SPRINGDALE, AR - The Northwest Arkansas Naturals will be holding their 7th annual job fair at Arvest Ballpark on Saturday, February 15th from 9 A.M. to 12 Noon in the Sam's Club Community Room at Arvest Ballpark. Applicants will enter through the South Entrance to the ballpark, located next to our batting cage facilities.
The Naturals will be taking applications and conducting on-site interviews for part-time, game-day associates who, if selected, will be instrumental in assisting the Naturals' front office in continuing to provide affordable, fan-friendly entertainment while providing top-notch customer service to each and every fan that visits Arvest Ballpark. The team will only be interviewing for the following positions this season:
Usher - act as the fan's host or hostess during the game. Assist each fan and answer any questions or concerns that might arise throughout their visit to Arvest Ballpark.
Kids Zone Attendant - operate the inflatables, playground, and wiffle ball field in the Kansas City Royals Kidzone
Retail Associate - requires great organizational skills, ability to complete sales, and maintain inventory accurately
Ticket Seller - responsible for selling tickets and working game-day in the box office as well as handling fan issues that should arise at the ticket windows
Ticket Scanner - responsible for greeting fans, checking bags, and for the scanning of each ticket for admittance into Arvest Ballpark
Program Seller - engaging, personable individual with great character who will enthusiastically vend programs near the main gate at Arvest Ballpark
Grounds Crew - Duties include infield maintenance, edging/plate repair, batting practice set-up/tear-down, and pre- and post-game maintenance. Applicants must be able to lift 50 pounds.
Mascot - engaging, enthusiastic individual that will act out the character of the Naturals mascot "Sinker". Perform at all (or majority of) home games at Arvest Ballpark and some additional community appearances.
Concessions/Catering (Patina Restaurant Group) - cashiers, runners, suite staff and support staff to make sure all areas of the food and beverage department are running efficiently. Customer satisfaction is a top priority.
Kitchen cooks/staff (Patina Restaurant Group) - will handle many kitchen appliances and tools while maintaining a pace to handle suite level catering and concourse food service needs. Individuals with some cooking experience in a restaurant-type environment are normally the most successful applicants. Kitchen Crew responsibilities include food preparation, cooking and cleaning.
All game-day interviews will be conducted on-site. Additional information regarding these game day positions can be obtained by calling the Naturals at (479) 927-4900 or by visiting our website www.nwanaturals.com.
The Seventh Season of Naturals Baseball begins Thursday, April 3, 2014 in Frisco, TX. The team opens at Arvest Ballpark on Thursday April 10, 2014 against the same Frisco RoughRiders.
The Northwest Arkansas Naturals are the Double-A Texas League Affiliate of the Kansas City Royals. The Naturals play at state-of-the-art Arvest Ballpark in Springdale, AR. For more information including statistics, ticket options, and more, please visit NWANaturals.com, and follow us on Twitter @NWANaturals and Facebook.com/Naturals.
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