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Drake University Facility Maintainer III - 999324 in Des Moines, Iowa

Facility Maintainer III - 999324


Drake University's Office of Facilities Planning & Management performs a variety of custodial tasks and activities designed to maintain the campus in an orderly, sanitary, safe and attractive condition. The Facility Maintainer III (FMIII) works under general supervision, with daily periods of self-directed activity to complete work activities that are scheduled, unscheduled, and are subject to frequent interruptions. Under supervision, but with regular daily periods of self directed activity, performs a variety of tasks and activities designed to maintain the University in an orderly sanitary, safe and attractive condition. Work activities are scheduled and unscheduled in nature and are subject to frequent interruptions.

Work schedule is mornings, Saturday and Sunday 5am to 1:30pm and 3 weekday's from 4:30am to 1:00pm. Position requires a pre-employment background check, drug screen, and a valid driver's license and a driving record that meets the insurability requirements to drive on behalf of the University


Vacuums, dust mops, damp and wet mop stairwells, restrooms, hallways, classrooms and offices.

Cleans and disinfects areas by washing with germicidal cleaning solutions, polish sinks, drinking fountains, toilets, mirrors and similar apparatus; spot wash walls, light switches and telephones; wash or clean windows and door glass; keep all debris in area picked up.

Utilizes chemical supplies and equipment to complete tasks, including exercising judgment to choose appropriate chemical and equipment for each task.

Collects and removes waste inside and outside of University buildings


High School graduate or equivalent

Ability to read and communicate in writing using the English language

Housekeeping experience preferred

Ability to satisfactorily complete department training program

Ability to follow instructions

Ability to consistently meet the department work schedule as designated

Ability to work with chemical fluids used for cleaning, waxing and/or disinfecting

Ability to lift 50lbs

Ability to wear a backpack vacuum.

Valid Iowa Driver's License, good driving record and insurable by Drake University

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Drake University is an equal-opportunity employer and actively seeks applicants who reflect the diversity of the nation. No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, religion, age, disability, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or any characteristic protected by law in its educational programs and activities, admissions, or employment..