Campus Service Workers - Facilities & Services 07797
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 and Maintenance 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 seven units that are integral to the University's success. Each of our units employs talented and skilled workers whose jobs range from planning and managing construction of the institution's outstanding facilities to 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, afternoon and midnight shifts available Pay Grade: 7
WVU provides competitive wages for its employees, and takes related experience and education into consideration when determining appropriate salary.
High school diploma, GED or equivalent
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://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: Feb 9, 2018
Posting Classification: Classified
Exemption Status: Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 127620
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.