Maintainer I - Full Time, benefited, AFSCME unit position
About Greenfield Community College: Greenfield Community College is located in the beautiful and historic Pioneer Valley of western Massachusetts, between the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains and the fertile farmland of the Connecticut River watershed. GCC is a public community college serving over 4,800 people annually in credit courses and credit-free workshops. Known for the caring and supportive attitude of the faculty and staff, and for the broad support it enjoys from the surrounding community, the college is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. In addition to a strong Liberal Arts focus, the College offers a wide variety of innovative and successful programs including Gender and Women's Studies, Fine Arts, Nursing, Renewable Energy, and Outdoor Leadership, as well as varied learning environments, from traditional classrooms, to distance learning, peer tutoring, one-on-one faculty-student advising, workforce development, and learning communities that cater to specific needs and interests. Close to fifty percent of Greenfield Community College students transfer to four-year colleges, and it is Smith College's largest source of community college transfer students. Much of the College has undergone a multi-million dollar renovation that incorporates universal design principles to meet the needs of all our students. Greenfield Community College actively encourages and provides opportunities for leadership and professional development.
Job Description: GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
The primary function of this position is to perform janitorial, custodial, housekeeping and event support. May also be required to perform some grounds keeping or maintenance tasks as well as performing various manual tasks required for the routine maintenance of the buildings and grounds.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Shovels snow, sands roadways or walkways, and performs manual tasks involved with snow removal, control, and disposal;
Cleans campus property such as offices, classrooms, corridors, walls, floors, windows, furniture, woodwork, toilets, lavatories, or fixtures by washing, waxing, buffing, sweeping, polishing, dusting, or vacuum cleaning; and empties and cleans waste barrels, garbage cans, and other waste receptacles;
Operates floor scrubbers, power washers, buffers, or other similar mechanical or power-driven equipment;
Drives vehicles and equipment;
Sweeps sidewalks, rakes and collects leaves, and hauls debris or rubbish;
Performs manual labor in a stockroom, storeroom, or warehouse;
Completes daily event setups--Moves and sets up furniture, equipment, etc.;
Assist with daily event management to include unlocking meeting rooms, checking out furniture and equipment, and maintaining awareness of daily event schedules;
Reports hazardous and unusual situations to the appropriate authority;
Makes general repairs of a simple nature, including minor repairs to equipment;
May reset electrical circuits and perform other work not requiring a license or other certification;
Handles trunks, baggage, and luggage arriving at or departing from a building;
Performs routine manual tasks involved in the maintenance, repair, or beautification of campus;
Performs routine labor tasks to assist skilled trades-people engaged in maintenance, repair, or construction work using hand and electrical tools appropriate to craft, such as assisting with dismantling, fabrication, alteration, and construction of building structures and building systems;
Plants, seeds, transplants, removes, prunes, trims, waters, sprays, or fertilizes trees, shrubbery, grass, plants, or flowers;
Performs other manual labor tasks in connection with the maintenance and operation of a garage or equipment depot;
Cleans, washes, refuels, oils, or greases trucks or automobiles;
Keeps simple records such as maintenance logs or inventory counts;
Uses Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to generate work requests and to record maintenance practices;
Performs other related duties.
Requirements: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Ability to follow oral and written instructions;
Ability to understand and apply the laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, specifications, standards, and guidelines governing assigned unit activities;
Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with others and deal tactfully with others;
Ability to stand or walk for prolonged periods of time as well as lift and carry heavy objects;
Ability to climb and work on ladders and scaffolds;
Physical stamina and endurance, manual dexterity, and mechanical aptitude;
Ability to read, write and comprehend the English language.
Experience in custodial and snow removal services in a higher education setting;
Knowledge of the standard procedures followed in the storage of building custodial and cleaning materials.
Knowledge of the types and uses of materials, tools and equipment used in building custodial maintenance work.
Knowledge of the proper care and maintenance of equipment used in building custodial maintenance work.
Knowledge of the principles and methods of inventory control of supplies and equipment.
Ability to accurately receive information and make sound decisions;
Previous experience using specialized floor cleaning equipment (buffers and carpet care cleaners) preferred;
Knowledge of safety practices and procedures followed in building maintenance, custodial, groundskeeping and storekeeping work.
Skill in the use of a variety of motorized equipment such as snow blowers, lawn mowers, forklifts, dollies, rototillers, etc.
Ability to maintain accurate records.
A demonstrated commitment to promoting domestic diversity issues and/or global multiculturalism.
Additional Information: EQUIVALENCY STATEMENT:
Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as stated above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them with the equivalent combination of education, training and experience required for the responsibilities of this position.
Day shift hours - M-F: 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM;
Must be able to respond to emergency situations;
Occasional evening and weekend hours will be required;
1st Shift, Full-time 40 hrs/week, 7am - 3:30pm. Maintainer I is an AFSCME unit position, Grade 9. The complete State Job Classification Specification for Maintainer is on file in the Human Resources Office or online on the Dept. of Higher Education website here.
SALARY: $627.78 per week
Application Instructions: TO APPLY:
In order to be considered for this position, you must submit your credentials online. Create a Greenfield Community College account by clicking on the APPLY NOW tab below. You will be able to upload the following documents, which are required for consideration:
Contact information for 3 professional references
Applications accepted up to and including September 17, 2018.
Applications received after September 17, 2018 MAY be considered until the position is filled.
When preparing your cover letter and resume, please refer to the minimum and preferred qualifications and, if applicable, include an equivalency statement.
*Greenfield Community College is proud to value diversity in our community of faculty, staff and students and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. *
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GCC is an accredited public community college in western Mass. known for the helpfulness of the faculty and staff and for the strong GCC support from the local community. Whether students pursue a traditional liberal arts path or one of GCC’s innovative programs such as Renewable Energy, Fine Arts, or Outdoor Leadership, it’s GCC’s mission to teach what’s necessary for our students to reach their highest potential. Access and excellence are what drive every decision at GCC