The Custodian is responsible for maintaining campus buildings and housing complexes in clean and orderly condition by performing the following duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Operate various mechanized cleaning equipment, such as vacuums, polishers, buffers, etc.
Sweep and damp mop all hard surface floors.
Sweep and vacuum hallways, stairs and office spaces.
Vacuum carpeting, spot clean if needed.
Dust desk tops, counters, furniture, window ledges, filing cabinets, office equipment, and all other horizontal surfaces.
Polish metal work.
Empty waste baskets, replace liners, and take to disposal.
Spot clean door glass and interior partition glass.
Clean and sanitize restrooms, labs, and kitchens.
Spot clean walls, light switches, door, door frames, push plates, and door handles.
Report any needed repairs immediately to supervisor (such as leaky faucets or toilets, loose tile, broken window panes, missing nuts or screws, etc.).
Provide custodial support for special events and meetings.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner
Must have regular, predictable, in-person attendance
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. This individual must have the ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner and must have regular, predictable, in-person attendance. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
High School diploma or GED required. One-year custodial experience required Knowledge of common cleaning methods and use of everyday cleaning tools required.
Outlook and internet
Basic skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Basic skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Minimum skills: Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop kneel, crouch and crawl; and talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in this environment is usually moderate.
Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, or veterans status, in accord with 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a). Midwestern University complies with the Smoke-Free Arizona Act (A.R.S. 36-601.01) and the Smoke Free Illinois Act (410 ILCS 82/).
Internal Number: CUSTO01975
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