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Utility Worker

The Human Resources Department announces the position of Utility Worker reporting to the Facilities Specialist II, in the Department of Facilities Services.

Responsibilities include: ability to perform all duties under Environmental Services Technician position, including but not limited to: operating equipment to strip, scrub, wax and refinish floors; clean carpets and upholstery; wash windows, door frames and walls; clean and service assigned areas; move furniture and complete set-ups and tear-downs for University functions and outside rental groups, perform custodial duties for campus parking facilities, building entrances, and other venues; collect and dispose of refuse and waste material from University facilities; perform light maintenance duties to include, but not limited to: replacing window blinds, drapes, ceiling tiles, adjusting closet doors, replacing dispensers, changing light bulbs, cleaning lens covers, furniture replacement from stock, minor painting, and furniture repair; provide event support by performing a variety of tasks as outlined under the Environmental Services job description; remove snow, using manual tools, from building steps, entrances, and other areas not easily accessed by motorized vehicles - this includes spreading anti-skid material at building entrances; perform related work as required; examples listed above are not all inclusive; maintain an acceptable attendance record and punctuality; meet deadlines; participate in training sessions and seminars; maintain a functional awareness of typical hazards of the workplace as well as special hazards that may be encountered; follow established procedures for dealing with such potential hazards, promptly reporting all accidents or injuries to supervisor; responsible for adhering to all University and departmental policies, procedures, and safety regulations.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED.

  • Valid driver's license.

  • Ability to drive vehicles with standard transmission.

  • Ability to receive work orders verbally or in writing, ability to work well with co-workers.

  • Ability to bend, stoop, lift, climb ladders or scaffold, remain standing and walking for long periods of time, ability to lift 50 pounds.

  • Must be able to deal with reactions to chemical substances.

  • Must work outside in all types of weather, at times in unpleasant areas, must clean spills of various substances including body fluids.

  • Overtime is required as needed; PTO approval may be limited during peak activity periods and emergencies.

  • Ability to report to work during any University closings.

  • Must be able to work any shift at any University location.


Internal Application Deadline: October 9, 2013

External Application Deadline: Unitl Position is Filled

Starting Date: As Soon As Possible

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