Pella Area Jobs

Grounds & Maintenance Support - Summer Staff

Job Description:
Assist with maintaining the grounds and facilities of the college.  Primary hours, the potential for flexibility: 7:30am-4:00pm, Monday - Friday.  Flexible hours available.

Duties Include (but aren't limited to):

  • Outside - Assist with mowing, trimming, seeding, landscaping, planting, and operating grounds equipment i.e.; tractors, mowers, spreaders, vertidrain, push mowers; set-ups on-campus/athletic grounds and other grounds duties
  •  Assist with deliveries, office and furniture moves, and resident housing bed bunking.
  • Assist FM technicians with projects. 
  • Clean shops, mechanical rooms, wash, and clean fleet vehicles.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Solid dependable work ethic; works well with others; willingness to learn different outdoor jobs, and be trained on different pieces of outdoor equipment and tools 
  • Possess good decision-making skills; take responsibility for working safely; possess good time management skills.
  • Preferred: ability to lift 25-75 pounds and license to drive Central College vehicles
  • Must be 16 years of age to be employed by the college. 
  • Preference will be given to Central College Students until April 15, followed by dependents of Central College employees, followed by all other applicants.
Additional Information:
Central College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
A post-offer background check may be completed, per campus policy. 

Application Instructions:
Contact the Human Resources department at Central with application questions by calling 641-628-5156 or emailing