Floor Care Operator

Kentucky, United States
Salary Not Specified
Dec 15, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

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Working Title Floor Care Operator Department Operation & Maintenance Compensation Title Position Number 30001125/30014476 Position Status Regular Work Schedule

Mon – Fri 6:30PM-3:00AM

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

Northern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We embrace 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.

Purpose of Position

To provide customer services to the university community by ensuring clean and aesthetically pleasing floor coverings throughout the campus buildings.


Primary Responsibilities

Provide floor cleaning services including stripping, waxing, spraying, scrubbing, and shampooing to maintain a wide variety of floor types and coverings. Practice safe and proper use of related equipment and supplies. Surfaces cleaned across campus include carpet, wood, concrete, terrazzo, ceramic, quarry, vinyl tile, synthetic slate, cobblestone, rubber, parquet, etc. Test new floor care products/equipment and makes recommendations regarding same. Will occasionally assist Labor Crew with special moves or events. Respond to emergency trouble calls, i.e. water main breaks, storm damage, etc. Remove trash from tunnel area. Work schedule, including hours and days, are subject to change to meet the needs of the department and University.


High school/ GED required; Prefer vocational/specialized training in floor care maintenance or related field with 6 months experience.

Must possess:

1.Valid driver’s license;
2.Basic computer skills;
3.The ability to frequently perform medium heavy to maximum physical exertion;
4. The ability to follow written and/or oral instructions;
5. The ability to stoop, push, pull, reach, bend, twist & reach, work in cramped spaces, climb stairs.

Any candidate who is offered this position is required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by Kentucky State Law.

It is Northern Kentucky University’s policy to ensure equal employment opportunity for all persons and to take the necessary actions needed to recruit, employ, train, promote, and retain qualified faculty and staff, including members of protected groups. Discrimination against any individual based upon protected status, which is defined as age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic, or veteran status, is prohibited.

Minimum Education High School Diploma Preferred Education High School Diploma Minimum Experience Less than 1 year Salary Minimum of $11.25/hr + NSD Pay Grade S63
Requisition Number 2020S1273 Job Open Date 12/15/2020 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Quick Link https://jobs.nku.edu/postings/9747 Is this an internal only posting? Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a valid driver's license and are you permitted to drive without restrictions?
    • No Response
    • Yes
    • No
  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?
    • No Response
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • NKU Jobs Site
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Careerbuilder.com
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Employee Referral
    • Indeed.com
    • Other
  4. * Do you have experience working a 2nd or 3rd shift?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Describe your floor care and material handling experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Do you have working knowledge of MSDS, Right-to-Know, Labeling Laws, and other safety procedures and practices?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Do you have a working knowledge of and the ability to safely and accurately use cleaning chemicals/products and to operate equipment as well as small hand/power tools related to custodial services?
    • Yes
    • No
Documents Needed to Apply
Required DocumentsOptional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. References

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