USTA National Tennis Center Inc.

(seasonal) US Open Grounds Crew

Job Post Information* : Posted Date 4 weeks ago(3/25/2024 4:15 PM)
# of Openings
Grounds & Facilities
Company : Name
Queens, NY

Who We Are  It takes the most talented people to put on the world’s greatest tennis event. The US Open Tennis Championships are one of the highest-attended annual sporting events 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 900,000 on-site visitors, over 224 million television viewers worldwide and over 45 million online visitors globally in 2023, why not come and enjoy the thrill and excitement of working with our team?


Start Date: June 1, 2024

End Date: October 1, 2024

Must be available to work 5 days per week in July, 7 days per week in August-Sept

The Role

  • 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

Who You Are

  • Must be able to lift 60lbs+
  • Landscaping experience is preferred
  • Comfortability operating machinery and using tools
  • 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


Salary: $17 per hour; overtime eligible

$35 daily meal allowance (via credential)


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