JOB POSTING: Athletic Field Maintenance Specialist

full time position with generous benefits

Position is primarily responsible for the performance of athletic field setup, ball field maintenance and preparation tasks.

New hire pay range is $30,180 to $33,945 annually, DOQ plus generous benefits package.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to): positive and productive field direction of 2-5 seasonal park maintenance staff members or volunteers in the performance of assignments; field preparation for games, routine and preventative field maintenance and field renovation tasks; field vicinity grounds related tasks such as cleaning dugout and bleacher areas, litter control and weed control in and around each ball field; support special events; support operations in other areas especially grounds and custodial operations; accurately prepare and setup ball fields for games (move and place portable pitching mounds, install and remove field tarps, patch and repair batter boxes and pitcher's mounds, nail and screen dragging on infields, clean bases and portable pitching mounds, perform field maintenance and safety audits, patch and repair holes in field turf, edge infield and outfield turf, remove and replace home plates, repair and replace base anchors and install temporary outfield fencing); measuring and setting up soccer and lacrosse fields to the appropriate dimensions and painting fields using a field striping machine; routine maintenance tasks for synthetic turf such as brooming/sweeping; other duties as assigned to support the Division and City of O'Fallon.

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