Job Title: Seasonal Assistant Groundskeeper
Summary: This position reports directly to the Head Groundskeeper. This person should be hard-working and self-motivated. This position assists the Head Groundskeeper in all day-to-day operations of maintaining the playing surface of Modern Woodmen Park. Modern Woodmen Park is home to the Quad Cities River Bandits (Single-A affiliate of the Houston Astros) and Saint Ambrose University. Have the opportunity to volunteer at the John Deere Classic at TPC Deere Run. Preferred dates of employment are March 1st to September 30th but can be flexible based on school schedules.
Responsibilities: Duties include but not limited to: assist in the upkeep of sand based Kentucky Bluegrass playing surface, mowing, edging, fertilizing, aeration, topdressing, sodding, skin maintenance, mound and plate repair, irrigation repair, basic operation and maintenance to equipment, field markings and logo painting, special events that may be held on the field and other related duties as required.
Qualifications: Preferred enrollment in or graduated from a 2 or 4-year turf program, working knowledge of the maintenance of sports fields, strong personal/team work ethic, high level of integrity, ability to work in fast-paced environment, ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays, must be able to lift at least 50 lbs, work in various weather conditions, and the ability to handle multiple tasks at once.
Compensation: This is a salaried position with compensation based on experience. No housing provided. Food Stipend included on game days.
Apply: Send cover letter, resume, and references either by mail or email to:
209 S Gaines St
Davenport, IA 52802