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Sports Fields Assistant (Panthers)

  • Full Time
  • Charlotte, NC
  • $ 41,600 - $52,000 + OT

Tepper Sports & Entertainment

Position: Assistant – Sports Fields (Panthers)
Department: Stadium Operations – Sports Field Management
Reporting Relationship: Director of Sports Fields & Grounds
Status: Full-Time (Non-Exempt)

Position Summary
This position is responsible for assisting in the execution of the operational plans and procedures of Sports fields at the facilities managed by Tepper Sports & Entertainment including, but not limited to, Bank of America Stadium, Atrium Health Practice Facility, and McAlpine Park Training Facility.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist with field testing to ensure league compliance of Field of Play Standards for NFL, MLS, FIFA Quality Pro across all properties.
  • Assist in the layout, painting, and conversion of the fields for sporting and live events.
  • Carry out tasks and operational plan assigned by Manager.
  • Assist with field preparation for all sporting and live events.
  • Implement cultural practices and maintenance of Sports Fields.
  • Assist in field preparation and maintenance for NFL training camp.
  • Calibrate and apply pesticides and fertilizers.
  • Operate Sports Field Maintenance and landscape equipment and machinery.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduation from an accredited University in Turfgrass Science, Agronomy, Related field OR possess Certification from accredited University.
  • 1+ Years Experience working in the Sports Field Management industry.
  • Working knowledge of Sports Field Management
  • Ability to execute Agronomic, Best Management, IPM Plans.
  • Working knowledge of multi-Sport field painting, field layout and measurement, and field preparation for events.
  • Minimum experience with the use, calibration, and application of pesticides and fertilizers.
  • Experience using and maintaining various types of equipment used for fields and landscape maintenance.
  • Working knowledge of pesticide and fertilizer application methods and spraying equipment calibration.
  • Working knowledge of cultural aspects of Turfgrass management.
  • Willing to obtain and maintain a pesticide applicator’s license.
  • Working knowledge of irrigation system operation, repair, and maintenance.
  • Flexible to work evenings and/or weekends and all Carolina Panthers, Charlotte FC and Stadium events, including events held on weekends, nights, and holidays when necessary.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Ability to pass pre-employment screens and background check.

Essential Traits

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to participate in a team style work environment.
  • Ability to communicate with departmental leadership.
  • Works well under pressure while maintaining a positive attitude.
  • Flexible and adaptable when preparing for sporting and live events.
  • Approachable and available to staff and peers.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Operates with a high level of accountability and professionalism.
  • Ability to handle confidential, privileged, and/or sensitive information with carefully and with sensitivity.
  • Detail and results oriented.

Physical Requirements

  • Standing and walking for extended periods of time.
  • Sitting and working at desk on a computer.
  • Lift at least 50 pounds.
  • Operating heavy machinery.

Work Environment

  • This job operates mostly in an outside environment and in a stadium facility at times which may include inclement weather conditions.
  • This position operates in a fast pace working environment with schedules that are subject to change.

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