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Sports Turf Manager

By San Francisco Giants, Phoenix, Arizona, - updated Thursday at 06:17 PM

Jeffrey Winsor, 1802 N 64th St, Phoenix, Arizona, 85008, Telephone: 415-972-2000

About the Team:

The San Francisco Giants Baseball Club seeks to add the role of Sport Turf Technician II to our Player Development Department. You will enjoy being part of an iconic franchise in the Sports world and get to experience a company that believes in small teams for maximum impact; that strives to balance work and home life, that understands that this is a marathon, not a sprint; that continuously and purposefully builds an inclusive culture where everyone is able to do and be the best version of themselves.


About the Role:

The San Francisco Giants is looking for a Sports Turf Technician II, where you will have the unique opportunity to service and maintain the professional playing surfaces of our minor league training grounds in Phoenix, AZ. You will be expected to maintain playing surfaces consistent with the major league level to help the Giants develop the next generation of talent. The ideal candidate will have a strong ability to provide customer service in the set up and breakdown of on field workouts, while balancing the day to day maintenance tasks to keep our playing surfaces and landscape in top condition. This role reports to the Manager of Minor League Field Operations. This position will be located at our brand-new Spring Training Facility in Phoenix, AZ.


You’re Excited About This Opportunity Because…

·       You seek to maintain playing fields that meet or exceed MLB standards

·       You see the details when it comes to common areas and landscape standards consistent with professional sports facilities.

·       You’re capable of reporting findings in the field as it relates to turf stress, disease, irrigation and equipment issues.

·       You have experience in the safe and competent operation of turf related equipment and hand tools.

·       You have a willingness to work as a team in setting surfaces for games/batting practices/workouts, but also capable of thriving independently.

·       You’re skilled in technical aspects of turfgrass management and baseball field maintenance such as fertilizer application and mound/plate/infield skin maintenance.

·       You’re flexible to adapt to other duties as assigned.


We’re Excited About You Because…

·       You believe there’s always a solution.

·       You’re task oriented and know that the difference is in the details.

·       You believe there’s always ways to improve.

·       You are an authentic, inspiring and positive team member.

·       You believe “That’s the way we’ve always done it” isn’t necessarily the best way to do it.




·       2 years minimum field maintenance experience at a baseball/athletic facility.

·       Valid Arizona Driver License.

·       Ability to develop effective and collaborative working relationship.

·       Ability to work extended hours during spring training. Nights, weekends and holidays as required.

·       Good health with the ability to lift up to 75 pounds.

·       Ability to walk or stand for long periods of time and work in extreme heat and or harsh conditions.

·       Must have or obtain Arizona Pesticide Applicators license within 6 months of hire date.


About the Giants

One of the oldest teams in Major League Baseball, the San Francisco Giants are dedicated to enriching our community through innovation and excellence on and off the field. This past decade, the organization has won three World Series Championships, made four playoff appearances and thrown four no-hitters. Off the field, the Giants have become internationally-renowned as a host to entrepreneurial and premier entertainment events. Celebrating over 60 years in San Francisco, the organization is entrenched in the Bay Area community as the Giants work with corporate and non-profit partners to raise awareness, educate and generate interest in a variety of issues important to both their fans and the local community.


We are truly unique; we are an organization committed to your growth, your learning, your development and your entire employee experience. We only win when our employees succeed and we're dedicated to helping you develop your strengths. We have a cultural foundation built on diversity, innovation and teamwork and we want you and your ideas to thrive at the San Francisco Giants.


Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At the Giants, we strive to foster an inclusive work environment that encompasses the rich diversity of the San Francisco Bay Area, the place we call home. We welcome all people and are committed to creating an inclusive community built on a foundation of respect for all individuals. We seek to hire, develop and retain talented people from all backgrounds. We believe that true innovation happens when everyone has room at the table and the tools, resources, and opportunities to excel.


Individuals from non-traditional backgrounds, historically marginalized or underrepresented groups strongly encouraged to apply. If you are not sure that you’re 100% qualified, but up for the challenge - we want you to apply.


At the Giants, we believe we put our best work forward when our employees bring together ideas that are diverse in thought. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, medical condition or disability, genetic condition, marital status, domestic partnership status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status and any other protected class under federal, state or local law. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. In addition, we will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have a disability or special need, we would like to know how we can better accommodate you.

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Job Application Instructions

Email Resume to jwinsor@sfgiants.com

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