Maintainer I (3 positions available)

Aug 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Maintainer I (3 positions available)

Department Summary:
The Office of Residence Life and Housing seeks to provide undergraduate housing that is safe, clean, comfortable and conducive to student learning. Departmental staff develops, promotes and assesses programs, services, and staff interactions that encourage student development with particular emphasis on individual responsibility within a community setting. Efforts are directed towards establishing a living-learning environment where there is an appreciation of diversity, a respect for individual rights and a commitment to sustainability. Delivery of services is provided with an understanding of and a dedication to quality with regard to efficiency, fairness and cost effectiveness.

Position Summary:
This position fosters a work environment that emphasizes customer service, teamwork, and the day to day aspects of cleaning and general building maintenance.

Tour of Duty:
7:30a.m. to 4:00p.m., Sunday through Thursday
(Fridays and Saturdays as days off) Subject to change.

This is an AFSCME position and is subject to the terms of that unit agreement.

Position Type: AFSCME Classified

Essential Duties:
Clean campus property, empty wastebaskets, move and set up furniture, sweep walkways, vacuum, wash floors, move material and perform a variety of related indoor/outdoor general maintenance tasks. Perform periodic large scale project cleaning duties or maintenance projects.

Required Qualifications:
Ability to follow instructions; willingness and ability to lift and carry heavy objects; willingness and ability to stand for prolonged periods of time; ability to deal tactfully with students, faculty and staff; physical stamina; ability to learn proper cleaning methods. Ability to read and understand “warning labels”.

State Job Specifications are available in the Human Resources Office or on the Human Resources website-

Preferred Qualifications:

Work Environment:
Bridgewater State University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employee with disabilities.

Maintainers stand and walk for prolonged periods of time; lift and carry heavy objects; work outdoors in all types of weather; work varied shifts, weekends, holidays or nights; are exposed to the hazard of wet, slippery floors; work under exposure to the hazards to chemicals, toxic and noxious fumes, dust, excessive heat, high noise levels, high volume traffic conditions and high voltage wires; work from ladders and scaffolds; and may be required to climb trees and operate motor vehicles.

Special Conditions for Eligibility:
Please be aware that employment at Bridgewater State University is contingent upon completion of a successful background check.

Recommended candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment physical as a condition of employment.

Salary Range: $1,255.56 bi-weekly (Grade 9, Step 1)
Posting Number: S00246P
Open Date: 08/02/2017
Close Date: 8/14/2017
Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please note the following information is required to complete your application for this position:

*a minimum of one (1) employment history entry.

*a minimum of three (3) professional reference entries.

To apply, visit

Bridgewater State University (BSU) is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer which actively seeks to increase the diversity of its workforce. We are dedicated to providing educational, working and living environments that value the diverse backgrounds of all people.


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