Grounds Maintenance

  • Director of Custodial and Grounds:
  • Patricia Shields | 610-436-3155
  • Manager:
  • Josh Braid | 610-436-2340
  • Supervisors:
  • Kelly Burns | 610-436-2965
  • Todd Showers | 610-436-2619
  • Hours of Operation:
  • 7:00am - 3:00pm

The Grounds Maintenance department maintains 300 acres of University grounds. Our groundskeepers, equipment operators, and supervisory staff are dedicated to providing exceptional service in the following areas:

  • Lawn and turf maintenance
  • Landscaping:
    • Design and maintain beds including watering, weeding, insect control and trimming.
  • Tree care:
    • Maintain historical tree inventory and prolong the life and beauty of our trees by providing routine health examinations.
    • Tree Care Policy
  • Athletic field maintenance
  • Snow removal
  • Trash removal
  • Leaf removal
  • Road, parking lot, and sidewalk repairs
  • Excavation
  • Composting
  • Install cigarette urns and litter containers
  • Green Roof and Rain Garden maintenance

Requesting Service

To request a service, submit a TMA Work Request by selecting Maintenance Request @ iService Desk and "Grounds Related" as the Type of Work.

Information to know when requesting serviceā€¦

Grounds FAQs

  • How do I request cardboard trash containers?

    Submit a TMA Work Request by selecting Maintenance RequestiService Desk and "Grounds Related" as the Type of Work.

  • How do I request a large dumpster (Roll-off) for my construction/cleanout project?

    Submit a TMA Work Request by selecting Maintenance Request @ iService Desk and "Grounds Related" as the Type of Work.

    Include in the request:

    • A project number or cost center
    • Specific location where the container is to be delivered
    • Description of what is being placed in the container
    • Date of delivery
    • Size of container;
      • 10 cu yd - 12'8" L x 8'3" W x 4'4" H 
      • 20 cu yd - 22'9" L x 8'3" W x 4'4" H 
      • 30 cu yd - 23'1" L x 8'3" W x 6'1" H 
    • Any special Instructions that are needed

     

    The Grounds Department will call or email to verify the  container delivery date.

    Please call (or email) the Grounds Department to empty and/or remove the container at 610-436-3485.

  • How do I request animal control (outside pests)?

    Submit a TMA Work Request by selecting Maintenance Request @ iService Desk and "Grounds Related" as the Type of Work.

Mowing Schedule

Snow Removal

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