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Bowdoin College Small Engine Repair-Assistant Equipment Tech/Groundskeeper I in Brunswick, Maine

Small Engine Repair-Assistant Equipment Tech/Groundskeeper I

Posting Number S00745JP

Department FM - Grounds

Job Summary

The Assistant Equipment Tech will work on small equipment such as but not limited to: 2 and 4 cycle powered walk behind mowers, riding mowers, trimmers, blowers, stick edgers, skid tractors, snow blowers, plows, and salt units. This position is also responsible for routine maintenance and repairs on fleet vehicles and equipment. Performing tasks in grounds and landscape maintenance when not engaged with equipment maintenance is required.

Education/Skills Requirements

High School or GED equivalent required

Vocational education in small engine repair preferred

Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents

Maine driver’s license

Minimum of one year experience with 2 cycle, 4 cycle, and diesel powered equipment

Standard Work Days and Hours

Normal working hours are Monday – Friday 7am to 3:30pm. Evening and weekend shifts are required during special events and heavy seasonal workloads. Work required 24/7 during emergencies.

About Bowdoin

Bowdoin embraces diversity in all forms, and the College is home to talented students, faculty and staff—with a variety of racial, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds; religious beliefs; and gender identities, among other factors.

We encourage applications from candidates committed to the support of an inclusive campus community and those who will enrich and contribute to the College’s multifaceted diversity. We value a community in which individuals of all backgrounds are warmly welcomed and encouraged to succeed.

Founded in 1794, Bowdoin has maintained its commitment to the liberal arts for well over 200 years. Bowdoin’s reputation as a preeminent liberal arts college rests on the excellence of its faculty, students, and staff; intimate size; strong sense of community; and connections to the people, history, and natural beauty of Maine.

Bowdoin’s campus is situated in a beautiful natural setting. Located in Brunswick, Maine, a town of approximately 20,000, the College is a short drive from the Maine coast, twenty-five miles from Portland and 120 miles from Boston.

Shift First Shift

Employment Category Full Time Year Round

FTE 1.00

Benefits Eligible Yes

Pay Type Hourly

Background Check Package Requirements Support Staff + MVR

Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job? Yes

Is a pre-placement physical required for this position? Yes

Posting Date 04/06/2021

Applications Accepted Until

Open Until Filled Yes

Type of Posting Internal/External

Special Instructions to Applicants

EEO Information

Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses.

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