Under direct supervision of the Sports Turf Technician, the incumbent will assist the Athletic Department in the areas of athletic grounds and general maintenance. Specific duties include: mowing of hills and trimming selected grass areas; lining fields; snow removal; assisting with baseball and softball field care; mechanical equipment operation; performing general maintenance practices with regard to painting, electric, light carpentry, ceiling tiles, light bulb replacement and other basic facility repairs where necessary; basic grounds duties; climbing ladders and making repairs to scoreboards and other elevated apparatuses; and performing other duties as assigned. The position requires snow removal, and the incumbent will be required to maintain a flexible work schedule and/or work beyond a forty hour week when necessary.
Requires a High School Diploma/GED and two years related work experience in the trade where assigned. Knowledge of operating basic hand tools and small power tools required. Must have good verbal and written communication skills; the ability to follow instructions; and ability to operate and perform minor maintenance on assigned tools and equipment. This position requires working outdoors in adverse weather conditions. The position will also require lifting of up to 50 pounds along with bending, stooping, and climbing ladders.
UMBC IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Additional Salary Information: Pay Range 5 (starting at $27,420) based on a University of Maryland System Pay Program.
UMBC is a member of the University System of Maryland and is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. It is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares th...em for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership.