Bldg Environmental Technician
Housekeeping - 35212
Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The Housekeeping Unit is a part of the Physical Plant Department, Business Affairs Division of the University. This unit provides conventional cleaning care to all academic buildings, administration offices, labs and University Union and University Center. Work involves performance on a continuing basis of variety of tasks in accordance with Housekeeping procedures. Performs some maintenance on housekeeping equipment.
Facilities - 35200 College
The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.
A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to- BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.
The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.
UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.
Location of Workplace
Brief Summary of Work for this Position
The Housekeeper is accountable for the care and cleanliness of offices, classrooms, and multi-purpose facilities. This position sweeps, mops, and vacuums floor surfaces, will clean windows, walls, woodwork, and light fixtures. This position will maintain bathrooms in a sanitary state, replenish paper supplies and soap as necessary, empty trash and recycling receptacles as needed, move furniture upon assignment, and perform related duties as required. Housekeeper’s cart as well as the building’s closet must be well-organized and maintain the appropriate inventory levels of all cleaning products. Any needed repairs of leaking faucets, toilets, broken window panes, etc. are to be reported to their immediate supervisor.
This position will need to have an understanding and meet the specific cleaning needs of each building. Additional capabilities to include excellent customer service skills to listen and respond to customer’s needs and the ability to maintain good employee relationships with supervisors and co-workers. This position will be required to provide backup support for special projects and other activities, as needed, with specific instructions given as required for execution of more complex tasks.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Some knowledge of cleaning procedures, ability to follow instructions and to perform medium to heavy physical work; or an equivalent combination of training and experience
Preferred education, professional skills and experience
High school diploma or equivalency; or demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work
Some knowledge of cleaning procedures
Two years of previous commercial/industrial cleaning experience
Required Certifications or licensure
NC Driver’s License preferred but not required.
1.0 (40 hours per week)
Months Per Year
Thursday - Monday (Off Tuesday & Wednesday)
6:00PM - 2:30AM
Type of Position
Anticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited
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Posting Close Date
Special Notes to Applicants
PLEASE NOTE : This posting will close at 11:59PM (Eastern time) on the posted closing date. To receive full consideration, please be sure you have fully completed the entire application before you apply for this position. Failure to answer all required questions will cause the system to disqualify your application.
At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington ( UNCW ), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.
Eligibility for Employment
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. UNC Wilmington participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.
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