Essential Functions: Perform general unskilled labor inside University buildings throughout campus. Move equipment, furniture, rubbish, materials and supplies; transport very heavy, awkward objects through doorways and halls, up and down stairs and around corners safely without damaging carpet or floors; dispose of material properly; place objects in appropriate location according to specification. Use hand trucks and other equipment as situations permit.
Assist with grounds maintenance. Plant and weed gardens; cut grass with hand or power mower; perform edging with hand or power edger; remove rubbish from outdoor areas; empty outdoor garbage cans which may contain large amounts of trash and/or water. Operate hand and power tools properly to avoid injury to self or others.
Provide general clean-up duties. Pick up litter from grass, along fences and around trees; assist in clean up after sporting events; rake or otherwise remove clippings and branches left behind after landscaping activities; participate in refuse removal indoors after moving equipment and/or furniture or when a building is vacated.
Perform excavating and concrete breaking with manual tools. Move heavy rocks and brick; relocate outdoor planters and garbage receptacles; use sledge hammer to break concrete.
Participate in snow removal during winter months. Use shovels and plows to clear sidewalks, driveways and paths of snow and/or ice; spread salt on surfaces as appropriate; break ice as necessary to ensure safety of students, staff and visitors.
Maintain safe working conditions at all times by using supplies and equipment properly and taking necessary precautions. Remove all equipment and debris from work areas; work outdoors and in inclement weather; complete tasks requiring work in different positions and at different angles.All Laborers 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.
Ability to transport very heavy equipment, furniture, rubbish, rocks and brick.
Ability to use a variety of hand and power tools including hand and power mowers, edgers, shovels, sledge hammers, plows and hand trucks.
Ability to work in varying environmental conditions utilizing safety precautions and procedures.
Must obtain security clearance.
Internal Number: 76_207865
About Wayne State University
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 dedicated 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.