Milwaukee Brewers

  • Development Scout- remote locations

    Job Locations US-Other
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/3/2018 9:41 AM)
    ID
    2018-1594
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Baseball Scouting
  • Overview

    Will work within the club’s video operations department to assist with the aggregation of player video across amateur, international and professional scouting.  This individual may also be asked to evaluate players, prepare reports and establish preferential player listings, as needed.

     

    Responsibilities

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Other duties may be assigned.

     

      • Attend and acquire multi-angle player video from all games, workouts, tournaments and showcases as assigned, which could include but not be limited to the following:

       

      • Individual high school/college focus players in assigned region
      • High School Showcase events
      • Collegiate Summer Leagues
      • Team USA Events
      • Fall Scout Days for Top-End Programs in assigned area
      • Professional Coverage as assigned

       

      • Maintain and organize individual player library to ensure video files are properly named/tagged and uploaded to the club’s central server in timely manner.

       

      • Cut/clip raw player video to improve review efficiency by video scouts.

       

      • Communicate with Manager – Video Operations and directors to prioritize travel schedule and player targets throughout the various the baseball calendar.

       

      • Assist in identifying individuals and additional area resources in various regions of the country that can augment the club’s video collection process.

       

      • Complete special video projects as assigned from Manager – Video Operations and front office.

       

      • Produce scouting reports on prospects from assigned area.

    Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

     

      • Must be able to display proficiency operating video technology and utilizing video editing software.
      • Prior experience with BATS Video Software is a plus, but not a requirement.
      • Very good language skills required including ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with baseball operations department staff and scouts.
      • Must possess strong attention to detail and exhibit the capability to multi-task effectively.

       

      Education and/or Experience

      Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Previous experience with a Major League organization is strongly preferred.

       

      Computer Skills  

      To perform the job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft office software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and Internet Explorer.    

       

      Other Skills and Abilities        

      Capable of working extended hours such as overtime, nights, and weekends, when necessary. Experience with video technology and in the field of scouting is highly desirable.

       

      Language Skills                                                

      Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

       

      Mathematical Skills                                                     

      Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

       

      Reasoning Ability      

      Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.           

                                          

      Physical Demands

      The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

       

      While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to carry a medium sized equipment bag into a ballpark, occasionally up and down ramps/elevators and steps to locate their seat for the game.   Employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 40 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.

      Work Environment

      The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

       

      While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions, which may include heat, cold and various forms of precipitation.

      The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts.

      The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

       

      Travel Requirements

      The employee must have the ability to operate a motor vehicle and to drive long distances to attend games.   In addition, the employee is required to make selected trips by air and must be able to walk significant distances with luggage, board & deplane aircraft.

       

      Work Hours

      Work hours will vary dramatically with the assigned scouting coverage and travel schedule.

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