University of Utah Maintenance & Set-Up Worker in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 03/27/2018

Requisition Number PRN07839N

Job Title Maintenance & Set-Up Worker

Working Title Maintenance & Set-Up Worker

Job Grade B

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 30-40 Hours a week

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Morning, evening and weekend shifts are required.

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area President

Department 00340 - Red Butte Garden & Arboretum

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 9.62 to 14.00

Close Date

Job Summary

Red Butte Garden is looking for candidate to assist with the setup, breakdown, maintenance, and cleaning of all garden concerts, and other events.

The position does not have a regular work shift. The exact schedule will vary weekly depending on event and concert schedule.

Morning, evening and weekend shifts are required.

Each of the 30+ concerts between May and September require an 8 – 12 hour shift.

This position is seasonal and non-benefited.


Assist in providing setup and concert support duties and timely completion of tasks during each of the seasonally scheduled concerts and other events.

Concert Duties include: setup, takedown, directing vendors, trash removal, assisting security, responding to maintenance emergencies, and supporting custodial staff.

Setups and takedowns for other outdoor events, such as weddings, movies, etc., will be scheduled in advance and setup at least one hour prior to the event.

Assure duties are performed in a manner that preserves the high-quality condition of Red Butte Garden and help solve problems that arise.

Setups include: Trash removal, setting up barricades and rope lines for crowd control, working with vendors, assisting security, and other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Six months experience required, one year experience preferred. The ability to perform heavy lifting and stooping; the ability to use a variety of equipment; a commitment to providing excellent customer service; and a valid driver’s license also required. Experience may be in custodial or grounds maintenance depending upon area of assignment.


This is an entry-level position

Demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills are required

Six months of related experience is preferred

Event setup experience is preferred

The ability to perform heavy lifting and stooping; the ability to use a variety of equipment

A commitment to providing excellent customer service

A valid driver’s license is required for this job

Attendance for the majority of concerts is required

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.