Utility Worker

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Job Title:

Utility Worker

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Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Required Related Experience:

4 yrs

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Physical Requirements:

Lifting, pushing, pulling up to 75 lbs.


Monday-Friday, 7:30 am-3:45 pm; overtime assignments and emergency call backs as needed or when required.

Job Summary:

Must demonstrate expertise in floor care be able to operate all types of floor care equipment; vacuum and shampoo carpets and upholstery and perform routine mopping (dry and damp), in addition will scrub, strip, wax, buff, and burnish hard surface floors and stairwells with minimal to no assistance. Must be able to operate various types and pieces of equipment necessary to effectively perform job functions relating to buffing, extracting, wet and dry vacuuming, pressure washing, etc. Knowledge of cleaning and sanitizing and floor care equipment. Able to move large furniture and objects and maintain floor care equipment. Special projects and/or other job duties as needed or assigned by management. Must be reliable and dependable, excessive absences will not be tolerated. Attention to detail, organized and dependable is essential. Must be flexible, respect diversity, and able to alone or in a team environment.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Driver’s license preferred.

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University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Posted: 2/20/2021
Application Due: 5/21/2021
Work Type: Full Time