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Grounds Crew Trainee

  • Internship
  • Biloxi, MS
  • $ Stipend

Job Summary:
The Biloxi Shuckers (AA) Brewers are searching for highly motivated, enthusiastic, focused individuals who are enrolled in a 2- or 4-year turf/horticultural program to join our team as a grounds crew intern.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Daily maintenance and upkeep of baseball grounds.
    – This includes but is not limited to mowing, fertilizing, aerating, topdressing, irrigation repair and maintenance, hand watering, mound and home plate repair, bullpen mound repair, skin and baseline maintenance, warning track cleanup and prep, and tarp pulls.
  • Assist in all aspects of turfgrass management
  • Assist in preparation for all Shuckers games and outside events
  • Other tasks provided by the Head Groundskeeper

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

  • Candidate must be self-motivated and interested in pursuing a career in the sports industry.
  • Individual should have strong communication and people skills, a high attention to detail, and a tremendous desire to learn.
  • Ability to operate heavy equipment in a safe and efficient manner
  • Ability to perform labor intensive tasks
  • Able to lift 50lbs
  • Able to work long hours, some weekends and holidays
  • Respect the privacy of players and coaches
  • High School/GED or higher

Start and finish dates will be flexible based on availability.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

To apply for this job email your details to tbowman@biloxishuckers.com