Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Mississippi


Utility Crewman

The University of Southern Mississippi is currently accepting applications for the position of Utility Crewman.

Position Details LocationHattiesburg

118 College Drive
Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 39406-0001
United States DivisionEnvironmental Services Position TypeStaff Employment StatusFull Time Grant FundedNo Posting Close DateOpen until filled

Job Summary
Supervises and participates in various unskilled and semi-skilled manual labor tasks of a routine nature as assigned and assists with recycling and waste material removal and helps carpentry crew as required.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

- Loads, moves, and unloads furniture, supplies, and equipment for departmental moves; sets up bleachers, risers, chairs, tables and equipment for special events.
- Supports carpentry, electrical, mechanical and athletic department when needed. Operates fork lift and hook truck. Supports refuse crew when needed.
- Supports Crew Chief when multiple events are scheduled. Serves as Crew Chief in his absence.

Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Commercial Driver's License required.

About The University of Southern Mississippi
The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) is a comprehensive public research institution delivering transformative programs on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, at teaching and research sites in central and southern Mississippi, as well as online. Founded in 1910, USM is one of only 130 universities in the nation to earn the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education's "R1: Doctoral Universities - Very high research activity" designation, and its robust research enterprise includes experts in ocean science and engineering, polymer science and engineering, and sport venue safety and security, among others. USM is also one of only 40 institutions in the nation accredited in theatre, art and design, dance and music. As an economic driver, USM generates an annual economic impact of more than $600 million across the state. USM welcomes a diverse student body of approximately 15,000, representing 71 countries, all 50 states, and every county in Mississippi. USM students have collected four Truman Scholarships and 36 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, while also leading Mississippi with 24 Goldwater Scholarships, an honor that recognizes the next generation of great research scientists. Home to the Golden Eagles, USM competes in 17 Division I sports sponsored by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). For more information, visit

As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.

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