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Custodial Services Coordinator

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jan 26, 2022

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
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Custodial Services Coordinator

Job no: 528864
Work type: Classified Staff
Location: Charleston, OR
Categories: Biology/Life Sciences, Custodial

Department: Oregon Institute of Marine Biology
Classification: Custodial Services Coordinator
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $17.01 to $25.37 per hour
FTE: 1.0
Review of Applications Begins
Position closes February 9, 2022.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please upload a resume with your online application.
Department Summary
The Oregon Institute of Marine Biology is the University of Oregon's outpost at the edge of the Pacific Ocean. It provides opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate education, and for research. The 130-acre complex includes six professors, staff, students, research and teaching laboratories, administrative offices, library, housing, cafeteria, meeting facilities, boat dock, boats, a museum/aquarium, and a large nature preserve.
Position Summary
The purpose of the Custodial Service Coordinator position is to maintain clean, safe and sanitary conditions in all buildings on the OIMB campus. This position is responsible for planning and coordinating custodial work, keeping inventory and coordinating laundry services, making minor repairs, and securing buildings. This position will perform general cleaning and floor care directly. The person in this position must be able to prioritize tasks to meet the demands of a service-oriented environment with frequent interruptions and changes in schedule.

This position will oversee and coordinate the work of temporary employees and assure that staffing needs are met during large events and seasonal needs, such as student term housing turnover. They will train temporary custodial workers to correctly operate equipment and to properly use cleaning chemicals.

The person in this position will coordinate with the Facilities Manager to help with moving and arranging furniture for classes and events. They will coordinate and schedule with the administration office to ensure units, auditorium, dining facilities, and classrooms are cleaned and prepared for visitors. This position works with staff, faculty, students, and guests and reports to the Facilities Manager.

Work Conditions:
This position requires the ability to work with germicidal, sanitizing, and other cleaning products. It requires the ability to walk extensively in and out of doors, climb stairs, reach, lift and move heavy objects, stoop, perform repetitive movements and work on ladders. Careful cleaning is required in lab environments.

Work Schedule:
This position works a flexible work schedule which may vary depending on the time of year and campus needs. Occasional weekend work may be required. Standard hours are 7:00 - 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday.

Special Requirements:
  • Position will require a valid driver's license and the ability to obtain UO Driver's Certification
  • Finalist is subject to successful completion of physical exam and Essential Function Test (location UO, Eugene, Oregon)
    Minimum Requirements
  • Two years of experience in custodial services work
    Professional Competencies
  • Ability to follow directions and maintain punctuality
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to represent the university in a positive manner to other employees, students, visitors, and the community
  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Ability to use a computer for emailing, ordering, following schedule, and maintaining cleaning records
    Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with cleaning techniques and chemicals used in specific custodial work
  • Custodial experience working in a hotel, school, nursing home or hospital setting
  • Custodial experience in floor care, operating a carpet cleaning machine and a stripping and waxing machine
  • Experience organizing and prioritizing daily schedule
  • Experience supervising the work of other custodians

    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

    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 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 statement of non-discrimination.

    In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at

    To apply, visit jeid-9855651930be4c4d8aadd53bfe7af985
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