Utah State University

Seasonal Grounds Keeper - Vernal

City Vernal
Posted Date 6 months ago(4/22/2021 6:36 PM)
Requisition ID
2021-3600
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-UT-Vernal
Category (Portal Searching)
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance
Position Type
Temporary Part-Time
Job Classification
Non-Benefited
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
29
College
Statewide Campuses
Department
Statewide Campuses-Uintah Basin
Advertised Salary
$10.00 per hour

Overview

The successful applicant will be a grounds keeper for the Utah State University Uintah Basin Vernal Campus. They will work with the landscaper to make sure the lawns and flower beds are aesthetically pleasing.

 

The grounds keeper works under the direction of the Vernal landscaper. The incumbent uses discretion and independent judgment in performance duties by completing assigned duties in a timely manner and in accordance with University standards.

 

This is an ACA Variable position.

Responsibilities

Primary responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Be willing to take personal ownership of duties/tasks and participate in a shared vision for the success and growth of the Uintah Basin Campus.
  • Work with a positive attitude prepared with observations, concerns or needs as part of the custodial staff.
  • Hours of work are arranged, but are generally between 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and other times as assigned.
  • This is a seasonal position that will run through the end of September 2021.

Qualifications

  • The ability to understand and apply principles, policies, procedures, and equipment required for the job.
  • Familiar with lawn and flower care procedures, using practices and procedures to ensure a sanitary, safe, and aesthetically pleasing facility.
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple projects.
  • Ability to lift 50+ pounds, climb ladders, and have a full range of arm movements.
  • Must be able to work under supervision and take direction from supervisors.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have previous experience in landscaping.
  • Self-starter who takes initiative with minimal supervision.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”

2. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application

 

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

$10.00 per hour

ADA

Outdoors, incumbents may not be protected from weather conditions and may be exposed to extreme heat and extreme cold. Additionally, indoor or outdoor work environments may include being confined or in narrow spaces for periods of time. The incumbent may also be exposed to loud noises or vibrations from equipment, and conditions that may affect the respiratory system, such as fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, and poor ventilation. Bending, crawling, and crouching may be required. Incumbents may be required to lift, push, and/or pull objects up to 50 pounds and be required to walk and/or stand for long periods of time.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,700 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,040 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 114 undergraduate majors, 132 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.

 

A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.

 

The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.

 

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:

 

Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of EducationOffice of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov

 

USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.

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