Seasonal Groundskeeper

  • Seasonal
  • Seattle, WA
  • $ 22.00 an hour


Job Title: Seasonal Grounds Crew
Department: Ballpark Operations
Reports To: Manager of Groundskeeping

Status: Seasonal, February through October – This position is expected to last the duration of the regular baseball season or subject to change due to business needs. This position has a start date as early as the middle of February and may end as late as early November. Any applicants with a Turf Management Degree or currently in process to obtain such a degree will receive additional attention.

Primary Objective:
Responsible for support, coordination, and assistance of groundskeeping for baseball games and other events.

A strong ability to work well with co-workers and supervisors in a team environment is expected.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist with cultural practices to the playing field: mowing, aeration, topdressing, sodding, edging, etc.
  • Assist with fertilizer calibrations to efficiently apply foliar and granular products to the field.
  • Maintain all dirt areas to MLB Specifications: Game mound, home plate, bullpen mounds, infield dirt, baselines, and warning track.
  • Assist in field painting: foul lines, coaches’ boxes, logos, etc.
  • Maintain a well-organized, clean shop as well as maintain all field equipment.
  • Maintain all exterior flowers and landscape: includes watering, fertilizing, and weed control.
  • Assist with a wide-range of non-baseball events on field throughout the year.
  • Will Perform any other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Experience in turf management, preferred.
  • Previous experience working on baseball fields preferred.

Competencies, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA’s):

  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment with employees while adapting to new ideas and techniques.
  • Ability to meet deadlines under pressure and/or frequently deal with a rapidly changing work schedule and environment throughout the day.
  • Shares and expresses thoughts in a clear and effective manner through verbal and written communication skills. Exhibits effective listening skills and builds positive relationships with all team members, vendors, and guests. Is diplomatic, tactful, and professional in all forms of communication.
  • Understands and supports the team and is quick to volunteer to assist others. Others view most interactions as being positive with a willingness to achieve common goals. Effective in working with others to cooperatively solve problems. Workplace behavior is consistently respectful of others.
  • Takes personal responsibility for getting things done in a way that positively and professionally represents the organization.
  • Demonstrates through their actions and interactions with others a commitment to Mariner Purpose, Mission and Values.
  • Competent in required job skills and knowledge. Completes work assignments thoroughly and completely in an accurate, and prompt. Identifies and corrects errors. Is careful, alert, and accurate, paying attention to details of the job.
  • Makes decisions and takes actions that contribute to exceptional experiences for guests.

Physical Activities and Working Conditions:

  • Ability to lift, carry and transport up to 50 lbs.
  • Available to work flexible hours including days, nights, holidays, and weekends

To apply for this job email your details to rnagy@mariners.com