Franklin & Marshall College Franklin & Marshall College

Facilities and Operations

TRADES ASSISTANT:  Support various trades in execution of summer maintenance projects.  Main areas of work will concentrate on but are not limited to:

Grounds: 7:00am – 4:00pm Monday – Friday

This position will help maintain various areas of campus by mowing grass, maintaining plant beds, pruning, daily trash patrol, and minor landscaping projects.

This position will utilize various pieces of equipment: push mowers, riding mowers, power washer, Toro vehicle, hand tools, leaf blower, and trimmers.

Facilities Generalist: 7:30am – 3:30pm Monday – Friday

This position will help a variety of trades complete summer planned maintenance projects including changing filters, changing light bulbs, and cleaning out mechanical spaces.

Painter: 7:00am – 3:30pm Monday – Friday

This position will assist the F&M painter with various campus projects including residence hall painting, classroom painting, and exterior painting.

Schedule of work:  The successful candidate needs to be available from mid-May 2012 through mid – late August 2012.  One week of unpaid scheduled vacation is available (exceptions by approval).


Wage Rate: $8.25/hour.  40 hours per week

Breaks: One 15-minute morning break and one 30-minute lunch break

Lunch at the main campus-dining hall when it is open to support summer program


All positions require that the person can lift 25 pounds, use a 6’ ladder, and have a valid drivers license. All positions can be dirty and dusty. 2 F&M t-shirts will be provided. Shorts are acceptable, but pants may be required for some projects.  Closed toed shoes are mandatory. NO FLIP FLOPS.

For additional information on the Trades Assistant positions, please contact at 291-3905.