Environmental Service Worker @ Rutgers University - New Brunswick, NJ

Job Overview

11 days ago

Environmental Service Worker

Rutgers University - New Brunswick, NJ

Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title
Environmental Service Worker

Job Category
Staff & Executive - Facilities/Environmental/Maintenance

Department
IPO-Envir. Services-New Bruns.

Overview
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state of New Jersey’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Established in 1766 and celebrated a milestone 250th anniversary in 2016, the university is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the United States. More than 70,800 students and 27,000 faculty and staff learn, work, and serve the public at Rutgers locations across New Jersey and around the world.

Posting Summary
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is currently seeking an Environmental Services Worker for the Environmental Services department within Rutgers, Institutional Planning and Operations. Under the direction of the Environmental Services Supervisor, the Environmental Service Worker performs various tasks to maintain a clean, safe, sanitary and attractive environment.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:
  • Performs proper cleaning to insure cleanliness of the assigned areas.
  • Performs routine and general cleaning to prevent the spread of infection and keeps areas orderly and attractive.
  • Performs isolation cleaning procedures as instructed in order to prohibit the spread of infection.
  • Performs hard floor care and various levels of carpet care.
  • Renders moving services throughout the University.
  • Performs daily collection, storage and disposal of various waste generated within the University.
  • Performs functional set ups according to requests.
  • Performs various grounds cleaning tasks.

Position Status
Full Time

Hours Per Week

Daily Work Shift
Day

FLSA
Nonexempt

Grade
1100

Position Salary

Annual Minimum Salary
13.960

Annual Mid Range Salary
14.460

Annual Maximum Salary
14.890

Standard Hours
40.00

Union Description
Teamsters, Local 97

Payroll Designation
PeopleSoft

Benefits
Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview.
Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https://finance.rutgers.edu/healthcare-risk/insurance/postdoctoral-health-insurance.


COVID-19 Immunization Requirement

Rutgers University requires all new employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the employee a medical or religious exemption. Employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment provide proof they have received a booster upon eligibility and upload proof of same. Based on current guidance, individuals are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the final dose of a vaccine approved or authorized for emergency use in the United States or a vaccine that has been listed for emergency use by the World Health Organization. Eligibility for a booster against COVID-19 varies and is explained on the University’s web site located at https://coronavirus.rutgers.edu/covid-19-vaccine. Failure to provide proof of primary vaccination and booster will result in rescission of a candidate’s offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.



Seniority Unit

Terms of Appointment
Staff - 12 month

Position Pension Eligibility
PERS

Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience

Certifications/Licenses

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Ability to read, write, speak, understand and communicate in English sufficiently to carry out the duties of the position.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Prior experience in institutional environmental services.
  • Valid driver’s license.

Equipment Utilized

Physical Demands and Work Environment
PHYSICAL DEMANDS : The person in this position must be physically active. Position requires climbing or balance, taste or smell less than 1/3 of the time; stand, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl , talk or hear up to 2/3 of the time; walking 2/3 of the time; reaching with hands and arms over 2/3 of the time. Position requires lifting up to ten (10) pounds over 2/3 of the time, lifting or exerting force of 25 pounds up to 2/3 of the time, lifting or exerting force of 50 or more pounds under 1/3 of the time. Position requires Close vision, Distance vision, Color vision and Depth Perception. Ability to hear pager alerts, overhead pager radio messages.

WORK ENVIRONMENT : Up to 2/3 of the time, the position requires exposure to wet or humid conditions (non-weather), exposure to blood borne pathogens that requires the use of Personal Protective Equipment, exposure to dust, fumes or airborne particles, and exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals that require the use of Personal Protective Equipment, exposure to outdoor weather conditions. Less than 1/3 of the time the position requires exposure to risk of electrical shock, exposure to risk of radiation, exposure to hazardous waste. The position requires work
near moving mechanical parts up to 2/3 of the time, work in precarious places less than 1/3 of the time. The typical amounts of noise for the position are moderate to loud noise.

Special Conditions

Posting Details

Posting Number
22ST0583

Posting Open Date

Special Instructions to Applicants

Regional Campus
Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)

Home Location Campus
Rutgers University - New Brunswick

City

State

Location Details

Pre-employment Screenings

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.

Infection Control and Safety

This position is subject to all Rutgers University policies, including TB surveillance and other infection control and safety policies. Please review the Tuberculosis Surveillance Policy for additional information.

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