Detroit Tigers

Detroit Tigers

Event Housekeeping - Comerica Park

Detroit Tigers - Part Time
Detroit · MI
Facility Operations/Event Staff: Custodial/Housekeeping
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Job Summary:

If you enjoy the outdoors and being surrounded by Baseball, this seasonal job is for you!

The Comerica Park Event Housekeeping staff delivers optimum service to fans in a friendly, pleasant, and professional manner through various contact points. They provide fans with a clean and safe ballpark environment.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Event Housekeepers are assigned to specific locations and maintain proper ballpark standards of cleanliness.
  • Follow all guidelines applicable to ballpark and restroom cleanliness. Monitor assigned area for cleanliness and safety, addressing concerns with supervisor/management.
  • Maintaining all aspects of restroom cleanliness and preparedness during games and events by stocking and wiping down dispensers, cleaning and disinfecting all fixtures (toilets, urinals, sinks, baby changing tables), keeping the floor clean and dry, and trash disposal.
  • Responding to internal radio calls for clean-ups around the ballpark including but not limited to; wet and dry spills, trash removal, water clean-up, biohazards and bloodborne pathogens, etc.
  • Maintaining concourse/ballpark cleanliness including but not limited to; trash disposal, wiping down various surface areas, sweeping/mopping the concourse as necessary; squeegeeing standing water to provide a safe environment for our guests; picking up and throwing away trash left in the ballpark and outside perimeter that cannot be swept.
  • Proactively address guest needs by answering questions, giving directions and other information regarding the ballpark and surrounding areas. Never avoiding a guest or leaving a question unanswered.
  • Responds to and resolve guests’ questions, concerns, complaints, or suggestions in a professional and polite manner. Recognize and respond effectively in emergency situations.
  • Enforce policies, rules, and regulations of the ballpark. Event Housekeepers provide a positive ballpark experience for all guests and colleagues at Comerica Park. This position requires membership in the Service Employees International Union after working 30 games.


Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and provide excellent customer service, strong communication skills to proactively engage with Guests, colleagues, and management.
  • Strong observational skills to proactively identify Guest needs and ensure that guests are having a memorable experience. Must be attentive to guest's needs, have full knowledge of all policies, services, and facility locations. (Staff will be trained in these areas).
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time and be exposed to different types of weather (sometimes extreme weather). Must be able to work long hours, days, nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Must be able to report to work 2 - 2 ½ hours prior to game time. Event housekeeping colleagues work on average, 5 – 7 hours per event. Hours are dependent on the length of the baseball game, weather delays, extra innings, etc.
  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • The ability to lift 20 pounds or more.
  • Understanding of products and chemicals used in the cleaning process. Willingness to learn about different disinfecting chemicals and procedures.
  • Must be able to work events beyond baseball, including but not limited to: concerts, high school games, charity walks, etc. Large scale concerts are mandatory to work. Events take place throughout the year including baseball off season.
  • Background checks will be performed on all candidates offered a position.

All items listed above are illustrative and not comprehensive.  They are not contractual in nature and are subject to change at the discretion of Detroit Tigers.

Detroit Tigers is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to that individual’s race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.                

The Company will strive to provide reasonable accommodations to permit qualified applicants who have a need for an accommodation to participate in the hiring process (e.g., accommodations for a job interview) if so requested.