Floor Care Operator

Northern Kentucky University
Kentucky, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Nov 8, 2023
Posting Details

Position Information

Working Title
Floor Care Operator

Operation & Maintenance

Compensation Title

Position Number
30011181, 30001128

Position Status

Work Schedule

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 encouraged.

Purpose of Position

To provide customer services to the university community by ensuring clean and aesthetically pleasing floor coverings throughout the campus buildings.


Primary Responsibilities

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 experience.

Must possess:

1.Valid driver’s license;
2.Basic computer skills;
3.The ability to frequently perform medium heavy to maximum physical exertion;
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.

Minimum Education
High School Diploma

Preferred Education
High School Diploma

Minimum Experience
Less than 1 year

Minimum of $12.94/hr + NSD

Pay Grade

Posting Detail Information

Requisition Number

Job Open Date

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a valid driver's license and are you permitted to drive without restrictions?
    • No Response
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * 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?
    • No Response
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • NKU Jobs Site
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Careerbuilder.com
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Employee Referral
    • Indeed.com
    • Other
  4. * Do you have experience working a 2nd or 3rd shift?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Describe your floor care and material handling experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Do you have working knowledge of MSDS, Right-to-Know, Labeling Laws, and other safety procedures and practices?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * 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 services?
    • Yes
    • No
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. References

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