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Custodian I

University of Colorado Boulder
Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 13, 2022
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Job Summary

Facilities Management at CU Boulder encourages applications for Custodial Staff! These positions exist to clean and sanitize facilities for students, staff, faculty and customers on the Boulder Campus.
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

Facilities Management (FM) is responsible for the overall physical development and maintenance of the campus. The mission of the department is to provide a safe physical environment that promotes the advancement and transfer of knowledge.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Team Cleaning Program
  • Notifies supervisor or lead worker of safety incidents, near misses and all potential hazards.
  • Maintains safe work practices, participates In department safety meetings and completes all assigned trainings

Snow & Ice Removal
  • Remove all snow and ice as vital from walks and stairs.
  • Apply de-icer as needed in order to keep the entry open and safe.

Specialty & Emergency Work
  • Emergency Response – perform initial emergency clean up, pick up water or debris then extract carpeted floors and upholstered furniture with disinfectant.
  • Clean upholstery by hand or with extractor as scheduled.
  • Move or assist in the moving of heavy furniture in compliance with FM and Risk Management policies.
  • Perform emergency cleaning, water pick-ups as needed.
  • Participate in the “Eyes and Ears Program” of the University to help promote safety at the university. The position will serve on "Emergency Response Teams" as needed.

Routine Duties
  • Clean and perform minor maintenance on all custodial equipment to keep it in accurate working order.
  • Report all equipment needing repairs to the Team Supervisor. Empty and clean all vacuums, auto scrubbers, buckets and hydro- and hepa-vacs daily.
  • Keep workstations clean and well stocked with supplies and materials needed to perform the work in the assigned area.
  • Maintain the custodial workstation in a safe manner, add water to floor drains as needed, report updates to building floor plans as needed.
What You Should Know
  • The shifts for this position are 3:00 PM – 11:30 PM, Monday - Thursday and 1:30 PM – 10:00 PM Friday OR Monday - Friday 4:30 am - 1:00 pm.
  • This is not a remote position.
  • This position is eligible for our Facilities Management Employee Referral Program .
  • All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to comply with the campus COVID-19 vaccine requirement .
    • New employees must provide proof of vaccination or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of employment.

What We Can Offer
  • Depending on qualifications, we are hiring for both LTC Custodial I Trainee and Custodian I vacancies!
    • LTC starting hourly rate is $15.00
    • Custodian I will start at $15.91
  • Please note: The evening shift pays a 7.5% shift differential.

The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits , including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder .

Be Statements
Be effective. Be successful. Be Boulder.

What We Require
  • LTC Trainee I - Six months of previous work experience.
  • Custodian I - Six months of experience in an occupational field related to the work assigned to the position.
  • Must be a Colorado resident to apply.
What You Will Need
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • The ability to work independently and in a team setting.
Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. A current resume. Must include date ranges and whether full time or part time work.
  2. Optional: A cover letter that specifically tells us how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications, and responsibilities of the position.
  3. DD-214 for veteran applicants.
    • Qualified veterans are eligible for veteran’s preference points within the State classified system. If you are a veteran and would like to have your DD214 evaluated to determine your eligibility for preference points, please attach a copy of your DD214 to this posting. If you do not wish to upload a DD214, please email a copy to Recruiting@Colorado.Edu or send via fax at 303-492-4693 and reference the job to which you are applying.
We may request references at a later time.

Please apply by September 30, 2022, for consideration.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs .

Select here for additional information regarding Classified Staff positions:

Essential Services

This position is designated “essential services.” The incumbent is required to respond to requests for work during campus emergencies (snow, wind, rain, flood and any other natural or man-made event) and report to work for his / her regularly assigned shift during emergency campus closures.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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