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ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES SPECIALIST-CAMPUS

University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of Alabama at Birmingham

university, fl, usa
Posted on Saturday, May 4, 2024
ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES SPECIALIST-CAMPUS - (T216792)

Description

The primary accountabilities below are intended to describe the general content and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties.

Performs a variety of routine and major professional cleaning duties in public and private spaces of the university. Responds to urgent cleaning needs as a result of spills or accidents. Adheres to established schedule to maintain cleanliness standards. Uses professional cleaning products, equipment and techniques. Interacts with customers, visitors, students, coworkers and others in a friendly, helpful and professional manner. Assists other team members with daily work and special projects. Uses assigned communication device.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS TO INCLUDE:

  • Performs a variety of routine and major professional cleaning duties in public and private spaces of the university. Responds to urgent cleaning needs as a result of spills or accidents. Adheres to established schedule to maintain cleanliness standards.
  • Completes tasks independently, using professional cleaning techniques. Actively participates in ongoing training to maintain professional cleaning skills.
  • Empty, cleans and replaces liners in waste containers daily. Coordinates removal of recycling and large waste and debris items.
  • Regularly inspects and refills supply of paper, soap and other products throughout the shift to ensure supplies are available at all times.
  • Maintains carpeted areas through daily vacuuming and spot treatment of stains. Maintains hard flooring and stair treads through daily sweeping, wet and/or dry mopping.
  • Inspects and actively maintains cleanliness of high-traffic areas such as restrooms, breakrooms and lobby areas throughout shift. Actively maintains cleanliness of door handles, water fountains, light switches, elevator buttons and similar high-contact surfaces.
  • Dusts, cleans and disinfects a variety of surfaces to include furniture, walls, doors, glass, windows, counters, lab and bathroom fixtures.
  • Properly uses, stores and maintains adequate supply of equipment and cleaning products. Uses resources in a safe, cost-effective manner.
  • Uses assigned communication device to read and respond to texts, emails and service requests. Interacts with customers, visitors, students, coworkers and others in a friendly, helpful and professional manner.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to read and write and be able to comprehend written and oral instruction
  • Ability to use personal computer, cell phone, tablet or other device with limited training
  • Ability to utilize email programs and applications necessary to perform job duties with limited training
  • Ability to work independently
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Prioritization skills

Work Schedule: Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including Monday - Friday, 4:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Shifts are subject to change to meet the needs of the University.

Starting Hourly Rate: $15.00/hour

Qualifications

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High School Diploma or GED preferred but not required; previous housekeeping experience preferred.

Some positions require that driving record should meet University underwriting guidelines to drive vehicle in performance of University business. Current underwriting guidelines include possession of a valid driver's license, issued in the United States; at least 21 years of age; at least three years of driving experience; maintain an acceptable Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).

PERSONAL:

Possess the necessary physical requirements, with or without the aid of mechanical devices, to safely perform the duties and responsibilities of this position to include:

  • Lifting and carrying a minimum of fifty (50) pounds
  • Climbing stairs
  • Performing tasks requiring bending, stooping, kneeling and walking significant distances between and within buildings on campus.
  • Working in confined spaces.
  • Working within extreme temperature ranges.

Incomplete job profiles will not be processed. Please be certain to showcase depth and breadth of experience, as it relates to the needs of this job announcement.

For more information about UAB Facilities, please visit: http://www.uab.edu/facilities/.

UAB is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression or sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Primary Location

: University

Job Category

: Facilities

Organization

: 112309000 Building Services

Employee Status

: Regular
Shift: Day/1st Shift
Work Arrangement (final schedule to be determined by the department/hiring manager): Onsite