Custodian - Housing (1st shift)

Kentucky, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jul 17, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

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Working Title Custodian - Housing (1st shift) Department Auxiliary Housing Facilities Management Compensation Title Position Number 30011189 Position Status Regular Work Schedule

Monday -Friday
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Hours per Week 40 Months per Year 12 Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

Northern Kentucky University embraces inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution.

Purpose of Position

To perform a wide variety of cleaning services to ensure that all areas of the campus facilities are maintained at established sanitary standards so as to provide a clean and aesthetically pleasing appearance that supports the University’s educational mission.

There is 1 contract and 1 regular position.

Primary Responsibilities

• Clean restroom basins, urinals, commodes and partitions;
• Sweep and mop floors, sweep stairwell steps and landings;
• Restock paper towel and soap dispensers;
• Scrub shower walls, floors, and partitions;
• Remove hair from shower and sink drains;
• Clean elevator interiors and elevator tracks;
• Clean glass partitions, doors, mirrors, and windows
• Arranges and maintains supplies in orderly fashion in designated storage areas

During summer months responsible for cleaning of dorm rooms once students have moved out.

Provides extra cleaning as necessary for special events.

Responds to emergency calls via radio or pager. Attends safety training sessions.

Reports malfunctioning equipment, needed supplies, security concerns, safety concerns, etc. to appropriate supervisory personnel.

Keeps work sites (custodial closets, etc) in a clean & orderly manner.

Wears assigned uniform clothing.

Complies with all policies and procedures as set forth by the University, Operations & Maintenance, and Building Services.

Performs any and all related duties as deemed necessary by supervisory personnel.


High school diploma or GED ;

Basic computer skills;

Requires ability to perform duties using medium to heavy physical exertion on regularly recurring basis;

Requires ability to work any/all hours necessary, including weekends & outside normal working schedules, to meet the needs of the University and Operations & Maintenance Department.

Previous custodial experience and a valid driver’s license preferred

Minimum Education High School Diploma Preferred Education High School Diploma Minimum Experience Less than 1 year Salary 10.40/hr Pay Grade S62
Requisition Number 2019S1103 Job Open Date 07/17/2020 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Quick Link Is this an internal only posting? Supplemental Questions

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  1. * Why are you interested in this position?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Do you have the ability to perform medium to heavy physical exertion on a regular basis as well as the ability to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds or more?
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    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a valid driver's license and are you permitted to drive without restrictions?
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    • Yes
    • No
  4. * When was the last time you were criticized? How did you deal with it?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Give me an example of a time when you went beyond your employer's normal job expectations in order to get a job done

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required DocumentsOptional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. References

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