Facilities Maintenance Operations (FMO) offers building & landscape maintenance, and custodial services to Harvard faculties and departments on a fee-for-service basis. All services are provided in strict accordance with customer-determined standards. As such, FMO operates as an in-house alternative to contractor services and therefore must manage itself under the same principles that guide any successful maintenance service business.
Additional Qualifications and Skills
Provide responsive customer support in all phases of custodial and related building operations.
Must be quality focused, customer service oriented and able to routinely communicate clearly in the English language with co-workers and customers in a professional environment.
Must observe and comply with all standard safety codes and practices and perform work in accordance with recognized industry and university standards.
May be assigned to work independently or as part of a team under the guidance and direction of the Area Supervisor and/or Crew Chief. Must be available to respond to off-hour emergencies as needed.
May be required to work occasional overtime in support of business needs.
Required to wear a clean, neat uniform and maintain a professional image at all times.
Must display and wear an ID badge at all times
Critical Operations Personnel
Ability to perform repetitive tasks as listed in the Duties and Responsibilities.
Such tasks require repetitive stooping, bending, reaching and carrying, especially to vacuum, sweep and mop stairwells, perform high and low dusting or cleaning, etc.
Must be able to tolerate dust and other airborne particles as well as approved cleaning chemicals.
Must be able to lift and carry up to 40 lb. routinely, on a daily basis.
May be required to lift and carry five gallon pails of cleaning liquids at various times (weighing up to 40lbs.)
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Salary Grade: 000
Union: 01 - Serv Emp Int Loc 615-Custodial
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