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Alfred University Multi-Trades NYSCC in Alfred, New York

The NYSCC Multi-Trades position is responsible for all aspects of campus grounds maintenance and support for campus activities. This position has been evaluated for compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act and is subject to premium pay for all hours worked in excess of 40 in a payroll week.


  • Snow removal.

  • Operate equipment; fork truck, plow truck, fork lift, mowers, weed eaters, chainsaw, backhoe, snow blower.

  • Stockpiling and application of salt and sand during winter months.

  • Maintain equipment; change oil, lubricate, minor mechanical repairs.

  • Prune shrubs and trees.

  • Maintain all lawn areas; mow, rake, fertilize, seed, aerate.

  • Maintain and establish all shrub and flower beds; weed, mulch, edge.

  • Select plant material.

  • Deliver intercampus materials; mail, supplies, furniture.

  • Maintain parking lots, sidewalks, and stairways; clean, repair, paint, plow, sweep, cold and hot patch.

  • Paint athletic fields; football, soccer, lacrosse, rugby.

  • Move heavy equipment and furniture.

  • Collection of all recyclables and haul to transfer station.

  • Installation of campus signage.

  • Installation and maintenance brick pavers.

  • Design, install and maintain retaining walls (concrete block, timber).

  • Excavation and installation of drains.

  • Supervise and train work-study and summer help.

  • Calculate mix and apply pesticides according to label and DEC, EPA regulations.

  • Record and maintain daily records of pesticide use and file annual report with DEC and EPA.

  • Accountable for following all rules and regulations for pesticide application and recording.

  • Deemed to be Essential Employee during weather emergencies.

  • Maintains a safe working environment within and around their facilities and associated equipment and supplies including, but not limited to, obtaining Safety Data Sheet (SDS) information pertaining to any hazards associated with their work environment.


  • Formal Education: High school diploma; two-year degree in horticulture preferred.

  • Experience: Three years of experience in landscaping/grounds maintenance.

  • Additional Knowledge/Skills: Knowledge of operation of small and large engines and equipment, valid drivers license and pesticide certification. Knowledge of various plants, plant types, and their care. Must be available for on-call and emergencies.


Alfred University actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee, student or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction status, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Protected veterans, minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

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