Custodial Worker I - 1134 Days Tues-Sat

Washburn University
Kansas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 4, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Position Title

Custodial Worker I - 1134 Days Tues-Sat

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Position Summary

Performs Custodial Worker I duties.

Essential Job Functions of Position

Employees are expected to use chemicals, supplies and equipment to manufacturer and University standards and to comply with University and OSHA policies and regulations.

New employees must complete safety training within 6 months of hire.

Work assignments for this position may include any or all of the following plus other duties as assigned.

• Clean and disinfect urinals, lavatories, partitions and walls, trash receptacles and other surfaces and fixtures.

• Maintain supplies of toilet tissue, paper towels and soap in restrooms, showers and locker rooms.

• Sweep, mop, dust, strip, wax and buff floors.

• Vacuum and/or shampoo carpets.

• Clean chalk and dry erase boards.

• Clean and disinfect water fountains.

• Collect and remove waste and/or recyclable materials.

• Wash walls and windows.

• Perform other cleaning tasks in offices, classrooms, laboratories, entrance areas, conference/meeting rooms, dining areas, corridors, elevators, stairways, residence halls and other public or restricted areas in University buildings.

• Move and set-up/dismantle tables, chairs, portable stages, risers and other equipment to prepare for or clean up after special events such as athletic events, commencement exercises, training events and meetings.

• Remove ice and snow from steps and entry ways within 10 feet of building entrances.

• Change and dispose of light bulbs in accordance with University safety training.

• Visually check fire extinguishers.

• Lock and unlock buildings.

• Report safety concerns or maintenance/repair needs to supervisor.

Non-Essential Job Functions of Position

Education and Experience

(Please see Skills required.)

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

• Ability to learn the operation and care of vacuum cleaners, scrubbing machines, buffers, and other janitorial equipment.

• Ability to work effectively with fellow workers and others.

• Ability to move and maneuver objects weighing as much as 50 pounds.

• Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions.

• Ability to work from a ladder or lift.

Licenses, Certifications & Registrations

Additional Requirements (e.g. Physical Demands)

Ability to work from a ladder or lift and to move and maneuver objects weighing as much as 50 pounds.

Occasional requirement to climb ladders.

Campus Security Authority


Special Instructions to Applicant

Advertised Pay

$11.00 per hour

Work Schedule

Tuesday - 7:00am to 3:30pm, Wednesday - 7:00am to 3:30pm, Thursday - 7:00am to 3:30pm, Friday - 7:00am to 3:30pm, Saturday - 7:00am to 3:30pm


Full Time

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Months per Year






EEO Statement

Washburn is dedicated to providing a student-centered and teaching focused academic environment and a curriculum that engages the diversity of human experience across the globe. We seek candidates who are committed to Washburn’s efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education. Application materials should clearly articulate how the candidate will contribute to the University’s commitment to diversity and inclusion through their teaching, research, and/or service.

Washburn University is an EOE . Washburn University provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or marital or parental status.

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Drug Screen Required?


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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have the ability to move and maneuver objects weighing as much as 50 pounds?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have the ability to work from a ladder and/or a lift?
    • Yes
    • No
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