Sports Turf & Grounds Intern/Seasonal Crew Member – 2015 Season

Season Dates: From March 1 to October 31, flexible based on school schedule.

This is a seasonal position that works under the SportsTurf and Grounds Supervisor and/or Crew Leader in the overall up-keep and field maintenance of Elizabethtown Sports Park.

The Elizabethtown Sports Park is a 150 acre youth sports complex in central Kentucky that features 12 cool season ball diamonds, 10 warm season multi- use sports fields, 2 synthetic turf multi-use sports fields, and 1 rubberized surface, ADA accessible ball diamond.   The park hosts a wide array of high profile, competitive youth sports (softball, baseball, soccer, lacrosse, football, cross country, and more) tournaments and events featuring teams from all over the USA and Canada.  http://www.etown-sportspark.com/

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

·       Mowing, edging, painting/field layout, basic equipment maintenance, irrigation maintenance, fertilizer applications, and any other necessary facilities maintenance.

·       Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs and safely operate various types of field maintenance equipment such as reel and rotary mowers, weed eaters, field painters, and utility vehicles.

·       Be highly motivated and able to work with others in stressful situations.

·       Safely perform all duties and responsibilities.

·       Work with supervisors and other crew members to obtain goals.

·       Must be positive and enthusiastic about working for Elizabethtown Sports Park.


·       Must be available for work days, nights, weekends, and holidays in varying environmental conditions.

·       Must be enrolled in or recent graduate of a Turfgrass Management program or related field. 

·       Must pass drug screen and background check

Compensation: These positions will be paid a rate of $8.50/hour with time and a half paid after 40 hours;   free meals while working; Shirts and caps provided.  Housing not provided


Interested applicants should email a resume and cover letter to:

James Bergdoll, CSFM

Park Manager