2024 Seasonal Grounds Crew

Ballpark Operations Seattle, Washington


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JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Job Title:                   2024 Seasonal Grounds Crew

Department:Ballpark Operations

Reports To:Manager of Groundskeeping

Status:Seasonal, Nonexempt

 

**This position is expected to last the duration of the regular baseball season or subject to change due to business needs. This position may have a start date as early as the middle of January 2024 and may end as late as early November 2024.  Any applicants with a Turf Management Degree or currently in process to obtain such a degree will receive additional attention**

 

Apply now for the Mariners 2024 Event Staff Team!

At the Seattle Mariners, you will find a diverse, passionate, innovative team of people who work to live our mission every day. We play in an iconic ballpark – T-Mobile Field – in one of the most beautiful, vibrant, and dynamic cities in the world.

We are looking for candidates with exceptional customer service skills to work the season at T-Mobile Park in an exciting and inclusive working environment. T- Mobile Park will host 81 Mariners games in 2024 and a variety of concerts and special events.  We offer a fun, flexible, part time schedule, and you will have the opportunity to discuss your availability commitment with the hiring team.

Event Staff Team Members enjoy free ORCA Cards, 30% Employee Discount, Meal Discount, Complimentary Tickets and Subsidized Parking & Free Shuttle Service.

Applications will be reviewed in January 2024

 

 

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.

 

The Mariners are committed to providing competitive pay, perks, and benefits packages for our valued Team Members.

 

The anticipated starting pay for this seasonal role is between $20.00- $25.00 per hour. 

 

All perks are subject to eligibility requirements and availability and may be modified or amended from time to time.

 

This information is being provided in accordance with the Washington State Equal Pay and Opportunity Act