Louisville Bats Grounds Intern

Overview:

The Louisville Slugger Field Internship is designed to provide a supervised work experience for students or recent graduates to build their expertise and proficiency in turf and athletic field management, as well as enhance their problem solving abilities. Louisville Slugger Field is home to the Louisville Bats, a Triple-A baseball team. Along with baseball, there will be other opportunities to work events at the stadium. We want to expose students and recent grads to the practical side of sports field management, and provide a well-rounded, all-inclusive experience. This program can be very demanding. This is a paid hourly internship ($10/hr) with time and a half pay for hours worked beyond 40 hours each week. It does not provide for housing, travel, or relocation expenses.

Qualifications:

  • Be enrolled or recently graduated from a Turf Management/Soils Program
  • High Attention to detail
  • Eagerness to learn and advance in the industry
  • Have authorization to work in the US
  • Have a current driver’s license
  • Be able to work 40+ hours per week as well as game day/nights, weekends and various other events

Duties:

  • Assist in the implementation of the field and landscape’s fertility program
  • Assist in the implementing of aerification, top dressing, over seeding, vertical mowing, etc.
  • Clay Work: mounds, home plate, infield skin, and warning track
  • Aid in irrigation repairs and system tuning
  • Tarp Management and weather situations
  • Other duties may be assigned

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Applicant must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds, work on feet for an extended amount of time, and be prepared for labor-intensive activities.

To apply for this job email your details to afink@batsbaseball.com