication skills
  • Must have the ability to effectively adapt to work environment that is in constant change due to weather
  • Must be able to work nontraditional hours to include evenings, weekends and holidays as needed
  • Must be available January – April
  • Ability to work additional hours including nights, weekends and holidays
  • High School diploma or GED
  • 18 years or older by Date of Hire
  • Valid Arizona driver's license

PREFFERED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A passion for The Cubs and its unique history
  • A positive attitude
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a team setting
  • Ability to work under stress

The Chicago Cubs are an Equal Opportunity Employer


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