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Assistant Groundskeeper

Chicago White Sox
Location: Chicago, Illinois

Job description: The Chicago White Sox are actively seeking applicants for the position of assistant groundskeeper. The position is a full-time salaried position. All applicants should be able to work in a fast-paced professional environment. Applicants are expected to possess the necessary skills to carry out daily tasks while working both independently and with others on a professional baseball field, while representing the Chicago White Sox and Major League Baseball to the highest standards.

Ideal applicants should have completed a two- or four-year turf degree program. Equivalent work experience in the turf industry is also accepted.

Duties: All duties are not limited to but include the following.

  • All aspects of daily infield skin maintenance.
  • Mound, Plate, and infield Clay repairs.
  • Mowing, aeration, top dressing, and edge maintenance.
  • Assisting with tarp pulls.
  • Warning Track maintenance.
  • Daily equipment care and maintenance.
  • Fertilization and pesticide applications.
  • Ability to operate sports turf equipment in a safe manner.
  • Must be able to work well with the head groundskeeper to execute all functions of the grounds department. Duties are not limited to but may also include outside events and concerts.

Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds repetitively.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, stressful environment.
  • Must be able to work in adverse weather conditions.
  • Required to work, day, nights and weekends as directed.
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug and background check.
  • Must be willing to relocate to Chicago, IL.

Benefits:

  • Full health and dental insurance.
  • Paid vacation.
  • Meals
  • MLB Non-Uniformed Personnel Pension.

All interested parties can submit their cover letter, resume, and reference list to: Steve Horne, Assistant Head Groundskeeper. Shorne@chisox.com

To apply for this job email your details to Shorne@chisox.com