Duties and Responsibilities:
Oversee and provide daily maintenance of 16 acres of natural grass which includes the stadium pitch, 6 natural grass training pitches, as well as surrounding landscape. Tasks including but not limited to, mowing, edging, fertilizer and chemical application, aerating, verticutting, top-dressing, re-sodding and line marking.
Help develop and implement an effective fertility, fungicide, and pest control program.
Maintain irrigation system throughout the complex.
Collaborate effectively with matchday operations, stadium operations, and team administration for field usage requirements.
Use, maintain, service, and repair all equipment and tools used to maintain surfaces to professional standards.
Help manage and implement the approved grounds budget.
Proactively anticipate and address issues.
Approach duties with an innovative mindset, generating new ideas and processes.
All other duties as necessary.
Bachelors or Associates Degree in a turf management related field or minimum of five (5) years of experience with upkeep of grass playing surfaces.
Candidate should possess or have the ability to obtain the Florida Commercial Pesticide Applicator License.
Operation of standard grounds equipment.
Availability to be on-call and work long hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with staff, coaches, players, and community.
Ability to work independently and effectively supervise others when needed.
Organizational skills and high attention to detail.
Must possess a strong work ethic and good demeanor
Knowledge and compliance with MLS rules and regulations
Proficient with Microsoft Office suite.
Ability to lift 50 pounds of weight frequently throughout assigned workday.
Ability to work in various degrees of outdoor weather conditions, including but not limited to extreme heat or rain.
Ability to work in various positions, including but not limited to, stooping, standing, bending over, sitting, kneeling and squatting for extended periods of time.
Inter Miami CF offers a competitive compensation package, medical, dental, vision, disability insurance, life insurance and 401k retirement plan.
All applicants must pass a pre-employment background check.