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Sports Fields Assistant (Panthers)

800 S Mint St, Charlotte, NC 28202, USA Req #801
Tuesday, December 5, 2023


Position:                             Assistant – Sports Fields (Panthers)

Department:                       Stadium Operations – Sports Field Management

Reporting Relationship:   Director of Sports Fields & Grounds

Status:                                Full-Time (Non-Exempt)


Position Summary

This position is responsible for assisting in the execution of the operational plans and procedures of Sports fields at the facilities managed by Tepper Sports & Entertainment including, but not limited to, Bank of America Stadium, Atrium Health Practice Facility, and McAlpine Park Training Facility.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist with field testing to ensure league compliance of Field of Play Standards for NFL, MLS, FIFA Quality Pro across all properties.
  • Assist in the layout, painting, and conversion of the fields for sporting and live events.
  • Carry out tasks and operational plan assigned by Manager.
  • Assist with field preparation for all sporting and live events.
  • Implement cultural practices and maintenance of Sports Fields.
  • Assist in field preparation and maintenance for NFL training camp.
  • Calibrate and apply pesticides and fertilizers.
  • Operate Sports Field Maintenance and landscape equipment and machinery.  


Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduation from an accredited University in Turfgrass Science, Agronomy, Related field OR possess Certification from accredited University.
  • 1+ Years Experience working in the Sports Field Management industry.
  • Working knowledge of Sports Field Management
  • Ability to execute Agronomic, Best Management, IPM Plans.
  • Working knowledge of multi-Sport field painting, field layout and measurement, and field preparation for events.
  • Minimum experience with the use, calibration, and application of pesticides and fertilizers.
  • Experience using and maintaining various types of equipment used for fields and landscape maintenance.
  • Working knowledge of pesticide and fertilizer application methods and spraying equipment calibration.
  • Working knowledge of cultural aspects of Turfgrass management.
  • Willing to obtain and maintain a pesticide applicator’s license.
  • Working knowledge of irrigation system operation, repair, and maintenance.
  • 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 have a valid driver’s license
  • Ability to pass pre-employment screens and background check.


Essential Traits

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to participate in a team style work environment.
  • Ability to communicate with departmental leadership.
  • Works well under pressure while maintaining a positive attitude.
  • Flexible and adaptable when preparing for sporting and live events.
  • Approachable and available to staff and peers.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Operates with a high level of accountability and professionalism.
  • Ability to handle confidential, privileged, and/or sensitive information with carefully and with sensitivity.
  • Detail and results oriented.


Physical Requirements

  • Standing and walking for extended periods of time.
  • Sitting and working at desk on a computer.
  • Lift at least 50 pounds.
  • Operating heavy machinery.


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.

The Carolina Panthers are 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
Location on Google Maps
  • 800 S Mint St, Charlotte, NC 28202, USA