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Facilities Assistant - Evening Crew

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Facilities Assistant - Evening Crew
Role Title: Housekeeping and/or Apparel Worker I
Posting Number: SW0180068
About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Position Summary:

Responds to emergency maintenance and disasters calls during the evening shift and adequately accesses emergency situations, reference guidelines, take measures to minimize losses, and contact appropriate personnel if needed. Also responsible for maintaining established standards of cleanliness and sanitation including student lounges, lobbies, stairs, rest rooms, showers, and other interior space. Duties include floor maintenance, dusting, gathering and removal of trash, snow and ice removal from entranceways and sidewalks, collecting recycling, and replenishing supplies. Operates powered and manual cleaning equipment. Reports needed equipment and building repair and any unsafe or unusual housekeeping situations. Responsible for the care and handling of housekeeping supplies, equipment, and assigned keys.

Required Qualifications:

Experience in light maintenance, and cleaning of institutional, domestic, or commercial areas. Working knowledge of disaster and emergency procedures; and commercial/industrial cleaning methods, chemicals, and equipment and safety practices. General maintenance skills. Must have excellent customer service and communication skills for interaction with employees, students, and visitors at a large university campus. Ability to work independently with little or no supervision; mix chemicals with proper proportions from established guidelines; operate both manual and electrically powered commercial cleaning equipment; work a five day work week during the summer and school breaks, works the evening shift during the academic year, and as needed occasionally during the day for high customer service.

Preferred Qualifications:
Employment Conditions: Must have a criminal background check, Must have a driver's license check, Alternate work schedule - If other than M-F, 8-5 please describe below, Must have an acceptable and safe driving record, Other (Describe Below)
Must have a conviction check: Yes
Describe Other:

Work Schedule- M-F 3:30pm-12:30am

The selected candidate must be able to work a five day work week during the summer and on school breaks, work the evening shift during the academic year, and occasionally work during the day as business needs demand.

Employment Comments:
How to Apply for this Job:

Apply to posting online at www.jobs.vt.edu.

Employee Category: Staff (Salary)
Appointment Type: Regular
If restricted or temporary, enter end date:
FLSA Status: Non-exempt: Eligible for overtime
Academic Year or Calendar Year: Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Full-time
If part time, enter Percent Time:
Pay Band: 1
Pay Range: Starting salary of $23,291
Department: Housing & Residence Life - Housing
Work Location: Blacksburg
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Work Schedule: M-F 3:30pm-12:30am
Posting Date: 02/05/2018
Review Begin Date: 02/12/2018
Job Close Date:
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Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.

For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

Quick Link: http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/83769

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only).
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How did you first learn about this job opening?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education - online
    • Chronicle of Higher Education - print
    • Higher Ed Jobs (www.higheredjobs.com)
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium - HERC (www.hercjobs.org)
    • Diverse Jobs (www.diversejobs.net)
    • Insight Into Diversity (www.careers.insightintodiversity.com)
    • Indeed (www.indeed.com)
    • Roanoke Times Online (www.jobs.roanoke.com)
    • Commonwealth of Virginia Jobs (www.jobs.virginia.gov)
    • Virginia Tech job site (www.jobs.vt.edu)
    • Facebook
    • LinkedIn
    • Twitter
    • Job Fair (please describe below)
    • Journal (please describe below)
    • Listserv (please describe below)
    • Newspaper - print (please describe below)
    • Professional Conference (please describe below)
    • From a friend/acquaintance not associated with Virginia Tech (please name below)
    • From a Virginia Tech employee/representative/recruiter (please name below)
    • Veteran related event/site (please describe below)
    • Virginia Employment Commission - VEC
    • Other Virginia Tech affiliated website (please describe below)
    • Other job board such as Simply Hired, Career Builder, etc. (please describe below)
    • Other - Not listed (please describe below)
  4. * Please describe recruiting source identified in previous question (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

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