Groundskeeper

Rich Products Corporation Springdale , AR 72765

Posted 2 months ago

Rich's, also known as Rich Products Corporation, is a family-owned food company dedicated to inspiring possibilities. From cakes and icings to pizza, appetizers and specialty toppings, our products are used in homes, restaurants and bakeries around the world. Beyond great food, our customers also gain insights to help them stay competitive, no matter their size. Our portfolio includes creative solutions geared at helping food industry professionals compete in foodservice, retail, in-store bakery, deli, and prepared foods, among others. Working in 100 locations globally, with annual sales exceeding $4 billion, Rich's is a global leader with a focus on everything that family makes possible. Rich's-Infinite Possibilities. One Family.
PURPOSE STATEMENT
The groundskeeper ensures that the baseball field is always in optimum condition. Proper care of the field requires maintenance done on a daily, weekly, monthly and annual basis. He/she is responsible for taking care of the grass and non-grass areas, including the bases and baseline areas, and pitching mound. Provides support for all other events that will take place on the field throughout the calendar year. Supports community initiatives such as rebuilding a little league field. Works closely with Facility Manager during the off season and supports facility maintenance projects as scheduled.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/OUTCOMES
The groundskeeper must maintain a professional baseball field to major league standards. Duties include infield maintenance, edging, mound/plate repair, batting practice setup and teardown, pre/post game maintenance, fertilizer and spray applications, hiring and managing the gameday crew, radar and tarp management. The head groundskeeper also supervises and participates in a variety of general landscaping activities such as tree trimming, removal of leaves and trash from landscaping areas, snow removal operations from stadium grounds, etc.

  • Demonstrate the ability to safely operate all equipment and machinery.

  • Maintains inventory of all grounds keeping equipment and makes recommendations for repairs/replacement.

  • Ability to troubleshoot mechanical problems with equipment.

  • Participates in snow removal as needed.

  • Works with management to create budget and adhere to same.

  • Prepares for inclement weather and coordinates tarp pulls with front office staff/interns.

  • Continuously maintains the integrity of the field for regular scheduled baseball season

  • Perform general baseball field maintenance which includes preparing, maintaining, and repairing all field, bullpen, mound, plate and warning track areas.

  • Assist with batting practice set-up and tear down, infield tarp deployment and removal, etc.

  • Perform turf grass management including: mowing, edging, sodding, aerating, topdressing, irrigation repairs, as well as assisting with fertilizer and pest control applications, in accordance with federal, state and local laws.

  • Responsible for cleanliness in batting cage areas, dugouts, etc.

  • Assist in maintaining a well-organized, clean, professional looking shop and break room area.

  • Service accounts and partners related to grounds keeping, including those involving field maintenance equipment.

  • Assist Operations department with off-season stadium projects including: storing rail & wall padding, screens and netting.

  • Assist Operations department with maintenance of landscaping of grounds outside the stadium walls on the ballpark's property.

  • Work additional off-season and non-game day events (high school games, showcases, marathons, etc).

  • Be a team player and an active part of the front office staff.
    KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE
    Associates or Bachelor's degree desired in Field/Turf Management or related field and previous experience maintaining a baseball field or similar sports venue playing surface

Able to Lift 50 pounds.

Must be willing and able to work extended hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays.

Must be highly motivated and able to respond well under pressure.

Able to maintain a professional attitude and appearance

Rich Products Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates ("Rich's"), are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity, and maintain employment statistics on applicants.

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Rich's. Please contact Rich's Human Resources department at asc@rich.com if you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.

BRINGING YOUR BEST SELF TO WORK.As a family-owned company, caring for our associates-their whole selves-is a top priority. That's why we provide benefits and tools to help our people balance the integration of work and life:

Competitive compensation
Health & financial benefits
Paid time off
Parental leave
Family planning support
Flexible work policy
Associate affinity groups
Volunteering & community impact opportunities
Holiday gatherings
In-house taste tests (we are a food company after all)!

It's all part of how we support our family of associates. Because in the company of family, all things are possible.

MEET RICH'S.Rich's, also known as Rich Products Corporation, is a family-owned food company dedicated to inspiring possibilities. From cakes and icings to pizza, appetizers and specialty toppings, our products are used in homes, restaurants and bakeries around the world. Beyond great food, our customers also gain insights to help them stay competitive, no matter their size. Our portfolio includes creative solutions geared at helping food industry professionals compete in foodservice, retail, in-store bakery, deli, and prepared foods, among others. Working in 100 locations globally, with annual sales exceeding $3.8 billion, Rich's is a global leader with a focus on everything that family makes possible. Rich's-Infinite Possibilities. One Family.

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