Temporary Help Pool: SEASONAL - Summer 2021 Service Aide I

Knoxville, TN
May 06, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
SEASONAL - Summer 2021 Service Aide I, University Housing

Pay Grade 30


Position Description


This position is seasonal for Summer 2021 and provides critical custodial services throughout the residence halls designed to maintain all University Housing facilities in a safe, clean, and sanitary condition. The work schedule for this position is Monday - Saturday,  7:00AM - 5:30PM with Sundays off *(unless weekend coverage is needed based on the total number of employees working within the assigned building). 


GENERAL PUBLIC AREA CLEANING: Clean public areas including but not limited to: lounges, stairwells, lobbies, hallways, recreation rooms, laundry rooms, and multi-purpose rooms; Sweep, mop, vacuum, strip/wax hard surface flooring; Perform carpet care and cleaning; Dust surfaces; Remove trash and recyclable material.


RESTROOM/BATHROOM CLEANING: Clean and disinfect student/residential, staff, and public bathroom/restrooms.


MISCELLANEOUS DUTIES: Unload supplies; Write up maintenance/custodial work orders; Move furniture; Install mattresses; Wash linens; Turnover guest apartments; Perform special event set-up and take down.


EXTERIOR GROUNDS KEEPING: Pick-up and remove trash; Weed flower beds; Clean concrete surfaces and walks; Remove snow and ice from walkways.


MINOR MAINTENANCE: Perform touch-up painting; Replace baseboards; Repair custodial equipment; Replace light bulbs.






To be considered for this position, applicants must provide 3 professional references (with contact information: phone numbers - required & email addresses - if possible) within their online application. Professional references include: supervisors, colleagues/co-workers, community leaders/members, teachers, coaches, etc. and may not include family members, friends, family friends, and/or significant others. 

Minimum Qualifications


Knowledge of and/or ability to understand custodial industry standards/methods and best practices; Ability to work within tight deadlines and schedules; Strong customer service skills; Strong, positive work ethic; Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal forms; Ability to work with both a diverse customer and employee base; Ability to accept directives and instructions and carry out same.

Prior experience in a custodial operation preferred.

Job: Other Services Jobs
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-Knoxville
Organization: Fred Brown Jr Hall
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: May 5, 2021, 2:12:04 PM

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