Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,377 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 37 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.
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An experienced, energetic athletic maintenance staff member will report to the Arena Manager and Supervisor, Arena in Athletic Maintenance, he or she will need to provide Boston College, Boston College Athletics and the public with clean and safe athletic facilities and playing surfaces.
Applicant must show strong skills; in reading diagrams as well as written and verbal communication. Must have proven ability to work and communicate well with other Athletic Maintenance staff and other University members such as; Athletic Department, BC Facilities Service staff, students, athletes, coaches and contracted vendors. Must be able to work on their own and others on projects and tasks with sensitive timelines. Must be able to work in extreme cold and hot weather.
At least 5 years working experience operating an ice resurfacing machine. This includes experience operating the Zamboni 552 in game situations with two ice resurfacing machines operating simultaneously. Must possess working knowledge of daily maintenance of ice resurfacers and have ability to complete tasks quickly and safely.
Demonstrated knowledge of operation of ice field refrigeration equipment including monitoring, troubleshooting and related safety procedures.
Duties include but are not limited to maintaining; highly maintained natural grass surfaces, synthetic playing surfaces, stadium maintenance, maintenance of surrounding landscapes, walks, parking lots and planting beds. Maintenance of outdoor and indoor recreational areas; tennis and basketball courts, arena maintenance including; rink, basketball floor and various function setup and breakdown. The Athletic Maintenance Department supports many University events including, but not limited to; commencement, Masses, tailgating events, alumni weekend, concerts/live performances and other functions.
Daily tasks include but are not limited to; trashing, blowing, mowing, string trimming, field painting, sweeping, raking, shoveling, tamping, carrying 50lbs bags or other material over long distances, measuring, cleaning, climbing ladders, light mechanics, performing tasks on ice and slippery surfaces and general maintenance work as well as mentioned arena tasks or any other work assigned to by manager. Safely operate golf carts, Toolcats, skid steers, mowers, blowers, utility vehicles, forklifts, and other equipment..
REQUIREMENTS: *Minimum 5 years of operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of Ice Resurfacer, specifically a Zamboni 552, and all ice rink related equipment. Knowledge of rink systems and maintenance of those systems.
*Massachusetts Hoisting Operators license (within 6 months of hire) and demonstrated ability to operate forklift and various snow removal equipment.
*Valid drivers license.
PREFERRED: * Experience required in ice making, blade changing, ice painting, edging, ice leveling and dasher board maintenance and cleaning. Working knowledge of refrigeration systems. Ice rink maintenance and operations with NCAA or professional level arena experience preferred.
*Experience in NCAA basketball game operations including installing the portable floor, assembly or disassembly of dasher boards hardwood floor maintenance, game set up and clean up.
*Experience in operation of various groundskeeping equipment.
*Strong mechanical skills and troubleshooting skills are highly preferred.
Please post before 12:00 noon June 19, 2020. Employees who would like to be considered for this position should apply at the Department of Human Resources, 129 Lake Street Room 110, before 5:00pm on June 29, 2020.
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Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility;
Tuition remission for Employees
Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
Generous Medical, and Dental Insurance
Low-Cost Life Insurance
Eligibility for both 401K and University Funded 403B Retirement Plans
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Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity .
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.