You do not have to know much about baseball or even love it to work at a baseball stadium or park. The wide range of seasonal jobs that are available during baseball season is a great opportunity for students, those who are retired, school staff, and more.
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Jobs at Baseball Stadiums and Parks
There are a number of seasonal jobs at baseball stadiums and parks. These jobs typically last around five months, beginning in April and ending in September. Most of these positions require the applicant to be at least sixteen years of age, though the minimum for a few is fifteen.
Jobs at baseball stadiums include:
- Concession cashiers
- Merchandise cashiers
- Concession stand managers
- Suite attendants
- Stand managers
- Ticket takers
- Ticket sellers
- Bat boys/girls
- Bag check staff
- Kids’ area staff
- Parking attendants
- Ground crew staff
- Gate security
- Video camera crew
Many baseball teams and clubs hold seasonal job fairs in the spring. February, March, and April are all popular months to set up job fairs and hire seasonal employees. At least 100 employees are hired every year regardless of the location, though some employers hire up to 500. There are many job positions to fill and the employers look for energetic, professional, and dedicated individuals. Many people apply so it is important to stand out if you truly want the job.
Interested individuals should attend the fair in professional attire and bring their resumes. Applications are available at the job fairs, though they can also be downloaded prior to the event at times. Interviews typically take place at the job fair and are conducted on a first-come, first-serve basis.
To find a job fair near you for the upcoming baseball season, simply type in baseball seasonal job fair and your city, state, or baseball team in a search engine. The results should provide all of the information you need for the event, such as the location, date, and time.
Additional Web Resources
MLB Team Jobs is a website that works with major league baseball. It lists all of the job openings that have to do with major league baseball, whether it is in the administration, communications, or retail industry.
You can also do an online search for seasonal sporting venue jobs with your city, state, or baseball team.