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At Housing & Food Services you will be a member of the University community where employees are respected, given opportunities to develop, paid good wages and receive benefits, including medical/dental, and retirement. For detailed information on Benefits for this position click here.
The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
Housing and Food Services (HFS) is pleased to announce openings for Temporary Custodians to work weekday, evenings, and weekends (including holidays) shifts in various locations on the UW campus.
Position Purpose: Our Temporary Team cleans bathrooms, residential floors, kitchens and dining rooms of our various dining operations and our common areas, at various operations around the UW campus, as well as a few office locations. This is an on-going need. Shifts and length of temporary assignment will vary.
What You'll Be Doing:
Cleaning and sanitizing kitchens, dining rooms and offices in accordance with established procedures and standards.
Sweeping, moping and vacuuming floors; emptying wastebaskets, trash and recycle containers; replacing light bulbs.
Dusting and cleaning walls, doors, windows, woodwork, furniture, etc.
Stripping, cleaning, buffing and applying finish to floors; using high-speed floor buffers/polishers; vacuuming and cleaning carpets.
Using and maintaining assigned power equipment and hand tools such as a vacuum, broom, mop, squeegee, or ladder for the cleaning and general maintenance of floors, walls, carpets and furniture.
Vacuuming furniture, drapery and walls.
Physically able to perform work.
Ability to understand and produce written and verbal instructions in English.
Ability to effectively interact and communicate in a variety of situations.
Work independently with minimal supervision.
An eye for detail.
Dedication to a high level of customer satisfaction.
Equivalent combinations of education and experience may substitute for required qualifications.
1 year of experience as a custodian.
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:
What You'll Need to Succeed:
Ability and willingness to work day or night shifts.
A satisfactory outcome from criminal background check is required prior to hire.
This position will work a scheduled that varies (7:25 a.m. to 3:55 p.m. or 9:25 p.m. to 5:55 a.m.)
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergra...duate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.