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3rd Shift Night Custodian

Elmhurst University
Elmhurst, Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 15, 2024

Job Details

Job Summary

Under direct supervision, perform custodial work required for the cleaning and upkeep of buildings in accordance with the standards of the Night Custodial Department. The hours for this position are 11:00pm to 7:30am Sunday Night through Friday morning.

Employee Benefits: Medical, dental and vision insurance; paid vacation and holidays (including an extra week at year end); paid time off for illness; family and medical leave (including parental leave); tuition remission and exchange programs allowing you and your dependents to pursue a bachelor’s and/or master’s degree for no or low cost!; long-term disability insurance; retirement benefits; supplemental life insurance; travel/accident insurance. Employees also have access to credit union services, wellness programs, employee discounts and more.

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Essential Functions
  • Perform daily custodial duties as assigned including cleaning/maintaining washrooms, collecting, and removing trash, sweeping, mopping floors and stairs, and vacuuming carpets.
  • Ability to learn to use janitorial equipment including automatic scrubber, high-speed buffer, carpet extractor, upright vacuum, and low-speed floor scrubber.
  • Ability to move large and heavy objects either alone or with a coworker.
  • Maintain adequate stock of custodial supplies in assigned custodial closets.
  • Inspect equipment and let supervisors know if there are any issues with janitorial equipment in your area.
  • Shovel and de-ice sidewalks and stairs on campus.
  • Assist in setting up or taking down special events as directed. This may include chairs, tables, and stages.
  • Replace light bulbs as needed. Demonstrate proper ladder safety.
  • Demonstrate strong commitment to continuous improvement.
  • Support the University’s mission, values, and vision.
Other Duties and Responsibilities
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Willingness to work overtime as needed, including weekends.
  • Ability to perform actions of climbing stairs and ladders. Ability to lift 50 pounds.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to pass criminal background check.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize tasks.
  • Professional appearance.
Preferred Qualifications

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements

Employee is subject to both indoor and outdoor environmental conditions (temperatures varying from below 32 degrees to over 90 degrees) for periods of over one hour, subject to hazards such as proximity to moving parts, electrical current, etc., and involves heavy work exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly in order to move objects. Must be able to climb stairs and ladders and lift 50 pounds.

Work Hours

The hours for this position are 11:00pm to 7:30am Sunday Night through Friday morning.

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Closing Date

Open Until Filled


Special Instructions to Applicants

Elmhurst University is a leading institution of higher education that seamlessly blends liberal learning and professional preparation to help students reach their full potential. Elmhurst University offers more than 70 undergraduate majors, 17 graduate programs, degree-completion programs for busy adults, and the acclaimed Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy for young adults with developmental disabilities. Elmhurst University is one of the Top 10 Colleges in the Midwest, according to U.S. News & World Report; and U.S. News, Money and Forbes magazines consistently rank Elmhurst as one of the Midwest’s best values in higher education.

Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a critical component of the University’s mission, vision and core values. Our commitment stems from the belief that an institution of higher learning is enriched by the presence of diversity. Elmhurst University is an EO Employer. Elmhurst University prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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