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Campus: 139 Wyoming Hall

Mail: Dept 3422

1000 E University Ave

Laramie, WY 82071-2000

Phone: 307.766.2377

Fax: 307.766.5607

Email: c-comp@uwyo.edu

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Classification Description

Employees Human Resources - Classification Compensation

Classification Description

This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.

Facilities Grounds Attendant, Senior

Reports to: Designated Supervisor

UW Job Code: 7223

UW Job Family: 72

SOC Code: 37-2011

Pay Grade: 14

Date: July 01, 2004

Job Purpose:

Under limited supervision, performs general cleaning and maintenance of University facilities according to established cleaning standards; provides project supervision and group leadership as directed.

Minimum Qualifications

Education:

High School Diploma or GED

Experience:

3 years work-related experience

Required Licensure, Certification, Registration, or Other Requirements:

None

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Basic and general cleaning methods, techniques, materials and equipment.
  • Basic and general maintenance methods, techniques, materials and equipment.
  • Custodial practices, machinery, and related equipment.
  • Project leadership.
  • The occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade.  

Skills and Abilities to:

  • Follow basic and routine verbal and written instructions.
  • Understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
  • Work as a team member and foster a cooperative work environment.
  • Lead and train staff and/or students.
  • Maintain effective supervisory relationships.
  • Safely use hand and power tools applicable to the trade.
  • Safely use cleaning equipment and supplies.
  • Perform a variety of custodial and cleaning tasks.
  • Lift and/or manipulate objects weighing up to 100 pounds regularly.

Characteristc Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

Provide project supervision and group leadership, as directed.

Clean designated facilities including vacuuming, washing/scrubbing/stripping floors, windows, and walls, dusting, and general maintenance according to established standards.

Clean and sanitize restrooms and shower areas; supply towels, soaps and the like as directed.

Provide trash removal for assigned areas.

Operate and clean manual and power maintenance equipment; may perform minor equipment repair.

Perform special cleaning projects.

Perform scheduled and emergency maintenance on designated facilities as required; setup equipment for events.

Lock or unlock designated facilities, as directed.

Gather information for work orders and give to supervisor.

Some positions may seed, water, mow, fertilize assigned area and trim trees and hedges.

Supplemental Functions:

Keep walkways to designated buildings free of snow and debris.

Assist supervisor in maintaining inventories, as directed.

Working Conditions:

Various in/out door environments; regular exposure to fumes, odors and noise; occasional exposure to mechanical, electrical or chemical hazards; occasionally works in confined or high spaces.

Distinguishing Features:

Facilities/Grounds Assistant performs cleaning job tasks as assigned according to established standards under general supervision and is eligible to move to the classification of Facilities/Grounds Attendant after six months with approval of the designated appointing authority.

Facilities/Grounds Attendant performs cleaning job tasks as assigned according to established standards under general supervision and is eligible to move to the classification of Facilities/Grounds Attendant II after two years with approval of the designated appointing authority.

Facilities/Grounds Attendant II performs cleaning job tasks as assigned according to established standards under general supervision or provides moving services for campus and local community and performs moving and setup services for special events.

Facilities/Grounds Attendant, Senior, performs the work done by Facilities/Grounds Attendants under limited supervision and provides project or group leadership.

Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources

Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.


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