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Employment

Throughout the year, the National Sports Center has many job openings for both full and part-time employees. Please check this page often for updates to our currently available positions.

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2019 Internship Opportunities - MASC/NSC

The National Sports Center (NSC), USA CUP soccer tournament and the Minnesota Amateur Sports Commission (MASC) in Blaine, Minnesota announce the following internship openings for summer 2019.

Available positions:

Graphic Design Production Artist
Fun and high energy internship will allow Production Artist to walk away with practical working design
knowledge and many professional portfolio pieces. Intern will learn how to prepare files for print and operate
professional-grade production and wide format printers. Intern will contribute to and get a behind the scenes
look at how large scale athletic events are produced.

Campus Operations Logistics
The intern will work with the NSC Campus Operations staff. Duties will include, but are not limited to, pre-tournament set-up, completion of logistics requests, event management, post-tournament tear-down and day-to-day facility management tasks. The candidate must be able to lift at least 40 pounds, have a flexible schedule and be able to work in a fast-paced, hands-on working environment.  Start: May 14, 2019

Video Producer
The intern will help support the NSC’s video production team that produces video feature stories, promotional and marketing videos, and content to support NSC events, such as educational videos. The focus of the internship is on producing daily video features during the USA CUP soccer tournament. Candidates should have experience with Adobe Creative Cloud (Premiere, Photoshop, Illustrator) software as well as possessing a video production background. Researching story ideas, scripts and article writing will be a crucial part of the job. Additional experience with camera operations are a plus.  Start: May 14, 2019

USA CUP Dorm Advisor
During USA CUP; dorms provide a campus living experience for some of our International and out of state athletes. We are seeking responsible candidates who will bring a diverse background, are multi-lingual and have outgoing personalities for these positions.  As an advisor, you will serve as the immediate contact for individuals in your assigned dorm, answer questions, coordinate transportation, and enforce policies. You must also stay in the dorm you are assigned during the tournament.  Dates: July 9-22, 2019

Hours

During the course of the internship, hours are 40+ per week.  Interns should be flexible with time, as many positions require event work in evenings and weekends. Interns MUST be available to work May 25-26, June 7-9, and July 10-22, 2019. The last day of the internship will be Friday, July 26, 2019.  All positions are available for course credit as approved by your institution.

Compensation

All internship positions are paid (bi-weekly stipend)

To apply:

Interested applicants can submit one cover letter and resume to apply for more than one position.
Please send resume and cover letter to:
Internship Program Coordinator
1700 105th Avenue NE / Blaine, MN 55449
Phone: 763-785-5600 / Fax: 763-785-5699
Email: internship@nscsports.org

Victory Links Golf Course positions

Join a great team this summer at Victory Links Golf Course - the only PGA-Tour designed course open to the public in Minnesota. Positions include:

  • Golf Course Operations (outside service, pro shop, course ambassador, starter, golf instructor) - $11+/hour
  • Next Level Golf Camp Counselor (working with children in our summer camp program) - $15+/hour
  • Beverage Service (concessions, food sales, beverage cart operation) - $11+/hour
  • Grill Cook (grilling, cooking and food prep) - $15+/hour

For questions or to apply, please email Tom Kirkland (tkirkland@nscsports.org)

To Apply:

Please complete the employment application and submit it to Tom Kirkland at Victory Links Golf Course - tkirkland@nscsports.org / 763.792.7344
Click here for: Employment Application

Ice Resurfacer Operator (Zamboni Driver)

The NSC Super Rink is looking for part-time Ice Resufacer Operators to give a great experience to all of our customers. Operators will take guidance from our managers and supervisors to maintain the building, resurface the ice on time according to schedule, assist with maintaining the equipment and maintain the cleanliness of the building.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Ability to work nights and weekends
  • Must be responsible, and able to work with the public efficiently and courteously
  • Minimum of 18 years of age
  • High school graduate or GED equivalent

To apply:

Applicants should apply in person at the Super Rink.  To schedule a meeting and learn more, please contact Ice Arena Manager Eric Edhlund - eedhlund@superrink.org

Assistant Mechanic

The National Sports Center is seeking qualified applicants for an Assistant Equipment Mechanic position. Under the supervision of the Equipment Manager, the Assistant Mechanic will work to repair and maintain various gasoline and diesel-powered golf course maintenance equipment. The Assistant Mechanic also assists in maintaining a clean service area and maintenance building, contributing to a preventive maintenance program, and places safety procedures as a top priority.

Assistant Equipment Mechanic - Field and Turf Maintenance

Reports to: Equipment Manager; Director of Agronomy
Hours: 40 hours/week with some weekends and overtime
Salary: $20/hour

Duties of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintain various pieces of outdoor field maintenance equipment (mowers, trimmers, etc.) on a regular basis
  • Prioritizes equipment repair and maintenance schedules
  • Sets up and modifies equipment, as needed
  • Repairs and adjusts engines and cutting mechanisms on various heavy and light mowing equipment
  • Knowledge of 2- and 4-cycle engine diagnosis, repair, and maintenance
  • Ability to diagnose electrical issues
  • Other duties as assigned

To apply:

Please email the application below to agronomy@nscsports.org. For additional position information, contact agronomy@nscsports.org.

Click here for Employment Application
This is an editable document. To complete digitally, open in Adobe Acrobat. Otherwise, print, complete, scan attach and email to the address above.

Equipment Operator - Field and Turf maintenance

The National Sports Center is seeking applicants for the 2019 summer outdoor season to assist in the maintenance and setup of our outdoor sports fields and golf course. This includes over 50 full-sized outdoor soccer fields, an 18-hole golf course and more.

Equipment Operator - Field and turf maintenance

Reports to: Golf Course Superintendent and Head Grounds Keeper
Classification: Full time, seasonal, non-exempt
Hours: 40 hours/week with some weekends and overtime
Salary: $12/hr - $13/hr

Duties of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Mowing and maintaining high-quality turf, including seeding, sodding and trimming
  • Daily setup and maintenance of the golf course and sports fields, including raking bunkers, and marking and painting sports fields
  • Mulching, weeding and pruning landscape beds, shrubs, and trees
  • Cleaning and maintaining equipment and maintenance facility
  • Additional facility event setup duties, as assigned

Knowledge, abilities, and skills needed for this position:

  • Knowledge of golf course and sports field maintenance practices
  • Knowledge of the occupational hazards and the proper use of safety practices
  • Ability to operate various pieces of maintenance equipment
  • Ability to understand and carry out instructions to complete work assignments correctly and efficiently
  • Ability to perform manual labor, including standing, sitting, kneeling, and bending for an extended period of time, under various conditions
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 25 pounds and occasionally 50 pounds
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions, including heat, humidity, cold, rain, and snow
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors and employees within all departments
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including weekends, holidays, and evenings as required

Experience and training:

  • Previous experience in golf course or field maintenance a plus, but not required
  • Knowledge and safe operation of field maintenance equipment, including industrial mowers and hand trimmers or ability to learn

To apply:

Please email the application below to agronomy@nscsports.org for further information.

Click here for Employment Application

This is an editable document. To complete digitally, open in Adobe Acrobat. Otherwise, print, complete, scan, attach and email to the address above.

Hospitality Concessions & Catering Associate

Position Information

  • Entry Level: $11/ $12/hr
  • Hours Per Week: Varies based on-campus events
  • Location: All Campus Concession/Catering
  • Customer Service, Kitchen and concession experience preferred but not required

Schedule

The schedule will vary based on events, including evenings and weekends.

Position Description

The National Sports Center is looking for an energetic, self-motivated individual with an outgoing personality, hard work ethic, a clean/neat and professional appearance, and can provide excellent customer service. This individual will be a representation of the National Sports Center

Position Responsibilities

  • Greeting customers
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Taking, assembling, and presenting food orders
  • Operating a cash register and requesting/receiving payment from customers
  • Cooking and preparing food – standing and constant moving
  • Assist in various food areas to ensure food and concessions are being prepared and packaged properly, and being delivered to the customer in a timely manner
  • Stocking concessions trailers and/or food or vendor stands
  • Assist in inventory counts to help with proper stock and rotation
  • Cleaning in accordance with the National Sports Center sanitary standards Associate will be trained in multiple areas within the concessions and catering position

Position Qualifications

  • Excellent Customer Service skills
  • Physical Requirements: This position requires the ability to lift/pull/push/move/carry up to 25 pounds and the ability to stand for long periods of time in a fast-paced environment
  • With training, ability to operate kitchen and concessions equipment such as popcorn popper, hotdog machine, kitchen ovens, etc.
  • Experience preferred but not necessary

To Apply:

If this sounds like you, please email our team to set up an interview! 

events@nscsports.org