2018 Fond du Lac Dock Spiders Internships
It is our goal to provide you with hands-on experience and knowledge useful in competing for jobs in the baseball industry. We will also work with you to fulfill requirements for college credit if necessary. Qualifications are based on ability, desire, work ethic and a commitment to make the most of the experience. Our season begins in Mid-May and continues through Mid-August. Fond du Lac Dock Spiders interns receive a salary of $1,500 for the summer and are expected to maintain a very challenging schedule throughout the internship. Interns are expected to be at all home games along with working normal business hours. Our 2018 internship positions are listed below.
Grounds/Stadium Operations Intern
-Perform and oversee all aspects of field maintenance including: edging, trimming, weed management, and irrigation.
-Maintain playing surface for all games held at Herr Baker Field, including both Dock Spiders and non-baseball events.
-Basic knowledge of small engines and ability to operate small landscape equipment.
-Preparation of the field on all game days including: mowing, chalking, and dragging the infield.
-Schedule, train and manage bat boys
-Setup of batting practice and communicate with both teams’ managers regarding pre-game activities
-Perform other facility and maintenance duties throughout the ballpark as needed.
-Field and Turf Management experience or education in relation to athletic fields preferred.
-May be required to attend player/mascot/organization appearances in the community.
-Responsibilities will also include assisting other departments when requested or needed.