Specialist - Grounds - Sports Field

Location
Utah, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Apr 27, 2021
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time


Specialist - Grounds - Sports Field

Position Category: Staff - Full-Time

Summary:
Do you love working outdoors? Landscaping? Gardening? Making things beautiful?

The grounds department is seeking a full time specialist who is responsible for the daily maintenance of the sports fields, including, but not limited to: planting, transplanting, pruning of trees, shrubs and other plants.

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.


Required Qualifications:
Graduation with high school diploma and one year related experience or any combination of job related experience and education totaling one year.

Requires a valid drivers license.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of sports field maintenance.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of landscape, planting, pruning, mowing, aeration, grooming, and raking.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to read blueprints.
  • Ability to follow written and verbal procedures and instructions.
  • Ability to work fluctuating shifts to accommodate game play.


Preferred Qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited institution with an associates degree and two years related experience; OR, any combination of education or experience related to the summary of duties totaling four years.


Physical Requirements:
Considerable physical activity. Requires heavy physical work: heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects up to 50 pounds. Physical work is a primary part (more than 70%) of job. Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions. Work will involve moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.


Benefits Summary:
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.


FLSA: Non-Exempt

Pay Range: $26,178 - $32,723

Advertisement Number: STA18221
Open Date: 04/26/2021
Review Start Date: 05/03/2021
Close Date: 5/9/2021
Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicant: Priority consideration will be given to those applicants who apply on or before the “Review Start Date." This job advertisement may close at any time after the review date.

Please list a minimum of one reference. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process for a letter of recommendation.


To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/22229

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant’s qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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