Longwood Cricket Club Has an opening for: Internship, Grounds Crew

Friday, February 16, 2024 1:17 PM | nathan salmore

Longwood Cricket Club Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

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Housing Available at Mt. Ida UMass Campus, 3 miles from Longwood 

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Founded in Boston, Massachusetts in 1877, Longwood is one of the premier tennis facilities in the world, with a long tradition of hosting national and international professional tennis events. Longwood hosts annual United States Tennis Association Grass Court Championships, professional and college athletes for training, professional exhibitions, and other various events. The historic grounds include 25 grass tennis courts, 19 clay tennis courts, and numerous gardens and landscaped areas.

Applicants are not expected to have experience in tennis court maintenance, but rather a desire to excel in any area of the turfgrass management industry. This position is an ideal opportunity to learn and obtain experience in a variety of areas of turfgrass management, including the unique aspects of professional-level grass and clay tennis court maintenance.

Enrollment at UMass or Stockbridge in turfgrass management, plant science, soil science, crop science, horticulture or related field is preferred.

Ability and desire to work independently and with the sports turf management team

The utmost attention to detail is required to provide the highest quality playing surfaces and landscaped grounds achievable.

Expect to be involved in all aspects of turfgrass management, including, but not limited to: operating specialized turf equipment, field layout and painting, chemical applications for plant health, irrigation operations, and attending crew and club committee meetings and events.

Start Date is flexible. Typical work schedule is 7am-3pm, 5-7 days per week in the summer and shoulder seasons, with more overtime shifts available.

Compensation is competitive with equivalent positions at professional sports teams and private golf clubs in the area. Compensation also includes: performance and holiday bonuses, daily lunch provided, uniform shirts provided, and tennis and pool privileges. The position is also encouraged to volunteer for local turf related events, such as USGA and PGA events. Housing available through Mt. Ida UMass Campus.

Social Media: @LCCgrounds on instagram or @LCCgrounds on X (formerly twitter)

Applicants can email Director of Grounds, Nathan Salmore, at Nsalmore@LongwoodCricket.com with a resume, cover letter, and/or any questions.

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