Building Services Worker Duties
Coordinates daily custodial work and performs manual work in a
variety of cleaning and related duties performed in and around
university buildings and facilities. This includes classrooms,
residence halls, guest rooms, lab rooms and offices. Primary
responsibility is for the effective use of proper methods and
materials in cleaning and caring for building areas and
equipment. Individual works under very limited supervision and
work is checked for adherence to established practices and
schedules. May exercise limited supervision over other building
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Coordinates daily custodial work.
Sweeps, mops, scrubs, buffs, and waxes floors; dusts and cleans
chalk boards and offices; washes windows, walls, trash cans,
glass doors, and classroom equipment; frequently works from a
Cleans restrooms and replenishes supplies; cleans drinking
Runs polishing machine and vacuum cleaner.
Moves office and dormitory furniture and equipment.
Replaces light bulbs, cleans and polishes brass, and unstops
lavatories and toilets.
Empties trash and sweeps outside walks.
Reports damaged structures and equipment.
Performs related work as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
One year industrial, custodial or related experience. Also
desired is a knowledge of floor machines and materials used in
maintenance of carpet and resilient floors and experience
working from high ladders.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to plan and organize routine work details, including
receiving and carrying out instructions.
Considerable knowledge of a wide variety of cleaning methods,
materials, and equipment.
Considerable knowledge of the use and care of a variety of
Ability to climb stairs and ladders; bend at the waist and
knees; lift and move items weighing up to 40 lbs.; work from a
ladder and work with arms and hands overhead.
Ability to make minor repairs and adjustments to building
fixtures and equipment.
Ability to exercise care in the use of cleaning materials for
different types of building surfaces.
Ability to work long hours at manual tasks.