Williamstown, OH, United States
May 07, 2022
Williams is pleased to announce an opening for an Athletics Groundskeeper. This is a full-time (40 hours/week), year-round, regular appointment in the Facilities Department. This position is responsible for the on-going care and enhancement of College athletic sports fields and complexes, landscapes, and hardscapes. Typical working hours are 7am to 3:30pm with a change in schedule November through March, which includes some evenings and weekends. Overtime is required during inclement weather and special events.
The Groundskeeper will support the mission of the college to provide a nurturing educational environment. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive community and strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented groups or with experience working with diverse populations to apply.
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.
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 ****to apply.