Building Environmental Technician

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 009819
NC Salary Grade Equivalency 53
Classification Title Building Environmental Technician - Journey
Working Title Building Environmental Technician
Salary Range $23,738 - $27,159
Anticipate Hiring Range $23,738 - $27,159
FLSA Status Non Exempt
Division Business Affairs
Department Facilities Management (Adm)
Work Unit Housekeeping
Work Schedule

11:30 p.m. – 8:30 a.m.; Sunday – Thursday

This position is designated as ‘mandatory’ and, when contacted to report to work, its incumbent 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 various types of floor surfaces in Campus Academic, Athletic, and Administrative buildings.

Minimum Education/Experience

Some knowledge of cleaning procedures, one year of experience demonstrating the ability to follow instructions in operating specialized floor-cleaning or other cleaning equipment and in performing medium to heavy physical work; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Essential Job Duties

The Floor Maintenance Assistant provides custodial support for the University.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

1. Care and clean academic buildings, offices, studios, other state buildings and the grounds surrounding University and State facilities.
2. Maintain equipment in good working order.
3. Compile and maintain checklist and report needs to BES Supervisor or appropriate lead BES Technician in the absence of Supervisor.
4. Maintain various types of floor surfaces to include vacuuming, spotting and shampooing or water extracting carpet, dust mopping, and stripping or spray buffing resilient tile floors.

Other Work Responsibilities

1. Assist the BES Supervisor and lead Technicians in testing and making recommendations on supply and equipment purchases.
2. Properly use and care for all manual and power equipment and chemicals required in floor maintenance, housekeeping, and recycling functions.
3. Follow established Facilities Management, UNC Charlotte and State Policies and Procedures.
4. Perform other related duties as assigned and/or delegated.

Departmental Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

1. High school diploma or GED equivalent.
2. Knowledge of cleaning procedures, one year of experience demonstrating the ability to follow instructions in operating specialized floor-cleaning or other cleaning equipment and in performing medium to heavy physical work; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
3. Three years’ experience in institutional housekeeping with floor care experience preferred.
4. The ability to properly use and care for all manual and power equipment and chemicals required in Building Environmental Services and floor care functions.
5. The ability to effectively communicate the English language (reading, writing, interpretation and comprehension) required.
6. Effective skills in verbal, written and interpersonal communications.
7. Computer literate. Knowledge and skill with Google Chrome, Microsoft Word and Excel, and willingness to learn new programs.
8. Ability to effectively work/interact with persons from different backgrounds and cultures.
9. Ability to foster and create an atmosphere of teamwork.
10. Selected candidate must have the mental and physical capabilities to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

Necessary Licenses or Certifications

Valid driver’s license required.

Work Location FM Building Environmental Services - South Area Floor Crew
Posting date 12/18/2017
Closing date 02/20/2018
Proposed Hire Date 03/20/2017
Contact Information
Special Notes to Applicants

This position is being reopened to attract a larger candidate pool. If you have already applied for this position you do not need to reapply as your application is still valid.

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.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • UNC Charlotte Website
    • The Placement Exchange (TPE)
    • StudentAffairs.com
    • Another Website (please list in box below)
    • Personal Referral
    • Other (please list in box below)
    • HERC Job Board
    • Local JobNetwork
  2. Where did you learn about this posting?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * The schedule for this position is: 11:30 PM - 8:30 AM Sunday - Thursday. Are you available to work this shift as scheduled?
    • No
    • Yes
  4. * Do you have a valid driver's license or can you obtain one before the first day of hire?
    • No
    • Yes
  5. * Are you able to perform medium to heavy physical work?
    • No
    • Yes
  6. Do you have some knowledge of cleaning procedures and one year of experience demonstrating the ability to follow instructions in operating specialized floor-cleaning or other cleaning equipment?
    • No
    • Yes

Applicant Documents

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