Job Information

University of Utah Landscape Gardener Crewleader in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 07/31/2023

Requisition Number PRN35883B

Job Title Landscape Gardener Crewleader

Working Title Landscape Gardener Crewleader

Job Grade C

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 – Friday, 6:00 AM – 2:30 PM.

VP Area President

Department 01746 - Landscape

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $19.00 - $21.00

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Supervises and coordinates the landscape maintenance activities and responsibilities in the assigned area by directing the duties that promote the best possible appearance of the campus grounds.



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.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Manages assigned area by prioritizing, scheduling and organizing daily and seasonal crew assignments and responsibilities.
  2. Hires, fires and evaluates employees.
  3. Trains employees on operation and safety of all tools and equipment.
  4. Develops and implements a plan for the application of fertilizers, fungicides and pesticides for assigned area.
  5. Schedules, monitors and arranges for upkeep and repairs on sprinklers, tools and equipment.
  6. Provides snow removal to assigned areas of campus.

Problem Solving

Problems the incumbent may encounter include proper scheduling of fertilization and irrigation so as to minimize disruption to campus activities; irrigation troubleshooting and repairs; and coordinating the staffing assignments to meet the department’s schedule.

Minimum Qualifications

An Associate’s degree in a related field and two years experience related to the area of assignment; a valid Utah Driver’s license; and a Utah Pesticide Applicator’s license required. Dependent upon area of assignment, a Utah Commercial Driver’s License class B may be required.


Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

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 of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students and patients from all backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented students and patients.

All qualified individuals are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

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