Employment Opportunities

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The Somerset Patriots are looking for some great people for the following positions:
 
SEASONAL POSITIONS
If you would like to work for the Somerset Patriots this season as an usher, ticket taker, customer service representative, Fun Zone staffer, or other game day roles, Click Here For An Application!
 
 

COMMUNITY MASCOT

The Somerset Patriots are looking for a creative, energetic and talented performer to fill the role of a community mascot. The performer’s responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
 
  • Representing the Patriots in the community at various off site functions.
  • Picking up and returning mascot suit for each appearance
  • Taking care of mascot suit while in possession
  • Must have own method of transportation to and from community appearances
  • Flexible schedule that includes nights and weekends
  • Other duties as assigned by Patriots management
 
Applicants should possess:
  • Strong interpersonal skills, especially with children
  • Be self-motivated, creative and able to perform in front of large crowds
  • Previous experience as a mascot or performer preferred but not required
  • Very reliable
  • Physically fit
 
 
 
 

GROUNDS CREW

The Somerset Patriots are hiring grounds crew members for the 2020 season.  Candidates should be enthusiastic about working in sports, reliable, and have a strong work ethic.  Grounds crew members will assist with maintaining TD Bank Ballpark playing field and grounds to a professional standard and preparing for any games / events scheduled.  All positions require working in various weather conditions and will include nights, weekends, and some holidays based on the game schedule.  Multiple positions are available and applicants should indicate which position they are applying for when submitting their resume.  Applicants must be available for an in-person interview at TD Bank Ballpark.
 
Seasonal Assistant:  
Schedule:  Must be available full time April-October with ideal candidate available 3/16-11/13.  Responsible for working all games / events scheduled and normal business hours similar to the head groundskeeper.
Pay: Salary
Duties: 
  • Assist the head groundskeeper with maintaining a professional baseball field including infield dirt / mound prep, edging, logo painting, mowing, tarp pulls, landscape / turf maintenance, and set up for games and special events 
  • Operate various grounds equipment including landscape mowers, trimmers, edgers, blowers, and utility vehicles
  • Assistant will help oversee grounds interns and part time staff on game days.
 
Summer Internships:  
Schedule:  May-August with flexible start / end dates for students.  Responsible for working all scheduled games / events plus select non-game days averaging 20 workdays per month.  Rotating shifts are used on game days to limit excessive hours.
Pay: Stipend and college credit where applicable.
Duties: 
  • Assist the head groundskeeper with maintaining a professional baseball field including infield dirt / mound prep, edging, logo painting, mowing, tarp pulls, landscape / turf maintenance, and set up for games and special events
  • Training is provided on various grounds equipment including mowers, trimmers, edgers, blowers, and utility vehicles   
 
Game/event crew:  
Schedule:  Ability to work home games / events on a rotating schedule.  Report time is approximately 1.5 hrs before game time till 1 hr after game averaging 5-6 hrs per shift.
Pay: Hourly
Duties: 
  • Assist with game prep including batting practice breakdown, game prep, in game field drag, shop clean up, post game fieldwork, and other duties as assigned
  • Employees will also assist with tarping the field during rain delays
  • Applicants should be available for a majority of home games during the season
 
Qualifications:
  • Positive attitude with willingness to learn and meet new challenges
  • Must be 18 yrs or older and able to meet physical demands of job
  • Previous experience / education in turf maintenance or related field preferred
  • Interns must be enrolled in a turf management, sports management, or related program
  • Must reside within reasonable commuting distance of ballpark
 
To Apply:  
Send resume AND cover letter to Dan Purner, Head Groundskeeper at [email protected]

 

 
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