University of Utah Job Description
Performs various cleaning tasks to provide all staff, visitors and patients a safe and clean environment by maintaining standards of cleanliness, sanitation and freedom from hazards and infections.
This is an entry-level position. Demonstrated human relations and effective communications skills are required.
Six months of related experience preferred.
Dependent upon assigned department, a valid Utah driver’s license may be required.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
This position has the authority to experience a certain degree of autonomy in simply “keeping up” an assigned area under their jurisdiction, making independent judgments on needed activities and projects. Incumbents may function as a team leader on specific assignments or activities involving personnel of the same job classification.
Challenges encountered in this position include working around visitors and staff without causing any disruptions. Another challenge faced by incumbents is working with departments with specialized cleaning needs and hazards, challenged to determine if chemical spills are medical, infectious or a routine spill and then the appropriate procedure to follow in disposing of the spill.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Seldom: Hazards (includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, or exposure to chemicals).
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking, walking.
Often: Bending, reaching overhead, twisting.
Seldom: Lifting - up to 50 pounds, kneeling, squatting.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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