University of Idaho
Irrigation System Coordinator
$15.51 per hour or higher depending on education
Under direction of the Campus Landscape Manager, the Irrigation
System Coordinator, known as ISC, is responsible for maintaining
proper operation of campus irrigation systems. Job duties include
irrigation system activation, repair, installation, analyzation,
and winterization. The ISC is also responsible for performing
utility locates, monitoring construction projects, keeping adequate
parts inventory, reviewing construction design documents, updating
as-built drawings and operation and maintenance manuals, and
working in a team environment responsible for an attractive, safe
This is an essential position that will be called upon in the event
of an emergency and/ or university closure. The ISC will supervise/
train temporary help.
• High school diploma or GED • One year’s experience with
installation and repair of commercial irrigation systems.
• Experience reading and interpreting construction blueprints and
• Experience with low voltage control valve systems.
• Experience with irrigation design principles, including flow,
pressure, precipitation rates, types of irrigation system
• Experience teaching and training others in use of tools,
techniques, equipment, and safety practices associated with
• Experience operating computers and software for record keeping,
emails, database entry, and photo archiving.
• Experience working independently with minimal supervision.
• Two or more years’ experience with irrigation installation and
• Formal education (higher ed courses) in the fields of irrigation
design, installation, and maintenance.
• Experience with 2-wire systems, as well as conventional (14-1)
• Experience and understanding of hydraulics as it relates to
• More than one year’s experience in a construction-related field
such as landscape maintenance, agriculture, forestry, or
• Experience working in a team environment with a positive,
• Ability to competently operate various pieces of equipment
including trenchers, tractors, loaders, backhoes, skid steers,
forklifts, and mowers.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
• Must be able to lift, carry and/or otherwise move 60 lbs. on a
• Must be able to traverse uneven, steep, and potentially slick
terrain in all types of weather.
• Must be able to position one-self to work in confined spaces such
as trenches, pits, manholes, attics, and tunnels.
• Must be able to see and respond to potentially dangerous
situations in a safe manner.
• Must be able to work outdoors all shifts (8 hours) and every day
during the growing season.
• Must be able to climb ladders on a routine basis.
• Must be able to dig, lift, bend, stoop, kneel, crawl, twist,
climb and walk regularly throughout the workday.
Open Until Filled:
Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.
Applicants who are selected as final
possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background
To apply, please visit: jobs.uidaho.edu
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative