Student Employment

Housing Service Worker

Building Maintenance

Job #: 200078
Location: Multiple Locations
Department: Housing Facilities
Rate: $11.00
Resume Required? No
Work-Study? Either, Work-Study or Non-Work-Study Available

This position consists of working independently as well as with others cleaning, painting, and working with Skilled Trades within the University of Michigan student housing. We are looking for organized, motivated individuals, and training will be provided for those who want to learn a new skill.

Applicant must be able to work quickly and neatly to keep up with paint schedules and maintain quality standards. Must be able to regularly climb, kneel, and bend. Must have the ability to lift up to 50 pounds and legally operate a university vehicle.

Cleaning duties and responsibilities include:
• Prep student rooms and office areas for summer conferences and student move-in
• Clean furniture, mirrors, blinds, restrooms, showers, fixtures, radiators and fan coil units
• Vacuum, sweep, dust, and mop floors
• Move furniture such as desks, cabinets, stoves, refrigerators, and beds
• Transport stock, supplies, and equipment
• Make beds and change linens
• Collect and transport waste materials and maintain around buildings
• Other duties as necessary
Painting duties and responsibilities include:
• Patching walls with spackling compound, and sanding to a smooth paintable surface.
• Taping of windows, doors, and cove base to protect from paint overrun
• Remove shades and drapes, remove outlets and light switch covers, remove door hardware as needed to avoid paint overrun
• Must move furniture and spread tarps to protect surfaces
• Occasional use of power equipment such as vacuums, drills, power washers, buffers, and sanders
• Occasional operation of a UM vehicle
• Competent use of hand tools such as: putty knife, caulk gun, screw drivers, razor knife or wrenches
• Carry, set-up, and climb ladders up to 8-feet high
• Other duties as necessary

Skilled Trades duties and responsibilities include:
• Assisting the boiler crew with inspections, cleaning, and prep of equipment for the next heating season
• Assisting painters by refinishing prep work such as cleaning and sanding cabinets, rails, and doors
• Other duties as necessary

**Please note that this is a full-time summer position (40 hours/week)**