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Floor Technician (5 p.m. - 1:45 a.m.)


University, MS, US, 38677

Department:  Custodial Services (10000953)
Employee Designation:  Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)

Note for Current UM Employees

Current employees must apply internally via connectU >

Definition of Class

This position operates specialized floor equipment to clean and maintain floor surfaces. The incumbent transports floor equipment and supplies needed to perform daily tasks; maintains sufficient stock and supplies; and performs other floor maintenance and general cleaning tasks as needed.

Examples of Work Performed

  • Sweeps, mops and vacuums floor surfaces of assigned areas in University buildings.
  • Completes spot removal and grout cleaning.
  • Moves furniture within assigned area for floor access.
  • Cleans, strips, buffs and waxes floor surfaces in University buildings.
  • Cleans, shampoos, bonnets and extracts carpet in University buildings.
  • Clears areas of all materials and equipment to restore workspace to useful condition after work is completed.
  • Maintains sufficient stock and supplies needed to perform daily tasks.
  • Safely transports and operates specialized floor equipment used to perform daily tasks.
  • Reads all chemical labels, wears personal protective equipment (PPE) and adheres to chemical use and workplace safety procedures.
  • Monitors the condition of equipment used for daily tasks and reports failures for repair.
  • Performs floor work and other general cleaning tasks in support of campus events.
  • Covers athletic floors with appropriate materials.
  • May perform light window and wall cleaning duties.
  • Performs other general cleaning tasks, as needed.
  • Performs related or similar duties as required or assigned.

Essential Functions

These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring department.

  1. Operates specialized floor equipment to clean and maintain floor surfaces within assigned areas of various
  2. University buildings.
  3. Transports floor equipment and supplies to various University buildings.
  4. Maintains sufficient stock and supplies needed to perform daily tasks.

Minimum Education/Experience

Ability to read, write, and understand basic instructions.


A valid driver’s license.

Salary/Wage Information

To learn more about our pay structure and view our salary ranges, click here to visit the Compensation page of our Human Resources website. This link is provided for general pay information. Hourly rate or salary may vary depending on qualifications, experience, and departmental budget. Note: Unclassified positions (faculty, executives, researchers and coaches) do not have established salary ranges.

EEO Statement

The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

Background Check Statement

The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Nearest Major Market: Oxford Mississippi