Dayton Dragons Ground Crew Internship 2019

POSITION:   Grounds Crew Intern

  • Start date: March 15- September 15 (Flexible start/end dates)
  • $10.00 hourly, 40 hours per week


  • Pursuing/ have a college or certificate degree in turfgrass science or related field
  • Have experience managing professional or collegiate baseball fields
  • Have at least one year of experience in the turf industry
  • Have a strong willingness to learn, complete tasks efficiently, and work unsupervised
  • Are well versed in cultural & agronomic practices necessary to maintain high level turf
  • Are able to operate and perform mechanical work on a wide variety of equipment
  • Are passionate, detail oriented, able to work in all weather conditions, & willing to work long hours including weekends and holidays

DUTIES: This position reports to the Sports Turf Manager and Assistant Sports Turf Manager. Experience will be given in all areas of sports turf management include repairing mounds and plates, mowing, aerifying, fertilizer applications, topdressing, equipment/irrigation repair, batting practice set up and tear down, overseeing special events, and tarp pulls. The grounds crew internship position will be responsible for completing all work to the high standards set forth by MiLB and the Dayton Dragons.

FACILITY: Fifth Third Field has a sand-based grass playing surface, comprised of Kentucky Bluegrass, originating from Tuckahoe Turf in New Jersey. The field was renovated following the 2011 season, replacing drainage, irrigation, rootzone and sod. Fifth Third Field, located downtown Dayton Ohio, is home to the Cincinnati Reds Single-A affiliate Dayton Dragons. Along with 70 Dragons home games, Fifth Third Field hosts 70+ other on field events including kids camps, high school baseball, and corporate sponsor events. The Dayton Dragons have the longest sellout streak in professional sports currently at 1,316 consecutive sellouts.


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