Sr. Environmental Service Worker
Staff & Executive - Facilities/Environmental/Maintenance
IPO-Envir. Services-New Bruns.
New Jerseys academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers UniversityNew Brunswick and collaborating university wide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and five centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.
Our faculty are teachers, clinicians, and scientists with unparalleled experience who advance medical innovation and provide patient care informed by the latest research findings. We offer an outstanding education in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, biomedical research, and the full spectrum of allied health careers.
Our clinical and academic facilities are located throughout the stateat Rutgers UniversityNew Brunswick, including Piscataway; and at locations in Newark, Scotch Plains, Somerset, Stratford, and other locations. Clinical partners include Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, Newarks University Hospital in Newark, and other affiliates.
Through this community of healers, scientists, and scholars, Rutgers is equipped as never before to transform lives.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Sr. Environmental Service Worker in Physical Plant Central Administration.
The primary purpose of the Environmental Services worker is to perform various tasks to maintain a clean, safe, sanitary an attractive environment.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Performs proper cleaning to ensure cleanliness of the assigned areas.
Performs routine and general cleaning to prevent the spread of infection and keeps areas orderly and attractive.
Performs isolation cleaning procedures as instructed in order to prohibit the spread of infection.
Performs hard floor care and various levels of carpet care.
Renders moving services and performs functional set ups according to requests throughout the University.
Performs daily collection, storage and disposal of various waste generated within the University.
Performs various grounds cleaning tasks.
Performs snow removal tasks.
Operates University vehicles and vehicular equipment.
Maintains work flow in designated areas with assigned workers.
Recognizes and acknowledges problems and maintains good communications among workers.
Presents a clean uniform appearance.
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift
Annual Minimum Salary
Annual Mid Range Salary
Annual Maximum Salary
Teamsters, Local 97
Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview.
Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https://finance.rutgers.edu/healthcare-risk/insurance/postdoctoral-health-insurance.
Terms of Appointment
Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility
Minimum Education and Experience
two (2) years or more prior experience in institutional environmental services;
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to read, write, speak, understand and communicate in English sufficiently to carry out the duties of the position.
Demonstrated knowledge of the Quality Control System as well as environmental controls.
Prior supervisory experience.
Valid drivers license.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Position requires climbing or balance, taste or smell less than 1/3 of the time; stand, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl , talk or hear up to 2/3 of the time; walking 2/3 of the time; reaching with hands and
arms over 2/3 of the time. Position requires lifting up to 10 pounds over 2/3 of the time, lifting or exerting force of 25 pounds up to 2/3 of the time, lifting or exerting force of 50 or more pounds under 1/3 of the time. Position requires close vision, distance vision, color vision and depth perception.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Up to 2/3 of the time, the position requires exposure to wet or humid conditions (non-weather), exposure to bloodborne pathogens that requires the use of Personal Protective Equipment,
exposure to dust, fumes or airborne particles, and exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals that require the use of Personal Protective Equipment, exposure to outdoor weather conditions. Less than 1/3 of the time the position requires exposure to risk of electrical shock, exposure to risk of radiation, exposure to hazardous waste. The position requires work near moving mechanical parts up to 2/3 of the time, work in precarious places less than 1/3 of the time. The typical amounts of noise for the position are moderate to loud noise.
Work Schedule M-F 4:00 pm 12:30 am
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus
Downtown New Brunswick
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.
Under Policy 60.1.35 Immunization Policy for Rutgers Employees and Prospective Employees, Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster upon eligibility and upload proof of same. Under Policy 100.3.1 Immunization Policy for Covered Individuals, if employment will commence during Flu Season, Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Additional infection control and safety policies may apply. Prospective employees should speak with their hiring manager to determine which policies apply to the role or position for which they are applying. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain a medical or religious exemption from the University will result in rescission of a candidates offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.