Batter up! Your chance to work in baseball in New Jersey is here and now
It's time to do your pre-game warmups so you'll be all set for interviews as the annual Jersey Shore BlueClaws virtual job fair is underway!
Jersey Shore BlueClaws Team President Joe Ricciutti explains that if you're looking for a part-time job, this is an opportunity to go to work everyday and have fun.
"It really does offer a pretty unique environment to work in, it's not often where you get to go to work everyday -- we're blessed, we get to do it day in and day out -- and go in with a smile on your face and leave with a smile on your face and entertain thousands and thousands of fans at the same time," Ricciutti said.
There are all kinds of job openings and opportunities for you to apply for to help the Jersey Shore BlueClaws make the game and ballpark experience fun for everyone.
"These are very, very large operations when you think about all the people that help put it all together and give fans a good experience," Ricciutti said. "There's folks in the parking lots, in the box office, ushers, ticket takers, security, custodial, food and beverage, the front of house/back of house folks, there's bartenders and servers and folks in the kitchens -- there's significant operations -- we've got folks in the production side and the mascots, official scorers and the technical baseball part of the business -- we need a lot of people."
The Jersey Shore BlueClaws have continued to expand and grow just in the food and beverage part of the gameday experience alone at ShoreTown Ballpark from the kitchens down the first base and third base concourse to food options along the outfield berm and inside at the Blue Wave Bar which are all reasons why so many people are needed for these roles.
"Some of the really, really critical positions -- certainly on the food and beverage side -- the BlueClaws like many organizations last year, particularly on the food services side, you just struggle to find folks as they were coming back from Covid to come back and want to work in the food services industry," Ricciutti said. "We started seeing a lot of good signs towards the end of last season as folks were coming back. The food service side is a critically important part of what we do, so, we're looking for folks on the front of house/back of house side -- that's registers and people working in the back of the kitchens and working on loading up chicken fingers and french fries and all that stuff that helps keep the machine going. That team, you may need -- on an average game -- probably 120,130 people just on the food services side."
In addition to the food and beverage part of the gameday operations with the Jersey Shore BlueClaws, there are positions available as well with Game Day Operations, Merchandise/Retail, Production, Promotions, and much more.
The application process has begun and virtual interviews will be taking place between January 16 and January 27.
For more information on how to apply, you can visit the Jersey Shore BlueClaws team website.
You can also learn more below from Jersey Shore BlueClaws Team President Joe Ricciutti!
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