High School Diploma or equivalency and four years of experience in the area of assignment, of which two years are supervisory; or equivalent combination of training and experience.
Some positions may require Certification or Eligibility For Certification.
Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education
Three (3) years experience in custodial or general maintenance work; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
At least one (1) year of supervisory experience.
If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training and experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.
Required License or Certification
Primary Purpose of Position
This managerial position directs the daily housekeeping and custodial services for the University and its students. Duties include but are not limited to ensuring provision of a clean and acceptable environment for faculty staff and students; promoting safety and health while preserving equipment and extending the life of university facilities; planning for short and long term institutional services; involvement in the selection of contracted services; planning a steady work flow and maintaining high standards of cleanliness for customer satisfaction. Position works independently under general supervision of the director of facilities operations.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
The Physical Plant is responsible for providing services relative to buildings and grounds maintenance, utilities, transportation, trash removal, central receiving, recycling, disposition of surplus property and moving and hauling. In addition, the Physical Plant’s expanding responsibilities include providing support services for the instruction and research programs to achieve the University’s mission, goals and objectives. Maintain, improve and expand all campus buildings, campus image and educational opportunities for all people. Moreover, the Housekeeping Department provides housekeeping and custodial services to 44 academic buildings, 14 residence halls and 7 farm buildings. and supervises housekeeping contractor for 14 residence halls.