Maintainer I - Housekeeper
University of Massachusetts Lowell

Job Order #: 20171862

Lowell, MA 01854

Full Time

40 hours per week

POSTED 12/20/2023

EXPIRES 3/19/2024

Job Description

*** Multiple Positions*** The open positions will include one weekend day as part of the regular workweek for the first shift or be Monday through Friday, second shift. Dependent on University operational needs, the positions to be filled are first shift, 5:00 AM to 1:30 PM, Sunday through Thursday or first shift, 5:00 AM to 1:30 PM, Tuesday through Saturday. Or Second Shift, Monday ? Friday 1:30 PM to 10 PM

Reporting in the Housekeeping Department, incumbents Clean campus property such as offices, classrooms, corridors, walls, floors, windows, furniture, woodwork, toilets, lavatories or fixtures by washing, waxing, buffing, scrubbing, sweeping, polishing, dusting, or vacuum cleaning, assisting in erecting and dismantling wall partitions; moving furniture and equipment; empty and cleans waste barrels, collect and remove rubbish garbage cans and other waste receptacles. Pressure washing, sweeping, collecting and removing rubbish; and opening clogged catch basins, sewer lines. May be required to unclog drain or toilets as needed.

Makes general repairs of a simple nature, including minor repairs to equipment using small hand and hand-held power tools. Based on assignment, may operate motor vehicle including light vehicles and trucks, snow and ice control equipment, and motorized cleaning equipment.

Sweeps sidewalks, rakes and collects leaves, collects and hauls debris or rubbish, shovels snow, sands roadways or walkways; performs other manual tasks involved with snow removal, control and disposal.

Loads and unloads trucks; unpacks and stores supplies and equipment in stockrooms, storerooms or warehouses and takes periodic inventories of supplies and equipment

Locks or unlocks premises; reports hazardous and unusual situations to the appropriate authority; and ensure the general cleanliness of the facility grounds.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

Applicants must have at least six months of full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience in performing janitorial or custodial care of similar commercial or institutional buildings
Knowledge of the methods followed in building custodial and maintenance work
Knowledge of the standard procedures followed in the storage of building custodial and cleaning materials
The ability to work effectively with diverse groups
Knowledge of the types and uses of small hand tools used in building maintenance such as pliers, hammers, wrenches, etc.

This is an MTA - Maintenance & Trades Bargaining Union position, Grade 9 - Step 1.

How To Apply

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