USTA National Tennis Center Inc.

Assistant Manager, Courts and Grounds

Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(5/21/2024 4:15 PM)
# of Openings
Grounds & Facilities
Company : Name
US-FL-Lake Nona

Who We Are

We are Tennis! The USTA (United States Tennis Association) is the national governing body for the sport of tennis and the leader in promoting and developing the sport’s growth on every level in the United States, from local communities to the crown jewel of the professional game, the US Open.


Why Work for the USTA? 

We are a passionate team of staff and volunteers focused on growing the sport of tennis and making it accessible to all. We are committed to removing barriers and creating opportunities for ALL to participate. Don’t know tennis? Don't worry, you can still find yourself in the game!


The Role

Assist in directing all aspects of NC courts, grounds, landscaping & FT/PT staff. Assist in preparation of all outdoor and indoor courts and grounds for year round public, programming and tournament use.


  • Enforce proper operating and maintenance procedures for all court surfaces created by Manager, Courts and Grounds (Red Clay, HarTru, Rebound Ace, Plexicushion, & Decoturf)
  • Carry out specific and specialized maintenance to all tennis court types at USTA NC
  • Share knowledge of monthly and annual court maintenance with other FT and PT department staff for all court types and increase department  knowledge/understanding of maintenance tasks. 
  • Assist in direction and day-to-day supervision of department employees. 
  • Assist in training new & current, FT & PT department employees.
  • Bring staffing levels and issues to the attention of Manager, Courts and Grounds to maintain successful operations of the department.
  • Assist and support major projects being completed by Manager, Courts and Grounds through outside vendors which includes, court construction, resurfacing, grounds renovations and landscaping projects throughout the site.
  • Assist in oversight of care and maintenance of NC courts & grounds and landscaping equipment and inventory. 
  • Notify Manager of equipment needs and inventor stocks become low and require replenishment. 
  • Train departmental staff in job duties and safety precautions.
  • Other duties as assigned by Manager, Courts and Grounds


Who You Are


  • Bachelor's Degree preferred.
  • In depth knowledge of Tennis court surfaces maintenance/Court building experience. 
  • Experience working with different court surfaces such as HarTru, Asphalt, Rubberized or Red Clay tennis or sport courts.
  • 1-5+ years experience managing staff of 10 or more.
  • Landscaping and grounds maintenance experience preferred.
  • Strong verbal and  written communication.
  • This job will require that the person have  the keen ability to assist and manage a large group of part time staff and the ability to make critical decisions in real-time that affect the overall success of the National Campus year round  tennis programs. Job will on occasion be physically demanding. 
  • This role is designated as “on-site” and requires the employee to be at the office site to complete the required tasks associated with the position.


What We Offer


 At the USTA, we know people are our most important asset. For this reason, we offer a comprehensive benefits package designed to meet the needs of a diverse workforce!

  • Comprehensive benefits designed to meet your unique needs:  Medical, dental, vision, access to doctors virtually, a flexible spending account to manage your health and dependent care expenses, and life and disability insurance are a small part of our offerings.
  • Time to recharge and energize: Generous paid time off policy - including vacation, sick, personal, and paid holidays, parental leave, and a paid winter recess.
  • Plan for your future financially and professionally:  401(k) with employer matching (up to 3%), promotional and growth opportunities, Learning and Development programs to learn on the job, and up to $5,000 for tuition reimbursement, per academic year.
  • Mental and emotional wellness: Resources for overall well-being including mental health and meditation benefits.
  • Other cool perks: A personalized health management program, pet insurance, commuter benefits, identity theft protection, discounts with our network of partners, and fun events are just a few of the optional benefits available. 

The expected range for the base salary for this position is $45,000-$55,000.

This range does not include any additional pay or benefits for which a person may qualify.  The actual base salary offered is determined by several variables, including, as appropriate, the applicant's qualifications for the position, the years of relevant experience, their unique skills, and the location from which they will be performing the job.


Come One, Come All

We strongly encourage you to apply if you’re interested; we'd love to learn how you can “serve” our team with your unique experience!


USTA is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities for all individuals, regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, family status, alienage or citizenship status, creed, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.



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