Vehicle Operator 1 - #197147

University of Utah

Date: 06/08/2022 10:30 AM

City: Solitude, Utah

Salary: $15 / hour

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day



Open Date


Requisition Number


Job Title

Vehicle Operator 1

Working Title

Vehicle Operator 1

Job Grade




Patient Sensitive Job Code?


Standard Hours per Week


Full Time or Part Time?

Full Time



Work Schedule Summary

Monday through Friday, 6:00am to 2:30pm. Must be available to work some nights and weekends for special events.

VP Area



00836 - Waste Management




Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment

External Posting

Pay Rate Range

$15.00 per hour

Close Date

Open Until Filled


Job Summary

Operates light motor vehicles for maintenance, construction, transportation and delivery throughout the campus



This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job

Job Responsibilities:

1. Operates utility cart to remove trash from outdoor receptacles across campus

2. Operates automobiles, light trucks, tractors and other equipment in order to haul, move, and deliver materials on, to, and from campus

3. Maintains vehicles such as cars, light trucks, and tractors by seeing that they are serviced regularly and by personally correcting and repairing minor problems

4. Performs physical labor related to moving, hauling, construction, and snow removal

5. May direct the work activities of part-time and newly hired laborers to ensure that they understand and accomplish their respective job objectives

6. May perform related duties as directed by the supervisor


This position is for general use throughout campus and the job responsibilities will dictate the type of license needed for the job

Minimum Qualifications

A valid Utah’s Drivers License; the ability to move heavy objects; and positive customer service skills required. A Commercial Driver’s License with a chauffeur’s endorsement may be required if the job responsibilities require the exclusive transportation of passengers, such as for the shuttle bus or VA van

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description



Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34
part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


Online reports may be submitted at

To inquire about this posting, email:
or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior
service, may elect to enroll in
if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from
are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

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