Laborer (Limited position)
Company: University of California - Merced
Posted on: January 12, 2020
Laborer (Limited position)
UC Merced Continuous Recruitment
Review of applications will occur as openings are available. This
is a temporary employment pool.
Background check is required
The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the
University of California system's 10 campuses and the first
American research university built in the 21st century. With nearly
8,000 undergraduate and graduate students, UC Merced offers an
environment that combines a commitment to diversity, inclusion,
collaboration and professional development. With bachelor's,
master's and doctoral degree programs, strong research and academic
partnerships, and community involvement, the UC Merced campus is
continually evolving and requires talented, knowledgeable and
dynamic educators, researchers, management and staff.
In Fall 2016, UC Merced broke ground on a $1.3 billion
public-private partnership that is unprecedented in higher
education. The Merced 2020 Project will nearly double the physical
capacity of the campus by 2020, enhancing academic distinction,
student success and research excellence. In 2018, UC Merced opened
the Downtown Campus Center, a $33 million, three-story
administrative building located in the heart of Merced.
This is a temporary position for the purpose of supporting the
General Services Department during periodic increases in workloads.
Primary duties would include supporting all aspects of the Moving &
Events operation including day, night and weekend events. Provide
set up, monitoring and recovery support in multiple locations on
and off campus. Responsible for limited furniture moves for
University Faculty and Staff and related work orders for simple
installation or removal of wall decorations or furniture. Sets up
and employs public address systems, chairs/seating, tables, stages,
scaffolding and other equipment in support of a wide range of
events throughout the entire year.
Ability to follow proper safety standards and work procedures for
Moving & Events personnel. Performs work and assignments for Moving
& Events operations; properly uses moving and lifting equipment, PA
and electrical systems, and power & hand tools. Follows ergonomic
guidelines when using equipment and tools aimed to reduce employee
injuries. Helps improve efficiency by working as a team and
observes campus energy conservation policies.
Assists emergency cleanup projects, helps maintain inventory of
equipment and supplies. Secondary responsibilities would include
support for other General Services responsibilities such as campus
grounds keeping projects. Performs work assignments to campus
standards. Operates assigned University vehicle and Facilities
equipment such as fork, scissors and boom lifts. Responsible for
neatness and security of assigned work space. Works effectively
with campus event coordinators and team members to accomplish work
assignments with the highest level of quality and efficiency.
Understands and follows UC and departmental policies and
procedures. Exercise sound judgment in performing work and
operation of University vehicles and lifting equipment.
Note: This is a temporary employment pool for a Laborer. This
position is reopened every six months so please re-apply if you
remain interested in the position. This position will close on June
High school or a General Education Diploma.
Prefer one-year minimum of demonstrated experience in all aspects
of moving & event support and unskilled maintenance projects.
Ability to interact and communicate effectively with peers,
employees, supervisor, and department/UC staff in a courteous and
Knowledge of correct lifting and moving techniques.
Strong customer service ethic.
May be required to work weekends and multiple shifts.
Must have valid Class C California Drivers License.
Position is subject to the California DMV's "Pull Notice System"
and an offer of employment is contingent upon a satisfactory
Click on the link below to use our new on-line application
If you do not have internet access you may mail your application,
resume, and cover letter to: University of California, Merced, 5200
North Lake Rd., Merced CA 95343. Please list the job number on the
The University of California is an Equal Employment
Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and invites applications
from all qualified applicants, including women, minorities,
veterans, and individual with disabilities, who will enrich the
teaching, research and public service missions of the university.
All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran
status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination
and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination &
Affirmative Action Policy:
As of January 1, 2014 the University of California, Merced will be
a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information and the Smoke and
Tobacco Free policy is available at
E-Verify: Effective September 8, 2009, all employers who receive
Federal contracts and grants are required to comply with E-Verify,
an Internet-based system operated by the Department of Homeland
Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security
Administration (SSA). E-Verify electronically verifies employment
eligibility by comparing information provided on the I-9 form to
records in the DHS and SSA databases. Certain positions funded by
federal contracts/subcontracts requires UC Merced to notify job
applicants that an E-Verify check will be conducted and the
successful candidate must pass the E-Verify check.
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by
the University of California visit:
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