Employment Opportunities

2018 Summer Internships

December 7th, 2017

The Traverse City Beach Bums are now accepting resumes for summer internships: May 1st, 2018 through September 2nd, 2018.  

A full description of each internship may be found at TeamWorkOnline (site does require registration).

Food & Beverage Internship (2)
General Internship (2)
Groundskeeping/Stadium Operations(2)
Merchandise Internship (2)
Promotions/Special Events (2)
Ticketing Internship (3)

The intention of the Traverse City Beach Bums internship program is to provide an extensive hands-on approach to career development that assists young adults with the selection of appropriate careers. The Beach Bums offer work positions that are meaningful and compatible with interns’ education along with their desired career. 

Qualifications: Must be outgoing, tactful, courteous, and professional in an atmosphere of many demands and frequent interruptions. Must be a team player with excellent interpersonal, phone, and organizational skills. Must utilize high-impact customer service skills to ensure customer loyalty. Ability to perceive problems, suggestions, and trouble-shoot solutions proactively. Manage game day staff, including scheduling, monitoring, and problem solving.

Compensation: The Internships should be considered as a full-time, seasonal position with the Traverse City Beach Bums organization.  We are not offering 80-300 hour internships.  Each internship position for the baseball season (May 1st (or sooner) through September 2nd, 2018.)  Interns will earn a stipend of $600 per month (paid bi-monthly) for each month he/she is employed by the Beach Bums, with the opportunity to earn college credit.  Please note: Food & Beverage and Groundskeeping/Stadium Operations Internships pay a bit more.
 
If you haven't found your summer internship yet, perhaps you'll consider joining the Beach Bums team.  
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ALL INTERNS MUST
  • Strive to make the Traverse City Beach Bums a first-class professional sports organization
  • Work diligently to build and strengthen relationships with corporate partners, media, fans and the community
  • Work at all times to provide the ultimate entertainment experience to all patrons of the Traverse City Beach Bums
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by the General Manager

Essential Requirements for all Interns:
  • Undergraduate or Graduate student in good academic standing
  • Excellent communication skills; ability to act quickly under pressure
  • Must be enthusiastic and able to keep up in a fast paced environment
  • Must be customer service oriented
  • Superior organizational habits and ability to manage multiple projects
  • Positive, outgoing attitude and willingness to learn required
  • Must be able to lift 10-40 lbs and stand for long periods of time
  • Must be available to work all 2018 Beach Bums home games & special events, including nights and weekends
HOURS:  Interns must be available to participate full-time, including evenings, weekends and holidays.  On non-game days the day generally is 9:30 am to 6 pm Monday through Friday, Saturday 9:30 am to 2 pm (plus possible evenings, weekends and holiday for player/driver/mascot appearances and other special circumstances.) On game days, the day generally begins at 9:30 am and ends after the game (sometimes as late as or later than 11 pm).  The Beach Bums 2018 home game schedule is for 48 home games, with home opener May 23rd and final regular season game Sunday, September 2nd, 2018, plus special events.

Contact Email Contact Phone
info@tcbeachbums.com 231-943-0100

HOUSEKEEPERS

October 4th, 2017

The Traverse City Beach Bums are accepting applications for the 2018 SEASONAL  housekeeping staff (3 positions open) for stadium cleanup and during the baseball season (offices, suites, public areas and stadium.) This is a great summer job, work early in the day and have the rest of the day off.  

Housekeeping staff will be expected to work a part-time schedule (@4 hours/day up to 6 days per week) with work hours and days that vary each week (please see the Beach Bums home game schedule). Individuals must be motivated self-starters both able to work with others as well as solo.

DUTIES:
Work shall include, but not limited to cleaning suites, restroom facilities and concession areas in stadium and clubhouse offices, restrooms and public areas, housekeepers will be responsible for replenishing all supplies and doing laundry as needed.

Physical Demands:
Ability to be on your feet for extended periods of time while carrying up to 50 pounds and ability to work in outdoor elements.

Compensation: $11.00/hour start (Team Leader will be paid more).  Underage staff must be a minimum 16 years old $9.00/hour.  Hourly bonus of up to $1/hour for finishing the season.

TRAINING & QUALIFICATIONS:
• Must be a quick learner.
• POSITIVE attitude is essential.
• Previous housekeeping experience a plus but not necessary.

Apply in person Monday through Friday, 9-5, at the Beach Bums Business Offices, 333 Stadium Drive, Traverse City MI 49685.  

Please note: Wuerfel Park is a SMOKE-FREE workplace. Smoking is not permitted on the ballpark grounds by any staff member, at company sponsored events or in company vehicles.

Contact Name Contact Email Contact Phone
Please apply in person info@tcbeachbums.com 231-943-0100

2018 Game Day Staff

October 4th, 2017

GAMEDAY POSITIONS (part-time seasonal) 

FOOD & BEVERAGE-- Gameday Position open through the balance of the season for food and beverage manager.  Must have experience. 

CONCESSIONS-- Break into the work-a-day world and learn the ropes in concessions. Applicants must be 16 years of age and over.    Please apply in person. 

Applications are now being accepted.  Compensation: $9.00/hour and up depending on position.  Please apply in person Monday through Friday, 9-4 at the Beach Bums business offices or at the Box Office, 333 Stadium Drive, Traverse City MI 49685. No phones call please. 


Hours: Game day hours for most positions: half an hour before the start of the game until game ends sometimes as late as or later than 11 pm. The Beach Bums 2017 home game schedule is for 48 home games plus special events.  Currently there are 27 games left in the season.  Enjoy the summer but earn some money too!  The season runs through Labor Day Weekend plus post season action if the Bums make the playoffs.

Essential Requirements:
• Excellent communication skills; ability to act quickly under pressure
• Must be enthusiastic and able to keep up in a fast paced environment
• Must be customer service oriented
• Superior organizational habits and ability to manage multiple projects
• Positive, outgoing attitude and willingness to learn required

Please note: Wuerfel Park is a smoke-free workplace. Smoking is not permitted on the ballpark grounds by any staff member, at company sponsored events or in company vehicles.

Contact Name Contact Phone
Please apply in person 231-943-0100

2018 Stadium Cleaning Crew

October 4th, 2017

Individuals on the stadium cleaning crew work to keep the ballpark clean by picking up trash and cleaning up spills throughout the ballpark, washing down and scrubbing the concourse as needed, washing down the stands and table decks, as well as changing out garbage bags periodically. Supervisor may assign other duties at any time.

This is a part-time seasonal position. The season runs from May through mid-September, and the employee is expected to work a majority of the baseball games (48 home games in 2018) and any other events held at the facility over the course of the season.

Physical Demands: Ability to be on your feet for extended periods of time while carrying up to 50 pounds and ability to work in outdoor elements.

Compensation: $11.00/hour start & up.  (Must be at least 16 year old, underage hourly rate $9.25)

Applications are being accepted for the 2017 season.  Please apply in person at the Traverse City Beach Bums business offices, 333 Stadium Dr., Traverse City MI 49685.

Contact Email Contact Phone
info@tcbeachbums.com 231-943-0100

Upcoming Home Games

May 23rd 5:05 PM
Florence Freedom
May 24th 7:05 PM
Florence Freedom
May 25th 7:05 PM
Evansville Otters
May 26th 7:05 PM
Evansville Otters