Roads & Grounds Campus Service Worker Lead (Sanitation Driver) - Facilities & Services 12242
The Facilities Management department of Facilities & Services at West Virginia University is seeking applicants for a Campus Service Worker Lead position. This position will provide a variety of support services for Faculty, Staff, and all academic functions and special events throughout the WVU campus, regional campuses, and throughout the state.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Operate a sanitation and recycling vehicle, which requires possession of a CDL license, during the collection and disposal of trash and litter throughout institutional buildings and grounds
Operate different types of equipment such as front-end loaders, skid steer loaders, and hi-lifts.
Relocate offices and classrooms within buildings and throughout campus by lifting, loading and unloading furniture, file cabinets, boxes, etc. onto hand-trucks, dollies, and box vans for transportation. May require removing desk components, doors, and shelves to ease in relocations. Move, sets-up, rearrange, and erect tables, chairs, platforms, bleachers, tents, displays, etc. May assist in the design for special event set ups. Read floor plans and layouts for concerts, registration, commencement, and other special statewide University affiliated events. Drive box vans, forklifts, front loaders, small dump trucks, and operates lift gates. Operate, maintain, and service equipment and tools that are used while performing moves, set-ups, sanitation services, and snow removal.
Operate motor vehicle (i.e. car, box van, pick-up truck, fork lift, front loader, small dump truck) to transport people, to deliver/receive surplus for inventory control. To deliver, receive, or remove surplus materials for shops and equipment throughout the campus and community and statewide. Unloads and stores supplies, rotating stock and equipment at various job sites. Establish and maintains inventory of department throughout institutional buildings, warehouse, or stockroom on equipment, e.g. tables, chairs, tents, staging, platforms, etc.
Collect and properly dispose of trash and litter throughout institutional buildings and grounds, including cleaning of trash receptacles and assisting sanitation vehicle operators. Collect and properly store hazardous materials, e.g. muriatic acid, propane, diesel fuel, anti-freeze, chlorine, alcohol, asbestos material, and sodium bi-carbonate.
Remove snow from sidewalks, steps, roads, and parking lots using hand tools, power brooms, and snowblowers. Spread de-icers and limestone chips on all areas as needed.
Remove graffiti from walls and sidewalks; perform all outside cleaning activities as required. Operate high pressure washers, sandblasters, and other power equipment to complete these tasks. Operate blowers, walk behind sweepers to clean and remove debris in maintaining the appearance of institutional grounds.
Assist with landscape construction by: operating jackhammers and other related equipment to remove broken sidewalks; mixing, pouring, and spreading concrete, asphalt, gravel, and other materials; digs holes and trenches to assist in the repair or replacement of utility lines, irrigation and drainage systems; excavates and prepares grounds prior to initiation of construction projects.
Be required to perform various maintenance tasks either assisting or under the direction of qualified craft persons (plumbing, carpentry, painting, etc.). These tasks would be considered as non-technical, non-certified supporting duties. Attends various training classes, seminars, and other meetings to learn new techniques and procedures and to remain current in all safety requirements. Responds to requests from faculty, staff, students, and the general public regarding location of buildings throughout campus and other similar general questions.
Be able to respond to emergency situations and events which include snow removal.
Assemble/disassemble all furniture, work stations, stages, platforms, tents, portable flooring; hangs banners, signs, and special displays.
The Division of Facilities and Services encompasses seven units that are integral to the University's success. Each of our units employs talented and skilled workers whose jobs range from planning and managing construction of the institution's outstanding facilities to maintaining, protecting and improving the University's buildings and grounds. Facilities and Services takes care of every aspect of WVU so that its employees, students and guests are safe and satisfied on campus.
Work Hours: 5:00a.m. - 1:00 p.m.; Monday-Friday with occasional weekends
Pay Grade: 10, WVU provides competitive wages for its employees, and takes related experience and education into consideration when determining appropriate salary.
Physical exertion when lifting 50lbs weights frequently
Climbing, stooping, bending, working from ladders, and working in confined spaces daily
Lifting items weighing at least 100 pounds occasionally
Working on feet for extended periods daily
At West Virginia University, we pride ourselves on a tireless endeavor for achievement. We are home to some of the most passionate, innovative minds in the country who push their limits for the sake of progress, constantly moving the world forward. Our students, faculty and staff make this institution one of the best out there, and we are proud to stand as one voice, one university, one WVU. Find out more about your opportunities as a Mountaineer at http://hr.wvu.edu/ .
West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Job Posting: Jul 31, 2019
Posting Classification: Classified
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 178562
About West Virginia University
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land-grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship and offers high-quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU statewide includes campuses in Beckley, Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg and Morgantown – which has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America. WVU is an R1 Doctoral Research University (Highest Research Activity), one of only 115 nationwide. WVU offers 212 degrees throughout the 14 colleges and schools. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy and forensics. WVU researchers have helped confirm the existence of gravitational waves and uncovered diesel vehicle emissions discrepancies. Statewide, there are over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide. WVU is reinventing West Virginia’s future by strengthening education, healthcare and broad-based prosperity.