Department: Residence Life, Housing and Dining Services
Pay Grade: 21
Posting Number: 20170226FTS
Appointment Type: Full Time Regular
The Custodian I performs semi-skilled custodial services for University facilities following established procedures and guidelines in the maintenance of buildings, classrooms, offices, lavatories and restrooms, and associated areas, their furnishings and equipment using manual tools and electrically-powered machines. The Custodian I also moves furniture and equipment for cleaning or for special events which may require carrying and erecting tables, chairs, stages, podiums, sound shells, and similar items indoors and out-of-doors. The work performed by Custodian I includes the removal of snow and/or ice from exterior entrances, walkways and sidewalks.
Description of Primary Duties:
Work Schedule: 3rd Shift Saturday through Wednesday 11:00 PM to 7:30 AM
Provide Custodial services for Residence Hall and student living environments within Residence Life, Housing and Dining services. The Custodian I performs semi-skilled custodial services for University facilities following established procedures and guidelines in the maintenance of buildings, classrooms, offices, lavatories and restrooms and associated areas, their furnishings and equipment using manual tools and electrically-powered machines. The Custodian I also moves furniture and equipment for cleaning or for special events which may require carrying and erecting tables, chairs, stages, podiums, sound shells, and similar items indoors and out-of-doors. The work performed by Custodian I includes the removal of snow and /or ice from exterior entrances, walkways and sidewalks.
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:
Education: Completion of the 10th grade is required. However, significant custodial experience beyond that required for the position may be substituted for the required formal education. A high school diploma or the equivalent is preferred.
Experience: At least one year of experience in custodial services, which includes knowledge of cleaning procedures, equipment and supplies, is required.
Skills: Must be able to read English language sufficiently to understand written work orders and instructions as well as directions for the proper mixture, use, and disposal/storage of cleaners, solvents, chemicals, and similar products used in custodial services. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.
License: A valid Missouri driver's license is preferred.
Effort: Requires the ability to lift and carry custodial supplies and equipment weighing up to 75 pounds on a frequent basis and up to 100 pounds on an occasional basis, prolonged walking or standing and frequent bending, stooping, and reaching on a daily basis. Requires a full range of physical motion in order to operate manual and electrically-powered cleaning equipment and machines to include snow shovels. Requires the ability to access facilities and areas that may only be accessible by climbing ladders or stairs, bending, reaching on top of partitions, cabinets, bookcases and ledges, moving furniture, supplies, equipment, or office machines. Must be able to move throughout assigned areas, as work is performed indoors and out-of-doors. Some positions in this job classification (job title) are designated as essential employees who must report to work as scheduled when University offices are closed due to severe weather; the supervisor will communicate whether the particular position is considered essential and under what situations.
Other: Positions associated with this position classification may be located in facilities requiring the position to be designated
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