Seasonal Grounds Internship

The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp are the Triple-A affiliate of the Miami Marlins and are searching for highly motivated individuals who are currently enrolled in a Sports Turf/Horticulture program or similar, to join our Grounds Crew. This internship will report directly to the Head Groundskeeper.

A member of the International League, the Jumbo Shrimp play their home games at 121 Financial Ballpark in Jacksonville, FL.

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Assist in maintaining the playing surface at 121 Financial Ballpark including but not limited to turf areas, infield dirt, mound and home plate areas, bullpens, and warning track
  • All cultural practices such as aerifying, verti-cutting, top dressing, edging, and fertility program
  • Irrigation maintenance and repair
  • Assist with field tarp and weather-related situations
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Strong time-management skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and able to professionally interact with coaches, players and team personnel
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions
  • Ability to lift 50lbs
  • Ability to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms for extended periods of time
  • Available to work weekends, holidays, and nights based on schedule


  • Preferred availability is April 1 through October 1 but flexible

** Qualified individuals should send an email with a resume to Head Groundskeeper, Josh Leo at josh@jaxshrimp.com.

Jacksonville Baseball is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

To apply for this job email your details to josh@jaxshrimp.com