Building & Environmental Services Technician (Night Shift)- #004605

Western Carolina University
January 31, 2023
Offerd Salary:$33,600 - $34,754
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Posting Information

Posting Number SHRA1163P

Quick Link for Internal Postings https: // Classification Title Building Environmental Technician Competency Level Journey Working Title Building & Environmental Services Technician (Night Shift)- #004605 Department Campus Activities About WCU

Western Carolina University has been named to the 2022 “America's Best Employers by State” list by Forbes, ranking 14 out of the top 100 employers in North Carolina. Western Carolina University is the UNC system's westernmost campus and has been consistently ranked as one of the top 15 public regional institutions in the South. Employees of WCU are provided a comprehensive benefits package as well as other resources, policies and programs to ensure a happy and healthy work/life balance. Benefit eligible employees have access to dental, vision and health insurance plans – eligibility begins on the first of the month following date of hire. Retirement plan contributions begin on the eligibility date following election and include employer contributions for either a defined contribution or a defined benefit plan. Optional disability plans are also available. Eligible employees have access to tuition waivers for up to three courses per academic year; employee may enroll at any of the constituent UNC System campuses. Also offered are free group exercise classes multiple times per week, a discounted membership to the campus recreation center, free vaccine and booster shots offered on campus, pretax flexible spending accounts, 12 paid holidays and 24 hours of paid community service leave each year. Paid vacation and sick leave accrual begin after first month of employment. Paid parental leave after 12 months of continuous service. WCU offers an abundance of training and development programs, certifications, workshops and conferences – many of which are offered free of charge.

Position Summary

The primary location of this position is on the main Cullowhee, NC campus.

  • Floor Care: Sweep and mop all hard surface floors regularly; strip, wax, and buff all tile floors as needed; regularly vacuum carpets, and shampoo as needed.
  • Lavatories: Maintain, clean and disinfected lavatories. bathroom fixtures cleaned multiple times daily, and product dispensers should be clean, stocked, and in working order. Doors, walls, and handles to be wiped down and sanitized regularly.
  • General Cleaning: Empty and clean waste receptacles regularly. Clean and dust all woodwork, tables, chairs, windows, walls, blinds, and wall fixtures regularly. Respond quickly to spills, and maintain a hazard free public space. Clean meeting rooms and event spaces after each event. Clean and Disinfect offices, kitchenette, and guest lounges regularly. Keep stairwells clean, hazard-free, and dry. Maintain clean and well stocked housekeeping closets and office.
  • Building Entrance and Exterior: Maintain clean building entrances. Ensure doors open, close, and lock properly. Clean entrance floor mats. Distribute ice melt when conditions require. Pressure wash building exterior and sidewalks. Pick up trash on the University Center Lawn and Central Plaza after Department of Campus Activities outdoor events. Sweep the loading dock and keep it free of obstacles.
  • Special Duties: Assist with maintaining the cleaning equipment and machines. Clean the Department of Campus Activities grills as needed. Replace light bulbs as needed. Report any maintenance issues, necessary building repairs, and security concerns to the Building and Environmental Services Supervisor or the Assistant Director for Resource Management. Assist the Department of Campus Activities Tech Crew and Operations Staff in event set-up and break-down as needed. Assist with building evacuation or lock-down during building or campus emergencies. Answer guest questions and offer general customer service. Attend staff meetings and training as requested.
  • Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required for this Position

    Knowledge of cleaning techniques, strong interpersonal skills, written and oral communication skills, general computer proficiency, organizational and planning skills, ability to follow written and verbal instructions. Ability to accomplish work as part of a team or individually. Ability to lift 35 LBS with reasonable accommodation.

    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.

    Preferred Qualifications

    High school diploma or G.E.D.

    Anticipated Hiring Range $33,600 - $34,754 Position Type Permanent Full-Time Number of Hours per Week 40 Number of Months per Year 12 Salary Band Range $23,332 - $37,412 Salary Grade

    Posting Text

    Open Date 01/17/2023

    Close Date 01/31/2023 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants

    To be considered, you must apply online.


    Qualified applicants will be contacted by the department directly if selected for interview.

    If no applicants apply, who meet the required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities/Competencies and Training and Experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks.

    Effective October 1, 2015 all new hires into positions subject to the State Human Resources Act (SPA) will serve a 12 month probationary period as defined by the North Carolina Office of State Human Resources (OSHR).


    Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks.

    Western Carolina University uses E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www. Proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment.

    Credential Verification

    All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified within 30 days of employment. All new employees who will be teaching are required to provide official transcripts within 30 days of employment. Transcripts should be provided for the highest earned degree and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements.


    Western Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; religion; sex; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; national origin; age; disability; genetic information; political affiliation; National Guard or veteran status, consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and policies, and the policies of The University of North Carolina. Additionally, the University promotes the realization of equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans through its affirmative action program. Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (828) 227-7218 or email at [email protected]

    University Safety

    The Western Carolina University Annual Safety Report is available online at University Annual Safety Report or in hard-copy by request at the office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, 227 HFR Administration Building, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7147) or the Office of University Police, 111 Camp Annex, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7301). The report, required of all universities participating in Title IV student financial aid programs, discusses crime statistics, procedures for reporting suspicious or criminal activity, security, police authority, crime prevention strategies, university policies on substance abuse and sexual offenses, workplace violence and fire safety.

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