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Logistics Specialist - Washington Nationals (WASHINGTON · DC)

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Reporting to the Senior Manager, Ballpark Operations the Logistics Specialist engages in various types of duties for events and to support the organization under the supervision of the Logistics Leads. Responsible for carrying out assigned work.

The Nationals are a military-friendly organization actively recruiting veterans and spouses.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for set up and breakdown of all games, meetings, functions and events (maneuvering and lifting furniture listed but not limited to tables, chairs, risers, tents, gates, barriers and bicycle racks).
  • Puts street closure barricade into place, carpets down prior to game, checks the First Aid locations for water and ice, sets up bike racks throughout the park as needed, changes the lineup card, the standings flags, sets the ADA section chairs, supports the promotional giveaway staff, and responds to calls on game days.
  • Reports problems with the building, carts, turnstiles, and all the flag poles/flags in the park.
  • Responsible for the installation, removal, or repair of the sails on Scoreboard Walk.
  • Operates heavy equipment (forklifts, scissor lifts, tug, boom lift, bobcat, etc.) under OSHA specifications and apply as needed per type equipment operation.
  • Performs heavy lifting and usage of equipment when necessary.
  • Maneuvers office furniture.
  • Responsible for snow and ice removal from the sidewalks and parking lots during the winter months.
  • Assists other departments as needed under direction of the Leads and/or Manager.
  • Be willing and able to adjust work schedule on short notice to support events on nights and weekends.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
  • High School Diploma or equivalent military experience and
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in construction or general labor.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities necessary to perform essential functions
  • Ability to use heavy equipment such as forklifts, scissor lifts, tug, boom lift, bobcat. Certification preferred.
  • Work effectively under pressure in meeting deadlines.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to use an iPad/Computer to complete tasks, edit checklists and update inventory.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, contractors and facility users.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including early mornings, days, evenings, overnight, weekends, holidays, extended workdays and extended number of consecutive days.
  • Ability and eagerness to work in a team-oriented maintenance department where daily work activities will include tasks both within and outside of specific trade disciplines.
  • Uphold Core Values: Excellence, Performance, and Accountability. These core values set the tone in everything we do, help us succeed on and off the field, make a difference in the community and provide the best guest experience in sports.  It is important that the person in the position commits themselves to these core values so that we can constantly move forward in the same direction – Together.

Physical/Environmental Requirements
  • Maintenance: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Worker will be subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, extreme heat, extreme cold, noise, hazards and atmospheric conditions (fumes, odor, dust, mists, gases or poor ventilation).

All applicants for employment at the Washington Nationals are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to commencing employment. Applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment will be required to produce proof of vaccination status prior to their first day of employment. Applicants with qualifying disabilities or bona fide religious objections, or who are pregnant, may be exempted from this requirement or otherwise accommodated if they are unable to be vaccinated.

EducationPreferred High School or better