Springfield College is accepting applications for the position of Groundskeeper. This position has primary responsibility for maintenance and care of campus grounds. Duties include mowing, fertilizing and weed control, spraying pesticides, watering, trash removal, planting, and other duties associated with maintenance of grounds. Maintain athletic fields, assist in the preparation of fields for use. Conduct annual fall and spring cleanup. Service as a member of the Emergency Response Team dealing with snow removal, sanding, plowing, etc. Perform other duties as required/requested by supervisor.
Qualifications include high school diploma or the equivalent and one year experience as a groundskeeper, preferably in an institutional setting. Ability to use standard machines, step ladders and lifting equipment. Ability to read, write and follow instructions in English. Must have the ability to work independently. Must have current Massachusetts pesticide license or the ability to obtain one within three months of employment. Must have a valid driver’s license.
Type of position:
Facilities & Campus Services - FACS Grounds
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