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11 Jun 2024

Grounds Associate

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Orchard Park, NY, USA
Full Time
5+ years exp.
US$50,000 – US$60,000 per year


  • Work in concert with Director of Grounds on field expectations
  • Daily maintenance of all playing fields and grounds
  • Maintenance of grounds equipment
  • Assist in ordering materials, equipment, fertilizer, etc., as needed
  • Assist with snow removal operation
  • Perform NFL required field testing and reporting
  • Work in concert with Event Services team for Fieldhouse event needs
  • Assist with Gameday field setup and staffing โ€“ net crew, field setup, goal posts, netting, field logos, striping, etc.
  • Oversee general maintenance of training camp fields at St John Fisher
  • Other duties as needed


  • 5 years of sports field management related experience
  • Minimum two-year degree in field/turf management preferred
  • Have experience in field layout and painting
  • General knowledge of irrigation system management
  • Ability to work independently as well as supervise others as necessary
  • New York state pesticide and fertilizer application licenses to be obtained within 1 year
  • Valid NYS driverโ€™s license
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Must be able to work weekends, holidays, as needed
  • Comfortable working outside in various weather conditions
  • Ability to work in a collaborative, team-oriented environment
  • Proactive knowledge, training and/or education of current best practices with NFL field management technologies and standards

Compensation and Comprehensive Employee Benefits

  • Salary is commensurate with experience and will begin at $50,000 to $60,000 plus overtime
  • Our benefits include top class health insurance, generous paid time off, 401(k) with match and defined contribution, life insurance, paid parental leave, on site cafeteria and weight room, inclusive culture and community volunteer events
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