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UW Recreation has an outstanding opportunity for a Custodian.
The custodian performs a variety of custodial tasks to maintain clean, sanitary, and safe conditions in and around UW Recreation facilities. This position reports to the Facilities Manager and will work under the direct supervision of the Custodian Lead. The work schedule may vary, but is typically Monday Friday, 8:00a-4:30p.
The following represents a variety of the responsibilities assigned to the person in this position. The examples represent typical work, but are not intended to be inclusive of all duties required for this position.
1. Use and maintain hand tools and power equipment such as brooms, mops, squeegees, vacuums, carpet cleaners, floor machines, power washers, and other tools required for the cleaning and general maintenance of the UW Recreation facilities.
2. Clean and sanitize restrooms, showers, drying areas, and the fixtures located in these areas.
3. Empty wastebaskets and trash containers and assist with the campus-wide recycling and composting program.
4. Sweep, dry and wet mop, scrub, and condition vinyl floor, terrazzo, ceramic floor tiles, hardwood floors, and other floor surfaces. Vacuum and shampoo carpets and furniture.
5. Replace toilet paper, paper towels, and other restroom supplies as needed.
6. Clean walls, windows, mirrors, vents, display cases, etc.
7. Set-up and remove furniture and sports equipment for special events.
8. Perform custodial maintenance of office areas, kitchenette, stairwells, pool, locker rooms, activity areas, and sundeck.
9. Read and follow instructions and labels regarding chemicals, cleaners and supplies, including Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) information, and the proper use of personal protective equipment.
10. Maintain building security when facilities are not in use by checking for unlocked doors and unauthorized occupants.
11. Work cooperatively with other members of the UW Recreation staff in the interest of providing a comprehensive program of activities designed to meet the needs and interest of the University community. Attend staff meetings and required trainings as needed.
12. Obtain First Aid/CPR/AED Certification within one year of employment.
13. Perform related duties as required, including weekly, monthly, or annual custodial projects.
Physical ability to do the required work.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check
Application Process: The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Criminal Conviction History, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select Apply to this position. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your My Jobs page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
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