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Custodian (713) Tues-Sat 2p-10:30p

Washburn University
Kansas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 15, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant, Auxiliary Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Information

Position Title

Custodian (713) Tues-Sat 2p-10:30p

Position Number


Position Summary

Performs Custodian Worker I duties.

Essential Job Functions of Position

Employees are expected to use chemicals, supplies and equipment to manufacturer and University standards and to comply with University and OSHA policies and regulations.

New employees must complete safety training within 6 months of hire.

Work assignments for this position may include any or all of the following plus other duties as assigned.

• Clean and disinfect urinals, lavatories, partitions and walls, trash receptacles and other surfaces and fixtures.

• Maintain supplies of toilet tissue, paper towels and soap in restrooms, showers and locker rooms.

• Sweep, mop, dust, strip, wax and buff floors.

• Vacuum and/or shampoo carpets.

• Clean chalk and dry erase boards.

• Clean and disinfect water fountains.

• Collect and remove waste and/or recyclable materials.

• Wash walls and windows.

• Perform other cleaning tasks in offices, classrooms, laboratories, entrance areas, conference/meeting rooms, dining areas, corridors, elevators, stairways, residence halls and other public or restricted areas in University buildings.

• Move and set-up/dismantle tables, chairs, portable stages, risers and other equipment to prepare for or clean up after special events such as athletic events, commencement exercises, training events and meetings.

• Remove ice and snow from steps and entry ways within 10 feet of building entrances.

• Change and dispose of light bulbs in accordance with University safety training.

• Visually check fire extinguishers.

• Lock and unlock buildings.

• Report safety concerns or maintenance/repair needs to supervisor.

Non-Essential Job Functions of Position

Education and Experience

(Please see Skills required.)

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

• Ability to learn the operation and care of vacuum cleaners, scrubbing machines, buffers, and other janitorial equipment.

• Ability to work effectively with fellow workers and others.

• Ability to move and maneuver objects weighing as much as 50 pounds.

• Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions.

• Ability to work from a ladder or lift.

Licenses, Certifications & Registrations

Additional Requirements (e.g. Physical Demands)

Ability to work from a ladder or lift and to move and maneuver objects weighing as much as 50 pounds. Occasional requirement to climb ladders.

Campus Security Authority


Special Instructions to Applicant

Advertised Pay

$12.00/hr may be eligible for $1.00/hr shift differential

Work Schedule

Tuesday - 2:00pm-10:30pm, Wednesday - 2:00pm-10:30pm, Thursday - 2:00pm-10:30pm, Friday - 2:00pm-10:30pm, Saturday - 2:00pm-10:30pm

  • After completing one year of service in a benefits-eligible position, the University will contribute an amount equal to 10% of base pay into an employee’s defined contribution plan with TIAA .
  • After one year of continuous employment, eligible employees may officially enroll in University courses for credit or audit without having to pay applicable tuition and fees. Law School Courses excluded.
  • For an overview of the excellent benefits package, Washburn provides employees visit Washburn benefits.

Full Time

Average Hours per Week


Months per Year






EEO Statement

Washburn is an EOE and is dedicated to providing a student-centered and teaching-focused academic and work environment. We seek candidates who are committed to Washburn’s efforts to create a campus climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented and/or marginalized in higher education.

Washburn University provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or marital or parental status.

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Background Check Required?


Driving History Checked?


Drug Screen Required?


Anticipated Start Date

Position End Date (if temporary)

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have the ability to move and maneuver objects weighing as much as 50 pounds?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have the ability to work from a ladder and/or a lift?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you available to work from 2:00pm - 10:30pm?
    • Yes
    • No
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