Job Description

Payroll Title:
Hiring Pay Scale
$18.90 per hour
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
SX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, See Job Description

#TP121384 Laborer

Initial Review Date: Mon 2/27/2023

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.

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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.

Full-Time (approximately 40 hours per week) Monday - Friday 6:00am - 2:30pm

Hybrid cleaning and light maintenance position. Duties may include the following:

  • Performs semi-skilled and skilled manual tasks and cleaning of campus buildings: mop, sweep, vacuum, shampoo carpet, wax and buff floors, empty trash, move and arrange furniture, wash windows, clean rooms, furniture, bathrooms, and appliances.
  • Machine Operation: Operates vacuum cleaners, floor machines, and power-washer.
  • Will respond to routine and emergency work requests.
  • Under the supervision of the Landscape Services Superintendent, perform a variety of unskilled manual tasks.
  • Assist with pressure washing projects and water recovery.
  • Clean and wipe down patio table and chairs.
  • Trash can service and ground litter pick up and removal.
  • Set up and maintain a safety zone with cones, barricades, safety tape to identify areas of landscape work.
  • Assist Landscape Services personnel by maintaining shrub beds and other planted areas to include pulling weeds, raking and performing minor trimming of shrubs.
  • Sweep, blow and/or shovel mud and debris from walkways, roads, building entrances and outdoor terraces in order to keep campus walkways and roadways safe and clear of debris.
  • Required Skills:
  • Driving: Safely operates and drives trucks with lifts, box trucks, and various other university vehicles.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team-based, service-oriented environment.
  • Ability to Lift 20-50 lbs.: Frequently
  • Strong Customer Service


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


*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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