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Custodian - Custodial Services

Utah Valley University
Utah, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jun 1, 2023

Custodian - Custodial Services

Salary: $14.00 - $17.50 Hourly
Job Type: FT Nonexempt Salaried Staff
Job Number: FY2300994
Closing: 6/12/2023 11:59 PM Mountain
Location: 800 W University Parkway, Orem
Division: Facilities/Planning

Position Announcement
Utah Valley University is currently seeking a Custodian! Working under the direction of Custodial Services performs custodial maintenance duties including dusting, mopping, finishing and buffing floors, vacuuming and shampooing carpets, cleaning and restocking restrooms. As well as implementing the safe use of hazardous chemicals and products and their disposal, including the safe and proper way to handle blood and bodily fluid cleanup.

Summary of Responsibilities

  • (10%) Responsible for securing doors and windows of all areas and all buildings. Assists in emergency procedures and assists in recycling and pest control.
  • (10%) Helps the campus and facilities maintain a good public image by providing a safe, clean, comfortable environment conducive to learning for students, visitors and employees.
  • (10%) Maintains all type of floor surfaces, fabric surfaces and upholstery.
  • (50%) Maintains and cleans restrooms, including porcelain and stainless steel surfaces, walls, floor drains, floors, etc.
  • (10%) Maintains offices, classrooms, labs, conference rooms, dining room, food preparation and serving areas, and ballroom.
  • (10%) Maintains halls, stairs, elevators, entry ways and lobbies. Maintains inventory and cleans custodial closets and storage areas.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma from a standard high school or the equivalent and any combination of post high school education and/or directly related full-time experience to the Summary of Duties totaling six months is required.

Knowledge, Skill, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of training in proper use and disposal of hazardous chemicals and products.
  • Knowledge of body fluid cleanup and proper protection.
  • Knowledge of proper radio communications.
  • Knowledge of pest control.
  • Knowledge of all floor types, such as terrazzo, cement, wood, vinyl and ceramic tile as well as carpet fibers, weaves and backings.
  • Knowledge of waxes/polishes, acids, other chemicals, buffers, extractors, vacuums and scrubbers.
  • Knowledge of current cleaning techniques and proper cleaning chemicals.
  • Good interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to withstand strenuous and adverse working conditions.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to perform skilled custodial duties, equipment maintenance, and minor plumbing.

EEO Statement:

UVU employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant's qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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