The Equipment Intern for Crown Legacy FC is an integral member of the technical staff and our club’s MLS NEXT Pro team. Our success relies heavily on the relationships established and the dedication of our equipment staff and the team’s staff and players. The Equipment Intern will work alongside the Equipment Manager and to setup all aspects of equipment for Crown Legacy FC including but not limited to inventory management, daily set-up, and breakdowns, and packing of equipment for all training sessions and matches. This position is notably an everyday, high visibility role and as such requires someone that is passionate and committed to provide day in and day out support to Crown Legacy FC’s players and coaches. The ideal candidate strives for perfection and actively looks for ways to improve the daily experience for our club whether at a training session or a match.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The duties and responsibilities below include the following: other duties may be assigned.
Assist in the execution of all equipment needs for training sessions.
Work closely with the Equipment Manager to meet the cadence and needs for Crown Legacy FC whether at training sessions or matches
Daily handling of clubs’ equipment including but not limited to kit preparations, screening applications, laundry, and boot cleaning
Assist in preparing the Locker Room, practice field, weight room, etc.
Maintain clean locker rooms and safe work environments for players and coaches; including adjusting for COVID-19 protocols as required by MLS NEXT Pro, Federal and State guidelines
Replenish inventory in locker rooms as necessary ahead of training sessions and matches
Monitor the inventory system to track all items received, borrowed, returned, etc.
Additional duties may be assigned that are not listed above but are included in the scope of this role
Able to drive to matches and training sessions as required.
Flexibility and willingness to travel both domestically and internationally.
Ensure that club code of conduct is always maintained and maintain the integrity of the club at all times.
High School Diploma or equivalent education required
Must have a valid US Driver’s license
Must be eligible to work in the U.S.
Must pass pre-employment screens
Skills for Success:
Strong work ethic, incredible attention to detail and great pride and precision in your work
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Works well within in a collaborative, team-driven, and goal-based environment
Works well under pressure while maintaining a positive attitude
Must be a team player, reliable, and dependable with a can-do attitude
Must maintain complete confidentiality of privileged, and/or sensitive information
Must, at all times, display the character and values of the Crown Legacy FC and Tepper Sports & Entertainment brands
The ability to prioritize workload to manage time and tasks
Work Environment and Physical Requirements: This position operates in a professional office environment and outside in a stadium facility. This role frequently uses physical labor including lifting, moving, squatting, etc. Travel may be required to matches nationally.
Must be able to work all Crown Legacy FC home matches
Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs., loading and moving equipment as necessary
Ability to remain standing/walking for up to 8 hours
Ability to climb stairs, bend, lift, carry, reach, and stoop as necessary when working with equipment
Ability to work both indoors and outdoors, and endure weather conditions, including rain, wind, high and low temperatures, etc.
Ability to remain sitting for up to 8 hours at a desk and computer
Must be able to write, type and use phone system
Must be able to work in non-traditional settings, and work non-traditional hours including nights, weekends and holidays