Turf Management and Ballpark Operations Manager
The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters are looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious individual to join the front office as the Turf Management and Ballpark Operations Manager. This is a seasonal position that will begin April 1st and run through August 31st, 2018. Seasonal wages available.
Turf Management and Ballpark Operations Manager Duties
This position will be responsible for performing and overseeing all aspects of field maintenance including mowing ballpark grounds, fertilizing, trimming, weed management, and irrigation to maintain a newly renovated infield playing surface for all games held at Witter Field. This includes both Rafters and non-Rafters events, such as spring high school and summer American Legion games. The ability to operate small landscape equipment such as mowers and edger and basic small engines knowledge is preferred. This individual will be responsible for preparing the field on all game days for batting practice, mowing, chalking, and dragging the infield. This position will also work with food purveyors to place and receive food & beverage orders, manage inventory, and oversee staff during spring high school season. During the summer this person will oversee the ballpark for all American Legion games at the stadium, including the management of beverage sales for those games.
For Rafters games, the ideal candidate will be comfortable working with the ticketing system, be able to place orders, assist with ticket exchanges, and help manage the box office pre-game on Rafters game days. During Rafters home games, this person will be responsible for acting as the Official Scorer and also work closely with the Pointstreak statistical program to keep accurate team stats. The candidate will be responsible for making mascot appearances for Rafters Reading Program in schools during the spring and at community events as needed. The ability to work long hours, including weekends, and as business dictates is pertinent along with managing other duties assigned by the GM.
*Turf Management experience or education in relation to athletic fields is preferred.
Cover letter can be submitted with resume to email@example.com to receive full consideration for the position. Applications can also be mailed to: Wisconsin Rapids Rafters, 521 Lincoln Street, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494.
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