Bldg & Env Svcs Tech #003681

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Building Environmental Technician

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Bldg & Env Svcs Tech #003681


Residential Living

Position Summary:

This position is on site at our Cullowhee campus.

This position will perform a variety of duties in the care and cleaning of Residential Living facilities. Duties include but are not limited to:

-Moving furniture.
-Operating heavy cleaning equipment such as a floor scrubber/buffer, carpet extractor, wet/dry vacuum, and/or others as necessary.
-Following the guidelines set by the Housekeeping Standard Operating Procedure (HK SOP), Housekeeping Checklist (HK Checklist), and/or the instruction of their supervisor(s).
-Pulling/carrying trash and recycling.
-Sweeping, mopping, and vacuuming floors.
-Thorough cleaning/disinfecting of bathrooms (all fixtures and surfaces).
-Cleaning and/or dusting walls, windows, and light fixtures.
-Minor maintenance tasks.
-Taking part in rotational weekend work.
-Other necessary or related tasks/duties as assigned.

Additionally, Housekeepers can expect to receive occasional requests to adjust their usual schedule, either staying late/coming in early, doing additional weekend work to meet deadlines, or being called in to assist in unusual or emergency cleanup duties. Requests such as these will be kept to a minimum, but will occur throughout the course of a typical working year.

This is a physically demanding job that requires constant standing, squatting, walking, pushing/pulling, and the ability to lift up to 50lbs on a regular basis.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required for this Position:

This position will perform a variety of duties in the care and cleaning of Residential Living. Duties include physically challenging activities such as moving furniture, operating heavy cleaning equipment, carrying trash, sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, cleaning bathrooms, walls, windows and light fixtures, minor maintenance and other related tasks

Minimum Qualifications:

Some knowledge of cleaning procedures, ability to follow instructions and to perform medium to heavy physical work; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

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Permanent Full-Time

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$23,332 - $37,412

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must apply online in order to be considered.

Please include a cover letter, resume, and a list of references (with complete contact information).

Applicants must upload a DD-214 if claiming Veteran’s Preference.


For administrative purposes during the implementation of Career Banding this Journey level position is considered a Salary Grade 53.

If no applicants apply, who meet the required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities/Competencies and Training and Experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Effective October 1, 2015 all new hires into positions subject to the State Human Resources Act (SHRA) will serve a 12 month probationary period as defined by the North Carolina Office of State Human Resources (OSHR).


Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks.

Western Carolina University uses E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit Proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment.

Credential Verification:

All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified within 30 days of employment. All new employees who will be teaching are required to provide official transcripts within 30 days of employment. Transcripts should be provided for the highest earned degree and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements.


Western Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; religion; sex; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; national origin; age; disability; genetic information; political affiliation; National Guard or veteran status, consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and policies, and the policies of The University of North Carolina. Additionally, the University promotes the realization of equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans through its affirmative action program.
Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (828) 227-7218 or email at [email protected]

University Safety:

The Western Carolina University Annual Safety Report is available online at University Annual Safety Report or in hard-copy by request at the office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, 227 HFR Administration Building, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7147) or the Office of University Police, 111 Camp Annex, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7301). The report, required of all universities participating in Title IV student financial aid programs, discusses crime statistics, procedures for reporting suspicious or criminal activity, security, police authority, crime prevention strategies, university policies on substance abuse and sexual offenses, workplace violence and fire safety.




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Posted: 6/2/2021
Application Due: 6/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time