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Lake County Captains - Manager, Turf Operations

January 08, 2018 4:38 PM | Anonymous

Title: Manager, Turf Operations
Position in the corporate structure: The Manager, Turf Operations (the “Individual”) will report directly to the

General Manager of the Lake County Captains (the “Company”).

Primary Duties:

  1. Oversee the entire field turf maintenance operation, including: maintaining the field of play, setting up the field for all events that take place at Classic Park and ensuring all equipment is in operating condition.

  2. Primary responsibility is to ensure playing surface is maintained to the highest professional standards of Minor League Baseball at ALL times, for ALL events.

  3. Perform the necessary personal oversight and involvement to ensure the playing surface is always presentable and maintained properly.

  4. Oversee the scheduling of field turf staff to ensure that all expectations of providing the best possible playing surface are met while also managing all individuals are allotted enough time off throughout the season and that all events are properly staffed. Director of Field Turf Operations need not be present at all events held at stadium.

  5. Maintain a professional image for the entire turf management staff, including personal attire and conduct.

  6. Regular maintenance of the playing surface to ensure a professional turf is always presentable and to ensure that our playing surface becomes one of the best in the Midwest League.

  7. Oversee a budget for all turf management expenses with the goal of managing all expenses related to this department appropriately. This will involve tracking expenses and regular reports to the VP/GM.

  8. Maintain and monitor all in-stadium and perimeter landscaping in conjunction with the third-party landscaper and City of Eastlake.

  9. Work with the Director of Stadium Operations to maintain the facility throughout the off-season, including routine security checks and routine monitoring of all indoor facilities to ensure proper temperature is set depending on the weather.

  10. Perform all necessary snow shoveling of walkways and high traffic areas of the facility during the winter, including maintaining accessible walkways from the parking lot to the front office as well as a walkway from the

    office into the seating bowl of the stadium to allow client tours if necessary.

  11. Work with the Director of Stadium Operations during the off-season to checking suites and clubhouses for leaks and reducing overall stadium utility usage.

  12. Work with the Director of Stadium Operations to coordinate the winterization of the stadium following the conclusion of the baseball season.

  13. Work with the Director of Stadium Operations to complete off-season facility projects throughout the Fall and Winter months.

  14. Serve as the Front Desk point of contact in the administrative office during the off-season and assist in all administrative tasks, including processing all donation requests as provided by Director of Finance.

Other Duties:

  1. Hire and oversee a staff of part-time, seasonal assistants who will aid in all turf management operations.

  2. Work with the GM & Assistant GM in scheduling all events at Classic Park with the goal of maximizing use while maintaining the field to professional standards.

  3. Represent the Company at business and community functions.

  4. Work with the Company staff to follow up with all accounts during the season.

  5. Be a leader in customer service.

  6. Work as a member of a TEAM, and Have Fun!!!

  7. Conduct self in a professional manner both in personal appearance and attitude.

  8. Perform other duties as determined by the General Manager.

To Apply:

E-mail cover letter, resume and list of three (3) professional references to Neil Stein, General Manager of the Lake County Captains, at nstein@captainsbaseball.com. If you have any questions please call 440-975-8085.

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