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Building Environmental TechnicianCompetency Level:
Housekeeper (Day Shift) - #221800 (Multiple Open Positions)Department:
Facilities ManagementPosition Summary:
The primary location of this position is on the main Cullowhee, NC campus.Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required for this Position:
Primary duties are physically demanding housekeeping duties in large academic, administrative and athletic buildings. Areas cleaned/disinfected may include auditoriums, classrooms, laboratories, offices, hallways, restrooms, locker rooms and stairways. Duties performed include but are not limited to building unlocking, operating heavy cleaning equipment, removing trash and recyclables, dusting, changing light bulbs, sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, delivering supplies, etc. Reliability and dependability are crucial for this position to ensure that early morning work demands are completed in a timely manner.
Normal Day Shift working hours are 6:00am to 2:30pm, Monday through Friday including weekend work. The shift hours and schedule will be flexible and may change to include adjusted shirt hours, working on Saturdays and Sundays depending on workloads and Department needs. Schedule adjustments, weekend and holiday work, responding to after-hours, weekend and holiday emergencies as needed.
**Multiple positions are available.
-Must be reliable, dependable, perform physically demanding work, lift a minimum of 50 pounds, use 6ft ladders, stand for long periods of time while working and have some knowledge of cleaning methods, materials and equipment.-Must have reliable transportation and be able to report to work during a variety of weather conditions including rain, snow and ice. This position is designated as “Mandatory” during adverse/severe weather conditions and is expected to work according to University and Departmental guidelines.-Must be able to understand and follow oral instructions, directions and other communications regarding work assignments and other matters; ability to read and comprehend labels, directions, instructions, etc. regarding cleaning, equipment and other work-related matters.-Must be able to develop and maintain effective relationships with others, work independently or on a team, with or without close supervision and communicate with and interact effectively with various groups, co-workers and customers.Minimum Qualifications:
-Must have a valid NC Driver’s License and reliable transportation.-The above description is representative of the duties and responsibilities required of this position. It is not to be considered inclusive. Other duties may be assigned to meet the mission of the Department and University.
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.Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants with a high school education and diploma or General Education Diplomas (GED). Previous knowledge of and experience with large building cleaning practices and use of industrial type cleaning equipment is also preferred.Anticipated Hiring Range:
Permanent Full-TimeNumber of Hours per Week:
40Number of Months per Year:
12Salary Band Range:
$23,332 - $37,412Salary Grade:
For administrative purposes during the implementation of Career Banding this contributing level position is considered a Salary Grade 50.Open Date:
07/31/2022Open Until Filled:
NoSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants must apply online and include a complete employment history and four (4) WORK/BUSINESS references (no relatives, neighbors, pastors, friends, etc. ** must be work references). An optional resume and/or cover letter may be submitted.Background/E-Verify:
ALL AREAS OF THE APPLICATION MUST BE COMPLETED. FAILURE TO COMPLETE ALL AREAS OF THE APPLICATION OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE WORK/BUSINESS REFERENCES MAY RESULT IN YOUR APPLICATION NOT BE GIVEN CONSIDERATION IN THE REVIEW PROCESS.
Work experience or education that is NOT included on the application will NOT be considered when screening your application. Please include ALL work experience and education on the application to ensure that you receive the appropriate credit toward qualification for this position.
A valid North Carolina Driver’s License is required.
Qualified applicants will be contacted by the Department directly if selected for an interview.If no applicants apply, who meet the required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities/Competencies and Training and Experience requirements, than 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. Credential Verification:
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 www.dhs.gov/E-Verify. Proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment.
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.AA/EOE:
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.University Safety:
Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (828) 227-7218 or email at [email protected]
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.