On-Call Grounds

Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number U00009P
Position Title On-Call Grounds
Department Grounds
Position Status On-Call
Position Type Regular
Months per Year Other
Work hours

7am – 3:30pm Monday – Friday

Start Date (For temporary positions only)
End Date (For temporary positions only)
Position Band/Level Union
Pay Range

Ad Text

Job Summary

Maintains grounds of college property and support events by performing duties. Cuts lawns, trims and edges, prunes strubs/trees, remove litter, debris and refuse, removes snow from walks and driveways, plants grass, flowers, trees, waters lawn, shrubs and flower beds, clean out drainage ditches, establish and maintain a high level of customer service.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED and one to three months related experience and/or training. Valid NY State Drivers License.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands (For Union Positions Only)

Stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell. Climb or balanace and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, lift and/or move up to 80 pounds.

EEO Statement

Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.


Special Instructions to Applicant

To be considered for this position, please fill out an online application and attach the following documents: a list of three references to include name, title, company, email address and telephone number of three professional references.

All documents must be attached through the application system. If you encounter difficulty, please contact Clarissa Sawyer, Employment Coordinator in Human Resources at: csawyer@skidmore.edu or 518 580.5802

Posting Information

Posting Date
Open Until Filled
Closing Date
Quicklink for Posting http://careers.skidmore.edu/postings/1320

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a High School Diploma or GED?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you hold a valid New York State Driver's License?
    • YES
    • NO
  3. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • Inside Higher Education
    • LinkedIn
    • New York State Department of Labor
    • Saratoga Chamber of Commerce
    • Saratogian
    • Scholarly Hires
    • Skidmore Website
    • Times Union
    • Twitter
    • Career Fair
    • Invited by Department to Apply
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by Skidmore Employee
    • Other

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. List of Three References
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter