The Columbia Fireflies, Single - A affiliate of the Kansas City Royals, are searching for a highly motivated seasonal assistant to help maintain the Bermuda 419 at Segra Park. Opened in 2016 Segra is often the host for concerts, movies, football games, and fireworks shows. This Columbia, South Carolina based stadium is in the largest development on the east coast, The Bullstreet District, with new apartments, restaurants, and shopping stores continually being built. The Fireflies baseball season is from April to September and there will be non-baseball events such as bocce ball and concerts.
Applicants can expect to work on all aspects of sports turf field care including:
Turf Care: mowing, edging, fertilizing
Clay Care: infield, game mound, home plate, bullpens, and mixing clay
Pre & Post Game Prep: batting practice, blowing, clay repair
Cultural Practices: aeration, verti-cutting, spring tine, scalping, top dressing
Preventative equipment maintenance: oil changes, air filters, washing, greasing, and back lapping
Non baseball events
This is an INTERNSHIP position, any major is acceptable, but you must be able to receive college credit; candidates with a turf or related degree will be strongly considered. Candidates must be willing to work, demonstrate honesty, dependability, and be able to multitask in a high paced environment. Applicants should have the ingenuity to think outside the box to fix problems when they arise or take on new projects. Individuals must be able to work long hours in season including evenings, weekends, and holidays and be prepared for all weather conditions as well as being capable of lifting fifty pounds
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.