Building Service Worker, Multiple Openings (OR-8364)

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Job Description
Building Service Worker, Multiple Openings- Open Recruitment (OR-8364)
CS 37.5 Hours Full Time

SIUE is pleased to announce Open Recruitment to fill various current openings for Building Service Workers. To help maintain a pleasant, healthy and safe environment for the entire University community, Building Service Workers are responsible for the daily cleaning and care of campus buildings. These duties can include general cleaning, floor treatment, refuse disposal, recycling collection, event set ups, pest control, and other similar functions. Building Service Workers may be assigned additional duties and responsibilities in support of the department's mission and goals.

Working hours and shifts may vary including day, midnights, weekends, and late evenings. Final shifts will be assigned at hire. SIUE's generous benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, pension plan, vacation and sick leave, and tuition waivers.

This is an open recruitment Civil Service posting for vacant Building Service Worker positions at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. 'Open Recruitment' indicates an ongoing need to recruit persons interested in this job title. Vacant positions will not be posted individually, application review and testing will be conducted through this open recruitment posting. Position availability will vary based on departmental needs.

If your application is acceptable and you meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you will be eligible to sit for the Civil Service exam which will rank you on the employment register for future/current vacancies.

Applicants must submit a completed Civil Service Application, which must include complete employment history, through HireTouch. If you do not possess any employment history, you must indicate this within the employment history section of the application. Your application should reflect all relevant skills and experience related to the minimum qualifications listed for this position. While a resume may be submitted with the application, data for each employer must be listed on this application form. (The words "See Resume" may only be used as a substitute in the section entitled "Specific Duties Performed".) If the application is incomplete you will not be considered for the position as our office will be unable to evaluate your application to determine if you possess the required minimum qualifications.

If qualifying by education or to qualify for a required educational requirement, you must submit your transcripts, including those for SIUE, at the time of application. Applicants qualifying for Veteran's preference must submit a copy of form DD214 at the time of application. For additional information, please visit: Eligibility Criteria and Point Allocation and Proof of Eligibility. Please submit any other licenses or certifications related to the position at the time of application.

To apply for a vacancy, click the "Apply" button, which will prompt you to access your existing HireTouch account or create a new account. Instructions for creating a new account are available at: HireTouch Set-Up. Only create a new account if you have NEVER created an account. In your HireTouch account, you will upload all necessary documentation as requested above. After logging in or completing your new profile, you can then complete your application process for individual positions.

Applicants will be subject to a background check and drug screening prior to an offer of employment. NOTE: Some positions may be represented by a union and may require union dues.

For Civil Service positions, Illinois residency required within 180 calendar days of the start date for the designated position.

For more information please educational prerequisites.

$11.79 Monthly

SIUE is a state university - benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas. Applicants will be subject to a background check and/or drug screening prior to an offer of employment. 

SIUE is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Acts (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with SIUE, please call 618-650-2190 or email

The SIUE Annual Security & Fire Safety Report is available online at The report contains campus safety and security information, crime statistics, fire safety policies, and fire statistics for the previous three calendar years. This report is published in compliance with Federal law, titled the “Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act” & the Higher Education Opportunity Act also known as the “Campus Fire Safety Right to Know.” For those without computer access, a paper copy of the report may be obtained, with a 24-hour notice, from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration, 618-650-2536.