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10 Jul 2024

Supervisor, Grounds, Florida Operations

🇺🇸 Bradenton, FL, USA
Full Time
3+ years exp.

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Job Summary:

At the direction of the Manager of Grounds for Florida Operations, the Supervisor of Grounds for Florida Operations is responsible for the day-to-day management and maintenance of the fields at Pirate City and the day-to-day management of a subset of the Grounds Crew employees. The incumbent must be well versed in turf science and groundskeeping best practices.


  • Manage the full-time and seasonal Grounds Crew Employees as assigned by the Manager of Grounds, including but not limited to responsibility for, recruiting, hiring, training, day-to-day schedule and management, time review, assisting in disciplinary processes, and regularly directing employee’s work.
  • Inspect machinery before and after use and maintain in workable condition. Repair and report broken items to the Manager of Grounds.
  • Report to the Assistant Manager of Grounds in the absence of the Manager of Grounds.
  • Maintain all field areas, batting cages and grounds crew shop buildings consistent with the directions of the Manager of Grounds.
  • Ensure safety at Pirate City and LECOM Park for all employees and visitors.
  • Develop and implement policies to ensure all equipment used at Pirate City and LECOM Park is efficiently and effectively maintained.
  • Maintain the baseball field at LECOM Park and all baseball fields at Pirate City consistent with Major League expectations and requirements.
  • Assist with chemical treatment to all fields.
  • Keep all common areas and landscaped areas in top condition.
  • Oversee the operations consistent with OSHA and other safety requirements and maintain the list of all caustic materials per OSHA requirements.
  • All other duties as assigned by Manager of Grounds for Florida Operations.
  • Assist with events at PNC Park as assigned.
  • When assigned, responsible for acting as Manager on Duty when field(s) are used for supplemental events at LECOM Park or Pirate City.
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