University of Utah Job Description
Responsible for accomplishing all duties that pertain to grounds maintenance, gardening and the operation of equipment necessary to maintain the campus.
Successful completion of an approved apprenticeship program as a Master Gardener or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience) required. Equivalency is a minimum of 3.5 years progressively more responsible grounds experience working on five acres or more. Knowledge of the common names of trees, shrubs, monocots, and dicots; a valid Utah State Non-Commercial Pesticide Applicator License and a Drivers License and demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills are also required.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It 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.
This position has the authority to prioritize work assignments within the scope of the department's workload and the guidelines of the University and Grounds Department policies and procedures.
This position requires irregular hours and will be scheduled to work on-call hours during the winter months including weekends and holidays. The individual will be required to work overtime when needed.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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