Field & Grounds Summer Internship

Website New York Jets

Job Description
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.

Job 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
Job Requirements:
  • 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 2021 – August 2021

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