Custodian

Location
Oregon, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Nov 13, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting

Posting Number: 0601069-C Position Type: Classified Special Notes to Applicants:

As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to be compensated via direct deposit.

LBCC is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer.

LBCC offers a pay incentive to eligible employees who demonstrate proficiency in conversational Spanish when evaluated and formally certified by a college-approved professional or agency. Eligibility to apply for and receive bilingual pay incentives for Spanish and languages other than English are subject to the provisions of Administrative Rule 6025-06. For more detailed information, please review the
LBCC Bilingual Pay Incentive Administrative Policy

Must be able to pass a criminal background check.

Position Title: Custodian Division/Department: Facilities Location Albany Campus, Albany, OR Job Summary:

Supports the Facilities and Custodial team by performing a wide range of custodial duties to ensure the maintenance of a clean, hazard-free environment within area of responsibility and across campus locations.

Required Qualifications:

Knowledge and Skills: Requires a general knowledge of the methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in custodial care and routine facilities maintenance. Requires knowledge of the methods of cleaning and preserving floors, walls, and fixtures. Must know use, and precautions associated with use, of cleaning materials, disinfectants and equipment used in custodial work. Must be familiar with operation and upkeep of power equipment including buffers, vacuums, wet vacuums, pressure washers, floor scrubbers, and extractors. Must have a good knowledge of work hazards and safety procedures. Requires some knowledge of chemical reactions.

Abilities: Must be able to perform all of the essential duties of the position with limited supervision and according to well-established quality and safety standards. Requires ability to sufficiently read and understand instructions, safety materials, labels on detergents, and chemicals used in cleaning; and the ability to read and understand MSDS sheets. Must be able to maintain tools and equipment in a safe working condition. Requires the ability to perform routine maintenance tasks and to be able to determine when to refer more complex maintenance requirements to a supervisor. Must be able to learn quickly the schedules, policies, and procedures associated with duties. Must be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Must be able to follow oral and written directions. Must be able to complete and understand blood borne pathogen training and hazardous materials training. Must be able to work respectfully with individuals of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities.

Education and Experience: Position requires demonstrated ability to read, write, and communicate at a level sufficient to perform all of the essential duties of the position. Must be at least 18 years of age.

Licenses and Certificates: A valid Oregon driver’s license may be required to perform some duties. Must complete blood borne pathogens and hazardous materials training prior to beginning those assigned tasks.

Preferred Qualifications:

The equivalent of one-year, full-time custodial experience in a large public facility with extended hours of operation and multiple high-traffic areas is preferred.

Forklift certification is preferred.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

Position involves sustained walking, pushing, pulling, and lifting various weights up to 60 pounds. Requires the ability to bend, twist, and stoop repeatedly during an eight-hour work shift. Eighty percent of job duties require repetitive arm and shoulder motions with 10 to 60 pounds of exertion. Requires ability to climb (e.g. ladders), kneel, and crouch.

Work is predominately indoors. Some work outdoors when cleaning core areas, covered walkways, stairs, entrances, windows and/or when assisting grounds crews where there may be some exposure to inclement weather. Some exposure to hazardous fumes, chemicals, and/or sprays associated with cleaning materials. May have some exposure to blood borne pathogens, body fluids, etc. Some exposure to noise extremes when operating equipment such as buffers, extractors and vacuums. Shift will be consistent for each person with varying shifts depending on the needs of the college. Shifts include day and swing hours. May travel to satellite centers for custodial services as needed. Custodians working on special events will have hours set weekly, work shift time may vary based on event schedule, and may require weekends and/or holidays hours.

Essential Duties:

Sweeps, scrubs, dusts mops, wet mops, wet vacuums, auto scrubs, burnishes, strips, refinishes and buffs floors. Cleans windows, entry glass, tabletops, counters, walls, sinks, eyewash stations, chalk/white boards and trays. Vacuums, extracts, shampoos, and spot-cleans carpets. Dusts table tops, desktops, chairs, and polishes furniture and woodwork. Empties pencil sharpeners. Vacuums upholstered furniture.

Cleans, scrubs, and disinfects restrooms. Cleans and polishes metalwork, mirrors, and other restroom fixtures. Cleans and disinfects inside and outside of sinks, toilets, seat covers, and urinals, including hardware. Plunges clogged toilets. Cleans walls, ceilings, partitions, doors and air vents. Descales toilets and urinals as needed. Cleans mirrors and removes graffiti. Pressure washes ceilings, walls, and floor of shower rooms. Maintains floor drains. Restocks and keeps inventory of various classroom, office and restroom supplies including paper towels, soap, toilet paper, and related items.

Empties and cleans waste receptacles. Replaces trash liners when torn or soiled. Collects trash, picks up recyclable papers, cardboard, magazines and other disposable materials for refuse pick up. Removes paper or trash debris on ground around receptacles, in classrooms and hallways.

Cleans exterior core areas, covered walkways, stairs, entrances and windows. Pressure washes concrete and brick. Sweeps, mops, and vacuums concrete. Empties ashtrays and trash containers. Removes graffiti and performs other duties as needed.

Replaces burned out light tubes and bulbs (fluorescent and incandescent) as needed.

Moves furniture and equipment for department moves, carpet replacement, new purchase installation, excess removal, etc. as needed. Sets up and takes down furniture, standard equipment, and specialized equipment in meeting rooms, classrooms, and other school facilities for special meetings and events such as banquets, athletic events, theater performances, graduation, etc.

Cleans and maintains custodial equipment, including performing minor repairs or preventative maintenance.

Checks doors, windows, and assigned area for maintenance needs and possible vandalism. Reports safety, sanitary, and fire hazards. Keeps building areas secure during cleaning.

Maintains custodial closet supply inventory, and obtains supplies from the main campus-supply storage room as needed.

Sanitize touch points such as door handles, push bars, tables, chairs, drinking fountains, etc.

May work with grounds and maintenance crews as needed and/or assigned with snow removal and de-icing sidewalks and stairs when necessary.

Assists visitors and students by providing information and services, and responding to questions such as location of restrooms, classes, events, etc.

Communicates and coordinates with staff and faculty concerning building activities, special requests, set ups and custodial projects.

Assists with emergency evacuations and closures.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Applicant Instructions:

Please complete the online application and upload or attach the following required documents:

1) Resume

2) Cover Letter

Transcripts from a non-U.S. college or university must be accompanied by an international credential agency evaluation. Please see “Academic Transcript Information” on Employment Opportunities home page for more information and a list of agencies which perform this service.

Applications are reviewed for minimum qualifications. In order to be considered, your application must clearly show you meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

U.S. Veterans will need to attach proof of honorable discharge (Form DD-214, Copy 4) to their application to qualify for veteran’s consideration.

Proposed Start Date: 12/01/2020 Full-time or Part-time Full-time, 1.0 FTE, Fiscal Year (Contracted with Benefits) Number of hours/week: 40 Posting Date: 11/13/2020 Closing Date: 11/29/2020 Open Until Filled: No Salary Grade 9 Salary/Rate

Starting annual salary is $ 29,906 for a 1.0 FTE, 245 position day contract, plus benefit options. Note: Classified contracts less than 1.0 FTE are subject to prorated benefit costs and accruals.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about this position? Please select one.
    • Mid-Valley Sunday Newspaper
    • Lebanon Express Newspaper
    • Oregonian Newspaper
    • Latinos in Higher Education
    • HERC-Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
    • indeed.com
    • Chronicle of Higher Education Online
    • State Employment Department
    • LBCC Employment Opportunities Website
    • Eugene Register Guard Newspaper
    • Other Online Website (specify below)
    • Other (specify below)
  2. * If you selected other above, please specify the website or other resource from which you learned of the position.

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. U. S. Veteran Proof of Honorable Discharge DD-214, Copy 4


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