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University of Utah Gardener in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 02/17/2021

Requisition Number PRN25326B

Job Title Gardener

Working Title Gardener

Job Grade B

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday thru Friday, 6:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

VP Area President

Department 01746 - Landscape

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $ 12.00 - $ 15.50

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

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

Responsibilities

Disclaimer: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.

Essential Functions:

1. Responsible for the health, care and appearance of a variety of trees, shrubs and lawns.

2. Controls weeds with chemicals under the direction of a licensed sprayer applicator.

3. Prepares plants and soil for seeding and transplanting.

4. Performs snow removal duties.

5. Operates heavy equipment such as: gang mower, tractors with attachments such as aerators, fertilizer

spreaders, vacuum, salt truck and snow plows during winter months.

6. Responsible for service and routine maintenance on grounds equipment.

7. May be required to set up for outdoor events.

Problem Solving:

All employees will be required to respond to snow removal call-ins (i.e. weekends, day or night or as scheduled for campus events.

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.

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”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

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

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

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