UA Grounds Equipment Operator

Job Description

Under the direct supervision of the UA South (UAS) Principal Custodian Supervisor, the Grounds Equipment Operator is responsible for the daily cleanliness and upkeep of the hard surfaces on the exterior areas of on-campus Housing & Hospitality facilities (approximately 20 acres of building and exterior space), as well as all University Apartments off-campus properties. Approximately 70% of the Grounds Equipment Operator’s time will be spent performing cleaning duties requiring the use of drivable cleaning equipment, such as mid-size street sweeper, hard surface scrubbers, forklifts and high pressure washers. The remaining 30% of work time will be spent performing various housekeeping duties in public areas including practicing customer service, sweeping, moping, vacuuming, collecting and disposing of trash, dusting, waxing furniture and fixtures, and polishing brass, chrome and metal fixtures. The Grounds Equipment Operator is responsible for securing outside entry doors and reporting suspicious individuals or circumstances to campus police or to immediate supervisor. The Grounds Equipment Operator must carry a valid California Driver’s License to operate equipment and will be responsible for the routine maintenance of each vehicle, including ensuring fuel and fluid levels.