Grounds Keeper I

  • Full Time
  • Goodyear, AZ
  • $ 18.28 - 27.14

The Groundskeeper I performs under general supervision, cares for and maintains spring training baseball facilities, right-of-ways, medians, and other public grounds.

  • Candidate must have the ability to thrive in a high work volume environment, be flexible with work shifts/times, and work in extreme outdoor environments.
  • Maintenance experience in Sports/Athletic fields would be highly desirable.
  • Any current certifications or experience in a formal safety program would also be ideal. (Certifications could include: Georgia Sports Turf, Ohio State Sports Turf, Smartscape, AZ Pesticide License, U of A Desert Turf School)

At the City of Goodyear, you will be a part of an organization that values its employees as its greatest asset. You will become part of a dedicated team of professionals that are committed to build and maintain a highly engaged workforce. You will be challenged to learn and grow in an environment that values employee development and career-building. You will thrive in a culture of innovation.

We believe that successful employees are those that possess these six core values: Adaptability – Integrity – Initiative – Empathy – Optimism – Innovation

Only a limited number of the most qualified applicants meeting the City’s requirements will be invited for an interview. The examination process for this position will consist of a panel interview. All communication regarding application status and interview notifications will be sent via email- please monitor your junk/spam email for communication as it will come from a system generated source.

This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The following functions do not identify all duties performed by the incumbent. Other duties and responsibilities will be performed as assigned.

  • Maintains and repairs baseball fields including mound and home plate, skin work, bullpens, warning tracks and batting practice set-up and tear down.
  • Maintains the turf by mowing, edging, fertilizing, applying pesticide and weed control, irrigating, verti-cutting, aerating, sod work, and over-seeding.
  • Provides general clean-up of grounds and facilities including restrooms, dugouts, concourses, parking lots, irrigation pond and all open use areas.
  • Maintains outside landscape of turf, trees, shrubs, gravel, irrigation, walk ways and parking lots.
  • Assists with all non-baseball event set-up/break down and coordination.

To apply for this job email your details to scott.dobbins@goodyearaz.gov