Custodian/Maintainer I - Framingham State University at Framingham State University in Framingham, MA

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Location: Framingham, MA Category: Staff Posted On: Mon Aug 12 2019 Job Description:


This position performs janitorial, custodial, housekeeping, grounds keeping or maintenance tasks.

Primary work will be cleaning campus property such as offices, classrooms, corridors, walls, floors, windows, furniture, woodwork, toilets, lavatories or fixtures by washing, waxing, buffing, sweeping, polishing, dusting, or vacuum cleaning; and emptying and cleaning waste barrels, garbage cans and other waste receptacles.

For full class specifications, please view: Maintainer I Series.


Incumbents of positions at this level receive supervision from Maintainers or other employees of higher grade, who provide instruction, assign work and review performance through verbal reports and visual inspection for compliance with instructions and established standards.


Incumbents of positions at this level may exercise functional supervision (i.e., over certain but not all activities or over some or all work activities on a temporary basis) over 1-5 service and/or maintenance personnel.


Maintainers stand and walk for prolonged periods of time; lift and carry heavy objects; work outdoors in all types of weather; work varied shifts, weekends, holidays or nights; are exposed to the hazard of wet, slippery floors; work under exposure to the hazards to chemicals, toxic and noxious fumes, dust, excessive heat, high noise levels, high volume traffic conditions and high voltage wires; work from ladders and scaffolds; and may be required to climb trees and operate motor vehicles.

Job Requirements:
  1. Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  2. Ability to understand and apply the laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, specifications, standards and guidelines governing assigned unit activities.
  3. Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with others.
  4. Ability to deal tactfully with others.
  5. Ability to stand or walk for prolonged periods of time.
  6. Ability to lift and carry heavy objects.
  7. Ability to climb and work on ladders and scaffolds.
  8. Physical stamina and endurance.
  9. Manual dexterity.
  10. Mechanical aptitude.

Additional Information:

This is a full-time, non-exempt, benefits-eligible position in the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) bargaining unit at the rank of Maintainer I. The bi-weekly pay rate is $1,332.39 (grade 9, step 1).

Framingham State University conducts criminal history and sexual offender record checks on recommended finalists prior to final employment for all positions.

Framingham State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Members of underrepresented groups, minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and all persons committed to diversity and inclusive excellence are strongly encouraged to apply.


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