Perform miscellaneous duties in the care and cleaning of university
buildings: sweep floors with broom and dust mops, empty trash
receptacles, clean trash cans, spot wash walls, dust furniture,
clean windows, sweep and shovel snow from building entrances, clean
drinking fountains, wash blackboard, replenish chalk and other
Clean assigned rooms, halls, entrances, stairways and elevators.
May occasionally perform general housekeeping tasks requiring
standing on stools, benches, stepladders or fixed furniture.
Reasonable safety standards are to be observed in the performance
of work above ground or floor level. May replace light bulbs. May
wet-mop floors, prepare floors for waxing, apply wax and buff
floors. Prepare rooms for meetings by setting up chairs, tables and
necessary equipment; vacuum carpet, polish metal and order
custodial supplies as needed.
May be assigned work in areas requiring special use of
disinfectants, cleaning techniques and sanitation procedures (such
as in hospital isolation rooms, operating rooms, recovery rooms and
laboratories). Clean and stock restrooms continually through the
day: wet-mop floors, clean and disinfect sinks, stools and
commodes; clean and polish mirrors, wash walls and restock
restrooms with supplies required. Perform miscellaneous duties such
as making beds, collecting and distributing towels and linens,
supplying rooms with soap, and drinking glasses and other similar
items. Report breakages, damages, thefts and items in need of
Salary: $15.50 Per hour
GGS Grade: C
University Title: CUSTODIAN II
Internal applicants can determine their university title by
accessing the Talent Profile tile in myHR.
Monday through Friday
A job offer for this position is contingent on passing a
physical examination to determine if the candidate possesses the
physical capabilities necessary to perform the essential
- Ability to read and write.
- A valid driver’s license may be required for certain
- One year of general maintenance and/or custodial experience
- Some knowledge of methods for cleaning equipment and buildings;
mechanical ability for minor repair of equipment.
- Ability on a daily basis to:
- Visualize work area and determine what tasks need to be
- Bend, squat, reach, stretch, walk, stand, sit, grasp and twist
- Climb stairs, step stools, and ladders; climb and descend
- Lift, carry, and set down objects of moderate weight (25-50
- Work may include one or more of the following:
- Working in areas of extreme temperatures
- Wearing a backpack vacuum for long periods of time
- Wearing protective mask and hearing protection devices
- Working around dust and cleaning chemicals
Good physical coordination and mechanical aptitude sufficient to
perform assigned duties.
This position is not eligible for University benefits. Individuals
in non benefit eligible positions may choose to participate in the
Tax Deferred Annuity Plan (403b). For information about this plan,
please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
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each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse
backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual
pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in
learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our
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In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and
expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of
teaching, research and engagement.
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pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression,
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