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Maintenance Helper - Part Time

Qualifications:  One year of related experience; demonstrated knowledge of general maintenance and related tools; the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. and climb step ladders/scaffolding; and, demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills required. A Utah driver’s license may be required. Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

The Maintenance Helper works in the Maintenance Department at the University Guest House & Conference Center, the hotel on campus; this person reports directly to the Maintenance Supervisor. This position demonstrates the ability to prioritize and change course of action quickly, being flexible. Must have a positive attitude and the ability to work effectively as part of a team. Providing outstanding guest service to guests as well as Guest House employees is imperative. Demonstrated knowledge of general maintenance and related tools; the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. and climb step ladders/scaffolding; and, demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills required. A Utah driver’s license is required. Performs routine maintenance including minor carpentry repair work, lock changes, and electrical work. Paints walls, doors, and other exposed surfaces as necessary. Follows Supervisor’s instructions to ensure work orders are completed timely. Conducts routine checks on machinery to determine maintenance required for proper operation. Transports supplies and equipment as needed. Assists in maintaining tools and equipment. May include janitorial services. 

A successful background check is required which is paid for by the department

Some maintenance and customer service preferred. Must be professional.

Applicants must apply through the University of Utah employment website at:  http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/70077

• This job description 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.

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

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.
To inquire about this posting, email: [email protected] or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), email: [email protected].


The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.