Job Information

University of Utah Vehicle Operator 3 in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 11/20/2023

Requisition Number PRN36989B

Job Title Vehicle Operator 3

Working Title Vehicle Operator 3

Job Grade D

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 7am to 3:30 pm with over time required

VP Area President

Department 01741 - Buildings & Grounds

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $20.00 to $25.00

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary


moving services / snow plowing / asphalt repair / truck driving /moving services

Operates heavy vehicles such as front loaders, backhoes, street sweepers, flushers, Dumpster trucks, dump trucks, flat beds, forklifts and a variety of snow plow equipment by applying necessary skills to complete service jobs throughout the campus. Performs construction and maintenance activities relating to asphalt parking lots, walkways and roadways by using skills in operating the necessary equipment to complete specific assignments. Operates various pieces of equipment such as compressors, asphalt-concrete saws, asphalt spray rigs, and salt spreaders as necessary in accomplishing assigned tasks. Provides moving service by moving furniture and related items for various departments throughout campus at their request. Provides refuse pick-up service by operating large refuse trucks for the entire University campus. Instructs others of a lesser classification in methods of operating heavy vehicles and equipment as instructed by the crew leader. Performs maintenance duties including lubricating to maintain all vehicles in proper operating order ensuring their continued service. Inspects equipment daily for damage, equipment failures, and safety items to ensure the safe use of the equipment while performing assigned tasks. Performs clean-up service as necessary to provide a pleasant environment for the University community.

Minimum Qualifications

A valid Utah’s Commercial Driver’s License class A or B and a current Department of Transportation ( DOT ) medical card required. A minimum of two years experience operating commercial vehicles (over 26,000 lbs. GVW ) or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience); occasional moving of heavy objects (up to 100 lbs. capability) experience; demonstrated customer services skills; and oral and written communications skills also required. Under the Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991, the incumbent is subject to drug and alcohol pre-employment test and random screening thereafter.


Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

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

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are 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.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

383 University Street, Level 1 OEO Suite

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


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For more information:

To inquire about this posting, email: ( or call 801-581-2300.

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. This report includes statistics about criminal offenses, hate crimes, arrests and referrals for disciplinary action, and Violence Against Women Act offenses. They also provide information about safety and security-related services offered by the University of Utah. A paper copy can be obtained by request at the Department of Public Safety located at 1658 East 500 South.