We are seeking a Athletics Facilities Specialistfor the Specialized position to assist with the operation and maintenance of top rate indoor and outdoor Athletic & Recreational Sports venues (Practice field, Homewood Field, Baseball Field, Newton White Athletic Center, Tennis Courts and the Track & Field Complex). Maintains athletic areas and ensures the sports facilities are prepared for scheduled events.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Perform event related set-up and break-down for NCAA Division I & III events. Tasks include: move various athletic goals (sport specific), post signage, open/close restrooms, handle flags and sponsorship banners, clean facilities, inspect facilities to ensure they are safe and will provide a pleasurable experience for all involved in the experience.
Confer with supervisors to determine athletic field needs and scheduled use, including lining and marking, grading pitching mounds, dragging infields, dragging/grooming playing fields, and ensuring that sport specific goals, goal posts, nets, pitching cages and other equipment are in place.
Maintain all fields to meet the intercollegiate levels of competition set forth by the standards of the department, conferences, and NCAA policies, guidelines and rules.
Operate various equipment related to maintaining outdoor athletic facilities. Equipment may include: tractors, bobcats, trucks, John Deere Gators, boom lift, scissor lift, hand and ride-on lawn mowers, large and small hand power tools, and attachments.
Utilize scaffolding and ladders.
Use hand and power-operated custodial cleaning equipment to perform custodial related duties, including: clean, wax, and/or polish gymnasium floors, hallways, wrestling mats, trophy cases, swimming pool decks.
Transport and set up athletics-related equipment and supplies, such as, but not limited to: gym equipment, wrestling mats, pitching machines and netting, batting cages, goals, and field marking canisters.
Repair, modify, and/or maintain all athletic equipment, including painting and labeling equipment properly according to established procedures.
Maintain facility grounds, walk-ways and other surfaces; empty and clean waste receptacles; dispose of waste and debris.
Remove snow and ice while distributing materials that aid in melting ice and snow during winter periods from playing surfaces and various outdoor facility spaces to ensure department is in compliance with current safety measures.
Maintain fences and other basic maintenance incidental to landscaping and grounds.
Maintain equipment and work areas in a clean and orderly fashion. Inform immediate supervisor of faulty/broken equipment throughout the facility.
Inform guests and assist with enforcement of facility rules, policies and procedures.
Process and maintain various paperwork and records including equipment inventory and preventive maintenance records.
Assist University Police and department staff with securing and unlocking facility spaces required to provide guests access to the facilities. Correct and/or report guest irregularities to the proper authority.
Assist with pick-up and drop-off of department deliveries.
Ensure safety of worksites, utilize safety equipment and related safe work practices; correct or notify others of safety issues and needed repairs, etc.
Perform other duties as assigned.
High School/GED required.
Valid Maryland drivers license in good standing with the MVA.
Ability to operate vehicles in accordance with applicable local, state, federal laws and regulations.
Ability to operate large heavy equipment, such as but not limited to: trucks, power-operated grounds equipment, field rollers, field marking machine to paint various sizes logos on field, etc.
Ability to lift 50 lbs or more at times.
Ability to work as a team player and maintain a positive work environment.
Ability to work with little or no supervision, quickly, and under pressure.
General knowledge of Athletics and Recreational Sports.
Ability to interact with internal and external constituents: patrons, alumni, faculty, students, athletes and staff in order to answer questions, to handle routine problems, and to provide assistance in a courteous, customer service-oriented format.
Two years related experience.
**This is a Bargaining Unit position. All newly hired employees in Bargaining Unit positions shall be considered probationary employees until completion of 90 calendar days of employment. These employees shall become members of the Bargaining Unit if this employment continues beyond four months. The university will notify the employees union. Bargaining Unit employees shall become eligible for benefits upon completion of their probationary period.
Classified Title: BU Athletic Facilities Specialist-SSR Working Title: Athletic Facilities Specialist Role/Level/Range: SEMSKIL5/01/BU Starting Salary Range: $16.39 hourly Employee group: Casual status with a full-time schedule during the 90-day probationary period. 40-hour work week from the start date. Schedule: M-F 8:30-5 Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: Homewood Campus Department name: Games Operations Personnel area: University Student Services
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