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Siena College Senior Groundskeeper - Turf Specialist in Loudonville, New York

Location: Loudonville, NY Category: Administrative and Staff Positions Posted On: Mon Oct 10 2022 Job Description:

Siena College is currently recruiting for the full time, 12-month position of Senior Groundskeeper - Turf Specialist. The hours will be from 7:00 am to 3:30pm, Tuesday?Saturday. Responsibilities include maintaining athletic fields, installing and maintaining landscape designs, planting and pruning, lawn care, road maintenance, snow removal and other duties as assigned.

Additional responsibilities for this position include having a strong working knowledge of turf maintenance, treatments, applications, related equipment operation and an understanding of industry standards related to turf care.

Job Requirements:

A high school diploma/GED certificate, at least 3 years of relevant experience, and the ability to lift 50 lbs. are required. Previous Grounds experience in an academic setting preferred; degree or certification in a related industry preferred. Good communication skills are essential.

Candidates must possess a valid driver's license and insurability at the time of appointment and must maintain such license and insurability throughout the tenure of employment. A background screening is required.

Work Schedule: Tuesday through Saturday: 7:00 am to 3:30 pm

Additional Information:

Benefits*:

Siena College offers a generous benefit package (https://www.siena.edu/employment-opportunities/siena-benefits/) to eligible full-time employees. The benefit package currently includes a retirement plan contribution equal to 10% of an eligible participant's compensation (as defined under the plan) after meeting the plan's eligibility requirements, and tuition reimbursement and exchange opportunities for eligible employees, spouses, and dependents. Eligible college employees currently enjoy a work schedule that includes half-day Fridays in the summer and an expansive holiday schedule, including up to two weeks off during winter break. Other perks currently include complimentary breakfast Thursdays in the dining hall, access to College community lectures and productions, complimentary College gym and library memberships, discounted and complimentary tickets to Siena Division I sporting events, and more. Opportunities for remote work may be available as well.

Siena cares for and values each member of its workforce and actively supports upward mobility. We are a community of Siena Saints, and as we often say, the world needs more Saints.

*Eligibility for individual employee benefits is determined at the time of hire and is subject to the terms and condition of the individual benefit.

Siena College is a Franciscan and Catholic institution and expects members of its community to be knowledgeable about its mission (https://www.siena.edu/visit/about/mission/) and to make a positive contribution to that mission.

Siena College is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

A COVID-19 vaccination is required for employees pursuant to the COVID-19 policy.

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