first_imgBenefits Summary:UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generousleave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dentalinsurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver(undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents andsubstantial employer contribution to a retirement plan. Specialist – Grounds – Sports FieldPosition Category: Staff – Full-TimeSummary:Under the direction of the Director of Facilities/Grounds, theGrounds Specialist – Sports Field is responsible for the dailymaintenance of the sports fields, including, but not limited to:planting, transplanting, pruning of trees, shrubs and otherplants.UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generousleave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dentalinsurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver(undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents andsubstantial employer contribution to a retirement plan. To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/22266 Required Qualifications:Graduation with high school diploma and one year related experienceor any combination of job related experience and education totalingone year.Requires a valid drivers license. Physical Requirements:Considerable physical activity. Requires heavy physical work: heavylifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects up to 50 pounds.Physical work is a primary part (more than 70%) of job. Workenvironment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks,which require following basic safety precautions. Work will involvemoderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extremetemperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/orloud noises. 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 andinstructions.Ability to work fluctuating shifts to accommodate gameplay. FLSA: Non-ExemptPay Range: $26,178 – $32,723Advertisement Number: STA20021Open Date: 04/28/2021Review Start Date: 05/04/2021Close Date: 5/10/2021Open Until Filled: NoSpecial Instructions to Applicant: Priority considerationwill be given to those applicants who apply on or before the“Review Start Date.” This job advertisement may close at any timeafter the review date.Please list a minimum of one reference. References may be contactedat some point during the screening and selection process for aletter of recommendation. Preferred Qualifications:Graduation from an accredited institution with an associates degreeand two years related experience; OR, any combination of educationor experience related to the summary of duties totaling fouryears. Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant’squalifications and ability to perform the job without regard torace, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation,gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability,veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-relatedconditions, genetic information, or other bases protected byapplicable federal, state, or local law.jeid-fd52e750e90b3e448cf025f06c45fc1blast_img