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Groundskeeper, Athletics
Rowan College of South Jersey in Mantua, New Jersey
Date Posted 03/02/2022
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Groundskeeper, Athletics

Salary : $14.72 Hourly

Location : NJ 08080, NJ

Job Type : Full Time Staff

Department : 61010- Operations

Job Number : M99981


Performs routine work in care, maintenance and repair of College facilities, with particular emphasis on the athletic field as well as buildings, lawns, grounds, parking lots and roadways. Does related work as required.

Examples of Duties

  1. Lines, drags, waters and prepares fields prior to games.
  2. Maintains equipment at maximum performance levels and reports any irregularities to his/her supervisor.
  3. Assists in preparing for home athletic events (outdoors and indoors) and performs clean-up tasks after events are completed. i.e. Cleaning tennis courts for matches
  4. Assists in repairing broken athletic equipment and supplies, tractors, trimmers, mowers, etc..
  5. Assists with basic custodial, maintenance and grounds tasks as required
  6. Maintains and repairs nets (Soccer, batting cage, basketball, tennis, volleyball, throwing cage
  7. Maintains and cleans wrestling mats and wrestling room
  8. Cleans and maintains vans for travel.
  9. Maintains Fitness Center area and equipment (wiping all machines daily, minor equipment repair)
  10. Maintains cross country trails
  11. Prepares soil, seeds, weeds, mows and trims lawns and flower beds.
  12. Aids in the removal of dirt, rubbish, snow, leaves, and other debris.
  13. Sprays, prunes, transplants, and thins trees and shrubs.
  14. Assists in filling, surfacing and hauling operations.
  15. Fertilizes grounds, limes athletic fields, and keeps grounds watered.
  16. Keeps parking lot and roadways clean and performs general repairs.
  17. Shovel snow from walks and roadways.
  18. Under direction, cuts down trees and removes stumps; clears out underbrush, foliage, vines, and weeds.
  19. Assist the maintenance department in minor building repairs and/or alterations as directed.
  20. Picks up material and supplies when required.
  21. Assists custodial and maintenance staff as necessary in the performance of routine tasks.
  22. Performs other duties, as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Familiarity with athletic programs and activities
  • Custodial and Maintenance experience preferred
  • Possession of a valid driver's license and clean driving record
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.

Supplemental Information

COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement for all positions at Rowan College of South Jersey. New hires are expected to be fully vaccinated before beginning work at the College. For more information about RCSJ’s vaccine requirements, visit the RCSJ Coronavirus Updates website for the latest information. T

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical activity of the position:
  • Stooping
  • Kneeling
  • Crouching
  • Reaching
  • Standing
  • Waking
  • Pushing
  • Pulling
  • Lifting
  • Talking
  • Hearing
  • Repetitive motion of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers such as picking, pinching, typing
Physical requirements of the position:
  • Medium work- exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly
Visual acuity requirements of the position:
  • The worker is required to have close visual acuity
Workplace conditions of the position:
  • The worker is subject to hazards, including a variety of physical conditions
  • The worker is subject to both environmental conditions
  • The worker is subject to atmospheric conditions that affect the respiratory system of the skin.
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