Facilities Floater

Job description

Facilities Floater
Middlebury College

Posting Number: S01508

Position Summary:
Provide assistance to the Custodial, Waste Management, Landscape Services, or General Services teams.

Essential Functions:
Offer is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check and a post-offer pre-employment screening. Please see the physical demands section for additional information.

  • Works cooperatively with others and accepts direction from team leaders and supervisors.
  • Performs all duties in a safe and professional manner and in accordance with established departmental practices and procedures.

General Responsibilities:
  • Interacts appropriately with the customer.
  • Prepares daily work order log.
  • Performs other duties as assigned to assist the department in obtaining and maintaining its mission.

General Services:
  • Picks up and delivers materials, furniture and equipment to varied locations.
  • Sets up and removes articles for special events.
  • Assists in the maintenance of sidewalks, roads and parking lots.
  • Assists in snow removal from steps, roads and walkways as assigned.
  • Assists in the general warehousing of equipment, furniture and materials.
  • Provides delivery service, organizes warehousing and monitors all campus storage.

Material Recovery Worker:
  • Sorts co-mingled recyclables and removes contamination.
  • Cleans and maintains the MRF and associated equipment.
  • Pick up and shred confidential documents.

  • Cleans and disinfects bathrooms and kitchens; restocks supplies.
  • Vacuums, dust mops and wet mops floors, and spot washes walls. Dusts or vacuums furniture.
  • Arranges classroom furniture, cleans chalkboards & whiteboards, restocks chalk, markers and erasers.
  • Cleans entrances and elevators. Sweeps outside steps and polices the outside perimeter of the building.
  • Collects and removes all trash.
  • Arranges furniture in social spaces/lounges.
  • Identifies damage and missing items from assigned areas and reports to team leader or supervisor.
  • Supports the College’s Recycling program.
  • Responsible for cleaning up any blood spills/accidents using proper procedures.

Landscape Services:
  • Maintains and cares for campus grounds.
  • Operates equipment for summer and winter grounds maintenance.
  • Sets up bleachers.
  • Removes litter and debris from campus grounds.
  • Prepares topsoil, seeds, waters, fertilizes areas for new grasses.
  • Aerates, over seeds, weeds, fertilizes, mows, rakes and maintains turf areas.
  • Assists in snow removal from steps, roads and walkways as assigned.
  • Plants, waters, weeds, prunes and mulches flower beds and shrub and tree beds.
  • Performs preventative maintenance on tools and equipment.


No formal education or training required.
Vocational background preferable.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of basic equipment operation.
  • Knowledge of safe working and lifting practices and procedures.
  • Organizational skills required.
  • Must be available to work flexible shifts and overtime if necessary.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and good driving skills. Ability to obtain a College license.
  • Ability to work under pressure, manage multiple tasks and be able to respond to a high volume of requests.
  • May be required to work independently.
  • Must be able to establish and maintain working relations with supervisors, fellow workers, students, faculty and the rest of the College community.

Minimum 2 years previous work experience.

Physical Demands:
Click here to view the full physical demand requirements for this position. (Category F screen)

Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. Information on our background check policy can be found here: http://go.middlebury.edu/backgroundchecks

To apply, visit https://middlebury.peopleadmin.com/postings/22672

Middlebury is an equal-opportunity employer where diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values. To this end, Middlebury recruits talented and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across the United States and around the world. Middlebury encourages applications from women, people of color, people with disabilities, and members of other protected classes and historically underrepresented communities. Middlebury also invites applications from individuals who demonstrate an ongoing commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.

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Job No:
Posted: 1/28/2021
Application Due: 1/28/2033
Work Type: Full Time