• Rafters Announce Open Interview Dates for 2019 Summer Employment

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    February 19, 2019


    Team Hires Over 70 Local Employees Each Season

    Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – Are you ready to follow your dream of working for a sports team? Are you an energetic person with a positive attitude, great work ethic, and enjoy working with people? If so, then a summer job with the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters may be right for you!

    This experience will allow you to be a part of the Rafters for up to 36 home games, with the possibility of more days should the Rafters enter the playoffs. The Rafters value positive attitudes, friendliness, and desire to be of service to our fans every game day. The team also values hard work and a commitment to the organization and our goals. As an employee, you will be given proper training and support to develop skills needed to work in this fast-paced environment. This will include mandatory meetings prior to the season to be trained on the organization and various ballpark settings.

    The Rafters have announced the two dates that open interviews will take place for 2019 summer employment. Interviews will be held on Wednesday, March 20th from 3:30pm-6:00pm and Saturday, March 23rd from 11:00am-1:00pm. The interviews will be conducted on a first-come, first-served basis. The Rafters staff will contact all applicants prior to the interview dates to determine which date works best for them to attend.

    Each year the Rafters employ over 70 part-time staff. For all of our employees, we want your summer experience to help you create lifetime skills and many awesome memories. A few of the many jobs that will be available include:

    • Various positions within the concession stands
    • Ticket Taker
    • Usher
    • Griller
    • Dishwasher
    • Cashier
    • Beer, Soda, and Snack Vendor
    • Bartender
    • Wait Staff
    • Kid Zone

    If employment is desired, please fill out an application and drop off or mail to our business office at Witter Field, 521 Lincoln Street. Applications are available by visitingraftersbaseball.com or by stopping by the Rafters Front Office at Witter Field, Monday through Friday from 9am-5pm. To download an application, please visit our website atraftersbaseball.com

    The deadline to submit applications for game day employment is Tuesday, March 19th. Open interviews will take place in the Rafthouse Team Shop located down the 3rd base line at Witter Field.

    Please contact Matt Steinmetz at 715-424-5400 or matt@raftersbaseball.com with any questions.

    Want to attend a Rafters game next season? Rafters 9-Game Ticket Packages are on sale now! For more information on all Rafters ticket offerings visit Raftersbaseball.com, call the Rafthouse at 715-424-5400, or come visit us over at historic Witter Field. The Rafthouse is open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday at Witter Field, 521 Lincoln Street in Wisconsin Rapids. Single game tickets go on sale Friday, April 19.

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    The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 22 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, over 200 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET) and Curtis Granderson (TOR).  All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit  www.raftersbaseball.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Rafters as your favorite team.