University of Utah Laborer in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 07/12/2017

Requisition Number PRN07009N

Job Title Laborer

Working Title Laborer

Job Grade A

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week 19

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Typical schedule will be Monday through Friday between 7 AM and 3:30 PM during the fall/winter and 6 AM and 2:30 PM in the spring/summer.

Work days and hours will vary around expected snow storms, so interested applicants must be available between 4 AM and 11PM. Work will be scheduled in 4 to 8 hour blocks of time. 19 hours per week minimum which may go up to 40 hours a week depending on weather. Employees must be available for on-call snow removal. This is a non-benefited seasonal position.

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area President

Department 01741 - CORE SUPPORT

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 9.00 to 11.00

Close Date

Job Summary

Maintenance of grounds areas on campus throughout the seasons.

Keywords: gardener, mowing, landscape, irrigation, equipment operator, turf, horticulture, outdoor

Facilities Managment mission is to provide a safe, sustainable, and attractive University environment.

As a member of the Facilities Management team, you will enjoy working in a stable Higher Education environment with plenty of opportunities to apply what you know while learning new skills. The University of Utah offers an excellent pay and benefits package, including affordable health care available on your start date, generous sick and vacation pay accrual, cell phone reimbursement, and a freeUTATRAX/bus pass.

Do you have excellent customer service and problem solving skills? Would you like to be challenged to take individual initiative in an environment that rewards your efforts with career growth opportunities? Many of the roles on the University of Utah’s Facilities Management Team are casual dress, tools are provided, and you’ll be working on resolving issues with experienced and knowledgeable team members who will help you build on the skills you bring to the team. Apply today!


Dependable, reliable, hard worker with the ability to work independently. Must be able to lift 50 lbs, operate machinery, mowers, edgers, etc. Must have a current valid driver’s license. Must be available for on-call snow removal during the winter.

Must have the ability to identify and properly prune herbaceous and woody plants in the landscape. Must be able to identify weeds and feel comfortable spraying Round Up with supervision. Have some experience running string trimmers, push mowers and hand blowers. Must be able to communicate effectively with foreman and crew.

Minimum Qualifications


Must have a valid drivers license.

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 applicants, consistent with University policy and Utah state law. To inquire about this posting, email: 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: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). 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.

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