Residence Hall Utility Worker (HFS)

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Auxiliary and Business Services
East Housing
Full/Part Time:


Empty and clean waste containers. Remove and dispose of all trash and debris from building. Move bags and carts of accumulated linens to linen lockers or to receiving areas for pick-up. Receive, move, sort, store and deliver equipment, furnishings, linen and operational supplies; open cartons, move trunks, suitcases and other items to and from student rooms or storage areas as required. Clean floors and stairs by sweeping, wet and dry mopping, scrubbing or vacuuming, as instructed. Clean carpets using vacuum cleaner and rug shampooer. Move furniture and other items to and from receiving storage and/or use areas to allow for cleaning, repairs, transfer, set-up, etc. Assemble and disassemble furniture such as double decker beds, desks, etc. Shovel snow, spread sawdust or calcium and sweep outside buildings as directed. Empty outside trash containers and pick-up litter outside buildings in residence hall area. Clean window wells; keep drains free of litter. Close windows, turn off lights and lock doors. Lock and unlock buildings as directed. Keep equipment clean, polished, and properly stored. Maintain storage areas in a clean condition. Report maintenance problems, unusual conditions, damages and losses to Supervisor. Turn in found items immediately to Supervisor. Substitute as requested for Residence Hall Worker. Lamp and relamp lighting fixtures. (When using ladders employee is restricted to standing on step not over 48 inches above floor surface.) Job Requirements: Requires the use of simple writing, adding, subtracting, whole numbers and the carrying out of instructions; and the use of fixed gauges and direct reading instruments and devices in which interpretation is not required. Over 1 and up to 2 months of qualifying/or on-the-job training. Shift: 6:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Days Off: Monday, Tuesday


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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