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Laborer 1 - Archive

Classification:  C4115
Department:Campus Operations
Salary:$11.08 - $15.42 Per Hour

o Campus Operations at the University of Oregon invites applications for a full-time Laborer 1.
o This is a classified position represented by SEIU local 503, Oregon Public Employees Union.
o University of Oregon positions that are at least half-time are eligible for excellent benefits, including health and dental, employer-paid retirement, and tuition benefits for employee or an eligible dependent, sick and vacation leave.
o Due to budgetary shortfalls, the person appointed to this position will be required to take unpaid furlough days between date of hire and June 30, 2013.
o This recruitment is open only to University of Oregon employees who meet the qualifications listed below. Current temporary or student employees are eligible to apply.


... ability to perform custodial tasks; and
... valid driver's license, good driving record, and ability to operate vehicles on campus in high foot traffic areas;
... excellent customer service skills and ability to communicate effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures;
... ability to work independently and make decision under the general guidance of supervisor.

Position requires a commitment to the university's affirmative action and equal opportunity goals and plans and the diversity plans of the university and Campus Operations. Position requires a commitment to maintain the highest ethical standards within the department and university.

Position is subject to criminal background check.


This position supports the Campus Operations mission by responding to emergency calls for custodial and general labor services. Duties include:
.. responding to customer service requests, including cleaning up spills, carpet and floor spotting; making minor deliveries on campus.
... delivering custodial supplies campus-wide following designated route and supply list; delivering tables, chairs, and lecterns for classrooms, arranging or rearranging furniture per specifications.
... responding to minor plumbing problems in restrooms and custodial closets; hanging or moving dispensers; making emergency repair to classroom furniture.
... driving pickup trucks, vans, and trucks; locking and unlocking doors; reporting maintenance problems that require skilled specialists; servicing and performing minor repairs on custodial equipment; setting up and taking down equipment and furniture for events.


Position works in an industrial setting where temperatures, lighting, noise level and air quality will vary. Requires ability to work with germicidal, sanitizing, and other cleaning products; occasional work on ladders; daily trips outdoors; and ability to walk, lift, stoop, and perform repetitious movements. Must respond to campus-wide custodial emergencies.


To assist us in making the selection for this position, please respond to the following questions on a separate sheet(s) of paper. Number your responses to correspond to the questions and describe experience and training related to each question. Make sure that any experience or training described in your responses are included on your application.

1. Describe experience that demonstrates your customer service skills and your ability to communicate effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

2. This position is responsible for responding to custodial emergencies in campus buildings, such as cleaning up spills, and spot cleaning carpets, and performs minor maintenance tasks. Describe your experience performing similar tasks.

3. This position is responsible for driving pick ups, vans, and trucks in areas on campus with high foot traffic to deliver, set up, and take down equipment and furniture for events, and to deliver custodial supplies. Describe experience that demonstrates your ability to perform these tasks.


Online submission is the preferred method. Create an account at:
Human Resources Job Application Form (Online)

Paper submission can be made by printing the form at:
Human Resources Job Application Form (PDF)

Mail or hand deliver the paper application and all relevant materials, including the answers to the supplemental questions, by 5:00PM on the closing date to:

Human Resources
677 East 12th Ave., Suite 400
5210 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-5210

The UO Human Resources application must be filled out completely, with a signature or it will not be accepted. Make sure to keep a copy of your application packet for job interviews.

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.