PWSC - Maintenance Service Worker

PWSC - Maintenance Service Worker

  • 528044
  • Valdez, Alaska, United States
  • Crafts and Trades
  • On Campus
  • Staff Full-time
  • Facilities Maintenance M3 (11% GeoDiff)
  • UAA Prince William Sound College

As our Maintenance Service Worker, you will perform a variety of maintenance, repair, and construction tasks in combination of several trades within the Facilities and Maintenance Department at Prince William Sound College. This is a 12 month/year permanent position. This position has an option to join Local 6070 Union. Your work schedule may include early mornings, evenings, nights, and weekends.

To thrive in this role, the candidate should possess good interpersonal and communication skills to work in an environment involving a variety of diverse backgrounds and age levels. The candidate will have the skills to perform tasks in a safe manner following established practices, including custodial tasks such as bathroom cleaning and sanitation, cleaning of building floors, walls, ceilings, windows, and furniture when necessary, removing trash and hazards present in the building. The candidate will have the ability to use various hand tools such as mops, brushes, shovels, screwdrivers, plyers, ratchets/sockets, etc., and will use various power operated equipment such as carpet cleaners, floor buffers, snow and leaf blowers, mowers, weed whackers, saws, drills, etc. The candidate will also clean up potential biohazards and body fluids with appropriate disinfection material when required. The candidate will also have the ability to operate various equipment and vehicles.

Minimum Qualifications:

A minimum of three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

An unrestricted driver’s license and clean driving record in compliance with UA Safe Driving criteria is required.

Position Details:

This position is located on the Prince William Sound College campus in Valdez. This is a full-time, non-exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and full employee benefits package. UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified.

Current University of Alaska Local 6070 employees will be provided priority employment considerations for the first 5 days, when they meet the minimum qualifications for the posted position. Current University of Alaska Local 6070 employees who meet the minimum qualifications for the posting should apply before the review date. However, there is no requirement to be a Bargaining Unit Member in order to apply.  

Applications must be received prior to 11:55 PM Alaska time on April 25, 2024, to be considered. Applications received after this time and date may not be considered for this position.  To ensure consideration, please apply prior to the review date.

  • If an adequate pool of applicants is not received at that time, applications will be reviewed by date received until the position is filled.
  • This recruitment is Open Until Filled and successful submission of an application does not guarantee employment.

Salary Information: MSW3 /Step 1 $21.36/hr.  (See Article 9.2 in the L6070 Collective Bargaining Agreement, Wage Grade Schedule).

This position is represented by the Alaska Higher Education Crafts & Trades Employees (L6070).


*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.  Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.


The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.


UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.


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


Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.


If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Casey Frahm, HR Coordinator, at cefrahm@alaska.edu.


*Each university within the University of Alaska system publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus.  The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.  

Access to the reports is available at:

UAA: (Addresses Anchorage campus, Aviation Technology Complex, JBER - Elmendorf Extension, JBER - Richardson Extension, Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay campus, Kenai Peninsula College - Kenai River campus, Kodiak College, Kodiak High School Extension, Matanuska-Susitna College, Prince William Sound College, and Prince William Sound College - Cordova Extension) Online: https://www.uaa.alaska.edu/students/safety. Request a paper copy in person: UAA Police Department Office at Room 114 of Eugene Short Hall on the Anchorage campus / UAA Dean of Students Office at Room 122 of Rasmuson Hall on the Anchorage campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-786-1120 or police@uaa.alaska.edu / 907-786-1214 or uaa_deanofstudents@alaska.edu

UAF: (Addresses Fairbanks Campus, Bristol Bay Campus, Chukchi Campus, Community and Technical College, Kasitsna Bay Campus, Seward Marine Center, Tok Campus, Kuskokwim Campus, and Northwest Campus) Online: https://www.uaf.edu/orca/files/ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: UAF Office of Rights, Compliance and Accountability on the 3rd Floor of Constitution Hall. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-474-7300 or uaf-orca@alaska.edu.

UAS: (Addresses the Juneau Auke Bay Campus, Juneau Technical Education Center, Sitka Campus, & Ketchikan Campus) Online: https://uas.alaska.edu/equity-and-compliance/docs/clery/UAS_ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: Hendrickson Building, Suite 202 on the Juneau campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-796-6371 or emailing uas.clery@alaska.edu.

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