Sports Turf Internship at Little League Baseball and Softball - Williamsport, PA

Contact Info
Name: 
Trinia Poust
Type: 
Internship
Degree: 
Degree Not Required
Deadline: 
Fri, 11/14/2014

Little League Baseball and Softball is the world’s largest youth sports organization.  Its Headquarters is located in scenic South Williamsport, PA.  The Little League complex is home to six baseball fields including Howard J. Lamade and Volunteer Stadiums.  The stadium field playing surfaces are 100% Kentucky Bluegrass.
The complex in South Williamsport hosts the annual Little League Baseball World Series every August and attracts thousands of visitors annually.  It also plays host to 6 weeks of Little League Baseball Summer Camps and numerous other events and tournaments throughout the summer. 
The Sports Turf intern will be exposed to all aspects of the field maintenance operation including:   
• Participating in meetings regarding field use and game day logistics
• Assisting in field preparations including mowing, edging, clay work, dragging, lining etc.
• Assisting in fertilization, irrigation, and pesticide programs as appropriate
• Maintaining and repairing infield skin surfaces
• Performing preventive maintenance on equipment
• Mound, plate and bullpen clay repairs
• Warning track maintenance
• Assisting in tarp pulls
• Aeration
• Resodding
Requirements:
• Working toward an undergraduate or graduate degree in Agronomy, Turf Management or related field 
• Excellent work ethic
• Knowledge of baseball field dimensions and layout, preferred
• General knowledge of operating and maintaining all grounds keeping equipment
• Valid driver’s license
• Ability to lift at least 50 pounds
• Frequent bending, stooping and lifting
• Must pass criminal background check
• Flexible work schedule including holidays, evenings and weekends, as needed.
• Must be able to work in all weather conditions, including extreme heat
Compensation:
• $7.50 per hour
• Housing provided, must sign housing agreement;  board not included

Dates:      May 1 through Sept 1 (flexible based on availability)
Please send your resume to Trinia Poust, HR Generalist at ppoust@littleleague.org by November 14, 2014.
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