Louisville Slugger Field Seasonal Groundskeeper/ Internship

Hiring Organization: Louisville Bats Baseball Club
Employment type: Internship
Job Location: Louisville, KY 40202
Application Deadline: May 1, 2018

Louisville Slugger Field Seasonal Groundskeeper/ Internship


Louisville Slugger Field has been home to the Cincinnati Reds AAA affiliate, the Louisville Bats, since 2000. In 2015, Slugger Field also began hosting the professional soccer matches of the Louisville City Football Club.

Seasonal Groundskeeper/ Intern (Hourly pay rate depending on experience)

The Louisville Bats are looking for a motivated individual who will be responsible for assisting the head groundskeeper in all aspects of sports field management during the 2017 season from March through possibly October. This includes routine infield skin maintenance, clay repairs on the mounds and home plate, mowing and fertilizing, aeration and other agronomic practices to benefit the turf health and durability, tarp pulls, warning track maintenance, set up and take down of batting practice equipment, and installation/removal of materials and equipment for non-baseball events. Seasonal help will also help maintain the organization and cleanliness of the grounds crew areas and assist in the maintenance of the surrounding landscaped areas when necessary. In addition, they will be responsible with helping to convert the field for 15+ professional soccer matches.

Ideal candidates should have recently completed or should be pursuing a degree or certification in Sports Turf Management and have an enthusiastic attitude towards teamwork. They must be willing to work irregular hours including nights, weekends, and some holidays. Candidates should be capable of physical labor and able to lift at least 50 lbs. Some preference will be given to individuals able to start in the weeks prior to the start of the season in March.

Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to:

Tom Nielsen                                                                        

Head Groundskeeper
Louisville Bats Baseball Club
401 E. Main Street
Louisville, KY 40202

email: tnielsen@batsbaseball.com


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