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Need a new job? 12 local companies hiring for $12/hour or more

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In Utah, the living wage — the wage you must earn to maintain an adequate standard of living — is $11.22/hour for an adult with no children, which translates to roughly $1,500/month net. Now you won’t be able to live luxuriously with that kind of dough, but everyone has to start somewhere. The 12 jobs included below are full-time, pay at least 12 bucks an hour and don’t require much formal experience — perfect for those currently working on a degree/technical skill. Many of these jobs also offer potential commissions and advancement opportunities. Good luck in your job search and remember, the sky’s the limit.

Account Executive, KSL Classifieds

Deseret Digital Media

Wage: $13/hour + commission

Location: Salt Lake City

Description: The Classifieds Account Executive will be motivated, sales driven, and success focused and will work directly with businesses to provide them with powerful solutions to their advertising needs on KSL.com Classifieds. The position is responsible for increasing revenue through the development of new and existing relationships (with emphasis on new business development) and meeting a specific sales quota.

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Customer Service Representative


Wage: $14.05/hour

Location: South Jordan

Description: As a Customer Service Representative, you will manage the calls we get from our customers and maintain relationships with our users to ensure they receive a quality customer service experience from the time they sign up with Homie until they sell their home. You will gain unrivaled knowledge and training in the real estate industry by working for a disruptive technology company that is one of the largest brokers in the state.

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Customer Solutions Tech Support


Wage: $13/hour

Location: Lindon

Description: In a very comfortable and fast-paced call center environment, Vivint’s Customer Solutions Reps answer inbound calls from customers across the country and help them understand/troubleshoot their home security and home automation systems over the phone. Part-time and full-time positions are available. Training and shifts are all evenings.

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Wage: $13/hour base + uncapped commissions

Location: Lindon

Description: Work with current customers who are 30-90 days behind on their payments. Billing professionals proactively make outbound calls to customers and collect payment on their Vivint systems to prevent disconnection from the services we provide. Majority of calls are to customers who were on auto-pay but switched credit card/bank info and forgot to update their information with us.

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Paratransit Operator

Utah Transit Authority

Wage: $16/hour training for five weeks, $16.87 after training

Location: Salt Lake City

Description: Responsible for safe operation of a passenger bus on a specialized route in accordance with UTA operating procedures, assuming responsibility for the safety of customers and equipment. Performs standard pre-trip/post-trip vehicle inspections. Communicates appropriate information to dispatch, customers, supervisors, and others designated to receive such information. Answers questions from customers and others. Collects appropriate fare from passengers. Follows UTA guidelines, operating rules and procedures.

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Train Host

Utah Transit Authority

Wage: $13.50/hour

Location: Salt Lake City

Description: Oversees the safety of customers boarding/riding the commuter rail train. Assist passengers with bridge plate deployment per ADA requirements. Oversees the wellbeing of customers on the train. Walk the entire train between stations. Communicates appropriate information to transit police, customers, supervisors, and others designated to receive such information. Answers questions from customers and others.

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Experience Specialist


Wage: $15/hour

Location: Salt Lake City

Description: The experience specialist is responsible for greeting all customers who are interested in purchasing a car, getting their car serviced or purchasing a part. The experience specialist will initiate the first point of contact and ensure that the customer is greeted with a smile and kindly led and introduced to the appropriate department. Other tasks include assisting sales reps by fact-finding, giving product presentations and demo drives. This position will rotate between the different departments in service, business development center and sales.

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Cafe Manager


Wage: $13.10–$15.59 DOE

Location: Taylorsville

Description: The purpose of this position is to sell product by providing remarkable customer service. This person will maintain quality standards and product levels of all products at the coffee/gelato bar. This person will be preparing coffee and espresso drinks, serving and sampling gelato, serving baked goods, training other coffee/gelato associates, determining production and inventory levels, receiving and stocking product and providing exceptional customer service.

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House Cleaner

The Cleaning Authority

Wage: $13/hour + $300 signing bonus

Location: American Fork

Description: Your fresh start as a professional house cleaner begins here! The Cleaning Authority is one of North America’s leading residential cleaning services and we’re looking for people to join our team. As a professional House Cleaner for The Cleaning Authority, you will use environmentally-friendly cleaning products and create a healthy, clean environment for homeowners to enjoy.

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Customer Service (Data Entry)

Wanship Transportation

Wage: $14/hour+ DOE

Location: North Salt Lake

Description: The Wanship team is looking for a self-driven, polite/friendly person to join the team as a customer service/data entry team member. This individual will help/assist the team with scheduling, data entry and communicating with both our customers and our internal team. This role will evolve as you are more familiar with our business. Understanding the logistics of our business (trucking/transportation) is key, but the support to get you up to speed will be there for you!

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Customer Solutions Representative

Utah Higher Education Assistance Authority

Wage: $13.25

Location: North Salt Lake

Description: As a customer service representative, you will counsel borrowers through inbound and outbound calls, update accounts, locate borrowers, perform collection activities on current, early and late-stage delinquent accounts in a call center environment.

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Production Assistant/ Bindery

DocuMart of Utah

Wage: $13–$15 DOE

Location: West Valley City

Description: No experience required as job training will be provided. Future career advancement possible for the right candidate. You will be using computers and other equipment to set up and produce a variety of jobs which will also require coordinating with co-workers and outside vendors. Printing experience a plus, but not required. Must be able to lift 50 pounds and have a positive can-do attitude!

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