This is a description of a Staff Position Classification. It is not an announcement of a position opening. To view descriptions of current openings, please go to UNMJobs and Search Postings to view positions that are currently accepting applications.
The following statements are intended to describe, in broad terms, the general functions and responsibility levels characteristic of positions assigned to this classification. They should not be viewed as an exhaustive list of the specific duties and prerequisites applicable to individual positions that have been so classified.
Provides or assists with a diverse range of routine campus services for a UNM Branch campus, to include such duties as site security, basic light equipment operation and maintenance, custodial services, routine grounds maintenance and snow removal, logistical assistance, and/or other related duties in accordance with day-to-day requirements of the Branch.
Duties and Responsibilities
Performs custodial services in all campus facilities and locations, as directed, to include dusting and mopping floors, vacuuming carpets, cleaning and restocking restrooms, and trash disposal.
Performs or assists in the performance of routine non-trades maintenance and repairs to buildings, facilities, and equipment, as assigned or instructed.
Operates various items of light and/or heavy equipment as appropriate for routine site maintenance, removal, and/or repair activities; performs snow removal as required.
Operates various items of light and/or heavy equipment as appropriate for routine site maintenance, logistical, and/or repair activities.
Performs a range of grounds maintenance activities, such as cleaning ditches, culverts, and headwater, cutting grass and weeds, picking up trash, and repairing fences.
Documents facilities maintenance requirements; maintains appropriate records of work performed.
Provides or assists in the provision of routine campus site security and/or security patrol services, as specifically assigned.
Ensures proper care in the use of equipment and supplies; promotes workplace safety.
May perform one or more collateral assignments of similar or lower level of responsibility for other operating units of the Branch, in accordance with institutional need and individual experience and interest, up to 20% of nominal working hours.
Minimum Job Requirements
High School Diploma or GED; no previous experience required.
Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
Knowledge of custodial practices, machinery, and related equipment.
Ability to successfully conduct security patrols without direct supervision.
Ability to make independent decisions and judgments on routine procedural issues.
Records maintenance skills.
Knowledge of grounds maintenance principles, procedures, and equipment.
Ability to safely operate motorized vehicles and various items of mechanical equipment for site maintenance purposes.
Skill in operating snow removal equipment.
Ability to perform routine, minor installation, maintenance, and repair of a variety of standard physical plant and equipment.
Ability to understand and follow safety procedures.
Conditions of Employment
Possession of a valid NM Driver's License may be a requirement for some positions in this classifciation.
This position is represented by a labor union and is subject to the terms and conditions of the CWA Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check.
Working Conditions and Physical Effort
Work involves considerable exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.
Moderate physical activity. Requires occasional lifting of up to 15 lbs. or transferring of objects up to 30 lbs, kneeling and reaching.
Work may involve some exposure to operating circumstances that require following standard or prescribed safety precautions.
The University of New Mexico provides all training required by OSHA to ensure employee safety.