Job no: 498702
Department: Building & Special Services
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Hourly Staff
Categories: Custodial, Building Support, Grounds
Status: Full Time
Building and Grounds Technician
Job Summary:Custodial Carpet Tech Performs a variety of moderately complex technical and custodial tasks related to maintaining the University's buildings, facilities, and grounds. Hours for this position are Sunday through Thursday, 10:00 pm to 6:00 am.Essential Duties:
Performs minor carpet repair including repairing split seams and re-nailing tack strips. Operates carpet cleaning power van. Responds to related emergencies.
May operates heavy equipment which may include tractors, trucks, snow removal equipment, back hoes, trenchers, street sweepers, bush hog,
May operate portable power equipment including chain saws, blowers, mowers, and drapery/upholstery cleaning machines.
Performs routine cleaning and maintenance of equipment.
May assist in the set up and break down for events; moves tables, chairs, staging and technical equipment; may assist with the maintenance and preparation of athletic fields and facilities.
May mix and apply various chemical solutions including herbicides, pesticides and cleaning solutions.
Requires six months of training beyond high school in equipment operation/maintenance and one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires driver's license. May require pesticide applicator's license.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of equipment operation and maintenance
Knowledge of groundskeeping operations
May require some knowledge of pesticide application techniques
Working Conditions/Physical Demands:
Frequent standing, walking, climbing, and operating equipment. Some lifting of materials weighing up to 70 pounds. Periodic assignment given which entail dealing with modestly unpleasant physical situations. Machinery may generate considerable noise and pose some element of personal risk.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Pre-employment drug testing may be required for this position.
EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to [email protected]
or 513-529-3560. As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html
, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.Date to Begin Screening Applicants:
A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.
For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact [email protected] or (513) 529-3560.
Advertised: 11 May 2021 Eastern Daylight Time