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Back to search results Apply now Job no: 804365
Work type: Support Staff
Personnel Sub Area: 1585- Service Maint.
Pay Grade: 02
Major Administrative Unit / College: Division Of Student Life And Engagement
Department: Rehs Facilities 40001031
Salary: 16.69
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Labor/Service/Maintenance, Service Maintenance- 1585, Full Time (90-100%), Union

Position Summary



Sweeps, polishes, and wet mops dining rooms, halls, offices, apartments, lobbies, study lounges, classrooms, auditoriums, pressing rooms, treatment rooms, laundry rooms, shower rooms, locker rooms, stairways, outside entrances, and all such areas.

Cleans restrooms and shower room toilets, lavatories, urinals, shower stalls, floors, towel dispensers, all chrome, walls, ceiling, partitions, mirrors, and all other areas in room.

Re-supplies toilet tissue, towels, soap and similar items in shower rooms, locker rooms, restrooms and bathrooms.

Periodically scrubs and refinishes floors with sealers and finishers.

Uses electronic floor machines, battery or electric automatic scrubbers, vacuums, carpet cleaning machines, and window and wall washing machines.

Washes walls, ceilings, windows, furniture, doors, and other related surfaces.

Moves furniture and equipment, cleans, dusts and polishes furniture and equipment.

Sets up and removes chairs, tables, easels and P.A. equipment for conferences, banquets, classes, meetings and workshops.

Replaces light bulbs and reports any observed electric, plumbing or mechanical failures.

Removes, cleans and replaces soiled drapes and shower curtains.

Cleans drinking fountains; cleans aluminum, brass, chrome or enamel; cleans surfaces on doors, trim, stair railing, etc.

Cleans and clears trash from building entrances, sweeps or shovels snow from building entrances, and empties ash urns at building entrances.

Turns in lost and found articles to supervisor.

Requests supplies necessary to perform job.


Perform related duties as assigned including, but not necessarily limited to, the following:


May collect, sort and transport soiled and clean linen.

May orient new Building Sanitation Workers and student employees to the assigned facilities.

Properly cleans and stores above equipment and other general maintenance equipment after use.

Keeps workers' storage and work areas clean at all times.

Locks and unlocks outside doors of buildings.

Assists students with minor building-related and maintenance problems.

May make minor repairs and do incidental painting.


This posting has a Bona Fide Occupational Qualification (BFOQ) due to the nature of the duties associated with this position. In order to achieve these business related needs, specific information about the individual is required. With this understanding, applicants will be asked to disclose their gender as it pertains to the duties of the position which include cleaning specific community bathrooms that are assigned for use by male and female identified individuals.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Casual knowledge of cleaning methods, techniques, and equipment is necessary. Ability to relate and communicate with college students is necessary. Lifting of up to 25 pounds is required. This is a bona fide female position.

Desired Qualifications

Experience as a team member in housekeeping and bathroom sanitation; dynamic self-starter who demonstrates a work orientation towards “delivering outstanding Spartan experiences”, customer service, problem solving, organization, taking initiative, leadership, working as part of a team, and learning for continuous development; ability to multi-task with frequent interruptions.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Together-we-will Statement

The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at:

Work Hours

Monday 6:30a-3pm Tuesday-Wednesday Off Thursday-Sunday 6:30a-3pm

Building Location


Summary of Physical Demands

Lifting of up to 25 pounds.

Bidding eligibility ends 8/23, 11:55 PM

Advertised: Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Eastern Daylight Time

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