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Job listing closed on 12 Jun 2024
30 May 2024

Stadium Operations - Grounds Maintenance - P/T

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Kansas City, MO, USA
Part Time
1+ year exp.
US$21.82 per hour

Union Classification: Grounds Maintenance
Position Profile: Part Time Groundskeeper
Department: Stadium Operations
Reports to: Head Turf Manager
Rate of Pay: $21.82/hour


This is a Part time (non-exempt) position working as Landscape and Field Maintenance Personnel. This position will work alongside the Stadium Operations Department and assist with maintaining stadium grounds.

1. Maintain field, practice fields, and landscaping around the stadium.
2. Perform routine department duties such as mowing, trimming, and edging.
3. Perform field set-up, aerating, pest control, painting, irrigating, irrigation repair, weed control, fertilization, fertilizer and sprayer calibration, maintenance, as well as hedge and tree pruning.
4. Perform field prep for concerts, events, Chiefs games, and college games held at Arrowhead Stadium.
5. Applying and removing field tarps as directed
6. Painting and marking of all fields as directed and in accordance with NFL Rules
7. Removal and replacement of turf and sod on all fields
8. Safe operation and maintenance of equipment and machinery used in turf management.
9. Additional responsibilities as assigned by Head Turf Manager.

1. Problem Solving-Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gather and analyze information skillfully. Must be able to develop solutions quickly and effectively. Show flexibility in problem solving.
2. Oral Communications-Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification.
3. Judgment-Displays willingness to make decisions and exhibits sound and accurate judgment.
4. Motivation-Demonstrates excellent personal motivation and encourages others to be motivated and enthusiastic. Shows persistence and overcomes obstacles.

1. Ability to work long and irregular hours that may vary due to functions and may include day, evening, weekends, and holidays.
2. Perform manual labor for extended periods, often under unfavorable weather conditions.
3. Ability to reach, bend, sit and/or stand, climb, balance, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
4. Must be able to walk long distances.
5. Must be able to lift/carry objects weighing 50+ lbs.


1. High school education/GED equivalent.
2. Educational background in turfgrass management preferred.
3. Certified Pesticide Applicators License preferred.
4. Valid Driverโ€™s License.
5. Candidate must be a team player and have the ability to work effectively and professionally when working independently.
6. Follow all policies/procedures, risk management, safety precautions, rules, regulations, and emergency procedures established at the facility and governed by state and federal law.
7. Experience in landscape management including weed and pest control and fertilization.
8. Experience operating equipment related to the turf grass industry.
9. Basic knowledge of IPM practices.
10. Willingness and ability to work weekends and overtime.
11. Ability to work outside for the majority of time while on the job.
12. Willingness and ability to work follow specific directions and work independently or within a group, depending on the task.