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Environmental Services Worker (Day)

Prince George's Community College
Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 20, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant, Auxiliary Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Information

Position Title

Environmental Services Worker (Day)

Position Type



Facilities Operations (ESW CR)



Union/Non Union


Full Time or Part Time

Full Time



Salary Range

Hiring Salary Range

$28,808-$31,688/ Annually

Fixed Term/Tenure Track (Faculty Only)

Regular or Temporary


Job Description Summary

Responsible for detail cleaning of all restrooms, offices, classrooms, stairways, hallways, window cleaning, outside entrance ways, and event set-ups.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. High School Diploma.
  2. Six months to one year of work experience directly in housekeeping, custodial or environmental maintenance field.

  • Knowledge, ability, skills, and proven experience at successfully using base custodial equipment, (duster, cloth, straight broom, push broom, dry mop, wet mop, bucket, dustpan, putty knife, custodial cart, vacuum cleaner, buffer, burnisher, wet vac)
  • Knowledge, ability, skills, and proven experience to successfully disinfect and sanitize contact surfaces including but not limited to restrooms and all therein, hard floor surfaces, carpeted floor surfaces, walls, furniture, fixtures, railings, switches, and hand touch surfaces, etc.
  • Knowledge, ability, skills and proven experience at successfully and safely using cleaning chemicals and products to perform all of the duties of the respective position
  • Knowledge, ability, skills and proven experience at successfully performing both hard surface floor (buffing, burnishing) and soft surface floor (shampooing, extracting, scotch guarding) care.

CRITERIA : The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed. Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process.

  • Dusts, cleans, treats as required all office, classroom and other furniture and apparatus, maintains same in appropriate room arrangement for required use, empties and maintains trash, recycle and other receptacles daily or as often as needed.
  • Sweeps, dry and/or wet mops. strips, wet or dry scrubs, seals, finishes, refinishes, buffs and/or burnishes floors, stairwells, baseboards and related areas as required on a daily basis to maintain college standards of cleanliness as set by the division; washes and/or cleans and treats as required all walls, baseboards, woodwork, windows, blinds, shades, and various other campus equipment and property to maintain these also to the standards of cleanliness set by the Facilities Division and Guidelines published by Association of Physical Plant Administrators. ( APPA )
  • Performs “Porter Cleaning-Sanitizing Services,” before and after the convening of classes, in classrooms, laboratories, lecture halls, meeting and conferencing rooms. Standards of cleanliness are established by the Division and APPA Guidelines.
  • Performs related work as required
Job Requirements

  1. Must be able to work a flexible schedule. Primary hours of work will be: Monday – Friday 8:30a.m.-4:30p.m..
  2. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
  3. As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
  4. A background investigation will be conducted prior to the offer of employment. A signed authorization for the release of personal information will be required if selected for an interview.

  1. Must have the use of sensory skills in order to effectively communicate and interact with other employees and the public through the use of the telephone and personal contact as normally defined by the ability to see, read, talk, hear, handle, or feel objects and controls.
  2. Physical capability to effectively use and operate various items of office related equipment, such as, but not limited to a, personal computer, calculator, copier, and fax machine.
  3. No significant climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, and repetitive motions.

  1. Ability to stand on feet for long periods of time.
  2. Ability to safely be able to work around and directly with cleaning chemicals and products without allergic reaction or hinderance to ability to perform the job.
  3. Ability to be able to lift constantly and often repeatedly a minimum of 50 lbs., both male and female personnel as a condition of employment.
  4. Ability to be able to perform all of the required functions of the position in full as there is no light duty" in Environmental Services.
  5. Proven ability to be able to successfully operate all of the following equipment: (upright vacuum cleaners, back-pack vacuum cleaners, walk-behind wide vacuum cleaners, side-to-side 375-600 rpm buffers, straight-ahead 1000-2000rpm high speed burnishers, and 1000-2000rpm walk-behind burnishers).
  6. Ability to be able to work in extreme cold temperatures (for some 50 degrees to S degrees Fahrenheit), and extreme hot temperatures, (for some 80 degrees to 105 degrees Fahrenheit), this for short but extended periods of time as required, (anywhere 1 to 2 hour blocks), both indoors and outdoors, this has mandated to perform exterior cleaning functions such as stoop and around building cleaning as needed in winter and summer periods. Ability to be able to climb and use ladders as needed, (usually 3’ to 8’ in height), to accommodate high level cleaning, and to go down into lower level and subbasement building areas such as sump pump rooms, custodial closets, and mechanical rooms if and when necessary.

Is Background Check Required?


Is the incumbent responsible for working with minor children or directly engaging with minor children on campus?


Posting Detail Information

Posting Number


Open Date


Close Date

Open Until Filled


Background Check Statement

Prince George’s Community College is committed to providing a safe campus community. PGCC conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, education verification, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Prince George’s Community College values the safety of its students, faculty, and staff. As part of that commitment, the College has announced effective October 21, 2021, all students, faculty, and staff must be vaccinated against COVID -19 or tested for the virus weekly. As a prospective or new employee, you will be required to comply with this mandate and all the necessary safety protocols, including wearing a mask. Please direct your questions related to the vaccination, testing, mask mandates, and requirements for exemptions to .

Application Status ; you will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your application, upon which time no further communication occurs unless selected for an interview or the position is filled. If recommended for hire, communication is immediately sent to your references listed on your application. Also, you will receive an email notification from HireRight requesting you to submit authorization to complete a background investigation.
Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Which of the following best describes your level of completed education? (Education details must be included in your application.)
    • Master's Degree or above from an accredited college/university
    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • Associate's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • One to two years of college credit (30 credit hours is equivalent to one year)
    • Less than 30 credits from an accredited college/university
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • None of the above
  2. * Do you have at least six months to one year of related experience? See minimum qualifications for this position.
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you able to meet the special requirements listed on this posting?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • HERC
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Personal Referral
    • PGCC Website
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
    • The Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • The Washington Post
    • Other: Please indicate below
    • Educause
  5. How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you selected 'Other' please indicate source:

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter

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