Turf Management Internship

Turf Management Internship: Mercedes Benz Stadium

This internship provides compensation and the opportunity to learn the techniques and management skills necessary for maintaining unique playing surfaces for a professional football team. From May through September/October, or whenever student returns to school in Fall. Intern can expect to work up to 32 hours per work week, including weekends and evenings.

Interested candidates should:

  • Have a general knowledge of methods, materials, tools, and practices utilized in turf & sports field management
  • Have experience or familiarity with the operation of turf & sports field management equipment
  • Be able to work independently or in a team environment
  • Be able to take direction from members of the Mercedes Benz Stadium Field & Grounds department on a routine basis
  • Be required to regularly lift and/or move 50+ pounds, sit, stand, walk, climb, balance, kneel, and crawl.
  • Be exposed to outdoor weather conditions which can include temperature and humidity extremes.
  • Be subjected to moderate to loud noise levels and occasional chemical exposure
  • Arrange their own transportation and living accommodations
  • Provide letters of recommendation from a current or past employer and/or an academic advisor
  • Possess a professional and ambitious attitude towards learning and working in turf management

About Field & Grounds at Mercedes Benz Stadium:

Mercedes Benz Stadium is in the heart of Atlanta. The Field & Grounds department maintains the 40-acre property including the stadium synthetic surface (FieldTurf’s Revolution 360) and the Home Depot Backyard (4.5acres of sand-based TifTuf Bermudagrass). Mercedes Benz Stadium and The Home Depot Backyard are home to the Atlanta Falcons, the 2018 MLS Cup Champions Atlanta United, the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game, the SEC Championship Game, the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl and the 2020 NCAA Final Four. Mercedes Benz Stadium and The Home Depot Backyard also play host to several additional events and concerts throughout the year.

Candidate should submit a cover letter and resume via e-mail by April 1st, 2020 to:

nicholas.pappas@mercedesbenzstadium.com

To apply for this job email your details to nicholas.pappas@mercedesbenzstadium.com