Part-Time Groundskeeper
Waterville, ME Physical Plant
Job Type
Part-time, Temporary
Description

Thomas College, located in the revitalized town of Waterville, ME which is mid-way between the beautiful coast and mountains of Maine as well as Maine’s largest city, is a private, not-for-profit business and liberal arts college offering a guaranteed job program to its graduates. Founded in 1894 as a private college, Thomas offers a wide variety of programs including business, arts and sciences, criminal justice, education, and technology. In 2017, Money Magazine ranked Thomas 23rd in the country for adding the most value to their degrees, and data reported by the New York Times ranks Thomas College in the top 15 percent of all college and universities in the U.S. for upward mobility of its graduates.


Thomas College is accepting applications for a part-time, seasonal groundskeeper. This position is responsible for improvement & maintenance of all campus landscaping and green spaces. 


Duties may include, but are not limited to maintaining grounds to include mowing, trimming, fertilizing, mulching, seeding and watering areas of repair, flowerbed maintenance, tree & shrub pruning, trash removal, fence repair, painting, parking area repairs, and preventative maintenance of all equipment used daily. Expected to work between 15 and 29 hour per week from May 1 to October 31. Schedule will vary. 


Applicants must be able to lift 50 lbs. and have knowledge of personal safety practices. Applicants must have the ability to assess situations and make good decisions. Minimum of 1-year experience, in the aforementioned responsibilities, good to superior and verifiable references in the field, and ability to read and write. High school diploma or GED required. A valid driver’s license, successful driver’s license background check and criminal background check are required.     


Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and names of three professional references. Please include an email address on your application materials.


The College requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19 . After a successful applicant receives a job offer they will be asked to provide proof of vaccination or must apply?and be approved for a medical or religious exemption. 


Thomas College is an equal opportunity employer.


Thomas College's mission is to prepare students for success in their personal and professional lives, and for leadership and service in their communities.