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Building and Grounds Assistant

Apply now Job no: 495528
Department: Building & Special Services
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Hourly Staff
Categories: Custodial, Building Support, Grounds
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title:

Building and Grounds Assistant

Salary/Grade:

$12.50 hr/E2

Job Summary:

Performs a variety of tasks related to maintaining the University's buildings, facilities, and grounds

 

 

 

Duties/Physical Demands:

Picks up trash and/or litter from University buildings and grounds; empties trash receptacles.
May sweep and mop rooms and hallways; may dust and perform general cleaning of rooms; may clean windows.
May vacuum and shampoo carpets; may strip and wax floors; may clean and sanitize restrooms.
May mow, trim, and rake grounds; may remove shrubs and trees.
May sow grass and renovate turf areas; may apply herbicides to lawn.
May pick up and/or deliver equipment and supplies.
May perform cleaning/washing duties in dining hall dishroom or pot and pan area.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Requires a high school diploma or GED. No experience required. May require driver's license.

 

Desired Qualifications:

 

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of the use of either cleaning equipment/materials or lawn equipment/materials
Ability to understand and follow directions

 

Working Conditions/Physical Demands:

For positions primarily assigned to perform custodial duties: Constant simple grasping. Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, twisting, pushing, pulling, stooping and use of motor skills that require firm grasping, fine manipulation, and pinching.. Occasional squatting, kneeling, crawling, and climbing. Frequent lifting of materials weighing up to 50 pounds. Occasional overhead lifting of materials weighing up to 30 pounds. Minimal lifting and carrying/transporting materials weighing up to 70 pounds.

For positions primarily assigned to perform grounds and special facilities duties: Constant simple grasping. Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, twisting, pushing, pulling, shoveling, stooping, climbing and use of motor skills that require firm grasping, fine manipulation, and pinching. Frequent operation of equipment. Occasional squatting, kneeling, crawling and climbing. Frequent lifting of materials weighing up to 50 pounds. Occasional overhead lifting of materials weighing up to 30 pounds. Minimal carrying/transporting materials weighing up to 100 pounds. Minimal lifting of materials weighing up to 70 pounds.

For all positions, there is periodic assignment given which entail dealing with modestly unpleasant physical situations. There may be considerable noise generated by machine operation, exposure to chemicals and some machinery may present an element of personal risk of injury due to an accident.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

10pm to 6am position. (Five nights per week) Sun night through Thursday night with week ending Friday morning; Reports to Custodial Services

Eo/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of sex/gender (including sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking), race, color, religion, national origin (ancestry), disability, age (40 years or older), sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, status as a parent or foster parent, military status, or veteran status in its recruitment, selection, and employment practices. Requests for all reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.edu or 513-529-3560.
 
As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2225.
Date to Begin Screening Applicants:

 

 

Benefit Eligible:

Yes

 

A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact ADAFacultyStaff@Miamioh.edu or (513) 529-3560.

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