Campus Service Workers/Custodial - Facilities & Services (Day Shifts) 16102
Looking to move forward in your career? West Virginia University is hiring Campus Service Workers! With a variety of locations and shifts available, working in the Facilities Management department at WVU will give you the flexibility you need.
Campus Service Workers provide a variety of maintenance and support services to the University, maintaining buildings and grounds across campus. They are front-line professionals who enhance the atmosphere of WVU, using every opportunity to provide a pleasant, positive and high-quality learning environment.
To make this mission as simple and successful as possible, CSWs have access to state-of-the art equipment, from eco-friendly air filters to lightweight vacuums and scrubbers. The Facilities team uses science-based procedures, tools and products to clean for health and reduce the spread of germs and disease.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Clean and maintain interior appearance of all buildings, including floors, carpets, furniture, walls, bathrooms, kitchens and more.
Clean and maintain exterior appearance of all buildings, including removing leaves and debris, cleaning gutters, removing snow and ice, spreading salt, washing graffiti and more.
Operate various machinery, including walk-behind and riding scrubbers, high-speed burnishers, and hand and power tools.
Properly mix and dilute commercial strength disinfectants, detergents and solutions, calculating the appropriate amount to use.
Relocate offices and classrooms by lifting and loading/unloading furniture, file cabinets, boxes, etc. using handtrucks, dollies and other equipment.
Assist in set-up and tear-down of equipment for special events.
Perform miscellaneous tasks, including collecting trash and recycling, replenishing supplies, locking/unlocking doors, assisting other workers and responding to various requests.
Remain current in safety requirements and attend periodic training sessions.
The Division of Facilities and Services encompasses two units that are integral to the University's success. Our units employ talented and skilled workers whose jobs range from maintaining, protecting and improving the University's buildings and grounds. Facilities and Services takes care of every aspect of WVU so that its employees, students and guests are safe and satisfied on campus.
Work Hours: Day shifts available Pay Grade: 7
WVU provides competitive wages for its employees, and takes related experience and education into consideration when determining appropriate salary.
0-6 months directly related experience (Preference may be given to candidates with greater amounts of directly related experience)
Physical coordination and demands include:
Ability to withstand long periods of standing, walking, climbing, stooping and bending daily
Ability to move furniture and unload supplies daily
Ability to work from ladders and confined spaces as needed
Ability to lift items weighing up to 75 pounds as needed
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. Find out more about your opportunities as a Mountaineer at http://careers.wvu.edu/ .
West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer, and is 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 applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.
Job Posting: Jan 19, 2021
Posting Classification: Classified
Exemption Status: Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 218904
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.