Buildings and Grounds


Position summary:
Responsible for performing typical custodial duties, supervise student workers, minor maintenance to ensure buildings and facilities are maintained in a healthy, safe and sanitary condition..

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Clean assigned buildings and campus areas inside and out.
  • Snow removal
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Assist with setup and takedown for campus and community events
  • Operate power equipment and forklift
  • Direct student workers

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to satisfactorily perform the essential duties of this job.

  • High school graduate or approved equivalent
  • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written directions in English
  • Able to work evenings and weekends as needed
  • Ability to use power tools and equipment
  • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written directions in English
  • Basic understanding of workplace safety policies and hazard recognition
  • Possess a valid driver's license

Physical demands/work environment:
The physical demands and/or work environment described here are representative of those that must be met or will be encountered by the employee while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Work in hazardous locations including confined space and heights above 35 feet when required.
  • Use approved ladders or man lifts for access.
  • Adhere to all policy and procedures including safety rules and precautions in work area.
  • Occasional evening and/or weekend duties as needed (determined by supervisor).
  • Regularly works in all outside weather conditions
  • Ability to lift 75 lbs. unassisted
  • Daily bending, standing, climbing and walking

Print Bluffton employment application form, complete and send to:

Mustaq Ahmed
Bluffton University
1 University Drive
Bluffton, OH 45817-2104
phone: 419-358-3237

Bluffton University welcomes applications from all qualified persons who respect the Anabaptist/Mennonite peace church tradition and endorse Christian higher education in a liberal arts environment. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. EOE.