Seattle Seahawks Seasonal Fields Apprentice

Apprentice
Contact Info
Name: 
Sean Vanos
Title: 
Fields & Grounds Manager
Address: 
Virginia Mason Athletic Center
12 Seahawks Way
Renton, WA 98056
United States
Type: 
Internship
Degree: 
Degree Not Required

Job Title: Seasonal Fields Apprentice 
Department: Facilities and Fields
Reports To: Sean Vanos, Fields & Grounds Manager

SUMMARY

The Seattle Seahawks Fields Apprenticeship program is designed to provide a supervised work experience for students or recent graduates to build their expertise and proficiency in turf and athletic field management, as well as enhance their problem solving abilities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Assist in the implementation of the field and landscape’s fertility program.
Assist in the implementation of aerification, topdressing, overseeding, vertical mowing, etc.
Aid in irrigation repairs and system tuning.
Learn and assist in basic equipment maintenance practices.
Assist in the implementation of all cultural practices necessary to maintain the landscape areas at the highest level possible.
Other duties may be assigned.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Applicant must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds, work on feet for an extended amount of time, and be prepared for labor-intensive activities.

REQUIREMENTS- Applicants must:

Be enrolled or recently graduated from a two or four year Turfgrass Management Program
Have authorization to work in the US
Have a current driver’s license
Be able to work 40+ hours per week as well as game day/nights, weekends and various other events


NOTES

We want to expose students and recent grads to the practical side of sports field management, and provide a well-rounded, all-inclusive experience. This program can be very demanding.
Greater consideration will be given to applicants that can work from April through November
This is a paid position that does not provide for housing, travel, or relocation expenses.
Meals are provided most days while at work.

Please respond with a professional resume with references to:
Sean Vanos, seanv@seahawks.com

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