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Landscape Gardener

Company: University of Utah
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Landscape Gardener

Job Summary

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 accomplished.
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 procedures.

Minimum Qualifications
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.


Special Instructions

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
Location: Campus
Pay Rate Range: $16.00 - $17.91
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

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Keywords: University of Utah, Salt Lake City , Landscape Gardener, Other , Salt Lake City, Utah

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