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General Maintenance Worker- Part Time -Mon- Thur 5pm- 10pm

The University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS
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Position OverviewThis position is for the Edwards Campus location in Overland Park, Kansas.

Work schedule is: Monday thru Thursday 5pm until 10pm.

This position is highly skilled in the installation, maintenance, repair and operation of the building equipment and the grounds of the KU Edwards Campus. The position provides a variety of services for the faculty, staff, students, and outside organizations who use the facilities and resources of the campus. Job DescriptionResponsible for campus maintenance – 65%
  • Maintains the appearance of the building and grounds.
  • Under direction of supervisor, assists in specific preventative maintenance and repairs to ensure that all mechanical systems are in good working order, such as HVAC, plumbing, electrical, etc.
  • Installs, operates, repairs and maintains all mechanical systems as directed.
  • Plays a key role in snow removal; removing snow from sidewalks, entry ways, etc. Applies ice melt (both granular and liquid) to all appropriate surfaces per direction of the Facilities Manager. Places appropriate signage when necessary (i.e.- slippery when wet).
  • Completes the necessary paperwork associated with assigned projects.
  • Maintains tools and keeps work area clean.
  • Helps with landscape projects (pull weeds, trim bushes and trees, clean up sidewalks)
Events/Class set ups- 20%
  • Coordinates with Manager, Campus Events and supervisor to ensure set up and other resources are complete for both external and internal events
  • Sets up and configures classrooms for KU classes
  • Provides equipment and set up as requested by external clients for day-of needs
  • Assists with access to space for external guests
Custodial- 10%
  • Empties trash/recyclables and takes to appropriate outside container
  • Spot mops, vacuums and sweeps as needed•Wipes down classroom and event tables as needed
  • Takes beverage service items to kitchen
  • Touches up bathrooms, replaces paper products, cleans toilets and/or floors and counters
Perform other duties as assigned- 5% Position Requirements
  1. Must be willing to work a varied shift (days, nights and weekends).
  2. Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
Required Qualifications
  1. High school diploma or GED.
  2. Six months experience in any trades area.
  3. Experience using basic power tools, hand tools, and cleaning equipment.
  4. Ability to apply reason to solve problems independently, as evidenced in application materials and previous experience.
  5. Excellent attention to detail, as evidenced in application materials.
  6. Experience working with diverse groups.
  7. Valid driver's license
Preferred Qualifications
  1. Experience involving working alone with minimal supervision.
  2. One year or preventative equipment maintenance experience.
Additional Candidate InstructionsA complete application consists of the following:

    ResumeCover Letter3 professional references
Only complete applications will be considered.

    Application review begins Monday, January 24th, 2022 and will continue until a qualified pool of applicants is received.
Contact Information to ApplicantsLaurie Brown
[email protected]
913-897-8410 Advertised Salary Range$12.648408 - $18.340193 per hour Work ScheduleMonday- Thursday 5pm-10om Application Review Begins24-Jan-2022 Anticipated Start Date14-Feb-2022


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