Company: University of Utah
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: September 19, 2023
Responsible for accomplishing all duties that pertain to grounds
maintenance, gardening and operation of equipment necessary to
maintain the University grounds, including snow removal.
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 Controls weeds with chemicals applied by power
or hand sprayers.
Operates grounds equipment of various types.
Maintains lawns by completing essential tasks.
Prepares grounds for seeding and transplanting.
Responsible for the health, care and appearance of a variety of
trees and shrubs.
Ensures that all grounds maintenance within assigned area is
Ensures that tasks are completed expediently and efficiently.
Performs snow removal duties.
May train new employees and carry out other assignments as directed
by the Crew Leader.
May work with and act as a lead worker over seasonal help.
May be required to set up for outdoor events.
Problem SolvingThis position has the authority to prioritize work
assignments within the scope of the department's workload, and the
guidelines of the University and Grounds Department policies and
Successful completion of an approved apprenticeship program as a
Master Gardener, or equivalency (one year of education can be
substituted for two years of related work experience); nine months
of progressively more responsible grounds experience; a knowledge
of the common names of trees, shrubs, monocots, and dicots; and a
valid Utah State Non-Commercial Pesticide Applicator License
required. Demonstrated oral and written communications skills;
analytical and trouble shooting skills; and customer services
skills also required.
Requisition Number: PRN36242B
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Work Schedule Summary: Monday - Friday, 6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Department: 01746 - Landscape
Pay Rate Range: $16.00 - $17.91
Open Until Filled: Yes
To apply, visit https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/152769
Keywords: University of Utah, Salt Lake City , Landscape Gardener, Other , Salt Lake City, Utah
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