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  • Vacuum floors.
  • Dust mop floors.
  • Wet mop floors.
  • Empty and sanitize receptacles following all safety guidelines for handling of waste.
  • Clean chalkboards and erasers.
  • Hand dust furnishings and assorted surfaces.
  • Clean mirrors, interior glass, and entrance way glass.
  • Clean and restock restrooms.
  • Scrub shower room walls and floors.
  • Spot wash walls.
  • Sweep and wet mop stairs and clean stair risers.
  • Dust stairway hand rails.
  • Clean cigarette urns.
  • Wash toilet partitions.
  • Clean window wells.
  • Dust venetian blinds.
  • Move and arrange furnishings within rooms for cleaning purposes.
  • Fill soap dispensers.
  • Move cleaning equipment and supplies between floors.
  • Collect lost and found items and report them to supervision.
  • Spot clean carpet stains.
  • Unplug commodes, urinals, and drains without dismantling fixture.
  • Report items in need of repair.
  • Clean and polish stainless steel and brass.
  • Clean elevators and tracks.
  • Remove graffiti and flyers from walls.
  • High dust vertical and horizontal surfaces.
  • Clean telephones.
  • Disinfect exam tables.
  • Police grounds building entrance ways by performing such duties as picking up paper and trash, and sweeping as necessary.
  • Open and lock building/rooms according to schedule.
  • Transport waste material to central locations.
  • Turn on and off lights and equipment in rooms, as needed.
  • Maintain an inventory of supplies according to instructions.
  • Remove snow from entrances and spread ice melt as needed.
  • Perform all duties in a safe and conscientious manner.
  • Report all work related accidents or illnesses immediately.
  • Interact with building occupants on behalf of Plant Building & Ground Services.
  • Report unauthorized people in the buildings and any other security problems to the Department of Public Safety.
  • Interact in a responsible manner with Supervisors, co-workers and clients.
  • Additional duties as assigned by Supervisor.

Required Qualifications*

  • Must be able to work in a team environment.
  • Candidate will be expected effectively move/adjust equipment and furniture of various shapes and sizes.
  • Candidate will be expected to effectively clean/maintain areas that are located in various positions, including several feet off the floor, close the floor, and under/around obstacles.
  • Candidate will be expected to effectively communicate with co-workers, supervisors, customers, and facility managers.
  • Must be able to follow instructions.
  • Must have at least a GED or High School diploma.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.