Milwaukee Brewers

  • Intern - Landscape Management

    Job Locations US-WI-Milwaukee
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/22/2018 11:41 AM)
    ID
    2018-1602
    # of Openings
    2
    Category
    Park Operations/Grounds
  • Overview

    This position is responsible for assisting with overall maintenance and care of the 30-acre landscape surrounding Miller Park and Helfaer Youth Baseball Facility. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to gain additional experience by independently managing the development of projects and supervising crew members.  The internship is a paid hourly seasonal position running March through November with a 3-month minimum duration.   

    Responsibilities

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Other duties may be assigned.

    • Intense, hands-on opportunity that includes all daily maintenance tasks associated with the landscape, including but not limited to mowing, weeding, moisture management, selective plant pruning, plant installation, hardscaping and landscape cleanliness
    • Have a working knowledge of plant stock in and around the park, with the ability to identify and evaluate the plant stock to ensure health and proper maintenance
    • Will experience landscape design with annuals, woody shrubs, trees and turf areas, with the ability to install portions during the internship
    • Irrigation system maintenance and management
    • Ability to work independently and in large groups, while effectively leading the staff when called upon
    • Safely operate various grounds equipment such as mowers, utility carts, etc.

    Qualifications

    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.

    • Candidates must have a valid driver’s license
    • Candidates must be able to perform physical tasks, with or without accommodation such as lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds
    • Prior grounds maintenance experience is preferred

    Education and/or Experience

    Candidates must be currently enrolled in or recently graduated from a Landscape Management, Horticulture, or related college program at an accredited college or university. Prior landscape maintenance experience is 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                       

    Candidates must be available for a minimum of a 3 month period during the season for which applying; preference will be given to those available for the entire MLB season. Required to work extended hours such as nights, weekends and holidays.

     

    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 occasionally required to stand; walk; sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 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.

     

    Work Hours                                                     

    Hours vary according to the game and event schedule. 

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