Fay School - Groundskeeper

Monday, May 10, 2021 10:32 AM | Andrew Carlisle



Beginning Immediately


The Groundskeeper is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the School’s grounds, fields, pools, vehicles, and facilities equipment. This is a full-time, year-round position with benefits. The Groundskeeper reports to the Director of Grounds.


The ideal candidate will have at least three years of experience in turf management, landscaping, or a related field. Candidates should be able to communicate effectively with colleagues and other members of the community, and demonstrate a high level of customer service. Candidates must be physically capable of:

  • ·       Safely lifting and carrying up to 50lbs of a variety of equipment and materials including furnishings, bags of fertilizer and other turf treatments;
  • ·       Performing repetitive tasks including stooping, bending, reaching, and carrying;
  • ·       Safely using hand, power, and electrical measuring tools as required to fulfill the responsibilities of the position.

Candidates must pass the E-Verify process and possess a valid driver’s license while employed. A Massachusetts Hoisting license must be obtained within 90 days of employment. The Groundskeeper is expected to work independently and proactively, while contributing to the overall effectiveness of the Facilities Department team. Candidates must be willing to work extended shifts and weekends, to work in various locations across the School’s campus, and be willing to take on new assignments as required. Fay School seeks candidates who will add to the racial, cultural, and gender diversity of our school community.

Responsibilities include:

  • ·       Mowing, trimming, and cutting campus grounds and fields
  • ·       Operating a power blower on campus sidewalks and roadways
  • ·       Keeping campus areas safe, clean, and well organized
  • ·       Observing and complying with all standard safety codes and practices, and performing work in accordance with recognized trade and school standards
  • ·       Cleaning and performing scheduled maintenance on grounds equipment and facilities vehicles
  • ·       Setting up, breaking down, and maintaining athletic fields with required equipment
  • ·       Assisting in aerating and over-seeding grounds and fields; mulching and edging planting beds
  • ·       Assisting in the monitoring and maintaining of irrigation systems
  • ·       Watering plants, trees, and turf
  • ·       Cleaning and repairing building gutters and downspouts
  • ·       Maintaining the  metal recycling program
  • ·       Removing snow and treating campus roads, walkways, and roofs

·       Being available to respond to off-hours emergencies as needed

Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume, and list of three references via email with the subject line “Groundskeeper” to:  fayjobs@fayschool.org

Fay School, 48 Main Street, Southborough, MA 01772

Fay School admits students of any race, color, religion or creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic background, or with any disability that can be reasonably accommodated by the School, to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at Fay School. The School does not discriminate on the basis of such factors in the administration of its educational policies, employment policies, admissions policies, financial aid programs, athletics, or other school administered programs.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the School’s non-discrimination policies, including its Title IX policy:

Diane Byrne, Director of Finance & Operations

Fay School, 48 Main Street, Southborough, MA 01772



For assistance related to Title IX or other civil rights laws, please contact OCR at OCR@ed.gov or 800-421-3481, TDD 800-877-8339.

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