Lead Sports Turf Groundskeeper

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 10:04 AM | Charissa Sharkey (Administrator)

R.A.D. Sports Location – Rockland, MA

About R.A.D Sports:

Since 1994 R.A.D. Sports has grown to be one of the most trusted and successful builders of high-quality athletic and recreational facilities. As a full-service construction company, R.A.D. Sports handles projects from design to completion and everything in between. R.A.D. Sports has installed hundreds of natural and synthetic turf fields for colleges, secondary schools, and municipalities up and down the East Coast. 

We are looking to hire a full-time Lead Groundkeeper to assist with the maintenance and construction of natural grass fields. This position will be responsible for mowing, seeding, sodding, fertilizing, aerating, topdressing, infield/mound maintenance and repair. The position will lead a work crew to ensure timely completion of tasks, and also collaborate with project managers on field construction projects.

This is a full-time position, with competitive wages based on experience and full benefits available.


  • Understanding of baseball and softball infield and mound maintenance practices

  • Ability to operate and maintain reel and rotary mowers

  • Understanding of cultural practices utilized in turfgrass management

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to professionally interact with customers

  • Strong decision making, critical thinking, and problem solving skills


  • 2 years’ experience in sports turf, landscaping, or golf course management preferred

  • Turfgrass Science Degree/certificate preferred (or equivalent experience)

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds

  • Ability to work outside, stand, walk, kneel, and stoop for extended periods.

  • OSHA 10 Card (or ability to obtain)

  • Valid MA Pesticide Applicator License (or ability to obtain)

  • Valid driver’s license

R.A.D. Sports is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply for this position please send your resume and cover letter to Nate Miller at nam@radsports.com.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled.

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