Campus Planning & Facilities
Appointment Type and Duration:
$14.15 - $18.46 per hour
Review of Applications Begins
Position closes February 20, 2022
Special Instructions to Applicants
To apply, please submit an application online.
University of Oregon provides a competitive benefits package to all
eligible employees that includes options best suited to their needs
and the needs of their family.
The insurance benefits, wellness programs, retirement plan choices,
staff tuition benefits and other services offered are a sizable
amount of an employee's overall compensation and important factors
in encouraging a healthy work-life balance at UO.
These Custodian positions are Swing Shift (2:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday through Friday) and are well suited for employees to take
classes at UO. The staff fee rate for full-time employee is 30% of
resident undergraduate tuition!
Campus Planning and Facilities Management (CPFM) is a vibrant
department, which comprises five units, and approximately 270
employees: Facilities Services, Utilities & Energy, Campus
Planning, Office of Sustainability, and Design & Construction.
We plan, build, maintain, and operate the infrastructure that
supports the University of Oregon's mission of exceptional
teaching, discovery, and public service. As stewards of a physical
legacy, we enable the university community to achieve its potential
by providing a campus that is safe, clean, beautiful, inspiring,
and environmentally responsible.
Facilities Services is one of five units within Campus Planning
& Facilities Management (CPFM). Facilities Services supports a
quality university experience through the operations, maintenance,
and cleaning of campus buildings, building systems, utilities,
equipment, and grounds.
Custodial Services maintains a safe, sanitary, and aesthetically
pleasing environment in order to enhance the learning
VPFA Employee Spotlight: https://vpfa.uoregon.edu/vpfa-employee-spotlight
The purpose of the Custodian position is to maintain clean, safe
and sanitary conditions inside and outside of University of Oregon
operated facilities. Duties include sanitation of restrooms, floor
and window care, general cleaning of building interior and
surrounding area, emptying garbage and recycling, assisting with
minor maintenance and with arrangement of furniture for
The Custodian position is physically demanding. Typical duties
require heavy lifting, stair climbing, bending, stretching,
reaching, squatting, kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting, carrying,
extensive walking on hard smooth finishes as well as uneven
surfaces and prolonged periods of exertion.
The work schedule may consist of day, swing, graveyard or weekend
shifts. A shift may require work in multiple buildings across
campus and may necessitate the transport of equipment and supplies
to buildings via cart, hand truck or by driving university vehicles
as appropriate for needs of the unit. Work will include the use of
germicidal, sanitizing and other cleaning products and may require
the clean-up of bodily fluids. Temperatures, noise level, and air
quality will vary.
Custodians may be in regular daily contact with students, faculty,
and staff that will require exceptional customer service.
Custodians will work directly with the Custodial Supervisor and/or
Custodial Services Coordinator in order to request and coordinate
needed repairs or services. This communication may be by memo,
telephone, radio, email, and/or in person.
With the guidance of the Custodial Supervisor and/or Custodial
Services Coordinator, the incumbent makes decisions on work
priorities, necessary materials and equipment, the means of
accomplishing duties and personal and public safety. These
decisions affect work productivity and protection of the aesthetic
quality and monetary investment of the campus buildings. Work is
reviewed regularly by the Custodial Services Supervisor and the
Custodial Services Coordinator.
This unit provides essential services during times of emergencies
and inclement weather. This position may be required to fulfill
essential services and functions during these times.
This position is very physically demanding. The person in this
position must be able to lift 50 pounds. Typical duties require
climbing, crouching, stooping, handling, reaching, twisting,
bending, carrying, pulling, pushing, standing, walking and
- At least one year of work experience providing a service-type
function (customer service, custodial service, etc.) in a reliable
and consistent manner.
- Ability to perform duties in a way that advances and supports
the mission of the department and university.
- Ability to work effectively in a diverse team environment and
create effective relationships for problem-solving and positive
- Demonstrated initiative, looking for what needs to be done and
- Attentiveness to detail.
- Ability to maintain a safe and safety-conscious
- Ability to maintain a respectful workplace and model a positive
and proactive attitude.
- Ability to model the highest ethical standards.
- Superior customer service skills.
- Basic computer skills including email.
- Experience with commercial cleaning equipment and industrial
FLSA Exempt: No
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful
completion of a background inquiry.
This is a classified position represented by the SEIU Local 503,
Oregon Public Employees Union.
University of Oregon students and employees are required to be
fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For additional information see:
The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits
package to eligible employees, including health insurance,
retirement plans, and paid time off. For more information about
benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative
action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance
with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals
to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected
status, including veteran and disability status. The University is
committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and
employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in
connection with the application process, please contact us at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-346-5112.
UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex,
national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status,
disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity,
and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment
practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and
policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be
referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights
Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information,
related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the
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services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is
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To apply, visit https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/528832/custodian