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Floor Technician Assistant

Spelman College
Job Location:
Atlanta, 30314
Facilities Management

Position Title

Floor Technician Assistant

Position Summary

This position is responsible for assisting current floor technicians with the overall cleanliness and upkeep of their assigned Residence Hall areas. The position will require ongoing training on floor and carpet care, floor equipment and best practices in floor maintenance to gain the knowledge and experience needed to move into a full-time floor technician. Upon completion of one year of successful regular full-time employment and the recommendation of the supervisor of this position is eligible to move to the regular Floor Technician.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Scrub, strip, wax and polish floors using heavy (industrial type) powered scrubber and buffers;
  • Vacuum rugs in offices and public areas. Shampoo rugs periodically using heavy vacuum cleaner and rug shampooing machine;
  • Move heavy furniture, supplies and miscellaneous equipment, as directed;
  • Report items that need repair (doors, door checks, furniture lights, faucets, etc.);
  • Sweep or shovel snow from steps and walks at building entrances and connecting walks;
  • Use light and heavy (industrial type) floor machines and attachments;
  • Transport moderately heavy objects or equipment as required;
  • Clean, oil, and adjust cleaners and scrubbers and change brushes, pads, rollers, buffers and other attachments;
  • Remove wash and replace ceiling lighting fixtures using ladders and scaffolds;
  • Replace room overhead incandescent and fluorescent lights;
  • Replace desk lights;
  • Distribute housekeeping supplies as needed;
  • Setup and maintain conference rooms in a clean and efficient manner;
  • Periodic dusting and sweeping of residence hall stairs;
  • Inspect and clean interior and exterior residence hall windows;
  • Clean and shine residence hall elevators.

Required Qualifications

Must have a high school diploma or GED or provide proof of current enrollment in an accredited GED Program, which must be completed within one (1) year of employment.

Must be able to interact in a diverse community and able to adapt to changing situations.

Good oral and written communication skills required, with the ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write correspondence such as letters and internal e-mail communications. Ability to speak effectively when interacting with the Spelman community.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to utilize e-mail systems such as Lotus Notes/Outlook.

Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test.

Preferred Qualifications

Basic computer software skills using Microsoft Office Suite (Word and Excel) are preferred, with the ability to create such things as general correspondence, equipment status reports, and cleaning supply requests.

Certifications, Licenses, Restrictions

Valid Georgia Driver's License required.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to: talk, hear, walk and stand for prolonged periods, use hands to handle operate cleaning equipment, computer and office supplies and equipment. The employee is frequently required to: reach with hands and arms, stoop or climb, smell, and lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The employee is occasionally required to: sit and lift and/or move up to 100 pounds with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENTWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to toxic chemicals and fumes as well as to wet or humid conditions inside the buildings. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will work near moving mechanical parts with some risk to shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Full Time/Part Time: Full-time

Work Location/Schedule

This position requires onsite work and is not eligible for remote work.

Posting Number: SC0649P

Open Until Filled: Yes

COVID-19 Vaccination Protocol

Due to the heightened risk of contracting COVID-19 and the spread of variants, Spelman College requires up to date COVID-19 vaccination of all faculty, staff, and students (collectively "Campus Community") that have job duties, attend classes, or are otherwise present on campus. You will need to submit proof of up-to-date COVID-19 vaccination: full vaccination and a booster (when eligible) or a single dose of the bivalent vaccine) prior to your first day on campus or you may seek a medical or religious exemption to the vaccination requirement by providing the necessary documentation to: Yemi Brown, PharmD Manager of COVID-19 Operations, at Upon receiving your Spelman Technology log-in credentials, please keep your vaccination or exemptions records up-to-date using  Etrieve.
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