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General Utility Worker

Appalachian State University

This is a Contract position in Falling Waters, WV posted September 21, 2022.

Posting Details Work experience or education that is NOT included on the application will NOT be considered when screening your application.

Please include ALL work experience and education on the application to ensure that you receive the appropriate credit toward qualification for this position.

Position Summary Information Classification Title Building Environmental Services Technician (Holmes Center) Working Title General Utility Worker Location Boone, NC Job Category 8 Position Number 066721 Department Holmes Convocation Center
– 170490 Description of University Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all.

The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference.

As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls more than 20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.

Minimum Qualifications Some knowledge of cleaning procedures, ability to follow instructions and to perform medium to heavy physical work; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Special certification may be required for some of these positions.

Special Note: This is a generalized representation of positions in this class and is not intended to reflect essential functions per ADA.

Examples of competencies are typical of the majority of positions, but may not be applicable to all functions.

License/Certification Required Essential Job Functions Position performs a variety of duties in the care and cleaning of offices, restrooms, and public areas of the Convocation Center.

Duties will include: Floor maintenance of all resilient floors including stripping, refinishing, buffing, polishing and sanitizing, sanding and refinishing of wood floor Cleaning carpets, deep cycle carpet rinse extraction, bonnet/buffing system, dry foam system and spot cleaning Maintaining restroom areas in a sanitary state and replenish paper supplies and soap as necessary Cleaning windows, walls, woodwork and light fixtures Emptying trash Moving furniture Minor repairs Light bulb replacement Snow and ice removal Other duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required for this Position Some knowledge of cleaning procedures, Ability to follow instructions Ability to perform medium to heavy physical work Preferred Qualifications Prefer strong housekeeping skills to include floor maintenance and proficiency in basic computer skills.

Type of Position Permanent Full-Time Staff/Non-Faculty Staff/Non-Faculty Appointment Type 1.0 Work Schedule/Hours Monday
– Friday; 6:00 am-3:00 pm; and Nights and Weekends as Required.

Number of Hours Per Week 40 Number of Months Per Year 12 Mandatory Staff No Physical Demands of Position Physical efforts include lifting and moving of all types of tables, chairs, chemicals and supplies, furniture, trash and debris, including snow and ice up to 50 lbs unassisted; and cleaning equipment as required.

Overall Competency Level Advanced Salary Grade Equivalency GN04 Salary Range Anticipated Hiring Range $32,961-$33,784 Required Functional Competencies to Successfully Perform Job Duties.

Knowledge-Technical: Demonstrated proficiency in basic computer skills such as e-mail and supply ordering.

Demonstrated proficiency in service area and the ability to train and/or advise others (to acknowledge HK Leads.

Arrange for repair and maintenance of equipment and machinery.

Advanced skills to provide thorough inspections of all spaces.

Documenting work orders when applicable.

Communication: Leads by example in overcoming communication problems in the work area.

Customer Service: Anticipates customer needs, and addresses and resolves promptly and respectfully.

Represents the work area when needed to customers on matters of concern.

Interpersonal Skills: Develops and maintains effective working relationships with others in order to encourage and support communication and teamwork.

Safety and Health Compliance: Performs routine inspections servicing of tools and equipment to ensure safe operation.

Recommends and follows new Safety related policies and procedures.

Pay will be commensurate with applicant competencies, budget, equity and market considerations.

Posting Details Information Posting Date 08/29/2022 Closing Date 09/11/2022 Competency Level Statement If no applicants apply who meet the required competencies, then management may consider other applicants at a lower competency level.

Special Instructions to Applicants Please include a minimum of 3 professional references in the application.

Work experience or education that is NOT included on the application will NOT be considered when screening your application.

Please include ALL work experience and education on the application to ensure that you receive the appropriate credit toward qualification for this position.

Search Chair Name Jody Miller Search Chair Email Disability Accommodation Information Individuals with disabilities may request accommodations in the application process by contacting Maranda Maxey, Director & ADA/504 Coordinator, at 828-262-3056 or

Applicant Pool Preference External (Post on the Web) Departmental Information AA/EEO Statement Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Important Contacts: Director of Human Resources/EEO Officer Office of Human Resources 330 University Hall Dr.

Boone, NC 28608 (828) 262-3187 Office of Title IX Compliance 123 I.G.

Greer Hall Boone, NC 28608 (828) 262-2144 ADA/504 Coordinator & Office of Disability Resources Director Office of Disability Resources 224 Joyce Lawrence Lane/Suite 112 Anne Belk Hall Boone, NC 28608 (828) 262-3056 Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally.

We understand that the successful implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence is the responsibility of the entire university community, including alumni and official university governing bodies.

A diverse campus community supports an influx of broad and distinct ideas that increase learning opportunities and strengthen the impact of our community as we work collectively to achieve a just experience for all.

We actively encourage, support, and promote a global mindset and an equitable environment where all will know that they belong and are safe to express their culture, identity, values, ideas, opinions, and creativity.

We are committed to creating a culture of equity opportunity for all, one that has an expectation of fairness, justice, and equity-minded practice at all levels of the university community.

Background Check Statement Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University’s receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.

Eligibility for Employment Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.

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