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Environmental Services Technician

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Work type: Full Time
Location: Swarthmore
Categories: Staff

Swarthmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college located in the suburbs of Philadelphia, whose mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility. Swarthmore has a strong institutional commitment to inclusive excellence and nondiscrimination in its educational program and employment practices and encourages candidates who will further advance the goal of fostering a diverse and inclusive community. As one of the nation’s finest institutions of higher learning, Swarthmore College is global in outlook and draws students from around the nation and world. The 425‐acre campus is a designated arboretum, complete with gardens, rolling lawns, a creek, wooded hills, and hiking trails in the Crum Woods. Swarthmore College was recently ranked number 3 in the 2021 US News Best National Liberal Arts Colleges rankings - https://www.usnews.com/best-colleges/swarthmore-college-3370.

Provides services to ensure a clean, sanitary, safe and environmentally healthy campus. This position reports directly to the supervisor and is expected to fulfill all job functions pertaining to the position. This position requires special attention to detail and the ability to follow instructions through proper communication while working alone.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Tasks performed include daily trash removal, driving a trash truck is also expected in this position.
  • Operation of trash compactors and best practices pertaining to our zero waste goals is essential.
  • Cleaning, disinfecting and restocking of bathrooms when called upon including operation of various floor equipment.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Housekeeping experience and a valid driver's license is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in operating large vehicles.
  • Knowledge of regular and recycling waste practices is preferred.

Swarthmore College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world. Swarthmore College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. 

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