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Grounds Services Athletic Worker at MIT


Organization: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Department: DAPER Facilities

Location: Cambridge, MA

Employment Type:


Union position

Job Description

GROUNDS SERVICES ATHLETIC WORKER, Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER)-Facilities, to service the indoor and outdoor needs of DAPER. Responsibilities include providing custodial services (e.g., trash removal; floor scrubbing; and complete cleaning and sweeping of bathrooms, showers, and locker rooms); outdoor surface maintenance (e.g., mowing, fertilization, aeration, irrigation, seeding and lining of fields); ice rink set-up and maintenance (including Zamboni operation); field layout for competitions (e.g., set up of goals, flags, hurdles, etc.); indoor court surface maintenance (e.g., painting ice and oil mopping athletic floors); setting up for athletic and nonathletic events that are hosted by DAPER facilities (e.g., public address systems, bleacher/chair and table arrangements); maintenance of small power tools, hurdles, goals, nets, etc.; and other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a Class D Massachusetts’ driver’s license; a 1C, 2B hoisting license; ability to perform heavy lifting and snow shoveling; willingness to work in a team environment and to learn to operate all required equipment including paint machines, Zamboni, moving equipment, etc.; customer service awareness; and basic computer competency. Job #10287

Must be available to work any and all work schedules and be available for all Institute emergencies, including snow removal.

Spring/summer shift: Wednesday-Friday 10:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M. and Saturday-Sunday 7:30 A.M. – 3:30 P.M..

Winter operations shift: Wednesday – Sunday 10:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.

Submission of a resume is required as part of the application process.

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MIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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