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Field and Grounds - Summer Internship - New York Jets (Florham Park · NJ)

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Facility Operations/Event Staff: Grounds Crew/Turf Management
Job Summary: The summer intern carries out the duties put forth by the Director of Athletic Fields & Grounds including mowing, watering, fertilizing, painting, string trimming, practice setup and break down and all other duties to assist in practices running smoothly and ensure a quality playing surface. 
Responsibilities: 
  • Ability to work independently in unsupervised conditions.
  • Observe and record root depth on a monthly basis.
  • Calibrate spreader in order to apply fertilizers at their proper rate.
  • Aerification, harvesting, and topdressing of all athletic fields.
Qualifications /Skills: 
  • Education must be related to turf grass management and/or pursuing certificate or bachelor's in Agricultural related fields.   
  • Ability to lift 50lbs numerous times a day.
  • Willingness to work extended hours, including weekends.
  • Ability to operate some necessary equipment related to grounds maintenance.
  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude, willingness to accept all assignments, quick learner.
  • Attention to detail, proven ability to problem solve and sense of urgency is a must.
  • Arrange their own transportation.
  • Written references are a plus but not required.
  • Must be able to work approximately 40 hours per week including some nights and weekends. 
Approx. Start and End Dates: May 2023 – August 2023
Reports to: Director of Athletic Fields & Grounds
GENERAL INFORMATION A background check will be conducted prior to the start of the position. The New York Jets are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender (including gender nonconformity, status as a transgender individual, gender identity or expression), pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation, affectional orientation, marital status, civil union status, and domestic partnership status, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  The New York Jets are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities. 
Consistent with our commitment to maintain a safe workplace, all new hires are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide verification of vaccination prior to their start date, unless they receive an approved exemption under applicable law.  “Fully vaccinated” refers to at least two (2) weeks after the final dose on a two-dose vaccination series (Pfizer or Moderna) or at least two (2) weeks after a single-dose COVID-19 vaccination series (Johnson and Johnson).  In accordance with CDC recommendations, we recommend all new hires and employees stay up to date with their COVID-19 vaccination.   “Up to Date” currently means that a person has completed their primary COVID-19 vaccine series, plus a booster vaccine, if eligible.  For more information please refer to the below CDC page:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/stay-up-to-date.html
 

 

 

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