Salt Lake City


Requisition ID
Minimum Salary
USD $10.87/Hr.
Maximum Salary
USD $14.00/Hr.
US-UT-Salt Lake City


Incumbent performs a variety of duties required to maintain the cleanliness of City-owned grounds, gardens, equipment or buildings including mowing, aerating and weeding turf, cleaning restrooms, picking up trash, raking leaves, clearing sidewalks, and removing debris.  Operated various types of handheld and light mechanical equipment including mowers, sweepers, blowers, and other grounds maintenance equipment.  Performs other duties as assigned. This is unskilled maintenance work. Incumbent could be assigned to Parks, Greenhouse, Cemetery, or Trails and Natural Lands.


For Trails and Natural Lands Groundskeeper

Trails & Natural Lands Groundskeepers are responsible for the care of assigned trails, natural areas and other public properties within Salt Lake City’s open space lands system. Typical duties include the maintenance of native vegetation and landscape areas, control of noxious weeds, ecological restoration and enhancement, maintenance of natural and urban trails and trail amenities, litter cleanup, and various other tasks as assigned. Duties include occasional interface with public. Work is primarily outdoors under a variety of weather and environmental conditions, and may involve hiking to reach the job site. Work locations include the Jordan River Parkway and tributary stream corridors, Salt Lake City foothills, and various other locations around the city.


  • Must be 16 years of age or older.
  • Experience in gardening or general maintenance work.
  • Ability to operate small hand tools and small gasoline operated equipment in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to perform manual labor both indoors and outdoors for an extended period of time, including during inclement weather.
  • Ability to lift 20 pounds.
  • Ability to work and relate will with coworkers, supervisors, and the general public under varying circumstances and display common courtesy.
  • Ability to understand and follow simple instructions and maintain assigned routes.


  • Possession of a valid Utah Driver’s License or driving privilege card.
  • Previous experience as a groundskeeper.


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