University of Connecticut University of UC Title Fallback Connecticut

Facilities, Maintenance, and Transportation 335

STUDENT GROUNDSKEEPING SPECIALIST

Provides semi-skilled maintenance assistance. May be required to:

  • Mow lawns and trim around foundations and hard-to-reach areas
  • Shovel snow
  • Rake leaves
  • Paint lines on athletic fields
  • Perform preventative maintenance on motor equipment (e.g., small tractors, mowers) including refueling, changing oil, etc.
  • Perform safety checks and contact crew members in emergency situations
  • Perform minor equipment repairs
  • Fill out paperwork
  • Assist in the training of other student employees
  • Participate in training sessions and staff meetings
  • Perform miscellaneous duties as required

Requirements:

  • Previous experience in a similar position
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge of tool use, equipment maintenance/repair, and emergency procedures
  • May need to perform physical duties such as lifting