Amherst has taken a leadership role among highly selective liberal
arts colleges and universities in successfully diversifying the
racial, socio-economic, and geographic profile of its student body.
The College is similarly committed to enriching its educational
experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty,
administration and staff.
Amherst College invites applications for the Custodian position.
The Custodian is a full-time, year-round position, starting at
$18.97 per hour. Given Amherst's distinction as one of the most
diverse liberal arts colleges in the country, the successful
candidate will demonstrate the ways in which they bring value to
and will work towards supporting a broadly diverse community.
The Custodian supports the efforts of Custodial Services to
maintain safe, clean, orderly, and sanitary conditions throughout
the campus community.
The Custodian takes appropriate actions to support a diverse
workforce and participates in the College's efforts to create a
respectful, inclusive, and welcoming work environment.
Work schedule: The position is designated as providing essential
services and may be required to report to work, or remain on duty
even when the College is closed. Our work is central to student
life and their needs occur at a variety of times throughout the
day, week, and year and in such, a flexible schedule with extended
shift times may be required. The work schedule may vary and
corresponds to the College's operational needs, but generally is
Monday through Friday.
Summary of Responsibilities:
- Perform general custodial work required to maintain safe,
clean, orderly, and sanitary conditions in buildings and their
adjacent grounds in accordance with established work routines,
cleaning methods and procedures. Conduct room inventories using a
tablet. Effectively collaborate with a diverse set of colleagues,
ensuring a respectful inclusive climate
- Strip, screen, and refinish floors, extract carpets, wash
walls, ceilings and glass, perform snow removal, support the
campus-wide recycling program, as well as complete monthly work
request forms, building inspections, and student damage
Special Requests/General Maintenance
- Perform general maintenance duties, move furniture or custodial
equipment, and assist Special Services as needed
- A valid driver's license and successful credentialing is
required in order to operate college vehicles
- Basic math skills including adding and subtracting
- Basic computer skills
- Strong customer service, organizational, and time-management
- Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills including
ability to follow written and verbal instructions
- Commitment to working with a diverse community, and to
contributing to an inclusive environment for all
- Attention to detail
- An acceptable criminal offender records information (CORI)
- Successful completion of pre-employment physical and lift
- High School or Vocational Diploma, or equivalent
- 6 months of cleaning experience
Amherst College offers many opportunities for professional growth
and development, continued learning, and career advancement.
Amherst College is pleased to provide a comprehensive, highly
competitive benefits package that meets the needs of staff and
faculty and their families. Benefits are an important part of our
overall compensation, so it is critical that you review all of the
options to ensure it meets your total compensation requirements.
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Interested candidates are asked to submit a resume and cover letter
online at https://amherst.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/Amherst_Jobs
Please be sure to upload all requested documents prior to
clicking Submit. Applications cannot be revised once submitted.
(Current employees and students should apply by clicking on the
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applications will begin immediately and will continue until the
position is filled.
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