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Facilities Support Worker I

Columbus State Community College
Ohio, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 16, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Title: Facilities Support Worker I

Department: Building Services

Location: Columbus Campus

Employment Type: Staff

Employment Status: Board Approved

Bargaining Unit: Teamsters(Facilities)

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Compensation Type: Hourly

Compensation: $16.00

Schedule: M-F, 7am-3:30pm

The College

Community colleges are uniquely positioned to respond to workforce needs and make higher education an affordable reality. There has never been a better time to join a two-year college, and there’s no better place to do it than at Columbus State. A laser focus on student success and a partnership mindset have established Columbus State as a key talent provider in a thriving regional economy, and a premier community college that is changing the nation’s education and workforce landscapes.

With more than 46,000 students across two campuses, at several regional learning centers, and online, Columbus State is the nation’s only institution recognized as an Achieving the Dream (ATD) college, an AACC Guided Pathways institution, and a participant in The Right Signals Initiative through the Lumina Foundation. Columbus State employees at all levels benefit from an engaging, collaborative, and supportive culture that rewards innovation and vision. We provide competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and professional development opportunities. We are dedicated to ensuring that the diversity of Columbus State faculty and staff reflects that of our students and region. We are proud to be a central part of a community that embraces differences and celebrates the many cultures, beliefs, and lifestyles that define Central Ohio.

The City

Columbus, Ohio is also home to The Ohio State University and more than 30 other colleges and universities as well as the headquarters of multiple Fortune 500 companies. Columbus is one of America’s fastest-growing cities, offering a wealth of cultural experiences, dining, entertainment, shopping opportunities, and more. That’s why Central Ohio residents find living here so fulfilling, both professionally and personally.

Position Summary

The Facility Support Worker I position handles office moves, furniture moves, and event setups. This position will respond to requests involving hanging pictures, assembling and disassembling office furniture, installing and repairing paper towel and soap dispensers. This role may also assist with painting projects by prepping work surfaces. This position will be on-call for emergency clean-up and snow removal.

Core Competencies

Professionalism, Quality Orientation, Managing Work, Safety Focus, Continuous Improvement, Customer/Student/Employee Focus, Applied Learning, Collaboration, Work Standards


Facilities Support

Moves office and conference room furniture, such as desks, chairs, cabinets, bookcases, etc. within rooms, between buildings, regional learning centers, and campuses. Replaces, removes, or reorganizes classroom and lobby furnishings on campus and at off-campus sites. May operate forklift to move and relocate heavy furnishings or equipment. Moves items, such as stage equipment, tables, and chairs in support of event set-ups for campus meetings, classroom activities, public events, or conferences. Enters, fulfills, and submits completed work orders accurately and in a timely manner.

Assembles and disassembles office furniture to manufacturer specifications including, but not limited to work stations, tables, desks, bookcases, shelves, filing cabinets, and chairs. Hangs coat racks, banners, shelves, mirrors, clocks, bulletin boards, blackboards, and pictures according to customer’s requests and ADA specifications. Conducts regular and routine building upkeep duties to include, but not limited to changing clock and dispenser batteries, resetting clocks, installing and repairing paper towel and soap dispensers.

May assist with paint projects by prepping work surfaces and areas, taping, placing drop cloths, and helping with resets and clean-up.

Environmental Cleaning Support & Snow Removal Operations

Performs minor cleaning tasks, if necessary. Sweeps, dusts, mops floors, and empties trash. Operates carpet cleaner and spot-cleans carpet. Dusts and polishes furniture, woodwork, and other fixtures. Uses various cleaning agents. Performs external leaf removal within 25ft of assigned building entrances. Ensures cleanliness and appearance of facilities by monitoring classrooms, offices, lobbies, restrooms, and secured administrative areas. Reports all issues to Facilities support Supervisor. Locates and removes any inappropriate markings, stickers, decals, advertisement, or graffiti.

Performs safe clean-up, removal, and disposal of blood-borne pathogens and other infections or hazardous materials. Responds and performs emergency flood cleanup. Participates in snow removal, as assigned. Utilizes shovels, snow blowers, tractors, salt spreaders, and trucks for snow removal. Cleans walkways, stairs, parking lots, and roadways of snow and ice. Applies salt, calcium, and sand to various areas to melt ice and provide safe conditions.

Assists Police Department during building evacuations and emergencies.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Fosters and maintains a safe environment of respect and inclusion for faculty, staff, students, and members of the community.

Other Duties & Responsibilities

Performs other duties as assigned. Regular, predictable, and punctual attendance is required. Attends all required department meetings and training. Works overtime, as required to meet workload demands.

Usual Physical Requirements

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions described in this position description. While performing duties of this job, the employee regularly exhibits digital dexterity when entering data into computer. The employee frequently sits for periods of time, stands, and walks. Employee converses verbally or manually with others in person as well as by telephone. Vision demands include close, relatively detailed vision when focusing on computer screen. Employee occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds.

Working Conditions

Normal working conditions with occasional exposure to dirt, dust, debris and odors. Employee is occasionally exposed to wet, humid or other outdoor weather conditions. The employee regularly experiences exposure to minor cuts, burns or other situations that may cause injury. Occasional risk of electrical shock. Employee occasionally works near moving parts or in high, precarious places. Employee may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic materials and blood borne pathogens. Employee may be exposed to loud noises.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of : standard practices in facilities support; use of tools necessary to perform assigned tasks; common safety methods including use of personal protective equipment.

Skilled in : Verbal and written communications; Microsoft office.

Ability to : work independently; develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates, supervisors, job contacts, and general public; analyze processes and make recommendations for improvement; maintain accurate and complete work records.

Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma or GED. One (1) year experience performing facilities support services. An appropriate combination of education, training, coursework and experience may qualify a candidate. State Motor Vehicle Operator's License.

Additional Information: Individuals in this position are considered an essential employee, pursuant to College Policy & Procedure. Must be insurable to operate a vehicle, as a condition of initial and continued employment.

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