Summer Grounds and Maintenance Employment
University of Minnesota
Southern Research & Outreach Center Waseca, MN 56093
We are looking for a seasonal employee to be part of the Grounds and Maintenance team at the Southern Research and Outreach Center (SROC) in Waseca (http://sroc.cfans.umn.edu). The successful applicant will assist in maintaining and improving the appearance of the grounds, buildings, and equipment at Waseca. Project duties include: operation of large frame lawnmowers and trimmers; daily maintenance of equipment; landscaping, pruning, mulching; painting, cleaning and minor repairs to buildings; general field work; cleaning and detailing of vehicles and equipment; aid in research projects; and assisting with educational field events.
Must be a self-starter, motivated, and have the ability to follow
detailed (written and verbal) instructions. An agricultural (farm) background is desired but not required. Experience operating basic farm equipment is also desirable.
Seasonal: Start in April or May and continue through August or later if available. A 40-hour work week with time off for scheduled absences is desired.