Custodian - Continuous Recruitment

Custodian - Continuous Recruitment

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is accepting applications to fill future custodian vacancies on campus. These vacancies may be for full-time, part-time, seasonal, 1st shift, 2nd shift, or 3rd shift positions.

Job Duties:  This position is responsible for housekeeping duties in assigned areas and maintaining these areas in a safe and sanitary condition. Duties include but are not limited to: cleaning showers, restrooms and classrooms; sweeping and mopping floors; vacuuming carpets; dusting furniture; washing walls; emptying waste baskets; replacing supplies; snow removal; and other duties as assigned.

Special Notes:  For UW-Whitewater campus safety information, crime statistics/annual security report and drug and alcohol information see http://www.uww.edu/StdRsces/focus/report.html or call 262 472-4660. UW-Whitewater conducts criminal background checks as a contingency to employment. UW-Whitewater is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Some positions may require a valid WI driver's license.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  Ability to lift 50 pounds on a regular basis; bend, twist, stoop, reach, climb ladders, perform repetitive motion tasks and walk/stand entire shift. Well qualified applicants will possess the ability to understand work instructions, warning signs and instructions for equipment operation; the ability to work collaboratively with co-workers, staff, and students; the ability to interact respectfully with people from diverse socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds; and the ability to independently organize and prioritize workload. Knowledge of commercial cleaning methods and cleaning solutions and agents also desired.

How to Apply:  To be considered for this position, you will need to create an account and apply online here:  http://wisc.jobs/public/job_view.asp?annoid=63920&jobid=63435&org=284&class=89161&index=true

After you are logged in and viewing the announcement, click "Apply Now." You will be asked to provide your personal information and then complete the exam (by clicking "View Exam Options" and then "Take Exam").

There is no deadline as this is a continuous recruitment announcement.  A computer generated random numbering process will assign rankings.  Applicants will remain eligible for custodial vacancies at UW-Whitewater for six months.

Cert #: Continuous Recruitment

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Position Description:  Custodian
Facilities Planning & Management OR Residence Life

Position Summary

This position is responsible for housekeeping duties in assigned areas of UW-Whitewater buildings and maintaining these areas in a safe and sanitary condition.  This position reports to a Custodial or Buildings/Grounds Supervisor and will work under the guidance of a Custodian Lead.  All duties are to be performed in accordance with organizational beliefs and values.  Regular attendance is an essential function of the job.  This position is designated at Level 1 for risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens.  All established safety rules and regulations must be followed and personal protective equipment must be worn when performing job duties requiring their use.   

80% A. Routine daily maintenance of academic buildings
A1. Clean restrooms, shower, and locker rooms.
A2. Clean classrooms, whiteboards and trays, erasers, etc.
A3. Clean and dust office areas.
A4. Empty wastebaskets and remove trash from buildings.
A5. Replenish supplies as necessary.
A6. Vacuum and spot-clean carpet
A7. Sweep and/or dust mop floors.
A8. Wet mop or machine scrub floors.
A9. Clean hallways, stairwells, and drinking fountains.
A10. Clean and sweep entryways and walk off mats; empty ash urns.
A11. Wash walls, ceilings, inside windows, and glass building entrances.
A12. Replace bulbs, clean light fixtures, and replace diffusers.
A13. Open and secure buildings/rooms
A14. Other duties as assigned

10% B. Performance of Related Duties
B1. Clean and maintain equipment and storage areas.
B2. Report needed maintenance or repairs to supervisor via work request.
B3. Move furniture, equipment, supplies, etc. as required.
B4. Inspect exterior building entrances for trash and dispose of appropriately.
B5. Provide snow removal from building entrances and surrounding sidewalks.
B6. Strip and refinish floor surfaces as needed.
B7. Shampoo all carpeted areas and clean entry mats.
B8. Clean all HVAC grilles in assigned building areas once a year.
B9. Lubricate building locks and door hinge pins.
B10. Drive University vehicles if authorized.
B11. Other duties as assigned

10% C. Team Participation
C1. Function as member of team in special projects (i.e. relamping, tarping floors, seasonal cleaning).
C2. Function as a team member in problem solving for custodial and other areas.
C3. Assist other department/employees as required.
C4. Perform set-ups and tear downs involving movement of equipment and workshops, sports events, etc.
C5. Clean areas between events.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
Ability to work collaboratively with co-workers, staff, and students
Ability to interact respectfully with people from diverse socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds
Independently organize and prioritize workload.
Knowledge of commercial cleaning methods
Knowledge of cleaning solutions and agents
Knowledge of cleaning equipment and materials
Ability to lift 50 lbs
Ability to work independently