Major Duties: - Cleans and maintains structures, fixtures and furnishings in assigned University buildings and cleans and maintains building exteriors and associated structural features. - Sweeps, mops, scrubs, strips, seals and refinishes floors; operates floor cleaning/maintenance equipment. - Cleans and disinfects rest rooms, showers and kitchen areas. - Dusts, cleans and polishes furniture and fixtures. - Changes light bulbs and florescent tubes. - Collects and disposes trash. - Washes inside and outside of windows. - Prepares guest and student rooms for conferences. - Assembles and arranges furniture and equipment. - Maintains level of supplies and submits supply/work orders and service requests. Maintains custodial closets, supply closets and equipment in a neat, clean and orderly condition. - Performs all work in accordance with established safety practices and with instructions/training received from supervisory personnel. Complies with all OSHA/MIOSHA rules and regulations governing job duties and the use of supplies and equipment. - Performs additional duties as requested by supervisory personnel.
Minimum Qualifications: - High school diploma or equivalent.- Must be able to read and comprehend all written instructions as well as understand and comply with verbal instructions. - Sufficient writing ability to prepare and submit supply and work orders is required. - Must be able to raise 50 lbs. dead weight to a height of 6 feet, and transport supplies and equipment weighing up to 50 lbs. up and down stairs. - Must be able to ascend ladders to a height of 20 feet to clean walls and change light bulbs and florescent tubes. - Must be able to move forward and backward while operating mechanical devices and other cleaning tools. - Must be able to tolerate exposure to fumes from cleaning chemicals, finishes, sealers and other compounds; and to dirt, mildew and dust. - Must possess 20/40 vision with or without corrective lenses. - A physical examination administered by the employer's designated physician is required.
One of the top-100 public universities in the United States, Western Michigan University is committed to being learner centered, discovery driven and globally engaged. Founded in 1903, what was once Western Michigan College became Michigan's fourth public university in 1957. Since then, WMU has undergone dramatic growth in size and stature. Today, the University offers more than 240 academic programs to students pursuing degrees through the doctoral level. More than 20 percent of its 25,000 students are enrolled in graduate course work, studying in disciplines ranging from atomic physics and graph theory to medieval literature and blind rehabilitation. Of 101 graduate offerings available, 30 lead to a doctoral degree.