Essential Functions: JOB PURPOSEProvide daily janitorial services in University buildings for the cleaning and upkeep of campus facilities.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSClean and service offices, classrooms, lecture halls, auditoriums, laboratories, elevators, stairs and other areas of campus buildings. Dust furniture, equipment and fixtures, which may be at any height from ground to ceiling and at any angle. Move desks and chairs in order to sweep, mop and/or vacuum floors. Fill, transport and empty buckets which may contain several gallons f water used for washing floors and chalkboards; clean large areas using push brooms, wet mops, dust mops, vacuum cleaners, dust pans, sponges, etc.; clean door and partition glass; clean both inside and outside of all entrance door glass. Clean laboratories when departmental employees are present.Remove trash and refuse from rooms and buildings. Empty contents of waste baskets in classrooms, restrooms, offices, corridors, etc. into large refuse containers; use proper methods to access trash from a wide range of receptacles; transport wheeled cart containing large amounts of refuse to outdoor dumpster or compactor, including in inclement weather; lift and transfer garbage from cart to dumpster; operate compactor. Utilize safe methods and take necessary precautions to prevent cuts or other injuries from sharp or other harmful objects put out for disposal. Remove cigarettes from outdoor receptacles. Change sand as needed.Clean restrooms and locker rooms. Clean and disinfect sinks, toilets, showers, tile, metal, chrome, etc.; sweep and m op floors; use sponges, brooms, mops, brushes, etc.; clean up after spills, including human waste; clean mirrors; restock toilet tissue and toweling; wash and polish drinking fountains; access different heights and angles to clean bathroom surfaces and fixtures. Exercise safe methods when working with cleaning supplies and hazardous disinfecting agents.Lock and/or unlock buildings as assigned by supervisor. Close and lock windows in offices, classrooms, etc.; notify supervisor of need for and receive cleaning agents, paper products and other supplies; assist with emergency cleaning; access high areas using ladder or equipment having long handles. Operate floor buffers, automatic scrubbers, wet and fry vacuum cleaners, electric or battery powered sweepers and other portable cleaning equipment. May operate carpet cleaning machines and vehicles; perform routine light maintenance of machines such as changing belts, bags, check and recharge batteries; transport and use heavy equipment which vibrates and/or needs to be guided on surfaces; utilize machinery, equipment and supplies safely at all times. Perform some duties near students, visitors and other staff members.All Janitors are considered to be "Essential Personnel," and are required to report during a university emergency closure period.Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: High school graduate or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.Possession and m maintenance of a valid Michigan vehicle operator's license may be required.Ability to follow instruction.Ability to perform simple math to mix cleaning agents.Ability to transport, use and maintain the full range of custodial supplies and equipment, including brooms, mops, sponges, buckets of water, vacuums, buffers, automatic scrubbers, electric sweepers, dust plans, ladders, toxic cleaning agents, etc.Ability to transport and use heavy cleaning/housekeeping equipment.Ability to access cleaning surfaces which may be at any height or angle from ground level to ceiling.Ability to work in varying environmental and possibly hazardous working conditions utilizing appropriate precautions to ensure safety of self and others.Prior cleaning experience preferred.Must obtain security clearance.
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is d...edicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.