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A-AVC, Facilities & Campus Svcs
- W = Statewide
- A = UAA
- F = UAF
- G = UAFGI
- S = UAS
Major Org Unit
University of Alaska Anchorage
Building and Grounds Maintenance Skilled Labor - Trades
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HR Phone Number
University of Alaska Anchorage - (907) 786-4608
HR E-mail Address
University of Alaska Anchorage - firstname.lastname@example.org
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Job Posting Summary
Facilities and Campus Services (FC&S) is responsible for Facilities Planning and Construction (FP&C), Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) and Facilities Maintenance and Operations (FMO) for UAA including its community campuses. The primary focus of F&CS is to ensure the responsibility of these divisions to provide a safe effective environment for the students and staff of the university to study, live and work. The position calls for expertise in cleaning commercial and industrial work environments and employee motivation to successfully maintain a campus consisting of approximately 30 buildings and approximately 1,200,000 square feet of building space. Under general supervision of the Facilities Custodial Supervisors this position may perform a variety of custodial duties to ensure that in-house custodial and maintenance service worker personnel maintain a clean and healthy educational environment for students, faculty, staff and the visiting public.
Knowledge, skills and abilities required for this position.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must have a demonstrated experience in cleaning and maintaining commercial/institutional facilities: Knowledge of commercial cleaning tasks, methods, functions and institutional cleaning standards. The individual must have a demonstrated history of key security or other positions of responsibility and trust. Ability to safely secure keys, building supplies, and equipment. Possess the ability to use commercial cleaning equipment including floor scrubber, carpet extractors, vacuums, mops, brooms, and brushes. Ability to safely store and use chemicals and cleaning products. Perform tasks in a safe manner including responding to and cleaning up potential biohazards and body fluids with an appropriate disinfection material. The ability to shovel snow, sweep sidewalks, mow lawns and other general labor assignments in operation with maintaining commercial facilities. He/she must have the ability to lift and move up to 70lbs with or without reasonable accommodations. Ability to follow instructions both written and verbal in the English language and the ability to complete required forms, paperwork, timesheets, and other documents in a legible manner. Must posses an unexpired Driver's license.
Typical education or training required for this position (including licenses).
Valid driver's license and current DMV driving rcord
Length of time and type of experience required for this position.
Any combination of education and /or experience which clearly demonstrates the skills and abilities necessary to accomplish the essential functions of the job.
Preferred knowledge, skills or abilities for this position.
Must possess good communications skills; the ability to understand and follow directions and provide feedback to supervisor and ability to read and interpret documents. Ability to perform strenuous labor over long periods of time. Must be available to work regular Custodial Department hours reporting to work early morning and/or weekend shifts if needed. Working hours are from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and are comprised of two eight hour shift that overlap providing coverage seven days a week, but the incumbent is subject to call in after normal working hours to respond to emergencies. This is a full time position providing a forty hour work week, scheduled Tuesday through Saturday, with overtime as required. All working schedules are subject to change as required by the university. Must be dependable, cooperative and able to work independently as well as with co-workers of varying backgrounds.
Special Instructions to Applicants
To be considered applicants must attach: 1. Resume 2. Cover Letter 3. References (contact information for three professional references) 4. Supplemental Document 1 (a current copy of your DMV driving record)
Special Conditions of Employment
This position is union represented. Per Article 10.4 of the collective bargaining agreement L6070 bargaining unit members who meet the minimum qualifications for the position who apply for this position before the review date shall be given priority consideration and an opportunity to interview for the position.
Describe any other special skills/knowledge required for this position (e.g. additional training, heavy lifting or traveling).
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to walk, sit, climb or balance, and smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Year-round exposure to varying weather conditions is to be expected.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action : The University of Alaska is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and educational institution. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application and screening process should contact the local Human Resources office. Public Disclosure : Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act. Background Investigation : Finalists may be subject to a background investigation. Any offer of employment is contingent upon a review of the results of the background investigation by the Human Resources office. Immigration Reform and Control Act : Person(s) hired by the University of Alaska must comply with the provisions of the Federal Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. All employees must provide proof of eligibility to work. For foreign nationals requesting employer sponsored visas, a job must qualify as a "specialty occupation" to be eligible for sponsorship of a U.S. H 1B visa petition. You must present your Social Security Card as verification of your Social Security Number. If you do not have a social security number, you must present a receipt from the Social Security Administrations stating you have applied for a social security number within 10 days of your employment with the University of Alaska. Social Security : On January 1, 1982, the University opted out of the Social Security system; however, participation in Social Security is still required for adjunct faculty hired after January 1, 1996, temporary staff, extended temporary staff, and certain student employees. Also, benefit-eligible employees hired after April 1, 1986, are required to pay into Medicare even though they do not participate in Social Security. Benefits : Refer to the Benefits web page at http://www.alaska.edu/benefits for more information on benefits available to University of Alaska employees. E-Verify : The University of Alaska participates in the E-Verify program. For more information please see the following: E-Verify Participation Poster (English): https://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterEnglish.pdf E-Verify Participation Poster (Spanish): https://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterSpanish.pdf Right to Work Poster (English): https://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/WebBPPOSTERRtoWEnglishversion.pdf Right to Work Poster (Spanish): https://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/WebBPPOSTERRtoWSpanishversion.pdf
Job Duties: Additional new field
Sweeps, mops, scrubs, and vacuums hallways, stairs, and office space.
Empties trash and garbage containers. vacuuming
Notifies supervisor concerning need for major repairs.
Removes hazards from buildings including snow, ice, debris, animal and/or human wastes, construction materials, and other items as required.
Posts signs to advise other employees and the public of safety hazards.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must have a demonstrated experience in cleaning and maintaining commercial/institutional facilities: Knowledge of commercial cleaning tasks, methods, functions and institutional cleaning standards. The individual must have a demonstrated history of key security or other positions of responsibility and trust. He/she must be able to safely secure keys, building supplies, and equipment. Possess the ability to use commercial cleaning equipment including floor scrubber, carpet extractors, vacuums, mops, brooms, and brushes. The individual must have the ability to safely store and use chemicals and cleaning products. Perform tasks in a safe manner including responding to and cleaning up potential biohazards and body fluids with an appropriate disinfection material. The ability to shovel snow, sweep sidewalks, mow lawns and other general labor assignments in operation with maintaining commercial facilities. He/she must have the ability to lift and move up to 70 lbs. He/she must have the ability to follow instructions both written and verbal in the English language and the ability to complete required forms, paperwork, timesheets, and other documents in a legible manner. Must posses a valid AK Driver's license.
The individual will provide custodial and general labor services to the University of Alaska Anchorage. He/she will remove trash from rooms and buildings; perform floor maintenance including sweeping, mopping, carpet cleaning, floor stripping and waxing. He/she will sanitize and clean restrooms and food service areas. He/she will remove hazards that may be present in the building, clean classrooms, labs, offices and common areas. As directed he/she may be responsible to secure college buildings at the end of the day and /or building opening in the morning. In addition to Custodial cleaning tasks, he/she will assist in grounds maintenance including, but not limited to snow and ice removal from exterior paths, fire exit doorways and fire paths within 100 feet of the buildings or to a distance where machinery can be effectively and safely used. This includes walkways, stairs, and parking lots. Duties may include lawn care and other exterior maintenance. The individual may be required to use mowers, snow blowers, etc. He/she will move office and classroom furniture as requested to accommodate special requests. He/she will replace ceiling tiles. He/she will be responsible for oiling and cleaning door hinges, will perform ceiling light bulb cleaning duties and report any un-repairable items to building maintenance for work order repair. The individual will assist facilities maintenance as assigned in a laborer capacity and may be required to perform light maintenance duties. He/she will perform classroom checks periodically to make sure clocks, lights, ceiling tiles, chairs, and disability support furniture is present and in proper working condition. If not in working condition he/she will turn in a maintenance work order for repairs to any building environments.
University of Alaska - 22 months ago