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US Open Courts & Grounds Crew 2017 (Seasonal)

US Open Courts & Grounds Crew 2017 (Seasonal)

ID 
2017-2100
Posted Date 
4/7/2017
Category 
Other
Location 
US-NY-Flushing

More information about this job:

Overview:

It takes the most talented people to put on the world’s greatest tennis event.  The US Open Tennis Championships are the highest-attended annual sporting event in the world.  Each year, for three weeks in the late summer, the US Open is the focus of the sports & entertainment universe.  Passionate fans from around the world come to NYC to witness the toughest tennis on the game’s biggest stage.  With more than 720,000 visitors, 100 million television viewers in the U.S. and 64 million online visitors, why not come and enjoy the thrill and excitement of working with our team? 

 

We are seeking Courts and Grounds Crew to play an essential role in the US Open experience.  In this role, you will be responsible for ensureing grounds are kept neat and clean daily as per USTA standards.

Responsibilities:

  • Follow safety rules and regulations
  • Maintain a safe and clean environment
  • Interact with internal and external customers in a friendly and welcoming manner
  • Maintain all tennis courts, grounds, and landscaping
  • Install windscreens and various court equipment throughout site
  • Maintain diverse planting of trees, shrubs and flowers on and around the US Open grounds
  • Maintain proper use, storage, and placement of equipment
  • Water and monitor the irrigation of plantings
  • Perform seasonal landscape work such as pruning, clean-up, and leaf removal
  • Clean up litter of planting beds
  • Check grounds daily to ensure they are kept neat and clean as per USTA standards
  • Properly stock and store equipment such as nettings, center straps, and benches
  • Aid in preparation of facility for US Open

Qualifications:

  • Must be able to lift 60lbs+
  • Punctual and presentable shift attendance, neatly groomed in a clean, well-maintained uniform
  • Available to work for the full duration of the US Open tournament
  • Must be able to work 12+ hour shifts and be available days, nights and weekends
  • Willing to work outdoors in various weather conditions and able to stand for extended periods
  • Personable and proactive team player with excellent communication skills
  • Remain calm and focused in a fast-paced environment as well as during stressful situations