Building Service Worker - Extra Help (Temporary)

at SIU Medicine in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

To provide custodial and maintenance support, in a safe, efficient and attractive manner in and around facilities occupied by SIU School of Medicine.

Anticipated End Date: June 30, 2025

Monday: 4pm-11:30pm
Tuesday: off or 4pm-12am
Wednesday: 4pm-12am
Thursday: 4pm-12am or off
Friday: 4pm-12am
 Examples of Duties
10% Care and upkeep of carpeting: Building Service personnel are responsible for vacuuming and/or shampooing carpets within the building, using all equipment specified for this purpose.

15% Hard surface areas: Building Service personnel will clean and maintain hard surfaces by wiping, dusting, wet/damp mopping, sealing and waxing, as specified. This will include walkways, stairways, lab areas, exam rooms, and other assigned areas.

10% Access areas: Responsible for upkeep clearing and cleaning of walkways, parking lots, stairs, courtyards, and other access areas throughout the School. Also, keep these areas clean, dry, and hazard free by removing leaves and assist in the upkeep and maintenance of the campus, by mowing, trimming, watering, and other related duties such as applying chemical agents and sand to melt ice and remove snow as required.

44% Disposal: Building Service personnel will dispose of all trash and debris in wastebaskets, restroom receptacles, recycle containers, and various designated trash items. Deliver biohazard containers to the proper area
for disposal.

5% Furniture/fixtures: Building Service personnel will clean, dust, and polish all horizontal areas and fixtures such as furniture, venetian blinds and rest room fixtures.

5% Wash interior area windows, exterior and entranceway windows on inside, and other glass as directed.

1% Participate in SIU-SOM, State and Federal mandated training and respond/act responsibly in compliance with regulatory training. This includes, but not limited to:
a.) Required to complete annual training for Bloodborne Pathogens andHazards Communication, indicating with a test score of 80% or greater.
b.) Complete required site safety training (i.e. Prevention of Slips, Trips, andFalls and Back Safety etc.) and incorporate learned safety skills into
functional daily work activities.
c.) Report observed leaks, spills or other releases of potentially hazardous materials to Supervisor, Director of Facilities and Operations, EHSO, or local emergency responders, depending on extent and nature of release. Assist SIU-SOM oil handling personnel to restrict unauthorized access to the impacted areas and inhibit the spread of the release by applying absorbent materials as appropriate and commensurate with training.
d.) Demonstrate general knowledge of the school's Spill Prevention and Countermeasure Plan and attend yearly training on plan contents.
5% Miscellaneous: Assist building maintenance and security personnel in emergencies; i.e. floods, emergency evacuations.

5% Other duties as assigned.

High school diploma or equivalent.
 Supplemental Information

If you require assistance, please contact the Office of Human Resources at or call 217-545-0223 Monday through Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm.
The mission of Southern Illinois University School of Medicine is to optimize the health of the people of central and southern Illinois through education, patient care, research and service to the community.

The SIU School of Medicine Annual Security Report is available online at This report contains policy statements and crime statistics for Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield, IL. This report is published in compliance with Federal Law titled the
"Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act."
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer who provides equal employment and educational opportunities for all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or marital status in accordance with local, state and federal law.
Pre-employment background screenings required.

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Posting: 11998723

Posted On: Jun 23, 2024

Updated On: Jun 23, 2024

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