FRESNO, Calif. - The Fresno Grizzlies will hold their annual job fair at Chukchansi Park in Downtown Fresno on Saturday, February 4 from 9 a.m. to Noon. The organization employs roughly 400 game-day workers each season for Grizzlies baseball, Fresno Fuego soccer and several stadium special events. As a huge employer in Downtown's largest gathering space, new positions are available for 2017.
Anyone age 18 or older is welcome to apply for multiple positions at the job fair on February 4. (Certain jobs, such as bat boys and "G-Force" entertainment crew may be filled by employees under 18, interested applicants should inquire about age regulations/hourly restrictions at the appropriate station).
A variety of hourly jobs are available, with the Grizzlies and their on-site concessions manager:
· Ticket office
· Play zone / "G-Force" on-field entertainment
· Video crew / production
· Grounds crew
· Bat boys
· Concession stand and catering staff
Resumes are welcomed but not required for each application, which can be filled out on site between 9 a.m. and Noon on 2/4 at Chukchansi Park. Applications can also be found on the Grizzlies' website (Seasonal Employment Application) and printed at home.
"We're very proud to employ hundreds of local people of all ages, backgrounds and walks of life each baseball season," said Fresno Grizzlies general manager Derek Franks. "Our game-day staff is truly on the front lines of a great fan experience at Chukchansi Park, and we couldn't host over 70 games a season without them, not to mention handle the rest of the stadium event schedule. We look forward to meeting the new faces who will join us in 2017."
Any Chukchansi Park game-day staffer can also take advantage of limited complimentary game tickets for family and friends, and discounts on Fresno Grizzlies merchandise and apparel in the team store.
ABOUT THE FRESNO GRIZZLIES
The Fresno Grizzlies, Triple-A affiliate of the Houston Astros, are a member of the 16-team Pacific Coast League and are one of 30 teams in the world playing the highest level of Minor League Baseball. The team plays at 12,500-seat Chukchansi Park in Downtown Fresno, which is also a year-round community gathering place, hosting myriad other special events beyond Grizzlies' games, such as concerts, professional soccer and high school sporting events. The Grizzlies will enter the 2017 season - their 20th in Fresno - on the momentum of back-to-back winning seasons, including a PCL and National Championship in 2015. For information on 2017 Fresno Grizzlies season ticket and mini-plans, fans should call the Grizzlies' ticket office at 559.320.TIXS between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.