Rowing Equipment Maintenance Assistant | Recreational Services
The University of Iowa

Location:         Beckwith Boathouse (BBH)

Supervisor:      Rowing Coordinator

Rate of pay:     $9.60/hour (starting wage)


To assist in the maintenance of Recreational Services rowing equipment for the benefit of program participants.  This position is responsible for cleaning, preventive maintenance, repair, and inspection of rowing equipment for the safety and convenience of patrons.


  • Knowledge of all policies and procedures of the facility
  • Assist rowing coordinator with equipment repair as needed
  • Performs other work as assigned
  • Maintain a clean and orderly service area, keeping tools and supplies in proper place
  • Follow the preset guidelines for routine cleaning and inspection of equipment
  • Proper and safe use of tools for repair of equipment
  • Keep facilities in excellent condition while also providing great customer service to our members
  • Be able to accommodate a variable work schedule that will include early mornings, late evening and weekends
  • Work cooperatively with other areas of the department to achieve established goals
  • Provides support for special events, as needed


  • Ability to use independent judgment when needed
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to work independently and self-motivate
  • Basic knowledge of rowing equipment

Training/Certification Requirements

  • Valid driver’s license