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Utility Worker II


University, MS, US, 38677

Department:  General Services (10000959)
Employee Designation:  Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)

Note for Current UM Employees

Current employees must apply internally via connectU >

Definition of Class

This position provides technical guidance to subordinate personnel; coordinates and participates in the moving of furniture and equipment form one location to another; cleans and repairs streets and excavates small areas of campus. Incumbent operates trucks, tractors, front-end loaders and forklifts.

Examples of Work Performed

  • Coordinates and participates in the moving of furniture and equipment from one location to another.
  • Assists in cleaning of grounds after special events; arranges furniture, stages, and seating for special events.
  • Sweeps and cleans streets; makes minor repairs to streets; repairs and replaces signs.
  • Excavates small areas of the campus.
  • Operates trucks, tractors, front-end loaders and forklifts, when required in performance of duties.
  • Performs other duties relevant to the non-availability of other personnel.
  • Performs similar or related duties as assigned or required.

Essential Functions

These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring department.

  1. Coordinates and assists with moving and/or arranging furniture and equipment.
  2. Cleans and maintains University streets and grounds.

Minimum Education/Experience

Ability to read, write, and understand basic instructions.




Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Salary/Wage Information

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EEO Statement

The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

Background Check Statement

The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Nearest Major Market: Oxford Mississippi