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Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 04/25/2016
Open Until Filled Yes
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date)
Working Title Cleaner
Job Classification Union - Cleaner (Johnstown)
Department Name 41703-Johnstown Physical Plant-Custodial
Job Type Union
Position Number
Hiring Range Per Collective Bargaining Agreement
Position Description

Incumbent will be responsible for all aspects of general cleaning. These duties will include but will not be restricted to the following: emptying waste cans and sorting recycling materials, vacuuming carpets, rugs and runways, dusting, cleaning windows and wet mopping, moving furniture, snow removal, use floor buffers and scrubbers, cleaning restrooms and replenishing supplies. Incumbent will alternate between various buildings and complete work as assigned. This position is subject to alternating shift work and may include weekends and/or holidays.

Education Required High School Diploma or GED
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 1-2 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Must be able to follow oral and written instructions and possess good communication skills; must be able to climb a ladder; must be able to lift a minimum of 40 pounds and operate various cleaning equipment. Must have a valid PA Driver’s license and verified good driving record. Previous cleaning experience is helpful. You must be able to work mandatory overtime on an as needed basis.

Required Licenses/Certifications
Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours Work Schedule to Vary
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify

Various shifts, days, weekends possible.

If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
Campus Johnstown
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh?
    • Career Development Center (CDC)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink)
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • Internet Search
    • Other: (Please specify below)
  2. Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

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