Business / Organization Name: 
College of the Holy Cross
Contact Person: 
Cheryl Archambeault
Email Address: 
Phone Number: 
508 793 3391
Street Address: 
1 College Street
City: 
Worcester
State: 
MA
Zip Code: 
01610
Job Title: 
Laborer
Job Description: 
The Facilities department is a service organization dedicated to support the College's Mission and its various constituents in a proactive manner. We provide a wide range of services to efficiently operate, maintain and protect our facilities, grounds and infrastructure, in such a way as to create and sustain a clean, safe, functional and aesthetic environment conducive to quality learning, living and working, while preserving our College's physical heritage for future generations. Perform various duties such as grass cutting, raking, digging, pruning, trimming, planting and caring for trees, bushes, shrubs, flowers, grass, etc., consistent with the upkeep and maintenance of the grounds, greenhouses and the athletic fields. Remove and dispose of rubbish and trash, sweep walks and roadways, remove debris. Shovel and salt walkways, stairs and streets. Move equipment and materials between locations as needed. Maintain and clean equipment as needed or required. Supervise and direct temporary employees as necessary. Additional focus on care and maintenance of shrubs, perennials and annuals. HOURS: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday (40hrs/52wks.) Offers of employment are contingent upon a pre-employment physical, criminal background check and professional references.
Stockbridge Majors: 
Plant and Soil Sciences
Sustainable Horticulture
Turfgrass Management
Application Deadline: 
Friday, April 21, 2017
Application Requirements (resume, cover letter, etc.): 
Please attach resume and cover letter. Should you be a candidate for further consideration after hiring manager review, you will be contacted by a human resources representative.
Minimum Qualifications: 
Previous laborer experience preferred, including corrective and maintenance pruning of shrubs and smaller trees, annual plant care, maintenance and installation. Working knowledge of perennials including proper identification, installation and maintenance a plus. Must possess a Mass. Driver's License. Must obtain and maintain a MA DOT Medical Card within the first two weeks of employment. Must obtain and maintain MA Hoisting License within the first three months of employment. Must obtain and maintain a MA Pesticide Applicators License within first six months of employment. Horticultural skills and mechanical ability required. Ability to lift 100 pounds with assistance. Must be able to change shifts as needed. 24 hour on-call availability from November to April required.