Summer 2017 Internship- Groundskeeping – Houston Astros (Houston, TX 77002)

Agency
Houston Astros
Location
Houston, TX 77002
Job Category
Jobs Available for All Current Students, Jobs Available for Internships
website
http://houstonbaseball.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=111394
Start Date
May 8, 2017
Description
The Groundskeeping intern will learn the ins and outs of field operations, turf management and the overall maintenance of the field and ballpark grounds ensuring the surface is game and camera-ready. This may include infield and home plate maintenance, maintaining infield moisture, fertilizer applications, aerification, topdressing and many other related duties. This intern will also assist with the maintenance of all equipment as well as help set up pre-game activities such as batting practice and other non-baseball needs. The selected intern should have interest in learning about or familiarization with field maintenance equipment, and must be a hard-working team player. This internship is ideal for Turf Management majors who intend to run their own field someday.
Qualifications
Preferred candidates are those currently enrolled or recently graduated from a 2-to-4 year turfgrass program from an accredited university. This individual should have strong communication skills, a high attention to detail and a tremendous desire to learn. Individuals should be very motivated and hard working. Baseball field experience is preferred but NOT required. Must be able to participate in game-time functions, including holidays, special events and must be able to lift at least 50 pounds.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Energetic and enthusiastic. • Outgoing, positive attitude and personality. • Must be a “team player.” • Interested in more than just working in a high profile environment. • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment. • Willing to offer ideas and suggestions. • Punctual and professional.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

  1. Do you speak any additional languages? If yes, please list.
  2. You understand you are responsible for housing/transportation during the internship term?
  3. Do you understand this internship is paid at $8/hour?
Contact Person
Daniella Recio
Contact eMail
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