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FMD-Svcs-Blding Svcs

About the University of Georgia:

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department:

The University of Georgia Facilities Management Division is the largest of seven (7) divisions reporting to the Vice President for Finance and Administration. The exceptional staff of over 900 personnel within the division manage, operate and maintain campus landscapes, buildings and infrastructure to promote the long-term sustainability of the University

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Benefits Eligibility:

Benefits Eligible

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Full Time

Additional Schedule Information:

Monday- Friday 5:30pm- 2am. Some additional weekend work may be required to meet the needs of the business.

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Location of Vacancy:

Athens Area

EEO Policy Statement:

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).

Classification Title:

Service/Maintenance Worker

Job Family:

Building Operations



Minimum Qualifications:

Requires are least a high school diploma or equivalent. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Position Summary:

The Building Services Worker I primary duties are; sweeps, dust mop, wet mop, dusts, high dusts, light floor care. Cleans windows, window sills, walls, furniture, and other equipment in and around university buildings and grounds. Collects and removes bulk quantities of trash and recyclables. Secures and unlocks university buildings. Delivers, receives, and transports miscellaneous supplies and materials to and from various buildings. Performs cleaning and disinfection on surfaces such as: glass, windows, doors, electrical switches, Venetian blinds, and other building related equipment in classrooms, restrooms, administrative buildings, recreational and fitness building, laboratories, medical clinics, etc. Maintains adequate supplies in restrooms and janitorial closets. Perform bodily fluid clean-up or specialized viral / bacterial disinfection. Performs minor light bulb replacement from an 8’ ladder. Performs related responsibilities.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies:

Attitude, initiative, and interest in the job details will be considered on an equal basis with related experience.
Available to work specified shift.
Available to work Saturday, Sunday, or after hours as needed.
Stability in past employment.
Ability to establish and maintain effective communication and working relationships.

Physical Demands:

Lift up to 40 lbs, push or pull custodial carts up to 40 lbs.
Frequently bend, squat, lift, kneel, and work with hands above head.
Work from 8’ ladders.
Travel to buildings in area of responsibility.
Move throughout buildings to include climbing stairs and riding elevators to perform work.
Travel to, include walking to, buildings in area of responsibility.
Will drive.

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Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?:


Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications):


Credit and P-Card policy:

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.


Sweeps, dusts, washes, wet / dry mops, light floor maintenance, vacuums, and performs other duties as needed to maintain cleanliness of campus floors.

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Collect and remove trash and recyclables, clean and disinfect counters, restroom fixtures, equipment, and furnishings and performs other duties as needed to maintain the cleanliness of laboratories, office areas, classrooms, restrooms, clinics, recreational facilities, and / or other assigned work areas.

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Cleans and restocks restrooms. Ensures adequate stock of resupply items are in janitorial closets.

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Performs bodily fluid clean-up or specialized viral / bacterial disinfection. Performs minor light bulb replacement from an 8’ ladder. Performs related responsibilities.

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Posted: 6/4/2021
Application Due: 8/3/2021
Work Type: Full Time