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Field Operations Assistant - Indianapolis Indians (Indianapolis · IN)

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Job Title:              Field Operations Internship                                                 Status:      Internship
Reports To:          Director of Field Operations                                                FLSA:         Exempt
Department:       Field Operations                                                                    Effective:  March 2022                                                               
Job Summary:
Provide high level of support for the Indianapolis Indians Field Operations Department.
Essential Functions:
  • Assist in daily aspects of the Field Operations
  • Specific duties shall include, but not be limited to: 
    • Clay work including infield skin, mounds, homeplates, and warning track 
    • Turf work including fertilizer and pesticide application, mowing, and edging 
  • All cultural practices – mowing, aerification, irrigation, topdressing, slicing, deep tine, etc.
  • Basic equipment maintenance
  • Irrigation scheduling and repair
  • Wear management
  • Tarp handling and weather situations 
Other Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Assist with all extra events which may include baseball events, softball games, football, corporate events, and concerts
  • Inventory management 
  • Outside landscaping and irrigation repair
  • Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications:
Candidate must be currently enrolled in or recently graduated from a two or four-year college program.  Individual should have strong communication and people skills, a high attention to detail, and a tremendous desire to learn.  Must be highly self-motivated.  Baseball field maintenance background is preferred but NOT required
Skills & Abilities:
Honesty/confidentiality and strong attention to detail & accuracy 
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to multitask and meet deadlines in a stressful environment
Ingenuity to take on or create new projects 
Ability to lift 50 lbs.
Ability to work up to 14 hours per day and up to 80 hours per week (in-season)
Dates:                   March 1, 2022– September 15, 2022 – Flexible based on school schedule
Hours:                   Flexible rotating work schedule – 35-50 hours per week
Compensation:   Hourly pay to be determined
About the Indianapolis Indians
The Indianapolis Indians are the professional Triple-A baseball club affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates. In continuous operation since 1902, the organization believes in creating affordable and memorable experiences for fans so they can grow closer together with family, friends and the community through the game of baseball. The Indians play their home games at Victory Field, a 13,750-seat ballpark located in downtown Indianapolis and White River State Park. The venue opened in 1996, has received numerous national accolades as one of the best minor league ballparks in the United States, and in 2021, celebrated its 25th anniversary season. The team has led Minor League Baseball in combined total attendance over the past 11 seasons. In 2018, the organization was recognized as Ballpark Digest Team of the Year. It was also named a 2019 Best Places to Work by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce.

Equal Opportunity Statement:
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.