2020 MLB/MILB Sports Turf Internship

About the Facility
Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium is the spring training home of the St. Louis Cardinals and Miami Marlins in Jupiter, FL. The facility is comprised of 12 full size practice fields, 2 half fields, and Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium. Roger Dean is the host to approximately 30 spring training games, 140 minor league games, and several other events throughout the year. In addition to the Cardinals and Marlins two Florida State League teams, the complex also hosts Extended Spring Training, Gulf Coast League, Fall/Winter Instructional Leagues and Jupiter-Tequesta Athletic Association (JTAA) games and practices as well as a variety of amateur tournaments throughout the year. Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium was honored with the STMA Professional Baseball Field of the Year award in 2005 and 2011.

Job Description:
Daily duties include but are not limited to mound and home plate work, infield skin maintenance, mowing, painting, game/practice set up and breakdown, and pulling tarp. Will assist Director and the Head Groundskeeper with all turf cultural practices such as aerating and vertical mowing and implementing an IPM program of pesticides and fertilizers which include granular and liquid applications. Applicants will work spring training games and home games of assigned minor league team. Internship is ideal for individuals looking to gain experience in all facets of baseball field and complex operations and maintenance.

Applicants must be able to lift 50 lbs. and should be pursuing a two- or four-year degree in agronomy, horticulture, or related field with emphasis in Turf grass Management. Flexible with class schedules. Special consideration given to candidates that begin in January of 2020.

This position will be an hourly position at $12.00/hr. Uniforms and game day meals provided.

If interested please send resume and references to Jordan Treadway at jordan@rogerdeanchevroletstadium.com or by mail to:
Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium
4751 Main St.
Jupiter, FL 33458
Attn: Jordan Treadway

For more information about the complex, check out www.rogerdeanchevroletstadium.com

To apply for this job please visit www.rogerdeanchevroletstadium.com.