Gardener
University of Utah - Salt Lake City, UT

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Pay Rate Range
8.94 to 16.06

Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.

Open Until Filled

NOTE: May close at anytime.
Yes

Job Summary
Performs all duties that pertain to ground maintenance, gardening and operation of equipment necessary to maintain the University grounds.

Responsibilities
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.

Minimum Qualifications
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.

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Type
Benefited Staff

Additional Information
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.

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