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Cedar Falls Utilities Seasonal Laborer - Maintenance Support Services (Facilities) in Cedar Falls, Iowa


This is a Seasonal full-time summer position working from mid May through mid August.

Performs general labor tasks in grounds maintenance, landscaping, building maintenance and other areas as assigned in a safe and efficient manner.

CFU's hourly rate will be $15-$20 per hour. Applications will be accepted through April 3, 2023.


  • Assists with grounds maintenance (Grounds, parking lots, etc.) including m owing, t rimming, e dging, p icking up trash, cleaning and organizing work areas.

  • Assists with landscaping including t rimming of plants and trees, w eed removal, mulching, planting and relocating as needed.

  • Assists with interior and exterior painting projects .

  • Provides assistance in general building maintenance and preventative maintenance, including r eplenishing supplies, replacing batteries and light-bulbs and changing/constructing office furniture as needed.

  • Provides general labor assistance for any construction projects as assigned.



  • No education / prior work experience required.


  • Must have and maintain a valid Iowa Driver's License and meet CFU insurability requirements.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Mechanical knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

  • Operation Monitoring Skills — Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine or equipment is working properly.

  • Active Listening Skills — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

  • Critical Thinking Skills — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

  • Ability to work in extreme hot or cold environments, as work performed is outdoors.

  • Ability to follow instructions, both verbal and written and adhere to safety standards.

  • Ability to operate equipment such as zero turn mower, push mower, weed trimmer and lawn edger in a safe and efficient manner.

  • Ability to safely operate vehicle and maneuver trailer.

    Physical Tasks and Environmental Conditions:

    Work involves frequently carrying/lifting objects 40 lbs or less and occasionally items that are 50 lbs. This job requires frequent standing, walking and climbing ladders. Occasional squatting, crouching, kneeling, bending, pushing and pulling. Close proximity to moving machinery and equipment. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Job LocationsUS-IA-Cedar Falls

Posted Date3 weeks ago(1/9/2023 9:41 AM)

Job ID 2022-1301

of Openings 2

Category Other