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 – Scanning tickets at the ballpark entrance gates

Parking – Collecting money due for parking in the Lewis and Clark Park lot, and checking for Season Ticket Holder passes

Ushers – Guiding fans to their designated seats, assisting fans with requests or questions during the game

Team Shop Attendant – Running the Explorers team shop during the game including the cash register and stock room.

Concessions – Assisting in cooking food from the ballpark menu, running the concession windows and in seat wait staff.

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.

Radio Broadcast Production – Hosting the Explorers pre-game and post-game shows. Clipping and editing in game highlights for the post-game show. Running the board during broadcasts, including playing spots in between innings. Added responsibility of being available when the Explorers play on the road.


Game Day Entertainers  

The Sioux City Explorers are looking for people who would like to let their creative, goofy side break through by creating characters to entertain the crowd. You will get paid to hang out in the ballpark and mingle with fans throughout the game and help those who may not be the world’s biggest baseball fans still have a great time in the stands.  The best description that we have come across for this position is one part cheerleader, one part vaudeville actor, and one part rodeo clown.

We want you to create a character complete with costume, make-up, and whatever personality comes along with it (within reason of course).  You will be “in-character” from the time the gates open until the game is over.  
If you would like to see the all-time greatest example of this type of activity, do a quick search for Max Patkin online, the “Clown Prince of Baseball”.
** Application Opens April 1