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Drake University Facility Maintainer III, Temporary On Call - FM3TOC in Des Moines, Iowa

Facility Maintainer III, Temporary On Call - FM3TOC


Drake University is looking to fill multiple custodial positions. These positions are temporary, but may lead to permanent, full-time employment. The Facility Maintainer III performs a variety of custodial tasks and activities designed to maintain Drake University in an orderly, sanitary, safe and attractive condition. The 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. Position requires the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. A pre-employment drug screen is required. Ability to drive on behalf of the university with a valid driver’s license, by meeting the University's requirement for insurability, is preferred. Position does require the ability to lift 50 lbs.


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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