Specialist - Grounds - Sports Field
: Staff - Full-Time
Do you love working outdoors? Landscaping? Gardening? Making things
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
Graduation with high school diploma and one year related experience
or any combination of job related experience and education totaling
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
* Ability to work fluctuating shifts to accommodate game
Graduation from an accredited institution with an associate’s
degree and two years related experience; OR, any combination of
education or experience related to the summary of duties totaling
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
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.
$32,350 - $40,437
Review Start Date:
Open Until Filled:
Special Instructions to Applicant:
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/30269
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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
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