Campus Service Worker - WVU Keyser
West Virginia University

Keyser, West Virginia

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Potomac State College (WVU Keyser), part of the West Virginia University system of campuses, located in Keyser, WV is seeking applications for a Campus Service Worker.

     To provide a variety of support services in order to maintain the interior appearance of campus dormitories and the surrounding exterior appearance of the grounds. This work involves adhering to established standard procedures, techniques, and safety requirements with some judgment required to interpret instructions. 

We strongly believe in work-life balance and keeping time for things we love outside our work. WVU offers generous benefits, including:

  • 37.5-hour work week
  • 13 paid holidays (staff holiday calendar)
  • 15 annual leave (vacation) days per year or more based on years of service (employee leave)
  • 18 sick days per year
    (for when you’re ill, for when you need time to care for sick family, for your own, or your family’s, regularly scheduled medical appointments. Who is family for the purpose of this leave? A lot of people in your life including immediate relatives and in-laws as well as others considered to be members of your household living under the same roof)
  • WVU offers a range of health insurance and other benefits
  • 401(a) retirement savings with 6% employee contribution match, eligibility to continue health insurance, and other retiree perks. Looking for more retirement benefits information? Check out retirement health insurance benefits, retirement income, and FAQ’s.
  • Wellness programs
Pay Grade: 7

What you'll do:
  • Cleans and maintains the interior appearance of residence halls, offices, and public areas, by sweeping, mopping, stripping, and waxing floors; vacuuming and shampooing carpets, rugs, and upholstery; dusting and polishing furniture; washing and cleaning walls, ceilings, doors, windows, etc.; and performing other related internal cleaning activities.
  • Removes trash as often as necessary to prevent buildup and/or odor.
  • Completes daily walk-throughs of residence hall and completes checklist that is checked daily by Residence Hall Coordinator.
  • Cleans and disinfects bathrooms including walls, floors, lavatories, commodes, sinks, fixtures, mirrors, etc. Replenishes supplies including toilet tissue, towels, and soap.
  • Operates walk-behind and/or riding scrubbers, high-speed burnishers, etc. Mixes and dilutes commercial strength disinfectants, germicidal detergents, and other stringent cleaning solutions. Calculates area to determine amounts of cleaning solutions required. Follows established safety procedures in the use of equipment and materials; locking and unlocking doors, offices, and meeting rooms as directed by the supervisor. Moves equipment, chairs, tables, etc. to other floors using dollies, carts, etc. on elevators or stairways
  • Relocates bedroom and office furniture within buildings by lifting, loading and unloading using carts and/or hand trucks. May require removing furniture components and assembling/disassembling furniture to ease in relocations. Moves, sets- up, rearranges, and erects tables, chairs, and other equipment for special events in the residence halls
  • Maintains common area and lounge space by keeping furniture organized and clean, removing trash as needed, vacuuming, dusting, and cleaning glass to ensure a neat and sanitary environment.
  • Carry out miscellaneous light maintenance such as changing light bulbs, changing air filters, unstopping drains, sinks and toilets, replacing caulking, patching holes in walls, replacing ceiling tiles, etc.
  • Make minor repairs to structural items like room doors, walls, ceilings, floors, and furniture.
  • Cleans and maintains the surrounding exterior appearance of all residence hall facilities. This will include picking up trash and cigarette butts as well as any other debris around the buildings. This may also include raking, removing and disposing of leaves and debris; cleaning gutters and drainage areas; sweeping, shoveling, and removing snow, ice, slush, and mud from entryways and sidewalks; spreading salt on public walkways.
  • Remove graffiti from walls and sidewalks.
  • May be required to operate blowers, walk-behind sweepers, or any other equipment needed to perform duties listed above.
  • May be required to operate various hand and power tools in the performance of duties such as rakes, shovels, dollies, hand trucks, lawn mowers, weedeaters, etc.
  • Submits any work order requests to Residence Hall Coordinator.
  • Conduct health and safety inspections as well as Room Condition Reports of all residence hall rooms each semester along with the Residence Hall Coordinator.
  • Inform Residence Hall Coordinator of any policy violations observed in residence hall rooms.
  • Submits any work order requests to Residence Hall Coordinator.
  • Attend training classes, seminars and other meetings to learn new techniques and procedures and to remain current in all safety requirements.
  • Maintain a neat and orderly appearance (i.e., provided uniform shirt, shoes, pants that are all in good condition and fit properly). Wear ID when on duty.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Manager Physical Plant or Facilities Director.


  • High school diploma or GED
  • 0-6 months of directly related experience
  • Ability to read and write in English and perform basic mathematical calculations.
  • Ability to comprehend and follow oral and written instruction.
  • Ability to rapidly learn custodial, grounds keeping, and labor methods, procedures, and safety principles.
  • Ability to operate all related labor supporting equipment, basic grounds keeping equipment, and commercial custodial equipment.
  • Ability to work on ladders.
  • Physical capability to perform duties of the position including long periods of standing and walking, bending, stooping, and climbing, and lifting of heavy items weighing approximately 50 to 75 pounds.
  • Ability to perform tasks requiring exposure to dust, fumes, chemicals (i.e. cleaning solutions), and variations in indoor temperatures and outside weather conditions.
  • Ability to maintain proper attendance and punctuality standards.

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