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Field Maintenance Attendant

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Position Type: Part-Time
Location: Elgin, IL
Experience Level: Entry-Level
Categories: Building & Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance
Role: Field Maintenance Attendant


About ECC:

Elgin Community College serves over 9,000 students at every stage of their educational journeys, including university transfer programs, career and technical education, continuing education classes, and adult basic education. As a community, we pride ourselves on nurturing a welcoming campus where every person—students, staff members, faculty members, and campus visitors—feels valued. The work of each ECC employee is central to the college’s mission, and as an employer, the college fosters a positive environment through professional challenges, excellent benefits, and opportunities for recognition and camaraderie.

Work Schedule:

Projected up to 20 hours per week

Rate of Pay:

$11.26 an hour

FLSA Status:


Grant Funded:


Job Summary:

Maintain the ECC Spartan Baseball Field. Mow, irrigate, rake and weed grass.  Edge fields and attend to areas damaged due to weather conditions or overuse.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  1. High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
  2. Two years athletic grounds maintenance.
  3. Knowledge of baseball field maintenance.
  4. Ability to work independently.

Desired Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:


Essential Duties:

  1. Mow grass, using various types of mowing equipment.
  2. Monitor and implement irrigation schedule to maintain healthy grass.
  3. Drag, rake and condition damaged areas in order to maintain a safe and playable surface.
  4. Perform weed control regularly.
  5. Edge fields regularly to maintain neat grounds.
  6. Perform pre-game and post-game set-up and maintenance.
  7. Maintain baseball field supply inventory and equipment.

Other Duties:

  1. Perform other job-related duties as assigned which pertains to the job description.
  2. Ability to work a flexible schedule which includes days/evenings/weekends as needed by the department.

Physical Demands:

Medium (up to 50 lbs. occasionally or 30 lbs frequently or 10 lbs constantly)

Visual Acuity:

Visual Acuity (arm’s length)

Work Environment:

Moderate noise

Environmental Conditions:

Outdoor weather

Extreme heat (above 100 degrees for more than one hour)



Fumes or airborne particles

Current SSECCA Union Member Information:

Elgin Community College Support Staff of Elgin Community College Association (SSECCA) members that apply by 08/27/2019 and meet the posted minimum qualifications will receive full consideration.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Elgin Community College does not discriminate, or tolerate discrimination, against any member of its community on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender/gender identity, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law in matters of admissions, employment, or in any aspect of the educational programs or activities it offers.

In addition, Elgin Community College provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to ensure equal access and equal opportunities with regard to employment practices, educational opportunities, and programs and services. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the College’s EEO/AA Officer. Determinations on request for a reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.


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