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Summary of Position:

The Milton Academy Groundskeeper II performs semi-skilled labor to clean, repair, improve, treat and maintain Milton Academy’s turf, shrubs, trees, flower beds, grounds and athletic fields while also providing physical support for the set up and dismantling of material and equipment for various scheduled and special events throughout the year. The individual in this position must work collaboratively with Facilities Services team and have a customer service orientation to working with students, faculty, and staff.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

1. Cultivates, maintains, repairs and restores turf, athletic fields and trees through mowing, weeding, raking, aerating, de-thatching, seeding, mulching, pruning, fertilizing and other similar activities; observes, inspects and maintains campus irrigation systems.

2. Assist in measuring, staking, and establishing the layout of athletic fields for outdoor sports. Assemblies; maintains and repairs various outdoor athletic equipment including goals and batting cages.

3. Hand picks, gathers, collects, loads and transports litter/debris from and about the Academy grounds.

4. Transports, moves, loads, sets up and dismantles tables, chairs, platforms, materials and equipment in support of various events

5. Participates in snow removal activities; drives vehicles and equipment with snowplows, brushes, blowers, salt/sand spreaders and shovels.

6. Assist in the opening and closing of the outdoor pool.

7. Provides help and assistance as needed/requested by other grounds members.

8. Operates, inspects and conducts regular maintenance and minor repairs to vehicles and grounds equipment.

9. Other duties as assigned.

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