Laborer - Athletic Plant Maintenance

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Laborer - Athletic Plant Maintenance

Temporary Position (4 vacancies) 

This position will provide general cleaning. Must be able to be active for 8 hours of walking. Lifting up to 50 lbs.  Must be able to do: high dusting, vacuuming, hard floor stripping, carpet cleaning, wet mopping, trash removal, recycling audits, stairwell cleaning, snow shoveling, window washing, lavatory cleaning.
This position is essential: must be able to work weekends, always be available, and work home football dates.


High school diploma or GED or vocational or tecchnical training preferred.

Preferred level/type of experience:

3-5 years work experience preferred.

Peferred knowledge, skills, and abilities:

Understanding of chemicals, supplies, and equipment. Ability to stand, lift, have good balance, and be able to lift 50 lbs.



Job: Other Services Jobs
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-knoxville
Organization: Athletic Plant Maintenance
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Apr 14, 2022, 7:47:44 AM


Working at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Founded in 1794, the University of Tennessee is one of the nation’s oldest and most storied public universities. Based in Knoxville, Tennessee’s flagship land-grant institution includes the statewide Institute of Agriculture and the Space Institute in Tullahoma. The university embodies excellence in teaching, discovery, scholarship, research, creative activity, outreach, and engagement. Known as the Volunteers, we lead with a spirit of selflessness, empathy, and courage, and strive to be champions for diversity, equity, and inclusion

UT Knoxville is a Research 1 university with 11 academic colleges and more than 900 programs of study. With an enrollment of more than 30,000 students, our academic programs are repeatedly ranked top in their class. The university co-manages Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the country’s most prominent national lab, driving innovation in advanced manufacturing and materials, national security, and more. We are closely connected with our communities through outreach and extension efforts across Tennessee and through partnerships with non-profits, corporations, and industries—regionally, nationally, and around the globe.

The city of Knoxville is nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. The modern, thriving community is surrounded by gorgeous lakes and hundreds of miles of walking, hiking, and biking trails. Situated along the banks of the Tennessee River, our beautiful features an eclectic music scene, internationally recognized festivals, unique restaurants, and a robust offering of diverse cultural activities. Knoxville is located within a day’s drive of Atlanta, Nashville, Asheville, Charlotte, Louisville, Cincinnati, Memphis, Chicago, and Washington D.C.

Knoxville and the surrounding counties have a population of more than 850,000 people. The region houses many leading corporations and organizations, including Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Pilot/Flying J, the Tennessee Valley Authority, and Regal Cinemas, along with HGTV, Food Network, and other networks owned by Discovery Inc.

As a member of the UT family, you will be surrounded by top-notch faculty, staff, and students from around the world. You will be part of a diverse campus community that is passionate about changing the world and cheering for the Vols on game day.

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