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SPORTS TURF/FACILITIES WORKER, Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER)- to service the indoor and outdoor needs specific to DAPER. Responsibilities include outdoor sports turf and sports surface maintenance; ice rink setup and maintenance (including Zamboni operation); field layout for competitions; setting up goals, flags, hurdles, and other equipment as needed; indoor court surface maintenance including painting ice and oil mopping athletic floors; setting up for athletic and nonathletic events that are hosted by DAPER facilities, including public address systems and bleacher/chair and table arrangements; maintaining Athletic Zone equipment, including small power tools, hurdles, goals, nets, and other equipment as needed; and trash removal, floor scrubbing, and picking up and fully cleaning bathrooms, showers, and locker facilities.
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Job RequirementsREQUIRED: associate’s degree in sports turf management or a related field; at least four years of work experience in facilities and sports field maintenance; a valid driver’s license, driver’s medical certificate, hoisting licensed 1C and 2B, and a MA core level pesticide license; willingness to work in a team-oriented environment and to learn to operate all required equipment. including paint machines, Zamboni, mowing equipment, and other equipment as needed; customer service awareness; ability to shovel snow and lift weights of up to 50 lbs; and basic computer competency. PREFERRED: landscaping, horticulture, and/or arborist certification. Job #19869
Hourly rate: $32.71
WORKING CONDITIONS: walking, standing, bending, kneeling, and stooping for extended periods; ascending and descending ladders, scissor lifts, and articulating lifts; working outdoors during all seasons and all types of weather conditions; and wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) and/or high visibility clothing as required by the needs of the specific job assignment.
There are three available full-time openings for this position. The base hourly rate for this position is $31.18 per hour.
Shift: Tuesday to Saturday from 7:30 – 4:00 pm
*Currently, the position has a temporary schedule of Tuesday through Saturday, 7:00 am - 3:30 pm through October 30th with possibility of an extension.
The Department of Facilities Services is responsible for the efficient and cost-effective operations, maintenance and management of all Tufts University facilities consisting of approximately 5 million square feet of space on three campuses (Somerville/Medford, Grafton, and Boston).
A broad range of services are provided to support the University campuses including facility maintenance by all trades, capital maintenance, information technology systems for operations (work control, time capture, preventative maintenance), energy and utilities systems, recycling and waste management, event services, residential facilities coordination, grounds maintenance and facility condition assessment and tracking. Facilities Services plays a critical role in planning for the $30M/year deferred maintenance investment. Related functions, which require close coordination with this department, are public and environmental health and safety, planning, design and construction of capital and deferred maintenance projects including major repairs, renovation and new construction.
Reporting to facilities management, the Groundskeeper is responsible for the tasks associated with the care and maintenance of the lawns, grounds, roadways, sidewalks and other areas surrounding the university campus as needed to sustain the high-quality aesthetic appearance and safety of the campus for the Tufts community. The Groundskeeper provides labor and grounds services which may include but are not limited to: Grass cutting, snow removal, weeding, pruning, sanding, seeding, fertilizing, de-icing, and plowing. This position also provides services for university events, including set-ups, building maintenance tasks, installation of lawn furniture and landscaping tasks. The Groundskeeper drives various types of vehicles including but not limited to trucks, automobiles, front-end loaders, skid-steers and vans and uses various types of equipment and tools to move University furnishings and equipment, and to provide set-ups and take-downs for events and special activities. This position performs similar or related duties as required. This position is considered essential as defined in the Tufts University Employee Handbook. This position is represented by SEIU.
Special Work Schedule Requirements:
Flexibility in work schedule required due to campus related emergencies, events occurring nights and weekends and special events such as matriculation and commencement.
Posted until filled.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.
: United States-Massachusetts-Medford/Somerville
: Facilities Services - Medford
S & D Landscapes is an innovative and strategically growing company focused on maintaining all types of turfgrass including residential, estate, commercial, athletics, and golf. Responsibilities include precise applications of fertilizer and pest controls with a variety of application equipment, observation and participation of cultural practices, and routine maintenance of the equipment. Applicants for this position must have the following: A clean driver's license with no DUI history, the ability to obtain and maintain a clean DOT physical card, the ability to obtain a Vermont Pesticide Applicators 3b License within one month of employment, and the ability to work outside at a physically demanding job for many hours at a time. Candidates for employment must be detail oriented, have good problem solving and interpersonal skills, work well with others and can follow oral and written directions. The work schedule is four, ten hour days with opportunities for overtime in the spring and fall. The pay range starts at $18-$25/hr
Interested applicants can send a copy of a cover letter and resume to Mark Williams at email@example.com
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