The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club will host a job fair on Saturday, February 11 at First Tennessee Park in preparation for the 2017 season. The team is seeking outgoing, energetic and fan-friendly individuals to become part of the game-day staff.
The Sounds and Centerplate, the team's food and beverage provider, will combine to hire between 250-300 part-time employees to operate First Tennessee Park in the Sounds' 40th anniversary season.
Positions to be hired include fan hosts, ticket scanners, bag check, team store attendants, parking attendants, grounds crew, bat boys (ages 16-19) and cleaning staff. In addition, Centerplate positions include concessions, cooks, servers, cashiers and attendants.
"We're proud to create nearly 300 part-time jobs at the ballpark this summer. Every season is special but the 40th anniversary campaign has extra meaning," said Sounds General Manager Adam Nuse. "We're looking for extraordinary individuals to build a team best suited to constantly improve the fan experience at First Tennessee Park."
WHO: Nashville Sounds Baseball Club and Centerplate
WHAT: 2017 Seasonal Employee Job Fair
WHEN: Saturday, February 11 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
WHERE: First Tennessee Park - Club Level. Attendees should enter through the glass Club Entrance doors adjacent to the ticket office on Junior Gilliam Way.
All positions offer flexible hours and schedules, shifts ranging from four to six hours in length, and hourly wages varying by position.
Interested applicants should come prepared to interview with a Sounds or Centerplate staff member and should bring two forms of government issued identification (one with a picture).
The 2017 season will be the Sounds' 40th in franchise history and their third as the Oakland Athletics' top affiliate. Season ticket memberships are available now by calling (615) 690-4487 or by visiting www.nashvillesounds.com.
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