Colgate University SUMMER - Temporary - Campus Grounds/Golf Course (no benefits) in Hamilton, New York

Position Information

Department Statement

Various positions are available to assist with tasks related to the keeping of grounds on the Colgate campus and at Seven Oaks Golf Course.


Duties may include performance of lawn maintenance including grass cutting, trimming, seeding, fertilization, litter and leaf removal, hedge trimming, brush cutting, limited tree trimming and felling, planting, weed control and general duties related to the beautification of university property. Performs other duties as assigned.


Professional Experience/ Qualifications
  • Must be capable of working collegially in a setting with a diverse group of students, faculty, staff, visitors and guests on a daily basis.

  • Must have the ability to understand and carry out instructions.

  • Must possess the ability to perform physical work for extended periods of time.

  • A valid driver’s license will be required, in accordance with the University’s motor vehicle policy. A few select positions may not be required to operate a vehicle.

  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time and to lift and carry up to a maximum of 50 pounds.

  • Must be able to wear Personal Protective Equipment as required.

  • Candidates must be willing to perform manual labor, work outside in various types of weather conditions, have the ability to work independently and have excellent attention to detail.

Preferred Qualifications

For Seven Oaks Golf Course: Knowledge of the game of golf is helpful but not required.

Posting Detail Information

EEO Statement

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veteran Status, sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, genetic information, victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, and all other categories covered by law. This policy shall apply to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training at all levels of employment. Colgate University will not discharge or discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their own compensation or the compensation of another employee or applicant.

Job Category: Casual Wage

Position Title: SUMMER - Temporary - Campus Grounds/Golf Course (no benefits)

Full Time/Part Time: Part Time

Division: Various

Department: Various (Department)

Requisition Number: 2018CW018P

Temporary: Yes

Job Open Date: 03/23/2018

Open Until Filled: Yes