Perform routine and heavy cleaning, and upkeep of University buildings and facilities.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
Clean and maintain floor surfaces and stairways by sweeping, mop-ping, stripping, sealing, refinishing, and polishing, using hand and/or mechanical cleaning, scrubbing and buffing equipment.
Clean mirrors, blackboards, interior glass and windows, drinking fountains, ceilings, walls, doors and other appliances and equipment.
Vacuum and clean carpeted floors, stairways and upholstered furniture.
Clean carpeted floors as needed.
Clean lavatories and fixtures.
Empty waste containers, ash trays and cigarette urns; and pick up refuse in buildings. Empty waste containers outside building entrances.
Stock lavatories and other applicable rooms with necessary supplies such as soap, toilet paper and towels, and maintain an inventory of various supplies and equipment in accordance with specific instructions.
Replace burned-out light bulbs.
Clean, dust and polish items such as cases, ledges, furniture, equipment, fixtures, furnishings, venetian blinds and window casings.
Remove snow and ice from building entrances, as directed.
Move and arrange furniture, supplies, equipment and furnishings, as required, to perform assigned cleaning or to set up for various meetings and events.
Maintain cleanliness of work and storage areas and all supplies and equipment used in the performance of duties.
Report any damage, malfunction, irregularities and/or potential hazards in equipment or supplies to supervisor.
Lock and unlock rooms and buildings.
Perform related Departmental duties, as required.
Ability to read, write, interpret instructions and perform basic arithmetic, typically acquired through the completion of a high school education, is necessary.
Ability to perform physically active work of a medium-heavy nature, requiring frequent walking, climbing, pushing, pulling, stooping, kneeling and crouching activity to perform routine cleaning functions; and frequent lifting requiring the exertion of up to 50 pounds of force to lift a mop bucket, vacuum, ladder, or other supplies and equipment, is necessary.
Ability to meet Departmental standards of reasonable personal hygiene is necessary.
Knowledge of cleaning techniques and operation of custodial equipment is desirable.
Internal Number: 11001
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Since its inception, Eastern Michigan, first as a Normal School, then as a College and finally as a University, has grown and developed to respond to the ever-changing needs of society. Over the years, EMU has educated thousands of sons and daughters of Michigan, the nation, and the world. The University currently serves 23,000 students who are pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees in the arts, sciences and professions. In all, more than 200 majors, minors and concentrations are delivered through the University?s Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Health and Human Services; Technology, and its graduate school. Eastern Michigan?s exceptional faculty, students and alumni include CEOs from major businesses; a National Student Teacher of the Year, National Teacher of the Year, numerous Fulbright Scholars and Milken Family Foundation National Educators award winners; and several Michigan Teachers of the Year.