Bryn Mawr School Groundskeeper

Member of the Operations Department, under the direct supervision of the Grounds Supervisor, provides care and maintenance to campus grounds and equipment, supporting athletic events and assisting the Operations Department in event set-up and clean-up.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Assist Grounds Supervisor with varying aspects of grounds maintenance
  • Maintaining and caring for athletic fields to include;
  • Cutting Grass, lining fields, installing fencing and screens for various sporting events
  • Assisting Athletic Department in season field changeover
  • Maintaining athletic field equipment to include nets and goals
  • Maintaining and care for school grounds to include;
  • Cutting grass, trimming, pruning and weeding on a regular basis
  • Mulching
  • Snow and ice removal for walkways, steps and roads
  • Preparing campus for severe weather
  • Planting seasonal/annual flowers
  • Power washing and maintenance of outdoor furniture and equipment
  • Maintenance, care and installation of sod
  • Maintaining school vehicles and equipment
  • Clean as needed
  • Check all fluids on a regular basis
  • See that equipment is kept in good running condition and repaired as needed
  • Perform other duties as required

REQUIREMENTS
  • Have a cooperative personality, exhibiting a willingness to work and be part of the team
  • Be able to follow schedules of all campus events and sporting events in order to have campus/fields prepared as needed
  • Must take initiative to see each assignment to completion
  • Be flexible and willing to work cooperatively with many different people and departments
  • Be able to work around children and always have safety in mind
  • Possess ability to communicate effectively with peers and supervisors
  • Be able to work overtime as needed, such as snow removal, event preparation and/or clean-up
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to ride/drive tractors and trucks for uses of plowing, mulching, spreading salt and moving items
  • Ability to use riding lawn mowers, push mowers, weedcutters and trimmers
  • Ability to work outside in all types of seasonal weather
  • Be in good physical condition with the ability to work on feet, hands and knees for extended periods of time
*All tasks listed are generalizations and should not be considered the only duties required. Job description may change as particular needs arise.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for three references to Kevin Obermeier, Facilities Director, to Obermeierk@brynmawrschool.org Please enter “Groundskeeper Position” in the subject line.
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Located in Baltimore, Maryland, The Bryn Mawr School is a private all-girls kindergarten, elementary, middle and high school with a coed preschool for ages 2 months through 5 years. Bryn Mawr provides students with exceptional educational opportunities on a beautiful 26-acre campus within the city limits. Inquisitive girls, excellent teaching, strong student-teacher relationships and a clear mission sustain our vibrant school community where girls always come first.