Building Services Worker Duties
Performs manual work in a variety of cleaning and related duties
in and around university buildings and facilities. This includes
classrooms, residence halls, guest rooms, lab rooms and offices.
Work involves the performance of cleaning and minor maintenance
work in an assigned building or building area. Primary
responsibility is for the effective use of proper methods and
materials in cleaning and caring for building areas and
equipment. Individual works under close supervision and follows
well established routines and procedures.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Sweeps, mops, scrubs, buffs, and waxes floors; dusts and cleans
chalk boards and offices; washes windows, walls, trash cans,
glass doors, and classroom equipment; frequently works from a
Cleans restrooms and replenishes supplies; cleans drinking
Runs polishing machine and vacuum cleaner.
Moves office and residence hall furniture and equipment.
Replaces light bulbs, cleans and polishes brass, and unstops
lavatories and toilets.
Empties trash and sweeps outside walks.
Reports damaged structures and equipment.
Performs related work as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
One year industrial, custodial or related experience is desired
but not required. Also desired is a knowledge of floor machines
and materials used in maintenance of carpet and resilient floors
and experience working from high ladders.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to understand instructions.
Ability to climb stairs and ladders; bend at the waist and
knees; lift and move items weighing up to 40 lbs.; work from a
ladder and work with arms and hands overhead.
Some knowledge of cleaning methods, materials, and equipment.
Ability to make minor repairs and adjustments to building
fixtures and equipment.
Ability to exercise care in the use of cleaning materials for
different types of building surfaces.
Ability to work long hours at manual tasks.