• Student Utility Worker


  • Must be able to follow written and oral instructions
  • Knowledge of common hand and power tools
  • Previous mechanical experiences helpful but not required
  • Must be punctual, reliable and have the ability to work with people

Typical Job Duties

  • Assists maintenance mechanic with the maintenance and repair of building components such as plumbing accessories; window glass, screens, doors, locks from work orders.
  • Operates hand & power tools and snow removal equipment.
  • Changes light bulbs, restock supplies, organize and clean maintenance shop and mechanical spaces.
  • Makes minor repairs to small equipment such as vacuum cleaners.
  • Moves furniture, collects trash.
  • Uses cleaning equipment and cleaning chemicals as assigned.

Other Information

  • Uniform shirts and lockers are provided
  • Opportunity for break time and summer work
  • Flexible hours
  • Work where you live
  • Ongoing training
  • Monthly work safety projects
  • Paycheck every other Wednesday
  • Employee handbook
  • Work study positions available

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How To Apply

Hiring is on-going and work-study is available & the pay rate is $11/hour.

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Respond to a job posting on the UMN Employment website
  2. Directly emailing the Facilities Operation Supervisor in your building