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Building Environmental Technician

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This is an on-going applicant pool of Building Environmental Technicians - Contributing for the Facilities Management department only. ** Please note; second and third shift positions may receive a shift premium pay of ten percent (10%) above the regular hourly rate per University policy. This policy may change without notice at the University's discretion. * Those applicants deemed as most qualified for the vacant positions in the Facilities Management department will be contacted for interviews. * As positions become available, those candidates that successfully complete the interview process will be conditionally selected to fill those vacancies. ** Candidates that are conditionally selected to fill a vacant position must successfully pass a background check before their hire is approved. Applications for this pool of Building Environmental Technicians - Contributing will remain open until December 31, 2017. * You do not need to re-apply for this Contributing posting - your application will be valid for the open period of October 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017. Please submit a resume and cover letter with your application. * These documents will be used to evaluate your written communication skills as well as supporting documents of your knowledge, skills, abilities, education and professional experience. Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. * Do not write 'see resume' on your application when completing the job duties section. If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment). * Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities. These positions are designated as ‘mandatory’ and, when instructed to report to work, the employee is expected to reach the campus as expeditiously as possible using normal precautions as dictated by adverse weather conditions.

Position Information

General Information

Vacancy Open to All Candidates
Employment Type Permanent - Full-time
If time-limited, note appointment end date
Hours per week 40
Months per year 12
Position Number BES001
NC Salary Grade Equivalency 50
Classification Title Building Environmental Tech
Working Title Building Environmental Technician
Salary Range $22,000 - $25,000
Anticipate Hiring Range $22,000 - $25,000
FLSA Status Non Exempt
Division Business Affairs
Department Facilities Management (Adm)
Work Unit Housekeeping
Work Schedule

Full time – 40 hours per week:

  • 1:00 pm -10:00 pm; Monday – Friday
  • 5:00 am – 2:00 pm; Tuesday – Saturday
  • 8:00 am – 5:00 pm; Monday / 5:00 am – 2:00 pm; Tuesday – Friday
  • Sunday – Thursday 11:30 pm – 8:30 am (third shift)

Part time – 20 hours per week:

  • 5:00 am – 9:00 am; Tuesday – Saturday
  • Annual salary for 20 hours per week part time positions is one half of the salary range listed above.

All shifts are subject to change based on Department / University needs.

Mandatory Personnel

These positions are designated as ‘mandatory’ and, when contacted to report to work, the employee is expected to reach the campus as expeditiously as possible using normal precautions as dictated by the adverse weather conditions.

Primary Purpose of Position

To maintain clean and sanitary conditions in classrooms, labs, lecture halls, offices, common areas, restrooms and various other areas within Academic, Athletic, and Administrative buildings on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Minimum Education/Experience

Some knowledge of cleaning procedures, ability to follow instructions and to perform medium to heavy physical work.

Essential Job Duties

The Building Environmental Services (BES) Technician performs custodial services support for the University.

Duties Include:

1. Clean and care for academic buildings, offices, studios, other State buildings and the grounds surrounding University and State facilities.

2. Maintain equipment, return to designated storage area, and keep in good working order.

3. Compile and maintain checklists and report needs to BES Supervisor or appropriate lead BES Technician in the absence of Supervisor.

4. Assist the BES Supervisor and lead Technicians in testing and making recommendations on supply and equipment purchases.

5. Maintain various types of floor surfaces to include vacuuming, spotting, and gum removal.

6. Follow established Facilities Management, UNC Charlotte and State policies and procedures.

Other Work Responsibilities

1. Use and care for all manual and power equipment and chemicals required in housekeeping, recycling, event support and exterior litter removal functions.

2. Work is guided by a daily schedule for general assignments.

3. Work is performed subject to close review and inspection with problems and special assignments not covered by instructions referred to a supervisor.

4. Ability to perform medium to heavy physical work. Duties are repetitive in nature and include physically-strenuous activities such as moving furniture, walking from building to building, operating heavy cleaning equipment, wearing a backpack vacuum and delivering large quantities of housekeeping supplies.

5. Perform other related duties as assigned and/or delegated.

Departmental Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

1. High school diploma or GED equivalent.

2. One year of experience in institutional housekeeping.

3. Must have good organizational, interpersonal and customer service skills.

4. Ability to properly use and care for all manual and power equipment and chemicals required in Building Environmental Services and floor care functions.

5. Ability to effectively communicate the English language (read, write, comprehend and speak) required.

6. Effective skills in verbal, written and interpersonal communications, however excellent communication skills are preferred.

7. Computer literate, knowledge and skill with Google Chrome and Microsoft Word and Excel, and willingness to learn new programs required.

8. Ability to effectively work/interact with persons from different backgrounds and cultures.

9. Ability to foster and create an atmosphere of teamwork with coworkers, visitors, building occupants and the entire campus community.

10. The selected candidate must have the mental and physical capabilities to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodations.

Necessary Licenses or Certifications

Must have a valid driver’s license.

Work Location Various campus locations
Posting date 10/01/2017
Closing date 12/31/2017
Proposed Hire Date
Contact Information
Special Notes to Applicants

This is an on-going applicant pool of Building Environmental Technicians – Contributing for the Facilities Management department only.

  • Please note; second and third shift positions may receive a shift premium pay of ten percent (10%) above the regular hourly rate per University policy. This policy may change without notice at the University’s discretion.
  • Those applicants deemed as most qualified for the vacant positions in the Facilities Management department will be contacted for interviews.
  • As positions become available, those candidates that successfully complete the interview process will be conditionally selected to fill those vacancies.
  • Candidates that are conditionally selected to fill a vacant position must successfully pass a background check before their hire is approved.

Applications for this pool of Building Environmental Technicians – Contributing will remain open until December 31, 2017.

  • You do not need to re-apply for this Contributing posting – your application will be valid for the open period of October 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017.

Please submit a resume and cover letter with your application.

  • These documents will be used to evaluate your written communication skills as well as supporting documents of your knowledge, skills, abilities, education and professional experience.

Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application.

  • Do not write ‘see resume’ on your application when completing the job duties section.

If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment).

  • Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities.

These positions are designated as ‘mandatory’ and, when instructed to report to work, the employee is expected to reach the campus as expeditiously as possible using normal precautions as dictated by adverse weather conditions.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • UNC Charlotte Website
    • Another Website
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • HERC Job Board
    • Personal Referral
    • Other
  2. Where did you learn about this posting?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a valid driver's license?
    • No
    • Yes
  4. * Are you able to perform medium to heavy physical work?
    • No
    • Yes
  5. Please describe your institutional housekeeping experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. Please check the shift you are most interested in working.
    • Full Time: Tuesday - Saturday 5:00 am - 2:00 pm (first shift)
    • Full Time: Monday - Friday 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm (second shift)
    • Full Time: Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm and Tuesday - Friday 5:00 am - 2:00 pm (first shift)
    • Full Time: Sunday - Thursday 11:30 pm - 8:30 am (third shift)
    • Part time - 20 hours per week: Tuesday - Saturday 5:00 am - 9:00 am;
  7. What other shifts would you like to be considered for? Please list all that apply.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
  3. Contact Information for References
  4. Other Document