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Welcome to SVA’s jobs portal, your one-stop shop for finding the most up to date source of employment opportunities. We have partnered with the National Labor Exchange to provide you this information. You may be looking for part-time employment to supplement your income while you are in school. You might be looking for an internship to add experience to your resume. And you may be completing your training ready to start a new career. This site has all of those types of jobs.

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Pennsylvania State University Residence Hall Utility Worker (HFS) in University Park, Pennsylvania


  • CURRENT PENN STATE EMPLOYEE (faculty, staff, technical service, or student), please login to Workday to complete the internal application process . Please do not apply here, apply internally through Workday.

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Penn State University Park Housing is searching for a full time Residence Hall Utility Worker (HFS) to join their team. Duties include:

  • 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.

    Work Schedule: Wednesday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Saturday, Sunday 6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Days Off: Monday, Tuesday

Penn State University offers a competitive salary and benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition discounts for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, paid time off, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more. Penn State University, the land-grant university of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is consistently ranked among the top public universities in the country. Penn State has 24 campus locations, 19 academic colleges, 17,000 faculty and staff, and 100,000 students, including a medical college, two law schools, a health system, and an online World Campus.

This position is part of the bargaining unit represented by Teamsters Local Union No. 8 and has a starting hourly wage of $15.79. After six (6) full pay periods (bi-weekly) from the date of hire, the rate increases to $17.21 per hour. More information can be found here: Collective Bargaining Agreement ( .

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The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and sustainability in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity in society and nature, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.


Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here ( .

Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.


Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.

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