Groundskeeper - Saint Anselm College

Tuesday, March 29, 2022 8:24 AM | NESTMA Office (Administrator)

Saint Anselm College - Manchester, NH

Full Time

Saint Anselm College, a private, liberal arts college in the Benedictine tradition, is seeking a full-time, (40 hours), year-round Groundskeeper. Reporting to the Grounds Supervisor, the basic function of this position is to maintain college grounds.

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain grounds in summer: mow lawns; plant, fertilize and water grass, flowers, shrubs, and trees; prune trees and shrubs; remove weeds and brush using power equipment; and so forth.
  • Maintain grounds in winter: dormant winter pruning using lifts and ladders 8 to 12 feet; remove snow and ice from parking lots and sidewalks, using shovels, snow blowers and plows; salt and sand; keep fire lanes and hydrants clear.
  • Perform other seasonal grounds work: rake leaves, sweep sand, put protective coverings over shrubs, and the like.
  • Pick up trash around buildings and dorms.
  • Move furniture (relocate offices, set up furniture in dorms, etc.).
  • Assist with basic construction tasks related to grounds maintenance (ditch digging, cement work, laying tar and asphalt, fence and sign installation, etc).
  • Carry out other special work orders (deliveries, pick-ups, facility set-ups/tear-downs for special events, and the like.)
  • Operate a wide variety of power tools and grounds maintenance equipment to include: large equipment loaders, backhoes, chippers, bucket trucks and tractors.
  • Follow established health and safety procedures.
  • Maintain tools and equipment used in grounds work.
  • Keep storage areas clean and organized.
  • Perform specialized grounds maintenance tasks, such as maintaining athletics fields, planning and overseeing maintenance of perennial flower beds, and the like.
  • Perform specialized equipment maintenance and repair tasks.
  • Train and direct the activities of seasonal help.

Basic education (high school) plus one to two years relevant experience, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired.

  • Good base of basic knowledge and skills related to the care and maintenance of lawns, flowers, trees, and shrubs.
  • Good skills in operating hand tools and power equipment used in grounds work.
  • Physical ability to do all primary job duties.
  • Valid driver's license; good driving record.

Successful candidates will be able to assist the college to further its strategic goals for institution-wide diversity and inclusiveness.

Saint Anselm College, a private, liberal arts college in the Benedictine tradition, is seeking a full-time, (40 hours), year-round Groundskeeper. Reporting to the Grounds Supervisor, the basic function of this position is to maintain college grounds.

Job Location: Manchester, NH

Contact:

Kim Britton
Supervisor of Grounds
kbritton@anselm.edu
603 641-7354


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