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Field Operations – Intern

TITLE: Grounds Intern
DEPARTMENT: Ballpark Operations
REPORTS TO: Manager of Field Operations
DESCRIPTION: Seasonal/Non-Exempt
Salary: Hourly, $22

Job Summary
This position works closely with the Manager of Field Operations & Field Operations Supervisors in managing the daily field activity at Oracle Park in learning capacity. In addition to: being responsible for identifying and addressing field maintenance and equipment problems.

Position Requirements

  • Maintain and ensure that the playing field is up to the professional level of the San Francisco Giants and MLB standards.
  • Duties include mowing, fertilizing, spraying, edging, aerfication, top dressing, painting, and clay work.
  • Provide field preparation and recovery for non-baseball related events, including but not limited to, concerts, corporate events, fantasy batting practices, run the bases, graduations, and miscellaneous sporting events.
  • Identification and reporting of all field and equipment maintenance problems including fertilizers, irrigation, infield surfaces, clay areas (pitching mounds and plates), water management, tarping techniques and equipment operations.
  • Ability to work special events independently and make decisions that affect field conditions Coordinate and work with various departments in the Giants organization as directed by the Manager Field Operations.
  • All other duties as assigned by the Director and Manager of Field Operations.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required

  • One to two years of experience in sports turf grass management
  • Prior experience in field management for non-baseball events
  • Must be able to work long unconventional hours during the baseball season when needed and assist with non-baseball related events
  • Ability to effectively communicate with people at all levels and from various backgrounds
  • Work under high pressure situations and handle stressful environments
  • Coordinate and handle multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Ability to operate heavy machinery
  • Strong work ethic accompanied with passion, enthusiasm, focus, creativity, and a positive outlook
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards
  • Availability for 2024 MLB Season

Desired

  • Two-year or Associates Degree in Turfgrass Science or currently enrolled in Turf Science Program or related field
  • Pesticide application license
  • Forklift certified
  • Prior experience maintaining turf equipment

Please send resume and cover letter to: jfranco@sfgiants.com.

To apply for this job email your details to jfranco@sfgiants.com