Student Employment

Housing Service Worker

Building Maintenance

Job #: 300072
Location: Multiple Locations
Rate: $11.00
Resume Required? No
Work-Study? Either, Work-Study or Non-Work-Study Available

Housing Service Worker
Summer 2020

Location: Multiple Locations (most residence halls & apartments on Ann Arbor campus)
Pay Rate: $11.00

University Housing Facilities is looking for motivated summer staff who want to help create a successful, student living experience on the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor campus. We take great pride in the successful services we provide to our students.

In this role, you will work independently as well as with others to do the physical tasks of cleaning and painting. This position requires ascending/descending stairs and inclines, as well as a ladder and must be able to manipulate and gather objects from various positions, often at low heights and from awkward positions. Must have the ability to move and transport items weighing up to 50 pounds and have a valid driver’s license and good driving record to operate a university vehicle. You are required to work in air conditioned as well as un-air conditioned spaces for up to 8 hours a day, 5 days a week.
Must be able to report to work consistently and on time. Training provided.

Cleaning Responsibilities:
• 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
• Assisting the boiler crew with inspections, cleaning, and prep of equipment for the next heating season
• Other duties as necessary

Painting Responsibilities:
• 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
• Move, set-up, and ascend/descend ladders
• 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).
Position starts May 4th and lasts until August 23rd. **