Sports Turf Assistant- Hartford Yard Goats

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 9:06 AM | Anonymous

Hartford Yard Goats

Dunkin’ Donuts Park

1214 Main Street

Hartford CT 06103

Sports Turf Assistant- Full Time

The Sports Turf Assistant is responsible for the overall upkeep and maintenance practices for the field. This position, under the direction of the Sport Turf Manager, will also work closely with the Events and Operations department to fulfill the needs of all events and activities at Dunkin’ Donuts Park throughout the year.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience working in baseball, golf, or any sports turf fields.
  • Bachelors Degree or Certificate in Turfgrass Management preferred
  • Physical Requirements: Requires lifting of heavy equipment and material (up to 75 pounds), constant walking, some running throughout entire shift worked.
  • Able to work in fast pace environment and multi-task.
  • Show strong time management skills.
  • Strong communication skills. Work with all departments within the organization.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours, including home games, special events, nights, weekends and holidays.


  • Assist with the upkeep, daily maintenance, repair and preparation of playing surface for all Hartford Yard Goats home games, including but not limited to high school and college baseball and “non-baseball” events
  • This includes; daily Infield skin care, mound and plate clay repair, mowing, aeration, topdressing, and edge maintenance
  • Assist with the training and supervision of game-day employees.
  • Assist in monitoring of product inventory and help coordinate material needs.
  • Assist in monitoring and implementing tarp procedures before, during, and after inclement weather.
  • Equipment Management- Insure safe use of all equipment as well as handling maintenance requests.
  • Stadium and event operations, as needed, during the off-season and winter months. Including assisting with snow removal.
  • Other tasks provided by Hartford Yard Goat’s management

Benefits and Compensation

  • Benefits: Eligible for medical, dental, and vision
  • 401k package and Employer Match
  • Compensation: Based on Experience, Starting at $15.29/ Hour + Overtime. Estimated 10-15 Hour Yard Goat game shift
  • YMCA Gym membership

Interested candidates please email resumes:

Kyle Calhoon, Sports Turf Manager

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