Campus Service Worker Lead - Facilities & Services 15584
The Facilities and Services Department at West Virginia University is seeking applications for a Campus Service Worker Lead. This position is to 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:
Operates 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.
Collects and properly disposes of trash and litter throughout institutional buildings and grounds, including cleaning of trash receptacles and assisting sanitation vehicle operators. Collects and properly stores hazardous materials, e.g. muriatic acid, propane, diesel fuel, anti-freeze, chlorine, alcohol, asbestos material, and sodium bi-carbonate.
Operates different types of equipment such as front-end loaders, skid steer loaders, and hi-lifts.
Relocates 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. Moves, sets-up, rearranges, and erects tables, chairs, platforms, bleachers, tents, displays, etc. Assists in the design for special event set ups. Reads floor plans and layouts for concerts, registration, commencement, and other special statewide University affiliated events. Drives box vans, forklifts, front loaders, small dump trucks, and operates lift gates. Operates, maintains, and services equipment and tools that are used while performing moves, set-ups, sanitation services, and snow removal.
Operates 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. Delivers, receives, or removes 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. Establishes and maintains inventory of department throughout institutional buildings, warehouse, or stockroom on equipment, e.g. tables, chairs, tents, staging, platforms, etc.
Removes snow from sidewalks, steps, roads, and parking lots using hand tools, power brooms, and snowblowers. Spreads de-icers and limestone chips on all areas as needed.
Removes graffiti from walls and sidewalks; performs all outside cleaning activities as required. Operates high pressure washers, sandblasters, and other power equipment to complete these tasks. Operates blowers, walk behind sweepers to clean and remove debris in maintaining the appearance of institutional grounds.
Assists 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.
Performs various maintenance tasks either assisting or under the direction of qualified craftpersons (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.
Responds to emergency situations and events which include snow removal.
Assembles/disassembles all furniture, work stations, stages, platforms, tents, portable flooring; hangs banners, signs, and special displays.
Pay Grade: 10
High School diploma or G.E.D. or equivalent.
Six (6) months of directly related work experience.
Ability to read and write in English and to perform basic mathematical calculations.
Ability to comprehend and follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to rapidly learn custodial, grounds keeping, and labor methods, procedures, and safety principles.
Ability to operate all related labor supporting equipment and basic grounds keeping equipment.
Ability to perform tasks requiring exposure to dust, fumes, chemicals, (i.e. cleaning solutions), and variations in indoor temperatures and outside weather conditions.
Ability to maintain attendance and punctuality standards.
Knowledge of warehousing functions and inventory functions.
Ability to work with people in a stressful environment.
Ability to work with multi-craft personnel.
Demonstrated ability to maintain average or above work standards.
Valid Driver's License.
Work requires accuracy of motion during the operations of a sanitation vehicle, basic grounds equipment, and labor support equipment requiring some speed and adeptness.
Ability to work on ladders at heights over ten feet.
Physical capability to perform duties of the position including long periods of standing, walking, bending, stooping, climbing, and lifting of heavy items routinely weighing in excess of 50 pounds.
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 https://talentandculture.wvu.edu/ .
West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer, and is 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 applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.
Job Posting: Sep 30, 2020
Posting Classification: Classified
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 212563
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.