Temporary Facilities Maintenance Worker CL1 (formerly Custodian II) is responsible for the cleaning of campus E&G buildings to include daily, weekly, monthly and other cyclical tasks according to a managed cleaning task specific program that is assessed on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis to ensure the target cleanliness ratings are maintained. The position plays an important role in ensuring the health and safety of the campus community. It is part of the Facilities’ team that is responsible for making the campus presentable for current and future students, faculty, staff and visitors. The position also assists with snow removal and sanding of building entrances and walkways. Starting pay for this position is $11.55/hr.
- Cleans fixtures, furnishings and facilities in and around campus buildings in accordance with Facilities Management’s standard cleaning program. Work may occasionally involve cleaning up human waste.
- Operates a variety of cleaning equipment, uses cleaning chemicals and materials to maintain the cleanliness of assigned area(s).
- Performs heavy lifting in the removal of trash, moves furniture and equipment to perform cleaning tasks.
- Shovels or may operate snow removal equipment to remove snow from building entrances and walkways.
- May pickup litter within several feet of building.
- Climbs ladders up to 12 feet to perform necessary cleaning work.
- Unlocks and secures buildings as required.
- Reports maintenance issues and equipment failures as appropriate.
- Maintains inventory levels within assigned area(s).
- Typically requires climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, lifting, pulling, pushing, reaching, grasping, standing, and repetitive motions.
- Works effectively and cooperatively with members of the Facilities Management staff, UMaine administration, the campus community, and external clients and customers.
The University of Maine is a community of more than 11,200 undergraduate and graduate students, and 2,500 employees located on the Orono campus and throughout the state. UMaine is the state land and sea grant university and maintains a leadership role as the System’s flagship university. As a result, it is dedicated to providing excellent teaching, research, and service at the university, state, and national levels.
Further information about UMaine can be found at https://umaine.edu/
The University of Maine offers a wide range of benefits for employees including, but not limited to, tuition benefits (employee and dependent), comprehensive insurance coverage including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and short and long term disability as well as retirement plan options. As a former NSF ADVANCE institution, the University of Maine is committed to diversity in our workforce and to dual-career couples.
UMaine is located in beautiful Central Maine. Many employees report that a primary reason for choosing to come to UMaine is quality of life. Numerous cultural activities, excellent public schools, safe neighborhoods, high quality medical care, little traffic, and a reasonable cost of living make the greater Bangor area a wonderful place to live.
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- Valid Maine driver’s license required.
- Related cleaning experience classroom and office buildings and experience working under a defined cleaning program preferred.
- Proven ability to follow verbal and written instructions required.
- Must possess effective communication skills.
- Proven experience getting along with co-workers, supervisors and building occupants.
- Proven ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision required.
- Previous experience operating custodial cleaning equipment a plus.
1.) a cover letter which describes your experience, interests, and suitability for the position
2.) a resume/curriculum vitae
3.) contact information for three professional references.
4.) add additional required submissions as necessary in sequential order (i.e. research statement, teaching philosophy, etc.)
You will also need to complete the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status forms. Incomplete application materials cannot be considered. Materials received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.
Appropriate background checks are required.
The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Sarah E. Harebo, Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).