Health & Recreation Complex

Equipment Maintenance Specialist

Job Description

Maintain appearance of all cardiovascular and strength training fitness equipment located in the Department of Recreation at the HRC. Assist in the day to day maintenance for the benefit of the members and the university community. This position requires a mature individual with good communication skills who is responsible for cleaning exercise equipment, preventive maintenance, and inspection of equipment in the fitness areas for the safety and convenience of patrons.   

Time: minimum 2 hour shift per week

Dates: Shifts are available all year including breaks

Reports to: Assistant Director of Recreation - Fitness, Beth Lowman

Rate of Pay: $7.50/hr.



  • Promotes a safe, clean, functional and marketable exercise area
  • Knowledge of all policies and procedures of the facilities
  • Follow the preset guidelines for routine cleaning and inspection of equipment
  • Keep facilities in excellent condition while also providing great customer service to our members
  • Works cooperatively with other areas of the department to achieve established goals
  • Performs other work as assigned


  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently
  • Ability to use independent judgment when needed
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Ability to interact with diverse groups through a variety of situations
  • Mandatory attendance at training meetings
  • Strong problem‐solving skills
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds