Job Description

Payroll Title:
Hiring Pay Scale
$18.90 - $19.46 per hour
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
SX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Sat - Wed, 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

#TP119585 Laborer

Filing Deadline: Fri 11/24/2023

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 11/24/2023 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 11/24/2023. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

UC San Diego career employees will have priority consideration for this position. Recruiters will begin to refer qualified internal applicants after the first 7 days of the job posting. Qualified external applicants may be referred to the hiring department, if a qualified pool of internal candidates is not identified and upon the request of the hiring manager.


Temporary Employment Services (TES) places employees in departments that have temporary staffing needs. TES offers a variety of assignments, and an excellent benefits package, as well as opportunities for skill enhancement and exposure to career opportunities at UC San Diego. Hours, salary, and locations vary by assignment. TES has current openings for Laborers.

Under the supervision of the Waste and Recycling Supervisor, perform a variety of unskilled manual tasks. Load and unload trucks and other vehicles. Collect recyclables from various locations on campus. Clean and maintain recycling and litter sites and receptacles, and loading docks on campus. Collect items left outside recycling bins and load them into the correct bins for recycling. Report any bin/dumpster damage to the supervisor. Clean outdoor areas; remove debris and refuse from work sites. Dispose of chipped branches and other debris at appropriate unloading sites. Assist skilled and semi-skilled workers by hauling, carrying, holding, and lifting materials and equipment. Set up and maintain a safety zone with cones, barricades, and safety tape to identify areas of landscape work. Operate, maintain, and clean power tools, brush chippers, stump grinders, chainsaws, or other Landscape Services tools in a correct and safe manner.

Required Skills:Knowledge of standard recycling procedures. Able to operate smartphone, basic computer skills.

Driving is required!

Special Comments:This position may report to Hillcrest and drive to various parts of the UCSD campus and off-site locations. Hours may be Saturday-Wednesday 6:30 am -2:30 pm.

QUALIFICATIONSMust be able to start working immediately after employment offer.Must be willing to work 40 hours/week.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS*Background checks required. * Applicants must be able to travel to various UC San Diego locations.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $39,463 - $51,031 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $18.90 - $24.44

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

To foster the best possible working and learning environment, UC San Diego strives to cultivate a rich and diverse environment, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty, staff and visitors. For more information, please visit UC San Diego Principles of Community.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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