Facilities Specialist 1

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
01 – E – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
Office of the Physical Plant
Work Control
Full/Part Time:


The Office of Physical Plant Work Reception Center is currently seeking a highly motivated, team player who excels in customer service. This job is responsible for receiving, processing, and dispatching emergency and routine maintenance requests from all areas of the University. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, creating work orders in customized database, utilizing 2-way radio system to transmit and receive technician calls, provide customer assistance with internal and external work requests, follow detailed work procedures, utilize electronic calendar, process e-mail and Web based electronic work requests. This job will be required to provide off-shift and weather-related coverage. NOTE: Work hours total 40 hours (two 8-hours shifts and two 12-hour shifts) over the course of Thursday into Friday,11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m., Friday into Saturday, 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m., Saturday into Sunday, 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m., and Sunday into Monday, 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. Typically requires a High School diploma or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with various computer applications including Microsoft Office (specifically Word and Excel), e-mail applications (Outlook), background using customized databases, as well as a general understanding of building facilities and mechanical systems are preferred.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088