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Groundskeeper

Apply now Job no: 493651
Work type: Full Time
Location: Troy, NY
Categories: Staff, Trades, Service, and Maintenance

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Why Rensselaer? Our dynamic global community of changemakers includes some of the world’s leading researchers, students, alumni, and faculty who ask the important questions and devise the scientific and technological innovations that make the world a better place for all of humanity. Nestled on a beautiful 275-acre campus in upstate NY, Rensselaer is home to five schools, 32 research centers, three makerspaces, an observatory, and one of the world’s fastest supercomputers. 

Are you ready to change the world? Apply now!

Job Summary

The Groundskeeper performs grounds and landscape duties, snow removal and equipment operations associated with the maintenance of the campus grounds and athletic fields and support all campus wide events.

Minimum Qualifications

High School/Equivalent and one (1) year of experience in landscape maintenance including operation of grounds related equipment

Valid US driver’s license

Relevant combinations of education, training and experience will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in operating snow removal equipment 

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Ability to operate hand power equipment and grounds related maintenance equipment
• Ability to read, write and perform simple arithmetic
• Basic computer skills including Microsoft and job specific software
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Excellent customer service skills
• Ability to communicate effectively
• Must have the ability to work flexible hours which may include, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays

Shift

Business Hours with weekends or evenings occasionally required

Travel

Local travel between campus locations only

Driving

Driving a Rensselaer vehicle for non-passenger use

Application instructions

 

Follow the on-screen prompts to create an application. Please be ready to upload required documents, such as your resume and cover letter

If you need assistance with the online application process, please contact careers@rpi.edu 

Job Posted Date

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

COVID-19 Pandemic Protocols

Rensselaer welcomes undergraduate and graduate students to campus for an in-person academic experience.  To support this experience, all faculty and staff are expected to work primarily onsite.

Rensselaer requires all faculty and staff to be vaccinated (and boosted when eligible) against COVID-19. Requests for exemptions for medical or religious reasons will be evaluated on a case by case basis.

We welcome candidates who will bring diverse cultural, ethnic, national and international perspectives to Rensselaer’s work and campus communities.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity, Race/Gender/Veterans/Disability Employer.

 

 

 

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