Custodian

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Classification:Maintenance Service Worker I
Grade:Facilities Maintenance M1 (34% GeoDiff)
Work type:Crafts and Trades
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:Northwest Campus
Location: Nome
Categories: Other

Position Summary:

This recruitment is to fill a custodial position that is required to maintain and ensure the safe and clean physical operation of Northwest Campus facilities.

Duties:

10%Uses files, requisition and other forms to inventory and request materials. Maintains order in storage rooms/buildings. May at times be required to perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management.Essential
90%Maintains facilities: Custodial services to include sweeping, mopping, scrubbing and vacuuming of hallways and office/classroom space; Clean restrooms, remove trash, empty & clean garbage containers; Complete minor related maintenance activities; Observe and notify supervisor concerning need for major repairs; Lift and carry supplies and facility equipment. Maintain grounds, including snow, ice and debris removal; Operate equipment (BobCat, lawn mower) to facilitate seasonal grounds maintenance. Keep campus staff and the public aware of safety hazards.Essential

This position for UAF's Northwest Campus provides custodial services that include sweeping, mopping, scrubbing and vacuuming of hallways and office/classroom space; clean restrooms, remove trash, empty & clean trash containers; complete minor related maintenance activities; observe and notify supervisor concerning need for major repairs; lift and carry supplies and facility equipment.  Also maintains grounds, including snow, ice and debris removal and operates equipment (BobCat, lawn mower) to facilitate seasonal grounds maintenance.  Keep campus staff and the public aware of safety hazards.

Uses files, requisition and other forms to inventory and request materials.  Maintains order in storage rooms/buildings and coordinates storage of program supplies.   Point of contact for UAF Facility Maintenance dept., ESHRM dept., contractors, and other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, lift and use a ladder.  Ability to lift and or move up to 50 lbs.  Ability to read and interpret documents.

This position is required to maintain and ensure the safe and clean physical operation of Northwest Campus facilities.

Education and/or Experience:  Any combination of education and experience which clearly demonstrates the skills and abilities necessary to accomplish the essential functions of the job.

Language Skills:  Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.

Interpersonal Skills:  Ability to work in a group setting including following instructions given by a Lead or Supervisor; relating in a positive manner to management and other employees; and assisting in providing a productive and safe work environment.

Mathematical Skills:  Ability to add, subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10s and 100s.  Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

Reasoning Ability:  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, lift and use a ladder
Ability to lift and or move up to 50 lbs.

Required Experience:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Any combination of education and experience which clearly demonstrates the skills and abilities necessary to accomplish the essential functions of the job. May require a current valid driver's license.

Any combination of education and experience which clearly demonstrates the skills and abilities necessary to accomplish the essential functions of the job.

Typical Education or Training:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Any combination of education and experience which clearly demonstrates the skills and abilities necessary to accomplish the essential functions of the job. May require a current valid driver's license.

Current Alaska Driver's License.

To be considered for the position, please include with your application:

  • Cover letter detailing your experience and qualifications
  • Resume
  • The names and contact information for three professional references

The review date for applications will begin August 8, 2018.

If you have any questions about he position, please contact Bob Metcalf at (907) 443-5602. 

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check.  Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

L6070- At-will:

Pursuant to Article 1.7 of the Local 6070 Collective Bargaining Agreement, upon initial hire Local 6070 Bargaining Unit Members are probationary for the first six (6) months of work.  During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. 

L6070 - Dues:

This position is part of the Alaska Higher Education Crafts & Trades Employees (L6070) union and is subject to agency fee and union dues as a condition of employment in a collective bargaining unit.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF.  The policy can be located at:  http://www.uaf.edu/chancellor/policy/04.07.010/

Tobacco-Free Campus:

UAF Campus is a tobacco free campus.  For more information, please go to: http://www.uaf.edu/tobaccofreecampus/

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