Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.
Information on MIT’s COVID-19 vaccination requirement can be found at the bottom of this posting.
SPORTS TURF/FACILITIES WORKER, Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER)- to service the indoor and outdoor needs specific to DAPER. Responsibilities include outdoor sports turf and sports surface maintenance; ice rink setup and maintenance (including Zamboni operation); field layout for competitions; setting up goals, flags, hurdles, and other equipment as needed; indoor court surface maintenance including painting ice and oil mopping athletic floors; setting up for athletic and nonathletic events that are hosted by DAPER facilities, including public address systems and bleacher/chair and table arrangements; maintaining Athletic Zone equipment, including small power tools, hurdles, goals, nets, and other equipment as needed; and trash removal, floor scrubbing, and picking up and fully cleaning bathrooms, showers, and locker facilities.
A full description is available at https://studentlife.mit.edu/content/dsl-open-positions.
REQUIRED: associate’s degree in sports turf management or a related field; at least four years of work experience in facilities and sports field maintenance; a valid driver’s license, driver’s medical certificate, hoisting licensed 1C and 2B, and a MA core level pesticide license; willingness to work in a team-oriented environment and to learn to operate all required equipment. including paint machines, Zamboni, mowing equipment, and other equipment as needed; customer service awareness; ability to shovel snow and lift weights of up to 50 lbs; and basic computer competency. PREFERRED: landscaping, horticulture, and/or arborist certification. Job #19869
Hourly rate: $32.71
WORKING CONDITIONS: walking, standing, bending, kneeling, and stooping for extended periods; ascending and descending ladders, scissor lifts, and articulating lifts; working outdoors during all seasons and all types of weather conditions; and wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) and/or high visibility clothing as required by the needs of the specific job assignment.
Employment is conditional upon successful completion of a background check.