The Alumni Association at West Virginia University is seeking two (2) professional, hard-working and dedicated employees for the position of Facilities Worker for afternoon shift. This position will p rovide a variety of support services in order to maintain the interior appearance of the Erickson Alumni Center and exterior appearance of Alumni Center grounds. Work involves adhering to established procedures, techniques and safety requirements with some judgement required to interpret instructions. The position has frequent public contact with Alumni Center clientele.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Clean and maintain the interior and exterior appearance of the Alumni Center including meeting rooms, offices, bathrooms, public areas, etc. by sweeping, mopping, stripping, and waxing floors, vacuuming and shampooing carpets, rugs and upholstery, dusting and polishing furniture, washing and cleaning walls, ceilings, doors, windows, etc., and performing other related internal cleaning activities.
Operate various equipment in performance of duties such as brooms, mops, vacuums, shampooers, high-speed burnishers, buffers, etc.
Mix and dilute commercial strength disinfectants, germicidal detergents and other stringent cleaning solutions.
Relocate offices and meeting rooms within building by lifting, loading and unloading furniture, file cabinets, boxes, etc. onto hand trucks, dollies and box vans for transportation.
Implement energy conservation best practices at the Alumni Center.
Follow best risk management practices recommended by BRIM (Board of Risk and Insurance Management) as directed by the Assistant Director – Facilities and Management.
Execute the set up and break down of equipment (e.g. tables, chairs, staging, pipe and drape, dance floors, tents, etc.) associated with events held in the facility and on facility grounds, meeting the needs of Alumni Center clientele.
Performs other duties as assigned by the Manager, Assistant Director – Facilities or President and CEO.
Work Hours: Afternoon shift Pay Grade: 7
High school diploma or GED or any equivalent combination of vocational experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities
No experience required; six (6) months of experience is preferred
Physical capability to perform duties of the position including:
Long periods of standing and walking
Bending, stooping and climbing
Lifting of heavy items weighing approximately 50-75 pounds
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: Non-Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 126900
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.