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University of Michigan Athletic Department Groundskeeper Assistant (Temporary) - This Job Listing Expires: 01/11/2020

Ann Arbor

Working Title: Groundskeeper Assistant (Temp) – Stephen M. Ross Athletic Campus – South Complex

Supervisor Title: Facility Manager Department Area: Facilities & Operations Duration: Summer 2020
(May – August)


This position will be responsible for supervising facilities, managing the grounds, and supervising
staff for events and practices at the Tennis Center, Lacrosse Stadium, Track and Field Complex,
Gymnastics Center, Wrestling Center and Sports Performance Center.


– Varied schedule required

– Some weekends and holidays are expected based on event schedule


– Perform quality control cleaning and maintenance checks at all facilities and machines.

– Execute proper opening/closing procedures at the South Athletic Complex.

– Assist with groundskeeping around parking lots, buildings, and playing fields.

– Assist in lawn, tree, shrub, and flower maintenance.

– Safe operation of a push mower, string trimmer, utility cart, and road vehicles.

– Maintain the irrigation system.

– Event set-up and tear-down activities

– Complete all assigned/related Grounds maintenance duties.

– Provide support for University of Michigan practices, events and rentals associated with game day
procedures and event staff supervision.

– Ensure proper condition of equipment and tools used during daily operation and maintenance

– Assist grounds crew for outdoor lacrosse, soccer, tennis and track and field events.

– Responsible for the organization of mechanical spaces, storage rooms, loading docks, maintenance
shops, and any other operational spaces.

– Other duties as assigned by Facility Managers and Facility Workers.



– Prior experience in Facility operations, grounds, or related experience

– Must be able to establish and maintain positive working relationships with all team members and

– Must be able to perform a wide range of physical activities including, pushing, pulling, lifting,
kneeling, reaching, etc.

– Must be a self-starter.

– Must have the ability to meet the requirements of operating a UM Vehicle.

– Must be able to work in inclement weather.

– Must be able to work in a team environment.

– Must have a strong work ethic.

– Understanding of NCAA and Big Ten Compliance rules.

– Understanding of OSEH Safety Programs

– Ability to work nights, evenings, and weekends.

– Ability to enhance innovation and new ideas with all team members


– Experience working within a Division I University environment

– Experience working with the public dealing with a wide range of customers


– Compensation: $10-$14/hr, 40 hrs/wk (Wage rate based on experience/qualifications)

– Resumes should be emailed to Mike Lollo (

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