General Maintenance Worker II- Return Utah (Full-Time)

State of Utah

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General Maintenance Worker II-Return Utah

The Division of Juvenile Justice and Youth Services is hiring a General Maintenance Worker II to participate in the Return Utah program. If you enjoy trouble shooting, fixing repairs and feeling a sense of accomplishment in your job and have been on a career break for two or more years, we invite you to apply.

The Return Utah program is similar to an internship designed for adults looking to re-enter the workforce after an extended absence. These opportunities are structured as return-to-work positions that provide the experience, training, skills, and mentoring an individual needs to return to the workforce.
Return Utah is a 16-week program for people who have taken a career break for at least two years or more for reasons such as starting or raising a family, caring for a family member, chronic illness, enhanced education, other personal/career related needs, etc. Those serving, separated, or retired from military service and their spouses and/or partners are not required to meet the two-year requirement. A career break of any length makes them eligible to participate in the program.

This is a full-time, intent-to-hire Return Utah opportunity. Upon completion of the program, based on performance, participants may receive an offer of employment.

To be eligible for this return-to-work opportunity, candidates must:
Be on a career break of two or more years at time of application unless currently serving, recently separated, retired from military service, or supporting a military spouse/partner.
Have prior professional experience in functional area of interest
Have interest in returning to a full-time position


Principal Duties
Mowing lawns & trimming trees/ bushes
Repairing and servicing lawn and ground equipment
Ordering parts and supplies
Troubleshooting and diagnosing problems
Eliminating safety hazards
Performing preventative maintenance
Building, fabricating, or repairing structures or equipment
Cleaning and maintaining floors, windows, furniture, garbage etc.
Performing general facility maintenance including painting, carpentry, masonry, plumbing, electrical, etc.
Using and operating a variety of tools and equipment

Ideal Candidate
Enjoys working on a variety of projects

The Agency
The Department of Human Services is dedicated to provide care for individuals and families in Utah. Utah Division of Juvenile Justice Services (JJS) provides a continuum of intervention, supervision and rehabilitation programs to youth offenders while assuring public safety. For more information on Juvenile Justice Services with the Department of Human Services, please click here!

Supplemental Information
Risks found in potentially dangerous or unusual environmental stress situations, e.g. working at great heights, working in extreme outdoor weather conditions.
The work requires considerable and strenuous physical exertion such as frequent climbing, lifting heavy objects over 50 pounds, crouching or crawling in restricted areas.

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