Field Manager – Utah Royals

The Utah Royals FC, Real Salt Lake (RSL), and RSL Training Academy are dedicated to the growth and success of soccer in Utah. The Utah Royals FC is committed to empowerment, while RSL represents the state with pride and fosters a winning culture. The RSL Training Academy nurtures young athletes and instills values of discipline and teamwork. Together, they are committed to inspiring the soccer culture of Utah and creating lasting impressions one winning experience at a time.

This at-will position will report to the Superintendent of Fields and Grounds – RSLTA. Under their supervision, the Field Manager participates in the maintenance of the five natural grass fields and three artificial fields. The Field Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day maintenance and will help supervise up to 2 full-time employees and 4 part-time employees. They will monitor moisture levels, hand water, mow, aerate, fertilize, etc. This position will also help with set up and field prep at Zions Bank Stadium (located on site) for various events such as: soccer, football, lacrosse, rugby, ultimate frisbee, etc. This position is a great opportunity to participate in the maintenance of one of the premier practice facilities in Major League Soccer and NWSL.

Candidate will be able to perform sports field maintenance labor such as:

  • Toro Sentinel Irrigation programing, installation, and maintenance
  • Help manage daily responsibilities/tasks for crew
  • Paint and prepare field for various sporting events such as rugby, lacrosse, ultimate frisbee, high school football, etc.
  • Fertilizing with liquid and granular products
  • Develop and implement fertilizer programs for fields and landscapes
  • Artificial Turf Maintenance and Repair including scrubbing paint lines, etc
  • Field markings and logo painting
  • Mowing, trimming and use of blowers
  • The operation and maintenance of power equipment such as:
    • Toro Reel and Rotary Mowers
    • Tractors
    • Toro Utility vehicles
    • Trimmers
    • Top-dressers
    • Aerators
    • Assist with other duties as assigned


  • Two- or four-year degree in turfgrass suggested but not required
  • Experience working with professional Sports Turf or golf courses required
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license and excellent driving record
  • Able to work irregular hours, nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Working knowledge of the maintenance of sports fields; the seeding, sodding and maintenance practices for sports field turfgrass; the planting, cultivating, pruning, and caring for plants, shrubs and trees; the characteristics and proper use of various fertilizers, herbicides and pest control methods and materials; drainage control methods; and irrigation system, including pumps and automatic controls


  • The job requires regularly lifting/pushing up to 50 pounds and occasionally lifting/pushing more than 75 pounds or exerting heavy force, in a wide disparity or environmental conditions.
  • The job involves standing, stooping, bending, lifting, pushing, typing, etc.

Real Salt Lake provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

Note: The need may arise to revise, supplement, or rescind portions of this job description, and Real Salt Lake reserves the right to do so at any time. Employees shall be required to meet the qualifications and perform the duties of any revised job description.

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