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Sports Complex Field Operations – ACA Benefited (40 hours)

  • Full Time
  • Peoria, AZ
  • $ 19.95/hour

This position is located at the Peoria Sports Complex – home to the San Diego Padres and Seattle Mariners Major League baseball clubs for spring training and year round player development. This thirteen field multi-faceted sporting complex hosts numerous tournaments and events throughout the year. The purpose of this position is to perform skilled repair and maintenance to professional baseball fields, landscape and turf areas. This position will be responsible for motivating small work teams for routine baseball maintenance practices and overseeing the facility on weekends and evenings when necessary. Depending on inclement weather and field scheduling this position may require participation on a rotation schedule for after-hours support, which may include evenings, holidays, and weekends. Other duties include completing related tasks as assigned.

The ideal candidate for this position will be:

  • A team player with strong communication skills
  • A good working knowledge of maintaining sports/baseball field specifications, common and uncommon techniques, methods, practices, procedures
  • Assist in the performance of turf maintenance functions that may include fertilizing, aerating, top dressing, mowing, dethatching, and over seeding depending on assignment.
  • Be comfortable working in an outdoor environment under extreme weather conditions (Heat, Cold, Rain)
  • Self-motivated and able to work both individually and with a team
  • Sports Complex field maintenance will be the main focus, there will be cross-training and team support opportunities within the department when necessary

In addition to offering a competitive salary, Peoria offers a comprehensive benefit package to include the following:

  • Major Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS)
  • Paid Arizona Sick Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Rio Vista Gym Membership
  • Wellness Program
  • Diversity Program
  • Outdoor Walking/Running Trail
  • Flex Spending Account

Minimum Requirements:

  • Education: High School Graduation or Equivalency
  • Experience: 3-6 months experience. Limited previous experience required in the same or similar positions. The job requires a basic understanding of common methods, practices, and use of forms and routines of a basic nature.
  • Physical Demands: Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Certifications & Other Requirements: Valid Arizona Class “D” Driver’s License upon hire

To apply for this job please visit www.peoriaaz.gov.