University of Utah Landscape Gardener in Salt Lake City, Utah

Details

Open Date 05/19/2017

Requisition Number PRN14285B

Job Title Landscape Gardener

Working Title Landscape Gardener

Job Grade B

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Care Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday through Friday, 7:00am – 3:45pm

VP Area President

Department 01740 - CORE BUILDING SYSTEMS

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 13.50

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.

Minimum Qualifications

Successful completion of an approved apprenticeship program as a Master Gardener, or equivalency; nine months of progressively more responsible grounds experience; a knowledge of the common names of trees, shrubs, monocots, and dicots; and a valid Utah State Non-Commercial Pesticide Applicator License required. Demonstrated oral and written communications skills; analytical and trouble shooting skills; and customer services skills also required.

Preferences

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: oeo@umail.utah.edu .

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 the 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.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.