The Custodian 1 performs a variety of custodial services both individually and with other Custodial Services staff in residential, academic or administrative facilities as assigned. Custodian provides superior customer service to provide a clean, safe working environment. Work is performed professionally and efficiently, incorporating both personal integrity and mutual respect. The specific duties, tasks or combinations of tasks may vary according to the assigned facility(s); facility assignments may be changed to meet the needs of the department.
Perform all aspects of custodial duties to include but not limited to: - Clean and sanitize restrooms (toilets, showers, sink), kitchens and laundry rooms, food production areas, walk-in coolers, dining rooms, storage rooms, retail areas, classrooms and offices. - Fill toilet paper, paper towel, sani-shield and soap dispensers. - Clean, sweep, mop, scrub, strip and wax floors, vacuum, shampoo and extract carpets; removing stains and gum. - Steam clean, shampoo and extract upholstery. - Wash walls, woodwork, doors, partitions, windows, mirrors, dispensers, vents, pipe, stair railings and light fixtures. - Dust, polish furniture and fixtures, wipe cobwebs. - Clean chalkboards, whiteboards and erasers. - Empty, clean and reline trash receptacles. - Change light bulbs and exit lights. - Hang drapes and do minor repair on drapery hardware. - Strip beds, lay out linen and make beds. Sort, wash, fold and iron linens. - Break down cardboard boxes. - Operate all custodial equipment in performance of custodial duties including: wet/dry vacuums, pack vacuums, buffers, auto-scrubbers, carpet extractors, hand blowers, high pressure washers and state vehicles. - Move furniture, custodial equipment and supplies in buildings (up and down stairs) and around campus. - Ensure all assigned buildings and areas are clean and safe at all times. - Ensure all buildings, rooms, windows, facilities and equipment are locked and secured. Lock and unlock buildings per schedules. - Maintain outside appearance and safe entry of assigned buildings and areas by picking up litter, washing deck/lawn furniture, emptying trash receptacles, knocking down cobwebs, sweeping walkways, patios, catwalks, stairs, receiving docks and removing snow and ice. - Assign, instruct and check the work of 1-3 student/temporary custodial assistants. -Setup/take down of furniture and equipment for conferences/meetings and other special events. -Perform cleanup after sports and special events. - Maintain inventory of custodial supplies and equipment; ensure all equipment is kept clean and in good working order. - Keep custodial supply closets clean and well organized. - Report repairs and maintenance needed to buildings and assigned areas to work control and custodial lead. - Keep complete and accurate written records of all maintenance calls and annual cleaning duties performed in assigned areas. - Turn in all unclaimed property to Senior Custodial Supervisor. - Attend departmental meetings, safety meetings and training sessions. - Perform other related duties as assigned
Ability to perform the essential functions of the position and meet the physical demands of the working conditions
Excellent written and oral communications skills.
OR any combination of education and experience which clearly demonstrates the ability to accomplish the essential functions of the job.
Residential, commercial or other applicable custodial experience
Working knowledge of custodial supplies, cleaning chemicals, floor care products, and equipment.
Valid state driver's license.
Perform our Best: Interact daily with faculty, students, staff and others in the campus community in a professional manner. Treat others and be treated with respect; perform with integrity, honesty and professionalism; participate constructively in open communication; help to resolve issues and difficult situations in ways that reduce conflict and maintain good working relationships; improve work performance and take an active part in generating a mutually supportive environment. Recognize that diversity is an asset and value cultural, physical and professional differences.
Accountability/Dependability: Accepts responsibility for quality of own work; acknowledges and corrects mistakes. Shows up on time, meets standards, deadlines and work schedules.
Judgement: Makes timely, informed decisions. Analyzes options and determines appropriate course of action.
Teamwork: Promotes cooperation and mutual support to achieve goals. Encourages participation and mutual support.
Adaptability/Flexibility: Responds positively to changing business needs and responsibilities. Adapts approach and methods to achieve results; recovers quickly from setbacks and finds alternatives.
Commitment to Diversity: Recognizes the value of diversity and helps create environment that supports and embraces diversity.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
Salary: $2130/month with periodic increases up to $2718/month
Schedule/Appointment: Variable according to need; normally Monday - Friday, 7:00am-3:30pm (1/2 hour lunch) / WFSE Bargaining Unit 1
Working Conditions: This position may work indoors and outdoors, at times in hot/cold/noisy/dirty/wet/confined areas such as mechanical rooms, manholes and excavations, and may need to physically access work areas with the equipment and tools necessary for completion of the job. This often requires standing/crawling/bending/walking/climbing while carrying/pulling/pushing/lifting associated with equipment or tools. Occasional overtime is required and shift work may be required. May need to drive a service vehicle in congested areas.
Scheduled hours will vary depending on the needs of the department. Occasional overtime work is required. May be required to work weekends, days, evenings and holidays. The incumbent will work indoors as well as outdoors, including work in inclement weather during daylight and dark hours. This position requires extensive walking, lifting, carrying (up to 50 pounds) and/or moving of equipment and furniture, bending, stooping, kneeling, repetitive motion of arms and hands, and other physical movements as required by assigned tasks and essential functions of the position. This position is considered an essential position and availability will be required to respond to University emergencies.
Benefits : CWU offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, retirement and optional savings plans, life and disability insurance, along with vacation and sick leave plans depending on employment classification. For additional information please visit: http://www.cwu.edu/hr/benefits-0
How To Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the on-line application and attach:
A detailed cover letter clearly demonstrating how your education and experience: (a) meet the required (and, as applicable, preferred) qualifications, and (b) demonstrate the ability to perform the responsibilities as described by the posting;
Resume including work history, education, training; and
Contact information for three professional references.
Screening Begins: April 2, 2018
**Priority will be given to applications received by the screening date. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Please contact Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org or 509-963-1202 if you require technical assistance with the on-line application process.
Conditions of Employment
Prior to employment, final candidate(s) will be required to submit to a background check. All information obtained through background investigations will be strictly confidential and revealed only to those required to have access.
This is a Bargaining Unit I position and incumbent, as a condition of employment, will be required to become a member of the Washington Federation of State Employees, AFL-CIO, or pay a representation fee or a non-association fee within thirty calendar days from date of hire.
Located in historic Ellensburg, Washington, Central Washington University is a public four-year university. Home to over 10,000 students, Central has a commitment to hands-on learning and discovery, which takes students beyond the limits of the classroom and books. Central prepares students to become well-educated citizens who are ready for high-demand careers in the workforce and offers over 150 undergraduate majors as well as graduate studies programs and research. To prepare and enable students to succeed in a global economy, Central partners with over 30 colleges and universities around the world.CWU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Title IX/Veteran/Disability Employer.