Milwaukee Brewers

Fields Manager - Maryvale

2 weeks ago(1/10/2018 12:06 PM)
# of Openings
Park Operations/Grounds


The Fields Manager is primarily responsible for the overall management of the grounds and grounds staff of Maryvale Baseball Park, consisting of Major League playing fields, surrounding common turf areas and plant stock.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assign and oversee cultural responsibilities on a daily basis including mowing, edging, irrigation management, turf repair, infield maintenance, and mound repair
  • In the absence of the Grounds Director, keeps all entities of the department functioning, evaluating weather, field conditions, staff performance and schedule, allowing for continuity and ensuring a quality product on the Grounds of Maryvale Baseball Park
  • Assist with the creation and execution of the turf management program including fertilization, growth regulation, pesticide application, along with proper cultivation timing
  • Recruit, hire and manage seasonal workers
  • Assist in generation and implementation of annual departmental budget, tracking expenditures and product usage
  • Execute game responsibilities including field set-up, observation and correction of field conditions
  • Perform daily maintenance on equipment fleet as needed, keeping all equipment functional and operating
  • Safely operate and instruct others in the operation of various grounds equipment such as mowers, carts, forklifts, skid loaders, sprayers, tractors, aerators, etc.
  • Collaboratively perform maintenance of common/landscaped and Grounds buildings within the facility
  • Other Grounds responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Grounds

Supervisory Responsibilities                                                 

Directly supervises 5-8 employees in the Grounds Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


Education and/or Experience

Associates or Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from a college or university in Turf Management, soils, horticulture, or related college program; minimum of 3 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Preferred one to two years of professional baseball field maintenance experience.


Computer Skills  

To perform the job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft office software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Internet Explorer.    


Language Skills                                             

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


Mathematical Skills                                                   

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


Reasoning Ability      

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions, which may include heat, cold and various forms of precipitation.

The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Work Hours                                                  

Regular business office hours are Monday-Friday 9 am - 5 pm, however, additional hours will be required on weekends, evenings and some holidays.


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