Temporary Laborer(s) - Summer 2018 Program - Office of Housing and Residence Life

Position Summary & Description
This is unskilled and limited semi-skilled manual labor.
Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) invites applications for full-time, temporary Laborer(s) in Facilities Operations - Office of Housing and Residence Life for the 2018 Summer Program, Maintenance.
Main Campus:
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday - Friday
Beginning Mid April, 2018 through Mid January, 2019
An employee in this class performs light and heavy manual laboring tasks in a wide variety of construction and maintenance work. Some assignments require limited skills, which can be readily learned on the job. Usually work is performed under the immediate direction of an employee of a higher classification, but many tasks assigned are routine and repetitive in nature and after once being learned, can be carried on without difficulty and under general supervision.
Examples of duties:
Cuts grass with a hand scythe or hand mower.
Assists carpenter in building wooden structures; selects and saws lumber to specified size; nails sheeting to studs; cleans used lumber and wooden and metal forms.
Digs holes and trenches with pick and shovel; rakes and sweeps leaves, dirt, etc.
Moves furniture and equipment to various floors and buildings.
Serves as a helper on large equipment; assists in servicing and making operating repairs to equipment.
Loads trucks with sand, gravel, and waste material using a hand shovel.
Shovels snow from walks, hydrants or drainage ditches, and pipes.
Digs drainage ditches, cleans out culverts, and fills in washouts.
Performs related work as required.
The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Position Qualifications
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to lift and move heavy objects and to work under adverse weather conditions.
Minimum Education and Training
No previous experience or training required.
Candidates must communicate effectively and perform well in the interview(s).
Candidates must have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their effectiveness with diverse groups of students, colleagues, and community members.
The salary for this position is determined by the AFSCME Collective Bargaining Agreement. External applicants will be offered the minimum rate of pay for this position which is $13.23 hourly.
Essential Functions
This position is heavily involved in outdoor activity and has periods of heavy exertion. Incumbents must have the following abilities:
Ability to travel to field locations and meeting/training sites by motor vehicle when required.
To work under a variety of adverse weather conditions such as extreme heat, cold, rain, wind, dust and snow.
To be able to work extended hours under adverse conditions in response to emergency conditions.
To work in hazardous situations such as around moving heavy equipment, in and around traffic, at heights, on steep grades, and on ladders and uneven surfaces.
Employee must be able to observe and react to hazardous warnings, back-up alarms, flashing lights, voice commands and hand signals.
To perform manual laboring duties such as lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds.
Setting up, operating, testing and measuring equipment.
Using hand tools such as hammers and pry bars, and taking and transporting material samples.
Work often requires stooping, kneeling, bending, stretching and prolonged standing.
To withstand exposure to chemical agents, exhaust gases and lubricants, solvents, poisonous plants, animals, and insects and potential injuries such as bruises, scrapes, cuts, strains and sprains.
To wear all types of required protective gear such as a hard hat, footgear, hearing and eye protection, gloves and respirators.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants can apply online with a cover letter and resume at: https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/iupedu or applicants that have not yet applied online can apply in person at the Job Fair on Saturday, 4/21/18 from 9:00am-5:00pm at Eberly College of Business Auditorium. Names and email addresses of three references must be provided as part of the job application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. You will receive a confirmation email when your application has been successfully submitted. For more information or assistance contact the IUP Office of Human Resources at 724-357-2431.
Please do not fax, mail or e-mail any documentation.
Applicants who apply online and who meet minimum qualifications will be given first preference and may be contacted to schedule an interview. If vacancies remain, qualified applicants attending the Job Fair may be asked to stay for an in person interview with a hiring supervisor.
All offers of employment are subject to and contingent upon confirmation of work eligibility and satisfactory completion of all pre-employment background checks.
IUP is a proud member of the State System of Higher Education and is an equal opportunity employer M/F/H/V.

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