Athletics Groundskeeper

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Williams College
Williamstown, MA 01267

Website: williams.edu

Company Description:
Established in 1793 with funds bequeathed by Colonel Ephraim Williams, the college is private, residential, and liberal arts, with graduate programs in the history of art and in development economics. The undergraduate enrollment is approximately 2,000 students.

Athletics Groundskeeper
$18 - $25 Per Hour
Williamstown
Full Time
Grounds Maintenace
High School or Equivalent
Preferred
2+
Required

Responsibilities

  • Maintaining all natural and artificial turf sports fields, the field house, hockey rink and outdoor tennis courts
  • Application of a timely turf maintenance program, fertilization, aerating and overseeding.
  • Maintenance and winter operation of the indoor hockey rink.
  • Maintenance of indoor and outdoor track
  • Operation of grounds mechanical equipment including; one-ton trucks with plows and sanders, payloader, backhoe, tractors, Zamboni, street sweeper, small utility vehicles and vehicle lifts.
  • Operating small equipment including; riding lawn mowers, push mowers, trimmers, power brooms, chainsaws, leaf blowers, leaf vacs, rototillers and core aerators
  • Maintenance of building systems including, but not limited to: roads, lawns, gardens, trees, cemetery, parking areas, fences, exterior signs on posts installation, meadows, patios and plazas, bollards, exterior stairs, and snow removal.
  • Maintenance of off-campus sites, equipment and set-ups for events, campus moves of miscellaneous equipment, furniture,and materials; and ongoing care and enhancement of the college landscape including trees, shrubs, flowers, vines, and pest/disease control.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 2 years of demonstrated experience with grounds maintenance operations and equipment operation.
  • A valid driver's license is required.
  • Ability to obtain a DOT Medical Card.
  • The ability to take direction and work within a team environment, while servicing the diverse college community is essential.
  • A Hoisting Engineer License is required within the first year of employment.
  • Massachusetts pesticide license is required within the first two years of employment.
  • Must be able to work in inclement weather including below freezing temperatures.
  • Ability to lift and carry at least 70 lbs. with assistance.
  • The ability to lift, stretch, bend, reach overhead, and physically move around on the grounds is necessary.

Application review will begin on May 17, 2022, and continue until the position is filled. Pay range is $18 to $25 an hour, commensurate with experience. Job Band S07. Please visit https://staff-careers.williams.edu/ to apply.


Conditions of Employment

Employment at Williams is contingent on the verification of background information submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a criminal record check, and education when applicable. COVID-19 vaccination with booster or approved exemption and participation in our testing program is required as a condition of employment at Williams.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn and thrive. As part of this commitment, we will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process please feel free to contact us via phone at (413) 597-2681 or email at hr@williams.edu.

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