Sports Turf Internship

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Interns can expect to work on all aspects of field care. Days consist of performing maintenance, game day field preparation, fertilizing, spraying, aerating, infield grooming, mowing and clay work. The program will assist you in your two and four year horticulture/agriculture programs.

Responsibilities:

  • Learn and demonstrate how to upkeep Bluegrass playing surface
  • Daily prep of field such as mowing, infield skin and clay moisture
  • Work with staff to prepare the field for game days, practices, tournaments, concerts and other events
  • Assist with Game day set-up and breakdown of batting practice equipment
  • Assist with tarp cover and removal when needed
  • Other duties assigned by Head Groundskeeper

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Sports turf management or related field of study is ideal but not required
  • Must Have a strong work ethic and the ability to work with others
  • Ability to multitask and problem solve on a daily basis
  • Willing to work long hours, weekends, and holidays
  • Ability to work in adverse weather conditions, lift and carry 50 pounds, bend, kneel, squat, twist and stand for extend periods of time.
  • Ability to operate all of the grounds equipment in a safe and effective manner

To apply for this job email your details to jharper@southbendcubs.com