Job duties include performing a variety of routine manual work under supervision such as the following:
Wash floors, corridors, stairs and stairwells, walls, partitions, windows from the inside or outside of buildings using mops, brushes, detergents, buffers, floor scrubbers and other cleaning implements
Collects, transports and disposes of medical waste or spoiled linens in accordance with cleaning procedures
Cleans blood spills and bodily fluids, including urine, vomit and feces
Strips and waxes floors: vacuums and shampoos carpets; and dusts assigned areas using manual or mechanical equipment
Cleans and scrubs all areas of lavatories and locker rooms, such as sinks, urinals, toilets, showers, shower walls and drain, tile floors, and locker room common areas
Replaces light bulbs, dusts or washes light fixtures and high places such as ceilings using ladders and scaffolds
Cleans and polishes furniture, metal fixtures and equipment
Removes hazardous articles on floors, furniture and equipment and places them in designated receptacles or in appropriate places
Move furniture and equipment in connection with cleaning activities or sets up meetings or special events
Changes curtains and drapes and hangs pictures and other decorative objects Empties trash, recyclables and waste in accordance with cleaning schedule
Assembles cleaning cart to conform to assigned cleaning duties and mixes and properly dilutes cleaning solutions in accordance with manufacturer directions
Wears appropriate protective clothing and other specialized protective equipment as required by the cleaning assignments
Checks supplies and equipment functioning and notifies supervisor of low supply levels, equipment malfunction and building maintenance issues noted during cleaning
In addition the incumbent must be able to stand, stoop, bend and stretch for long periods of time. Have the ability to perform medium to heavy physical labor, ability to use various cleaning equipment and products; ability to climb ladders and scaffolds. May be assigned to clean laboratories, operating rooms or hospital, school or custodial care settings that require a high degree of cleanliness and disinfectant processes that must be followed to minimize the spread of infection. The ability to shovel and remove snow from walkways and areas adjacent to buildings.
Successful candidates in the position must be able to effectively communicate with co-workers, supervisors and the campus community. This position may require you to work in a team so the candidate should have strong interpersonal and teamwork skills. The candidate must possess and have proven positive customer service skills; must also possess good listening skills and be able to understand and follow written and/or oral instructions. Since the activities of other employees depend upon the availability of the employee in this position, reliable attendance is a factor that will be considered when filling this vacancy.
There are no educational or experience requirements
National Work Readiness Credential preferred. For more information about the National Work Readiness Credential or to find out how to receive the certification, please contact Ms. Terry Patterson, UB Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) at firstname.lastname@example.org or 716-645-1913
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