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Job Description

Eligible for Overtime Pay

Description:

An experienced, energetic athletic maintenance staff member will report to the Manager of
Athletic Facilities, he or she will need to provide Boston College, Boston College Athletics and the public with clean and safe athletic facilities and playing surfaces. 

Applicant must show strong skills; in reading diagrams as well as written and verbal communication. Must have proven ability to work and communicate well with other Athletic Maintenance staff and other
University members such as;  Athletic Department, BC Facilities Service staff, students, athletes, coaches and contracted vendors. Must be able to work on their own and others on projects and tasks with sensitive timelines. Must be able to work in extreme cold and hot weather.

At least 5 years working experience operating an ice resurfacing machine.  This includes experience
operating the Zamboni 552 in game situations with two ice resurfacing machines operating simultaneously. Must possess working knowledge of daily maintenance of ice resurfacers and have ability to complete tasks quickly and safely. Demonstrated knowledge of operation of ice field refrigeration equipment including monitoring, troubleshooting and related safety procedures. 

Duties include but are not limited to maintaining; highly maintained natural grass surfaces, synthetic playing surfaces, stadium maintenance, maintenance of surrounding landscapes, walks, parking lots and planting beds. Maintenance of outdoor and indoor recreational areas; tennis and basketball courts, arena maintenance including; rink, basketball floor and various function setup and breakdown. The Athletic Maintenance Department supports many University events including, but not limited to; commencement, Masses, tailgating events, alumni weekend, concerts/live performances and other functions.  

Daily tasks include but are not limited to:  trashing, blowing, mowing, string trimming, field painting, sweeping, raking, shoveling, tamping, carrying 50lbs bags or other material over long
distances, measuring, cleaning, climbing ladders, light mechanics, performing tasks on ice and slippery
surfaces and general maintenance work as well as mentioned arena tasks or any other work assigned to by manager.

Safely operate Zamboni’s, golf carts, Toolcats, skid steers, mowers, blowers, utility vehicles, forklifts, and other equipment.

 

Requirements

REQUIREMENTS:

*Minimum 5 years of operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of Ice Resurfacer, specifically a
Zamboni 552, and all ice rink related equipment.

*Knowledge of rink systems and maintenance of those systems. 

*Massachusetts Hoisting Operators minimum 2A license (within 6 months of hire) and demonstrated ability to operate forklift and various snow removal equipment.

*High School graduate or equivalent

*Valid driver’s license.

PREFERRED:
* Experience required in ice making, blade changing, ice painting, edging, ice leveling and dasher
board maintenance and cleaning. Working knowledge of refrigeration systems. Ice
rink maintenance and operations with NCAA or professional level arena
experience preferred.

*Experience working with mowers and other landscaping equipment.

*Experience in NCAA basketball game operations including installing the portable floor, assembly or disassembly of dasher boards hardwood floor maintenance, game set up and clean up.

 *Strong mechanical skills and troubleshooting skills are highly preferred. 

REQUIREMENTS:

*Minimum 5 years of operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of Ice Resurfacer, specifically a
Zamboni 552, and all ice rink related equipment.

*Knowledge of rink systems and maintenance of those systems. 

*Massachusetts Hoisting Operators minimum 2A license (within 6 months of hire) and demonstrated ability to operate forklift and various snow removal equipment.

*High School graduate or equivalent

*Valid driver’s license.

Closing Statement

Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:

Tuition remission for Employees
Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Low-Cost Life Insurance
Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
Paid Holidays Annually
Generous Sick and Vacation Pay
Additional benefits can be found on https://www.bc.edu/employeehandbook
Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process.

Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/diversity.

Boston College’s Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at https://www.bc.edu/nondiscrimination.

To apply for this job please visit bc.csod.com.