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This position is represented by SEIU Local 2007 and the collective bargaining agreement between the university and SEIU Local 2007 governs the terms and conditions of employment.


Welcome to Land, Buildings & Real Estate 

Land, Buildings & Real Estate (LBRE) is the operational core of Stanford University’s physical campus. LBRE constructs and maintains the Stanford campus, where advancements across the academic spectrum are made possible. Our work is founded upon the collective value of dedication, innovation, expertise, teamwork, and continuous improvement. We are committed to serving the university’s academic mission, as well as preserving and enhancing Stanford’s 8,180 acres, and pride ourselves on supporting the teaching and research of the university as “Caretakers of a Legacy." 


We have four 1-year fixed term positions at 30 hours a week available immediately.


Job Family: Event Crew
Job Series: Event Crew
Job Code: 7871
Job Range: A70
Exemption: Non-Exempt
Location: Stanford University Main Campus
This position is represented by SEIU Local 2007 and the collective bargaining agreement between the university and SEIU Local 2007 governs the terms and conditions of employment.

What you will do in this role: 

  • Crew members perform manual labor and operate light equipment setting up and striking equipment for events (e.g., chairs, tables, umbrellas, stanchions, temporary stages…etc.) In addition, event crew supports other functions/departments with manual labor in moving various items. 
  • Assignments are received on a day-to-day or task-by-task basis. Typically, there are 2 to 3 crew members per truck that operate as a team to provide the specified services. Crew member may work alone or as a member of a larger crew.
  • Job/event specifics detailed on pull sheet for crew to gather accurate inventory, follow instructions to implement on-site and/or ensure that all equipment is returned in a rentable condition.
  • May be assigned to another university department to perform labor under the supervision of department personnel.
  • Crew members must abide by safety procedures to maintain a safe work environment.
  • Awareness of surroundings to ensure that event set-up or strike activity has minimal impact.  
  • Provide excellent customer service. 
  • Participate in cross training of other team members.
  • Knowledge of campus roads, buildings, and pedestrian zones.
  • May drive a truck up to 24 feet in length (not to exceed 3 tons).
  • May operate a forklift.
  • Compliance with approved delivery routes /vehicle access.
  • When operating any vehicle, crew is responsible for stocked expendables, cleanliness, safe operation.

To be successful in this role you must bring:

  • Ability to perform manual work in all types of weather conditions.
  • Knowledge of uses and purposes of common hand tools.
  • Basic math skills and ability to follow a map or site diagram.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team-based environment.
  • Ability to follow job-related instructions, both written and verbal.
  • Demonstrated strong communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • May require a valid California driver’s license with a good driving record.
  • May require training and certification as a forklift operator.
  • Must be able to lift 75 lbs.


Additional Information:
Physical Requirements*:

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a California Non-commercial Class C Driver’s License.
  • Ability to enter and exit work truck.
  • Ability to perform manual work in all types of weather conditions. 
  • Constantly grasp forcefully, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to or more than 40 pounds. Must be able to lift 75 lbs.
  • Frequently stand/walk, twist/bend/stoop/squat. 
  • Occasionally sit, work/reach above shoulders, use telephone, write by hand, and operate hand controls.
  • Rarely, perform desk-based computer tasks, sort/file paperwork or parts, kneel/crawl, climb (ladders, scaffolds, or other) grasp lightly, sweep/scrub/mop.


Working Conditions

  • May be required to work overtime, evenings, and weekends, including holidays, sometimes in inclement weather conditions. 
  • May require training and certification as a forklift operator.
  • May be exposed to lasers and temperature extremes.
  • May wear uniform.
  • May be required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

Work Standards

  • When conducting university business, must comply with the California Vehicle Code and Stanford University driving requirements.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University’s Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.


Why Stanford is for You
Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:

Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.

A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.

A healthier you. Climb our rock wall or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.

Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.

Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more!


Note: Not all unique aspects of the job are covered by this job description


The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.


Stanford is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 


Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.


Final offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of national criminal background check, national sex offender registry search and, where applicable, driving record.

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