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Position Classification Description

Position Class Code / Title: V4003 / Sr Sports Equip Attendant
Recruitment Tier: Tier 1
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Grade: 04

This is a description of a Staff Position Classification. It is not an announcement of a position opening. To view descriptions of current openings, please go to UNMJobs and Search Postings to view positions that are currently accepting applications.

The following statements are intended to describe, in broad terms, the general functions and responsibility levels characteristic of positions assigned to this classification. They should not be viewed as an exhaustive list of the specific duties and prerequisites applicable to individual positions that have been so classified.


Performs preventive maintenance and repairs on sports or recreational, laundry room, and/or cleaning equipment.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Troubleshoots mechanical and electronic devices on sports and weight room equipment and makes repairs as necessary.
  2. Troubleshoots and repairs laundry room equipment including washers and dryers; repairs cleaning equipment such as vacuum cleaners.
  3. Makes minor repairs to athletic facilities such as gyms and tennis courts.
  4. May assist with the issuance of sports equipment and assignment of lockers.
  5. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED; at least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Knowledge of athletic, mechanical, and electronic equipment, supplies, and/or uniform repair.
  • Ability to repair washers, dryers and vacuum cleaners.
  • Ability to make minor repairs to gyms, tennis courts, and/or other athletic facilities.
  • Ability to use hand and power tools applicable to trade.

Distinguishing Characteristics

    Position requires: a) Troubleshooting and repairing laundry room equipment including washers and dryers; b) performing preventive maintenance and repairs on sports and weight room equipment; c) making minor repairs to athletic facilities such as gyms and tennis courts.

Conditions of Employment

  • This position is represented by a labor union and is subject to the terms and conditions of the CWA Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

  • Moderate physical activity. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds or standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day.
  • Work environment involves minimal exposure to physical risks, such as operating dangerous equipment or working with chemicals.
  • Work may involve moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.

The University of New Mexico provides all training required by OSHA to ensure employee safety.

Revised Date: 03/20/2017