Utah State University

Facilities Service Representative I

City Vernal
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/10/2022 1:34 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
40 hours per week
Statewide Campuses
Statewide Campuses-Uintah Basin
Advertised Salary
Minimum $23,000 commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits


Performs a variety of entry level unskilled and semi-skilled duties as needed to assure proper cleaning and routine maintenance of county facilities. Will work under the close to general supervision of the Maintenance Technician lead.


  • Performs facility care and cleaning tasks such as vacuuming, mopping, floor stripping and refinishing, carpet cleaning, ect.
  • Monitors custodial supplies and materials inventory; apprises supervisor of shortages.
  • Sweeps, buffs, dusts, strips, waxes, washes, and polishes hard surface floors; washes and cleans walls, door frames, doors, and glass; empties and cleans waste receptacles; cleans disinfects and sanitizes rest room sinks and bowls; washes windows; vacuums and shampoos carpets and entry rugs and mats; maintains work closets and monitors availability of supplies.
  • Operates various cleaning equipment such as power buffer, carpet extraction machine, etc.; mixes chemicals as needed to perform specialized cleaning functions.
  • Performs general facility security checks; checks door locks and other systems for proper operation; opens and closes doors, allowing access to facilities during regular work hours.
  • Performs various logistical and minor maintenance duties; sets up for special events, moves tables, chairs, and podiums; assembles tables and miscellaneous furniture upon delivery, signs for deliveries; occasionally assists in performing general maintenance; replaces burned out lamps.
  • Provided basic assistance to the general public directing them to various offices and locations within the facilities.
  • May assist with pick-up delivery duties.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduation from high school
  • 1 year experience necessary
  • Some knowledge of procedures, tools, equipment and materials used in custodial work; safety practices of custodial work and use of cleaning agents and equipment.
  • Ability to operate tolls and equipment used in custodial work; ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to develop working relationship with other employees and supervisor(s).
  • Must possess a valid driver's license to perform essential job functions.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 

  1. Knowledge of cleaning supplies and equipment.
  2. Knowledge of proper methods used in cleaning work.
  3. Knowledge of basic hand tools and equipment used in routine building maintenance.
  4. Knowledge of safe work practices.
  5. Ability to use and care for hand and power tools used in custodial work.
  6. Ability to learn and care for an assigned area and equipment.
  7. Ability to operate cleaning equipment such as vacuums, carpet extractors, burnishers, etc.
  8. Ability to understand chemical cleaning application and methods.
  9. Ability to identify maintenance problems that need the attention of repair personnel. 
  10. Ability to understand and follow safety procedures.
  11. Ability to learn through observation and hands on experience.
  12. Ability to understand and follow directions without close supervision.
  13. Ability to work well under pressure; meeting multiple and, sometimes, conflicting deadlines.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”
  2. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Minimum $23,000 commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits


The position requires considerable physical activity. Employees must have sufficient strength to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position including heavy lifting (50 pounds) and/or pushing and pulling of heavy objects.  Employees must be prepared to assume uncomfortable positions such as crawling, kneeling, and squatting. Additionally, the work environment can include confined or narrow spaces. Employees must adhere to safety precautions and may be required to use protective equipment.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.


USU’s statewide system features three residential campuses, 30 total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The university employees 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115 undergraduate majors, as well as 91 master’s and 42 doctoral degrees. Learn more about USU.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah, a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


USU endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access in all aspects of employment to qualified persons with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Human Resource office at 435-797-0122 or submit a request at hr@usu.edu.


USU Land Acknowledgment

Please visit our website to learn about Utah State’s land acknowledgment of the eight tribes of Utah.


Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


*updated 04/18/2022


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