• PT Grounds Attendant

    Location US-WV-Morgantown
    Job ID
    2019-2380
    # Positions
    30
    Category
    Other
  • Overview

    CENTERS is a management company that specializes in campus recreation. We partner with universities to manage their departments, facilities, finances, and deliver exceptional customer service. Since 1998, CENTERS remains the first and only mission centric organization committed to student development and departmental excellence on behalf of its clients. CENTERS is currently operating university campus recreation centers at ten site locations within the United States.

     

    Mylan Park owns, programs, leases, and manages over 350 acres of mixed-use recreation, social, health, and wellness facilities for the Greater Morgantown community.  Through a public private partnership with WVU, Mylan Park is also home to a variety of both indoor and outdoor Intramural, Club Sports, and NCAA Big 12 Collegiate Athletic programs.  This partnership provides priority use of over 50 acres of field space, and more than 140,000 sq. ft. of state-of-the-art indoor facilities, for programs including WVU Swimming & Diving, indoor soccer, softball, rugby, flag football, WVU Women’s Track & Field, cheer, boxing, outdoor soccer, lacrosse, roller derby, and more.

     

    Under the general direction of the Grounds Maintenance Manager – Mylan Park, the PT Grounds Attendant is a primary caretaker of the park grounds and athletic fields and is responsible for the grounds maintenance needs within the park. Responsible for general maintenance and upkeep of the grounds and athletic fields. 

    Responsibilities

    Essential Responsibilities:

    • Assists with fertilization, seeding, verticutting of athletic fields and the general maintenance and up keep of facility concourses and tract areas
    • Assists with the lining, painting and preparation of fields and equipment for games and practices for general community, high school, and NCAA events
    • Mows, trims and edges turf areas using riding mower, push mower, weed whip and edger
    • Mulches, weeds, removes thatch, aerates, and trims and edges around flower beds, walks, pathways and walls
    • Applies seed, fertilizer and chemicals
    • Performs snow and ice removal with hand tools and power equipment
    • Collects trash and items to be recycled
    • Other duties as required

    Qualifications

    Experience and Education:

    • High school diploma or equivalent preferred. Technical or building trade education helpful
    • Three to five years grounds maintenance experience preferred
    • Current certifications in First Aid, AED and CPR-PR (training provided)

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • General knowledge of tools, equipment, techniques, materials, and methods of landscaping and maintenance of lawns and formal plantings
    • Ability to operate riding and push mower, power tiller, power edger, weed whip, blower, sprayer, tractor, skid steer loader, dump-bed truck, and basic hand and power tools
    • Ability to perform minor maintenance of grounds-related equipment
    • Availability to work evenings and weekends as needed

    Work Environment and Physical Demands

    Work Environment:

    • Spends most time outdoors, frequent exposure to extreme hot or cold temperatures for one hour plus
    • Ability to work in an environment in which the job is performed, especially any unique conditions outside a normal office environment, such as working in hot, cold, dusty, etc. conditions

    Physical Demands:

    • Able to lift up to 50 pounds

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