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Job Opportunities

All employment with the Kane County Cougars is at-will, meaning the company has the right to terminate employment at any time and for any reason, as does the employee. Nothing contained herein is intended to create any contractual obligation. No one, other than the General Manager may make any contrary commitment

 

Parking Attendant/Cashier

JOB SUMMARY Responsible for professionally directing fans to proper parking location after collecting parking fee. Greet every guest in a friendly manner and serve them quickly and accurately. Answer any questions regarding facility and direct them to proper entrance gates. 

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT NEEDED Operate walkie-talkies professionally.

DIRECTION EXERCISED Must be able to work independently as well as with a group.

ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS Hours will vary, but will include evenings, weekends, holidays and long hours on game days.

WORK ENVIRONMENT Our work environment is very physical, fast-paced and at times very stressful.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Ability to lift and move up to 35 pounds. Physically access all areas of the ballpark quickly and safely.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/STADIUM OPERATIONS
1. Collect parking fee quickly and accurately. 
2. Direct fans professionally and safely to proper parking location. 
3. Communicate with other departments and employees to ensure great Guest Courtesy and the safety of all individuals.  
4. Maintain order in the parking lot. 
5. Direct fans professionally and safely as they exit the ballpark/parking lot after the game. 

MEETINGS
1. Meet with parking supervisor prior to each game and as requested.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Personal: Project a positive image to internal (employees) and external (guests, vendors) customers. Communicate effectively and professionally at all times. Display strong leadership skills, exercise excellent managerial judgement, ability to perform multiple tasks at one time, clean and neat at all times, team builder and team player. 

EMAIL: mklafehn@kanecountycougars.com with resume and cover letter, please. 

 

Food & Beverage Seasonal Staff

JOB SUMMARY Accepting seasonal applications for food servers, cashiers, concession stand workers, picnic servers, cooks, warehouse, etc.

DIRECTION EXERCISED Manage and interact with other team members as you work together to provide a great experience for fans

ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS Ability to work long hours, nights, weekends, and holidays

WORK ENVIRONMENT Work will be outside in the elements, on the concourse, in the seating bowl, on the outfield decks, in the suite level, in concession stands, etc.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS Long periods of time spent on your feet. Have the ability to move up to 50 pounds. Physically access all areas of the ballpark quickly and safely.

QUALIFICATIONS
1. Timely, responsible, committed, customer-friendly

Email: jmiller@kanecountycougars.com the Cougars Seasonal Application (PDF below). OR fax to 630-232-8811 attention Jen Miller. OR drop off the application during Cougars' office hours.

 

Grounds Crew

JOB SUMMARY Assist Head Groundskeeper in maintaining the field at the ballpark

DIRECTION EXERCISED Manage and interact with other grounds crew members as you work together to maintain the field

ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS Ability to work long hours, nights, weekends, and holidays

WORK ENVIRONMENT Work will be outside in the elements, on the field and concourse

PHYSICAL DEMANDS Long periods of time spent on your feet. Have the ability to move up to 50 pounds. Physically access all areas of the ballpark quickly and safely.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
1. Mowing, fertilizing, seeding, spraying the field
2. Infield prep
3. Mound, home plate, and bullpen repair
4. Batting Practice setup and teardown
5. Game prep
6. Tarp pulls

QUALIFICATIONS
1. Experience preferred by not required

Email: sehlert@kanecountycougars.com with resume and cover letter, please.

Compensation to be determined.

 

Part-Time Mascot Performer

JOB SUMMARY As a member of the Kane County Cougars Promotions Department, you will be responsible in serving as a mascot with the intent of presenting Cougars fans with positive experiences. The Cougars currently are seeking mascots to do events and appearances in an as needed/part-time capacity with the potential for game day performance on an as needed / back-up basis.

DUTIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

NON-GAME DAY
1. Appearances in the local community (runs, festivals, contests, charitable causes, with the Cougar Crew Street Team, sponsors, etc.)
2. Appearances at Cougars outside events
3. Conceptualize mascot's personality, antics, role in fan engagement and contribute new ideas for involvement in promotions, appearances, etc.
4. Communication and collaboration with the Cougars promotions staff
5. Professionalism in working with both staff members and fans
6. Improvising and thinking on one's feet to make the best possible decisions in the moment

GAME DAY
1. Pre-game meetings with staff members
2. Energetic, pre-game, in-game and post-game presentation as directed by Cougars management staff, keeping in mind the family-friendly atmosphere and vision of the organization as we deliver an excellent show to fans
3. Participating in a post-game autograph session once per homestand
4. Professionalism in working with both staff members and fans
5. Adherence to game day agenda/run-down to meet requirements of group outings, birthdays, sponsorships, promotions, etc.
6. Input on making game day experiences more enjoyable for fans
7. Improvising and thinking on one's feet to make the best possible decisions in the moment

QUALIFICATIONS
1. Willingness to fulfill the role of a mascot as needed throughout the season and off-season
2. Excellent communications, organizational, creative and interpersonal skills
3. Energy and passion when it comes to performing
4. Willingness to work weekends, holidays and evenings
5. Dependable, professional, experiences performer
6. Valid drivers' license and reliable transportation


Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to promotions@kanecountycougars.com

The Kane County Cougars are fully staffed in all other positions, but we are accepting applications. We will keep them on file in case a position opens up. Please email to info@kanecountycougars.com, print and hand deliver or fax to (630) 232-8815.

 

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE SEASONAL EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION

 

The Kane County Cougars are an equal opportunity employer

All employment with the Kane County Cougars is at-will, meaning the company has the right to terminate employment at any time and for any reason, as does the employee. Nothing contained herein is intended to create any contractual obligation. No one, other than the General Manager may make any contrary commitments.