Floor Care Operator
Operation & Maintenance
Mon-Thurs 7 pm – 5:30 am;
Mon-Fri 6:30 am – 3 pm
Hours per Week
Months per Year
Commitment to Inclusive Excellence
Northern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal
Access/Affirmative Action institution. We embrace inclusiveness,
equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek
excellence through diversity among our students, administrators,
faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is
Purpose of Position
To provide customer services to the university community by
ensuring clean and aesthetically pleasing floor coverings
throughout the campus buildings.
POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED .
Provide floor cleaning services including stripping, waxing,
spraying, scrubbing, and shampooing to maintain a wide variety of
floor types and coverings. Practice safe and proper use of related
equipment and supplies.
Surfaces cleaned across campus include carpet, wood, concrete,
terrazzo, ceramic, quarry, vinyl tile, synthetic slate,
cobblestone, rubber, parquet, etc. Test new floor care
products/equipment and makes recommendations regarding same. Will
occasionally assist Labor Crew with special moves or events.
Respond to emergency trouble calls, i.e. water main breaks, storm
damage, etc. Remove trash from tunnel area. Work schedule,
including hours and days, are subject to change to meet the needs
of the department and University.
High school/ GED required; Prefer vocational/specialized training
in floor care maintenance or related field with 6 months
1.Valid driver’s license;
2.Basic computer skills;
3.The ability to frequently perform medium heavy to maximum
4. The ability to follow written and/or oral instructions;
5. The ability to stoop, push, pull, reach, bend, twist &
reach, work in cramped spaces, climb stairs.
Any candidate who is offered this position is required to go
through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by
Kentucky State Law.
It is Northern Kentucky University’s policy to ensure equal
employment opportunity for all persons and to take the necessary
actions needed to recruit, employ, train, promote, and retain
qualified faculty and staff, including members of protected groups.
Discrimination against any individual based upon protected status,
which is defined as age, color, disability, gender, national
origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic, or veteran
status, is prohibited.
High School Diploma
High School Diploma
Less than 1 year
Minimum of $12.94/hr + NSD
Posting Detail Information
Job Open Date
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled
Is this an internal only posting?
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents Optional Documents
- * Do you have a valid driver's license and are you permitted to
drive without restrictions?
- * Do you have the ability to perform medium to heavy physical
exertion on a regular basis as well as the ability to occasionally
lift up to 50 pounds or more?
- * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
- NKU Jobs Site
- Inside Higher Ed
- Employee Referral
- * Do you have experience working a 2nd or 3rd shift?
- * Describe your floor care and material handling
(Open Ended Question)
- * Do you have working knowledge of MSDS, Right-to-Know,
Labeling Laws, and other safety procedures and practices?
- * Do you have a working knowledge of and the ability to safely
and accurately use cleaning chemicals/products and to operate
equipment as well as small hand/power tools related to custodial
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application