Assistant Groundskeeper

Who we are:
The Salem Red Sox are the Single-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox and are owned by Diamond Baseball Holdings. We are seeking an organized, attentive, and outgoing candidate to fill the position of Assistant Groundskeeper in Virginia’s beautiful Blue Ridge for the 2024 season.

Job description:
The Salem Red 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 Salem Red Sox and Minor League Baseball to the highest standards.

This position is ideal for someone with one to two years of turf management experience.

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.


  • 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.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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