Pay Rate Range
9.28 to 16.68
NOTE: May close at anytime.
Open Until Filled
NOTE: May close at anytime.
Performs all duties that pertain to ground maintenance, gardening and operation of equipment necessary to maintain the University grounds.
Responsible for the health, care and appearance of a variety of trees, shrubs and lawns. Controls weeds with chemicals under the direction of a licensed sprayer applicator. Prepares plants and soil for seeding and transplanting. Performs snow removal duties. Operates heavy equipment such as: gang mower, tractors with attachments such as aerators, fertilizer spreaders, vacuum, salt truck and snow plows during winter months. Responsible for service and routine maintenance on grounds equipment. May be required to set up for outdoor events.
This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Nine months professional work experience with the responsibility for five or more acres of grounds, or equivalency; a valid Utah vehicle operator’s license required; and demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills required. Selected applicant will be expected to obtain a pesticide applicator’s license.
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. Please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), for further information or to request an accommodation. The University of Utah is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801) 581-7447 for information.
Special Instructions Summary
Set in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountain Range, the University of Utah’s educational habitat provides breathtaking views of the...