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Position Summary:

Assists in the overall maintenance of synthetic turf sports field, The Home Depot Backyard, and stadium grounds.

Roles and Responsibility:

  • Participates in the operation and care of field and grounds equipment.

  • Performs general grounds maintenance in and around Mercedes Benz Stadium.

  • Assist with pre- and post-game field maintenance.

  • Participates in all types of sports field maintenance labor such as:

    • Mowing/grooming

    • Synthetic & Natural Grass Cultural/Maintenance Practices

    • Painting/Paint Removal

    • Field layout

  • Participates in Inclement Weather readiness and execution.

  • Performs related duties as required.

  • Assist other departments as required.

Qualification and Education/Experience Requirements:

  • High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) from an accredited institution.

  • Ability to follow instruction and work with a productive team in a fast pace environment.

  • Ability to learn and operate equipment related to the grounds industry.

  • Physical requirements include the ability to lift 30+ pounds and ability to be on your feet for long periods of time.

  • Previous experience in groundskeeping and/or field painting is preferred but not required.

Required Skills and Abilities:

The characteristics listed below are representative of those that the employee must be able to successfully perform as part of the essential functions of this position.

  • General knowledge of field and grounds maintenance (natural grass & synthetic).

  • General knowledge of tools, supplies, equipment used in the maintenance of sports turf, stadiums and similar.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and vendors.

  • Ability to follow written and verbal instruction.

Tools & Equipment Required for Job Function:

  • Phone, grounds equipment, radio, vehicles, and other equipment pertaining to this position

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.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and walk for extended periods of time.

  • The employee may frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

Work Environment:

  • Ability to work and withstand extreme weather conditions (rain, high temperatures/heat, cold, etc.)

  • Ability to work non-traditional work hours, including nights, weekends and holidays.

About Field & Grounds at Mercedes Benz Stadium:

Mercedes Benz Stadium is in the heart of Atlanta. The Field & Grounds department maintains the 40-acre property including the stadium synthetic surface (FieldTurf’s CORE) and the Home Depot Backyard (4.5acres of sand-based TifTuf Bermudagrass). Mercedes Benz Stadium and The Home Depot Backyard are home to the Atlanta Falcons, the 2018 MLS Cup Champions Atlanta United, the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game, the SEC Championship Game, the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl and the 2020 NCAA Final Four. Mercedes Benz Stadium and The Home Depot Backyard also play host to several additional events and concerts throughout the year.