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Facilities Associate I

Henry Ford College
Job Location:
Dearborn, Michigan
Facilities Management
Requisition ID:req577

Compensation Type:Hourly

Compensation Range: $15.43 - 17.56 (+.20/hr cent shift premium)

Schedule: Midnights (subject to change)

Henry Ford College(HFC)is acomprehensivepublic college located in Dearborn, Michiganthat serves 11,390 students. Founded in 1938,it continues to be dedicated to preparing students for a rapidly changing world and workplace by offering more than 120 associate degrees, career and university transfer programs and a bachelor's degree in Culinary & Hospitality Studies.Henry Ford College is committed to equal employment and educational opportunities regardless of a person's age, race, color, religion, marital status, sex/gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, gender transitioning, height, weight, national origin, disability, perceived disability, political affiliation, familial status, veteran status, genetics, or any other characteristic protected by law in all College programs, services, activities, employment and advancement, including without limitation educational admissions practices, and access to, equitable treatment or employment compensation and benefits as required by state and federal laws. To learn more, please visit HFC's Welcoming College page at

The HFC Mission is to transform lives and build better futures by providing outstanding education. As a student-centered, evidence-based college, our success is measured by the success of our students. We empower learners through the development of independent, critical, and creative thinking, and we foster diversity, inclusion, understanding, and acceptance to prepare learners to succeed in a global society. We anticipate and respond to the needs of our stakeholders, exceed their expectations, and serve the public good.

HFC employees receive competitive compensation packages including generous benefits for full-time faculty, administrative, and staff positions. Please see collective bargaining agreements for details at

HFC presents an opportunity for aFacilities Associate I

Job Description Summary

Cleaning and maintenance of campus buildings and grounds

Minimum Qualifications
  • High school diploma/GED
  • A passing score of 70% or better on HFC test for Facilities Associates
  • Previous experience in the cleaning and maintenance of buildings (Preferred)
  • Grounds keeping experience (Preferred)
Essential Duties
  • Keeps buildings and property in clean, orderly, and safe conditions.
  • Performs seasonal building maintenance, including but not limited to floor refinishing, window washing, and deep cleaning.
  • Performs routine custodial duties, including but not limited to sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, vacuuming and dusting.
  • Scrubs, cleans, sanitizes and supplies restrooms.
  • Removes snow and performs landscaping duties.
  • Shampoos or steam cleans carpet and floors.
  • Manages inventory of cleaning supplies.
  • Mixes cleaning supplies and chemicals in containers in preparation for cleaning, according to instructions and properly stores chemicals in accordance of the instructions of such chemicals.
  • Uses caution and follows all safety rules and procedures when operating equipment
  • Ensures proper use, storage, and maintenance of Facilities equipment, including but not limited to automatic floor machines, hand scrubbers, vacuum cleaners, backpack vacuums, KAI VAC touch-free cleaning systems, wet-vacs, tools, and grounds equipment.
  • Ensures proper use and storage of chemicals used in cleaning and maintaining college buildings.
  • Maintains a well-stocked, well organized, and complaint supply closet at all times, without exception.
  • Changes lights as needed and for reporting electrical issues as needed. Responsible for understanding light changing and re-lamping procedures per employee handbook for facilities associates.
  • Returns shared equipment, such as ladders, to designated storage area.
  • Adheres to security procedures. Secures doors as required according to building hours.
  • Performs extra assignments as required by management, including but not limited to covering areas open due to absence, furniture and equipment relocation and removal, event set-up and tear-down, and emergency response.
  • Allows new substitute, temporary, or probationary employees to shadow them for training purposes, as assigned by management.
  • Reports health and safety issues or building issues (such as those relating to plumbing or electrical issues and roof leaks) to management.
  • Attends all mandatory training as assigned.
  • Complies with all applicable rules, regulations, and policies of Henry Ford College. Employee is responsible for seeking clarification on such policies as needed.
  • Works on teams as assigned by management.
  • Climbs ladders and scaffolding as assigned by management.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands

Not Applicable

Occasionally: <33%/day

Frequently: 34-66%/day

Constantly: >66%/day















Lifting <10 lbs.


Lifting 10 lbs. to 20 lbs.


Lifting 20 lbs. to 50 lbs.


Lifting >50 lbs.








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