Campus Facilities Management
Nature and Level of Work
Perform routine, manual work utilizing knowledge of various
custodial materials, equipment, methods and procedures used in
maintaining a clean, neat and orderly building. May clean, sweep
and remove trash from multiple campus parking garage structures,
provide special services to the Chancellor’s residence and
emergency support to the Special Work Assignment Team (SWAT).
Responsibilities may include maintenance of designated buildings
and related fixtures and routine repair of fixed equipment and
buildings. Work is subject to spot checking for neatness,
cleanliness and workmanship with periodic review for overall
effectiveness. Functional contacts include co-workers, service
department employees and all personnel utilizing building
- Perform duties in the care and cleaning of buildings (e.g.,
garages, offices, classrooms, entry ways, and restrooms). Clean
floors (e.g., sweep, mop, and wax), empty trash receptacles, dust
furniture, clean windows and other cleaning related duties. May
sweep and shovel snow. May order cleaning supplies and equipment
repairs as needed. May be assigned to work in areas requiring
special use of disinfectants, cleaning techniques and sanitation
procedures or use of special equipment (e.g., large sweeper, power
- May prepare rooms for meetings by setting up chairs, tables and
- May occasionally fabricate simple fixtures or devices for use
in the building or assist superiors in fabrication of more
- May provide support for emergency responses and/or large
- May periodically, check building equipment (pumps, motors,
fans, heaters, furnace, etc.): perform necessary maintenance,
adjustments and routine repairs of equipment including replacement
of broken, worn or defective parts; report need of major repairs to
superior for correction. Check gauges of building equipment for
proper temperature, pressure, water level, etc. Clean and provide
routine maintenance on equipment such as vacuums, gas blower, large
lot sweeper and pickup truck.
- May perform building security duties such as locking and
unlocking doors, checking windows, turning lights on or off, etc.,
report items that need repair to superior. Report damages and
repair needs to appropriate staff. Report and clean graffiti from
surfaces when found.
A job offer for this position is contingent on passing a
physical examination to determine if the candidate possesses the
physical capabilities necessary to perform the essential
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Ability to read and write.
- A valid driver’s license is required.
- One year of general maintenance and custodial experience.
- Some knowledge of methods for cleaning equipment and buildings;
mechanical ability for minor repair of equipment.
- Ability on a daily basis to:
- Visualize work area and determine what tasks need to be
- Bend, squat, reach, stretch, walk, stand, sit, grasp and twist
- Climb stairs, step stools, and ladders; climb and descend
- Lift, carry, and set down objects of moderate weight (25-50
- Work may include one or more of the following:
- Working in areas of extreme temperatures
- Wearing a backpack vacuum for long periods of time
- Wearing protective mask and hearing protection devices
- Working around dust and cleaning chemicals
Full Time/Part Time
- Good physical coordination and mechanical aptitude sufficient
to perform assigned duties.
$14.00 to $15.21/hour, commensurate with experience.
Shift differential of $.70/hour for eligible hours.
4:00 am to 12:30 pm
8:30 am to 5:00 pm
10:00 pm to 6:30 am
Until all openings are filled.
Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter,
resume, and list of three references with contact information) into
one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume
attachments. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size
limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &,
If you are experiencing technical problems, please call (855)
Under direct supervision, receives oral and written instructions
daily on work to be performed.
No supervision is exercised.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and
applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated
ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis
of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex,
pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression,
age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status
protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not
be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of
religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military
organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of
Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more
information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If
you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or
functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative
Action at (816) 235-1323.
EEO IS THE LAW
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