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Location: City of Manhattan, Manhattan, KS 66502
Job Status: Not Specified
Status: Accepting Applications
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Job Description

Athletic Field Maintenance Worker                        $9-10/hour         Seasonal

The essential function of this position is to prepare and maintain athletic complexes and game fields for daily league and weekend tournament play.  Duties include but are not limited to dragging fields, removing water, lining game fields for baseball/softball and soccer, properly setting bases and soccer goals, installing soccer nets, pulling weeds, picking up trash, and cleaning bathrooms.  Punctuality, reliability, strong work ethic, and attention to detail are a must.  Sports field maintenance knowledge and experience are preferred but not required.  Weekend availability is required for Spring/Summer/Fall tournaments, hours and work schedule will vary depending on season.  Must have a valid driver’s license and be 18+ years of age.  20-40+ hours/week (March – October), hours will vary depending on season.