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Event Tech/Utility Worker

St. Thomas University
Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Apr 17, 2023

**This is an on-site position. Remote workers will NOT be considered.**


Under general supervision, this position involves manual work performing such duties as setting up and breaking down all setups on campus, both internal and external events, working rotating weekends, and assisting in the completion of maintenance work orders.


1. Work directly with Physical Plant assistant to get setup and breakdown information for the University's events.

2. Ensures that all departments have what they need for their events.

3. Has a secondary function to complete work orders that include but are not limited to plumbing, HVAC, and electrical work.

4. Will periodically will have to snake toilets, jet plumbing lines, and complete other work directed by supervisor.

5. Remove obstructions such as trees and brush from right of way.

6. Load and unload trucks.

7. Move office and dormitory furniture or other heavy equipment and materials between offices and buildings as required.

8. Carry tools and equipment to and from storage and work areas.

9. Collect, load and haul trash.

10.Move furniture, tables, chairs, podiums, and barbecue equipment for special events.

11. Pick up trash from lawns and/or walkways.

12.Comply with departmental safety procedures.

13.Perform other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor.


Incumbent follows established work routines with periodic checks for performance. Supervisor advises incumbent when work is unsatisfactory and takes appropriate steps for resolution within established procedures.


No supervisory responsibility.


Ability to follow oral and written directions. Prior experience in a related position and valid driver's license required. Must be able to lift/push/pull/carry up to or more than 80 pounds. May be required to wear protective clothing. May be exposed to chemical, mechanical or electrical hazards.

Tuition Benefit

After 1 year of continuous full‐time service, employees are eligible to enroll in STU’s bachelor and master courses, tuition‐free. The program will cover a maximum timeframe of 125% of credit hours attempted toward the degree program. Employees may enroll in STU’s doctoral program, with a 40% tuition discount, under the same conditions.

Catholic Identity

St. Thomas University is a Catholic university sponsored by the Archdiocese of Miami committed to academic and professional success guided by its Catholic identity. All employees are therefore expected to respect the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church and support the University’s religious mission. All employees hereby acknowledge their familiarity and support of the religious affiliation, mission and values of St. Thomas University.

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. Thomas University is an equal opportunity employer that promotes a diverse and inclusive organization. It is the policy of the University to fill each vacancy with the candidate who represents the best fit for the position and to promote and transfer employees from within whenever possible and practical. Employment decisions are made on the basis of the candidate’s personal capabilities, qualifications, and ability to assist the University in fulfilling its mission without discrimination. With regard to the latter, the University’s program of recruiting employees for mission aims to inform prospective employees of the University’s mission and to help them and hiring personnel determine how they will support and contribute to the University’s mission.


St. Thomas University is an E-Verify® Employer. E-Verify® is an Internet-based system that allows an employer, using information reported on an employee's Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to determine the eligibility of that employee to work in the United States. STU will utilize E-Verify® to verify employment eligibility for all newly hired employees.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $17.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • Day shift

Weekly day range:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Miami Gardens, FL 33054: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person

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