Journey Maintenance/Construction Specialist

  • Full Time
  • Salt Lake County, UT
  • $16.92 - $26.22 an hour USD / Year
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: $16.92 - $26.22 an hour

State of Utah

Job Description

Are you looking for full time year round employment and want to enjoy 12 paid holidays each year? If so, the Utah Department of Corrections is looking for a Journey Maintenance/Grounds Specialist, to perform the following responsibilities:

Operate specialized motor equipment, including heavy duty construction equipmentHeavy equipment operation may vary from power equipment (leveling, trenching, grading, and earth removal) to landscaping and sprinkler systems equipment
Perform maintenance tasks which can include: landscaping and maintaining lawn and planted foliage, and installation of irrigation and sprinkling systems
Snow Removal
May be subject to 24/7 emergency call out

This position is NOT public safety certified and does not require peace officer status or certification.

Entry salary will be $23.00. DHRM Rules will apply for current state employees and UDC Career Ladder guidelines will apply for current UDC employees.

Why You Should Join Our Team
This is an opportunity for you to have year round stable employment with an excellent benefits package. The state offers a comprehensive benefits package from day one of employment. Click here for more information.

The Agency
The Utah Department of Corrections is a dedicated team of professionals who ensures public safety by effectively managing offenders while maintaining close collaboration with partner agencies and the community. Our team is devoted to providing maximum opportunities for offenders to make lasting changes through accountability, treatment, education, and positive reinforcement within a safe environment. For more information on the Utah Department of Corrections please click here.


Example of Duties

Coordinates projects and ensures adequate administrative controls, quality, and procedural efficiencies.
Operates, maintains, calibrates and adjusts specialized equipment.
Troubleshoots and diagnoses problems, make adjustments, repairs and/or performs preventative maintenance on vehicles, equipment, or machinery, etc.
Maintains accurate records and logs.
Maintain sprinkler systems (repair, replace, install, etc.)
Grounds duties (weed control, trash control, etc.)

Typical Qualifications
(includes knowledge, skills, and abilities required upon entry into position and trainable after entry into position)

maintain and/or repair tools and equipment
principles and practices of facilities operations, maintenance, and management
speak clearly, concisely and effectively; listen to, and understand, information and ideas as presented verbally
arrange, coordinate, or schedule time and details
agency objectives, organization, structure and mission
run, maneuver, navigate, or drive vehicles or mechanized equipment
find, gather and collect information or data
operate applicable specialized equipment
establish, organize and/or maintain files

Supplemental Information

Work requires physical exertion. May require the ability to stand; walk over rough surfaces; bend, crouch, stoop, stretch, reach, lift moderately heavy items (up to 50 lbs.) in a recurring manner and/or for long periods of time.
valid driver license required to drive a motor vehicle on a highway in this state per UCA53-3-202(1)(a).
All applications must be submitted online. Resumes emailed/faxed will not be accepted as an application.
Only those who meet minimum qualifications will be contacted.
NOTE: Department of Human Resource Management rules regarding promotions and transfers apply to current state employee.
Current UDC employees hourly rate will be subjected to the Career Ladder.