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Job listing closed on 2 May 2024
25 Feb 2024

Associate - Sports Fields

🇺🇸 Charlotte, NC, USA
2+ years exp.

Position: Associate – Sports Fields

Department: Stadium Operations - Sports Field Management

Reporting Relationship: Director, Manager, Coordinator - Sports Field Management

Status: Seasonal (Non-Exempt)

About Charlotte FC

Charlotte Football Club is the Major League Soccer Club in the Carolinas. The Club’s mission is to be a unifying force that is bigger than one city and encourage a sense of belonging through a progressive, collective, and ambitious approach that guides efforts on and off the pitch. CLTFC is committed to driving growth through the sport and community outreach. Charlotte FC is owned by David Tepper and is a part of Tepper Sports & Entertainment, which also includes Bank of America Stadium and the Carolina Panthers. For more information, visit

Position Summary

This position is responsible for assisting in the execution of the operational plans and procedures of Sports fields at the facilities managed by Tepper Sports & Entertainment including, but not limited to, Bank of America Stadium, Atrium Health Practice Facility, and Atrium Health Performance Park Training Facility.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist with Sports Field preparation to ensure league compliance of Field of Play Standards for NFL, MLS, FIFA Quality Pro across all properties.
  • Assist in the layout, painting, and conversion of the fields for sporting and live events.
  • Carry out tasks and operational plan assigned by Manager.
  • Implement cultural practices and maintenance of Sports Fields.
  • Operate Sports Field Maintenance and landscape equipment and machinery.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum experience of Sports Field Management
  • Minimum experience of multi-Sport field painting, field layout and measurement, and field preparation for events.
  • Minimum experience with the use, calibration, and application of pesticides and fertilizers.
  • Experience using and maintaining various types of equipment used for fields and landscape maintenance.
  • Working knowledge of irrigation system operation, repair, and maintenance.
  • Flexible to work evenings and/or weekends and all Carolina Panthers, Charlotte FC and Stadium events, including events held on weekends, nights, and holidays when necessary.
  • Ability to pass pre-employment screens and background check.
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Valid Driver’s License

Essential Traits

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to participate in a team style work environment.
  • Works well under pressure while maintaining a positive attitude.
  • Flexible and adaptable when preparing for sporting and live events.
  • Approachable and available to staff and peers.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Operates with a high level of accountability and professionalism.
  • Ability to handle confidential, privileged, and/or sensitive information with carefully and with sensitivity.
  • Detail and results oriented.

Physical Requirements

  • Standing and walking for extended periods of time.
  • Lift at least 50 pounds.
  • Operating heavy machinery.

Work Environment

  • This job operates mostly in an outside environment and in a stadium facility at times which may include inclement weather conditions.
  • This position operates in a fast-paced working environment with schedules that are subject to change.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.