Job Requisition Number: 23990. Facilities Services (formerly Physical Plant--Campus Services) works to maintain a campus built environment that is conducive to teaching, learning and research. We strive to continuously improve the campus in partnership with all members of the campus community. Facilities Services is comprised of the following units: Campus Recycling and Refuse Services, Custodial Services, Environmental Services, Grounds Operations Shops, Quality Assurance & Customer Service, Sustainability and Engineering Services, People's Park.
There are multiple positions open. This is a full-time (40hr/week) position. Day and shift assignments may vary
oEmpty waste bins following assigned routes. Remove litter/trash from surrounding areas and buildings. Deliver dumpsters, wheeled carts, event cans and various equipment and containers using vehicles. Blow hardscapes (plazas, pathways, parking lots etc.) and dumpster enclosures to remove ground litter from areas oLoading and unloading of waste materials into packer trucks, flatbed trucks, vehicles, compactors, and balers. Push and move dumpsters, wheeled carts, and various containers into position to be loaded by packer truck, flatbed, or other vehicles. Use of hand trucks and pallet jacks as required. Operate compacting, baling, dumping, and various controls on compactors, balers, packer trucks, flatbed trucks, and vehicles oClean and wash outdoor trash, recycling bins, and loading docks. Wash and clean dumpsters, wheeled carts, and various types of outdoor bins. Remove stickers, flyers, posters, decals, and graffiti from bins, sight furnishings, exterior of buildings,trees, hardscapes, and equipment. Removal of chalk graffiti from hardscapes and buildings. Assure all dumpsters, carts, bins, equipment, and enclosures have proper signage and labels, decals, and stickers. Assembly, maintenance, and repairs of dumpsters, wheeled carts, bins, and equipment. oInspect, observe, and report problems to Supervisor regarding any safety hazards bins, dumpsters, carts, equipment, and vehicles. Report all vehicle accidents and/or vehicle failures to Supervisor immediately. Inspect assigned vehicle(s) for safety and equipment functions daily. Advise Supervisor of equipment repairs needed or of faulty equipment. Keep vehicles clean and in good working order. Complete vehicle log inspection and mileage log daily. Maintain a safe driving record and follow all state, city, federal motor carrier regulations and campus driving and parking regulations. Complete and report daily collection route and work order information oAdhere to all university and departmental safety guidelines. Attend job related and safety training as required. oOther duties as assigned.oAbility to properly operate and provide daily/weekly basic maintenance of dumpsters, bins, equipment, compactors, balers, and vehicles. oDemonstrated ability to read, write and follow oral/written instructions provided in English. oAbility to interact in a positive manner with campus community, including students, building managers, asset managers, academic personnel, and craft personnel. Ability to work within a multi-cultural environment. oWorking knowledge of management of recyclables and compostable materials accepted on campus and items that are considered contamination. oDemonstrated working knowledge of methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in grounds, recycling, and composting work and related safe work practices. oCurrent California Driver’s License that meets the University DMV Pull Guidelines and the ability to drive carts, vehicles with trailers, and trucks. oSuccessful completion of University criminal background check and DMV pull requirements. oSuccessful completion of University medical clearance requirements. oOn a regular basis ability to, lift up to 75 pounds; walk distances of up to ½ mile; bend and stoop to remove trash; lift materials overhead; and to work outdoors in fluctuating and/or extreme weather conditions. oAbility to work different shifts beginning as early as 4:00 a.m. and ending as late as 5:00 p.m. oAbility to work weekdays, weekends, some holidays, and some overtime.
Education/Training: oA minimum of 12 months of working experience in grounds, recycling, and compost bin route collection operations; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. This position is governed by the terms and conditions in the agreement for the Service Unit (SX) between the University of California and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME). The current bargaining agreement manual can be found at: http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/labor/bargaining-units/sx/index.html
The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.