Sioux City Explorers

Employment Opportunities

Front Office Internship (PAID)

The Sioux City Explorers are seeking individuals looking to jumpstart their careers in professional sports for our 2024 Front Office Internship. Spend your summer at the ballpark working in multiple different areas and learning all the ways to make the X’s ballpark a fun, safe, affordable, and enjoyable experience. Our internship provides a well-rounded learning experience seeing firsthand the execution of game days in many different departments.

Internship Responsibilities:
– Assist with group sales efforts through prospecting and cold calling
– Maintain & operate the box office during games and special events
– Provide excellent customer service including assisting in purchasing tickets and resolving customer issues such as seat relocation, exchanges, and refunds
– Operate ticket windows prior to gametime
– Assist in management and reservation of group outings
– Handle monetary transactions accurately, efficiently, & securely
– Assist in maintaining accurate records of all contracts
– Assist/execute on-field promotions between innings

– Plan & prepare all game day promotions & mascot appearances
– Assist with all game day operations
– Other duties as assigned

– Internship runs May – August/September (can be flexible with class schedules)
– Will work primarily on game days but other hours may be available throughout the summer and must be available specific evenings, weekends, and holidays
– Must be receiving class credit for internship
– Ideal candidate must be able to work most all 50 home games throughout the season and is expected to work on average 30 hours/week
– Typical game schedule is as follows, but it subject to change:
          – Monday-Friday: 3p – 10p
          – Saturday: 2p – 9p
          – Sunday: 12p – 7p
– Compensation: $9/hour + commission + college credit

Here’s how to apply:

-Handshake: and search “Sioux City Explorers”

-Teamwork Online:

-Email a resume to Samantha Burkhart at [email protected]


The Sioux City Explorers are looking for hard-working individuals to bring on our Game Day Staff for the 2024 season. Applicants must be available for nights, weekends and holidays. If you wish to become a part of the team and be paid to come to the ballpark this summer then this is the job for you.

These positions include:

Ticket Takers – Greet guests attending all stadium events in a friendly manner, check and scan tickets in a timely manner as guests enter MercyOne Field, make sure people have the proper tickets for the game and for the sections they are sitting in, interacts with customers, staff, and co-workers in a professional manner

Parking Attendant – Direct drivers to the proper designated parking area(s), assist with moving traffic into the parking lot smoothly and efficiently, collect parking fees and provide parking stubs to the customer

Ushers – Provide fans with information about the ballpark, seating charts, restrooms, concessions, promotion items, and emergency exits, offer suggestions to make the game day experience one of the best, assist all fans with locating their respective seating location within the ballpark, and assist fans by answering questions about the facility and team

Team Shop Attendant – Ring up customers in the team store, assist customers and answer any questions, garment care and organize merchandise, process and barcode any new items, assist merchandise director with jersey and hat auctions, sweep, clean, and keep the store tidy

Concessions – Greet guests, communicate offerings, and answer any questions in a friendly manner, serve food and beverage items, follow proper sanitation guidelines and adhere to all alcohol service policies, participate in the set-up of the kiosk and arrange inventory, maintain a clean appearance of the work area including cleaning equipment, expediting food from the kitchen to our guests as quickly as possible

Press Box Staff (Statistics, Video Board, Live Stream, PA Announcing) – Helping in the production of the live internet stream of every home game. Running the in stadium video board. Entering the data and statistics live in game, pitch by pitch, play to play. Announcing over the PA System of batters, pitching changes, promotions and other live in game reads.

Please email Game Day Staff applications to Emily Trucke at [email protected] or drop off at our office.