Maintainer I - Housekeeper (Multiple Positions)

Location
Lowell, MA
Posted
May 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


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Institution:
University of Massachusetts Lowell

Title of Position Being Posted
Maintainer I - Housekeeper (Multiple Positions)

Department:
Facilities, Office of

Job Reference Number:
0081750

Posting Date:
11-02-2016

Application Deadline:
Open Until Filled

For Open until Filled positions, initial review of applications will begin:


Position Status:
Job Opening
Full-time
Benefited

Anticipated Hiring Range:
Grade 9, Step 1, $15.30/hour

General Summary of Position:
*** Multiple Positions***
The open positions will include one weekend day as part of the regular workweek. Dependent on University operational needs, the positions to be filled are first shift, 5:00 AM to 1:30 PM, Sunday through Thursday or first shift, 5:00 AM to 1:30 PM, Tuesday through Saturday.

Reporting in the Housekeeping Department, incumbents Clean campus property such as offices, classrooms, corridors, walls, floors, windows, furniture, woodwork, toilets, lavatories or fixtures by washing, waxing, buffing, scrubbing, sweeping, polishing, dusting, or vacuum cleaning, assisting in erecting and dismantling wall partitions; moving furniture and equipment; empty and cleans waste barrels, collect and remove rubbish garbage cans and other waste receptacles. Pressure washing, sweeping, collecting and removing rubbish; and opening clogged catch basins, sewer lines. May be required to unclog drain or toilets as needed.

Makes general repairs of a simple nature, including minor repairs to equipment using small hand and hand-held power tools. Based on assignment, may operate motor vehicle including light vehicles and trucks, snow and ice control equipment, and motorized cleaning equipment.

Sweeps sidewalks, rakes and collects leaves, collects and hauls debris or rubbish, shovels snow, sands roadways or walkways; performs other manual tasks involved with snow removal, control and disposal.

Loads and unloads trucks; unpacks and stores supplies and equipment in stockrooms, storerooms or warehouses and takes periodic inventories of supplies and equipment

Locks or unlocks premises; reports hazardous and unusual situations to the appropriate authority; and ensure the general cleanliness of the facility grounds.

Promote the University's commitment to customer service by:
Build effective partnerships with co-workers throughout the University by freely sharing appropriate information and providing assistance when needed.
Ensuring optimum service to all internal and external partners in response to all requests for service and information.
Maintaining an environment that is welcoming to persons of diverse backgrounds.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area

Minimum Qualifications (Required):
-Applicants must have at least six months of full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience in performing janitorial or custodial care of similar commercial or institutional buildings
-Knowledge of the methods followed in building custodial and maintenance work
-Knowledge of the standard procedures followed in the storage of building custodial and cleaning materials
-The ability to work effectively with diverse groups
-Knowledge of the types and uses of materials, tools and equipment used in building maintenance work
-Knowledge of safety practices and procedures followed in building maintenance and custodial work
-Knowledge of the types and uses of small hand tools used in building maintenance such as pliers, hammers, wrenches, etc
-Knowledge of the methods and techniques used for the security of buildings and property
-Skill in the use of small hand tools used in building maintenance such as pliers, hammers, wrenches, etc

Other Considerations:


Required Applicant Documents:
Resume
Names and contact information of three references

Optional Applicant Documents:
Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicants:
*** Multiple Positions***
The open positions will include one weekend day as part of the regular workweek. Dependent on University operational needs, the positions to be filled are first shift, 5:00 AM to 1:30 PM, Sunday through Thursday or first shift, 5:00 AM to 1:30 PM, Tuesday through Saturday.

Only Internal (MTA - Maintenance & Trades Bargaining Union) candidates will be considered during the first 10 business days of the posting. All other candidates will be considered after that period.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.

Quicklink for Posting:
jobs.uml.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=55160

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.

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