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Grounds Crew Internship-Fall 2019 with Houston Astros in Houston, TX

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Internship: Internship
Title: Grounds Crew Intern
Department:
Stadium Operations
Supervisor:
Assistant Groundskeeper
Classification:
Intern/Part-Time/Non-Exempt

 The Houston Astros Internships are intended for individuals with a strong desire to gain real-world work experience, as well as a desire to work hard and give their best. Learning potential is endless in these positions and interns get out of the experience what they put into it.  While primarily intended as an educational experience, these internships are paid.
 Due to the size of the candidate pool, we are not always able to schedule initial phone screens in advance. If our HR department contacts you for an initial interview at an inopportune time, we are happy to allow you to call us back. Please attempt to prepare yourself of an impromptu phone interview.

Summary:
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 stripping the infield, keeping the dirt moist, learning fertilizer calculations, patching infield holes, leveling home plate, edging the infield, 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 familiarizing oneself with field maintenance equipment such as mowers, blowers and tractors and must be a hard-working team player. This internship is ideal for Turf Management majors who dream of running their own field someday.
 
Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • In pursuit or recent completion of a Bachelor’s Degree Turf Management or a related field is preferred.
  • High level of professionalism with ability to thrive in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Superior attention to detail and deadline orientation.
  • Ability to work efficiently.
  • Highly motivated with strong work ethic.
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds.

Other Duties:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
 
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 
EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability

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