Potomac State College, part of the West Virginia University system of campuses, is seeking candidates for a Campus Service Worker to provide a variety of support services to maintain the interior appearance of campus dormitories and the surrounding exterior appearance of the grounds.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Clean and maintain the interior appearance of all buildings, including classrooms, offices, laboratories, student housing, public areas, etc. by sweeping, mopping, stripping, and waxing floors; vacuuming and shampooing carpets, rugs, and upholstery; dusting and polishing furniture; washing and cleaning walls, ceilings, doors, windows, etc.; and performing other related internal cleaning activities.
Clean and disinfect bathrooms and kitchenettes and replenish supplies.
Operate walk-behind and riding scrubbers, high-speed burnishers, etc.
Operate various hand and power tools in the performance of duties, such as rakes, shovels, dollies, hand trucks, lawn mowers, weed trimmers, etc.
Relocate offices and classrooms within buildings and throughout campus by lifting, loading and unloading furniture, file cabinets, boxes, etc. onto hand trucks, dollies, and box vans for transportation.
Move, set-up, rearrange, and erect tables, chairs, platforms, bleachers, tents, displays, etc. for special events; disassemble and store items at the end of event.
Clean and maintain the surrounding exterior appearance of all institutional buildings by raking, removing and disposing of leaves and debris; cleaning gutters, culverts, and other drainage areas; sweeping, shoveling, and removing snow, ice, slush, and mud from entryways and sidewalks; spreading salt and cinders on public passageways; washing graffiti from walls and sidewalks; and performing other related external cleaning activities.
Remove weeds from shrubs and flowerbeds as required.
Work Hours : Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., but may vary occasionally
Pay Grade: 7
High school diploma, GED, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Related experience preferred
Ability to rapidly learn custodial, grounds keeping, and labor methods, procedures, and safety principles, as well as operation of equipment
Must be able to work flexible schedule with acceptable attendance record
Physical capability to perform duties of the position include:
Long periods of standing and walking
Bending, stooping and climbing
Lifting of heavy items weighing approximately 50 to 75 pounds
Ability to perform tasks requiring exposure to dust, fumes, chemicals (i.e. cleaning solutions), and variations in indoor temperatures and outside weather conditions
Application review will begin April 24, 2019 and continue until position is filled.
At West Virginia University, we pride ourselves on a tireless endeavor for achievement. We are home to some of the most passionate, innovative minds in the country who push their limits for the sake of progress, constantly moving the world forward. Our students, faculty and staff make this institution one of the best out there, and we are proud to stand as one voice, one university, one WVU. Get more details at http://hr.wvu.edu .
West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Job Posting: Apr 15, 2019
Posting Classification: Classified
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 170962
About West Virginia University
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land-grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship and offers high-quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU statewide includes campuses in Beckley, Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg and Morgantown – which has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America. WVU is an R1 Doctoral Research University (Highest Research Activity), one of only 115 nationwide. WVU offers 212 degrees throughout the 14 colleges and schools. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy and forensics. WVU researchers have helped confirm the existence of gravitational waves and uncovered diesel vehicle emissions discrepancies. Statewide, there are over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide. WVU is reinventing West Virginia’s future by strengthening education, healthcare and broad-based prosperity.