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Assistant - Sports Field

Panthers Stadium, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America Req #553
Monday, April 11, 2022

Position:                                   Sports Field Assistant

Department:                             Stadium Operations – Sports Field Management

Reporting Relationship:          Reports to the Manager of Sports Fields and Conversions

Status:                                      Full-Time (Non-Exempt)


Position Summary

This position is responsible for the day-to-day Bank of America Stadium & Practice field maintenance and preparation.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist day to day maintenance of the Artificial Turf Playing surface at Bank of America Stadium, as well as the Natural grass practice fields at the Atrium Health Practice Facility.
  • Obtain instructions and carry out assignments as given by the Manager of Sports Fields. 
  • Obtain a pesticide applicators license.  Attend courses to maintain certification credits.
  • Stencil and paint logos on the field
  • Assist with all cultural practices and maintenance of the practice fields
  • Assist in field prep and maintenance for NFL training camp 
  • Carry out tasks and maintenance schedules as assigned by the Manager of Sports Fields
  • Layout all markings for NFL & MLS sporting events and practices
  • Participates in all types of sports field maintenance in a safe and proper manner
  • Participates in the operation and maintenance of Sports turf and Landscape equipment
  • Performs Other duties as assigned
  • Willingness to assist other departments as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must have a working knowledge of Sports field management
  • Must have or be able to obtain a NC pesticide applicators license 
  • Must be flexible to work evenings and/or weekends and all Carolina Panthers, Charlotte FC and Stadium events, including events held on weekends, nights, and holidays when necessary
  • Must pass pre-employment screens


Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree in Turfgrass Science, Agronomy, or related field
  • Certification in Sports Turf Management from an accredited University
  • Stadium or Athletic Field Turf Maintenance experience is preferred
  • Experience with Sports field layout, painting, and logo painting

Essential Functions

  • Works well under pressure while maintaining a positive attitude
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Must be a team player, reliable, and dependable
  • Ability to work under high pressure efficiently
  • Must be detail-oriented and must be able to multi-task while managing time successfully


Physical Requirements

  • Standing for extended periods of time
  • Walking throughout the stadium and stadium grounds
  • Operating Turf and Landscape machinery
  • Lift at least 50 pounds


Work Environment

  • This job operates mostly in an outside environment and in a stadium facility at times which may include inclement weather conditions.
  • This position operates in a fast pace working environment with schedules that are subject to change.
Tepper Sports & Entertainment is an equal opportunity at-will employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation, or national origin.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly