Lead Groundskeeper

Thursday, January 14, 2021 12:24 PM | Michael Henderson

Northfield Mount Hermon seeks an energetic individual to oversee and implement departmental support needed to maintain the physical appearance and safety of the campus landscape and paved infrastructure using best industry practices and such that the school’s grounds, fields and travel ways reflect the school’s vision of excellence and demonstrates its ability to care for its customers. As a member of the grounds team, this position is also responsible to assist with the school’s athletic program including the proper setup and maintenance of athletic facilities and their related equipment, turf and artificial turfmanagement and maintenance, and field layout. The Lead Groundskeeper will work in conjunction with the Manager for Grounds to lead, motivate and manage groundskeepers.

The successful applicant must be able to acquire and maintain licenses needed for pest control in the turf industry; previous athletic field & grounds maintenance experience is preferred; the ability to work in adverse weather conditions is required. Successful applicants will have outstanding interpersonal, organizational and communication skills; prior supervisory experience prefered.  Additional qualifications include the ability to work collaboratively with a team, as well as being a self-starter capable of working independently.  The ability to work well with adolescents is required.  This position requires: the ability to lift approximately 100+ pounds and perform repetitive motion tasks, a valid driver’s license and the ability to obtain a DOT,  2B and 1C hoisting license is required. Flexibility in weekly work schedule, some scheduled weekend work as well as overtime is required and must be available for 24-hour emergency call for snow removal.


To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to:


Human Resources

Northfield Mount Hermon

One Lamplighter Way, Mount Hermon, MA 01354

Phone: (413) 498-3229; Fax: (413) 498-3240

E-mail: hr@nmhschool.org


**Screening will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. **


For more information visit our website at: http://www.nmhschool.org


Northfield Mount Hermon is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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