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PO Box 444332
Moscow, Idaho

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General Labor/Transport 1

(Summer Worker)

University Housing

Open for Recruitment:  May 13, 2013 - May 16, 2013
Announcement #:  22101038396
Pay Rate:  $7.50DOE / Hour
Full or Part Time:  Full Time
Location: Moscow

This position is contingent upon the continuation of work and/or funding.

Materials Required:
    Online Application
    Job References
    GT1: Summer Worker Questionniare, v.3-13

University Housing is seeking 4-6 full-time employees for the summer months (May 14 - August 18) to join our summer crew as full-time summer workers in the Student Housing halls and married/family housing.  These positions are 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday 7am-4pm.


Working under the direction of University Housing Facilities staff, the summer workers ensure that assigned building and areas are clean and orderly by: performing heavy duty cleaning of facilities; operating and maintaining scrubbers, shampooers, burnishers and vacuuming machines; removing trash and debris; sweeping, mopping,; dusting and replacing light bulbs; cleaning walls, cove base, sills and light fixtures, Venetian blinds and drapes, drains, vents, windows, radiators, woodwork, Formica, fire extinguisher boxes, shower curtains, entrances, microwaves, ovens, refrigerators, doors, and door frames, and overhead pipes; and performing related custodian, maintenance, carpentry or paint tasks. Position requires quick cleaning and turnaround of rooms utilized by summer conference guests.


Cleaning and Maintenance of Student Housing Halls by: 90% E 
Maintaining building interiors, accessibility and appearance; sweeping and mopping all stairways, entryways and halls; cleaning entryway door windows; general office cleaning; operating equipment; following manufacturer’s operating and care guidelines; completing minor repairs and parts replacement on equipment; complying with safety procedures, rules and regulations; climbing ladders and working with cleaning equipment; performing security check of the building while working.

Contribute to Team effort by: 10% M
Working cooperatively with co-workers and supervisors to meet deadlines, and performing other projects and duties as assigned.


·         Ability to be available May 13, 2013 to August 24, 2013

·         Ability to work from 7AM-4PM M-F

·         Duties require successful candidates to be at least 18 years of age

·         Ability to: perform physical activities associated with custodial or maintenance work such as climbing ladders, bending, stooping, lifting items weighing approximately 45 pounds and working on one’s feet for long periods of time

·         Ability to work with custodial cleaning chemicals

·         Ability to follow instructions

·         Ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing

·         Willingness to work hard

·         Willingness to work limited evenings and weekends as required. .

*** Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a 
criminal background investigation.***


·         Knowledge of methods, materials and equipment used in heavy-duty custodial or maintenance type of work.

·         Knowledge of safety practices dealing with custodial and/or maintenance work.

·         Basic skills of building maintenance, paint, or carpentry work.

·         Previous experience working in housing conference and/or motel line. 


About the University of Idaho

Founded in 1889, the University of Idaho is the state’s land-grant institution and its principal graduate education and research university, bringing insight and innovation to the state, the nation and the world. University researchers attract nearly $100 million in research grants and contracts each year. The University of Idaho is classified by the prestigious Carnegie Foundation as high research activity. The student population of 12,000 includes first-generation college students and ethnically diverse scholars, who select from more than 130 degree options in the colleges of Agricultural and Life Sciences; Art and Architecture; Business and Economics; Education; Engineering; Law; Letters, Arts and Social Sciences; Natural Resources; and Science. The university also is charged with the statewide mission for medical education through the WWAMI program. The university combines the strength of a large university with the intimacy of small learning communities and focuses on helping students to succeed and become leaders. It is home to the Vandals, and competes in the Western Athletic Conference. For more information, visit


To enrich education through diversity, the University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.