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Custodian Pool - 1st shift Main Campus

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This position is a pooled position used to collect potential applicants when a custodial opening is realized.

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Position Information

Working Title Custodian Pool - 1st shift Main Campus
Department Custodial Serv MC
Compensation Title
Position Number tbd
Position Status Regular
Work Schedule

First Shift:
Mon-Fri 4:30am-1:00pm
Tues-Fri 4:30am-1:00pm Sat 8AM-4:30pm

Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

Northern Kentucky University embraces inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution.

Purpose of Position

To perform a wide variety of cleaning services to ensure that all areas of the campus facilities are maintained at established sanitary standards so as to provide a clean and aesthetically pleasing appearance that supports the University’s educational mission.

This position is a pooled position used to collect potential applicants when a custodial opening is realized.

Primary Responsibilities

The exact duties of custodians may vary given their particular shift and/or building assignments.

Basic duties for classrooms include:

- emptying & cleaning waste cans;
- straightens/aligns desks;
- cleans chalkboards, whiteboards, board trays & erasers;
- cleans desks (both students’ & instructor’s desk), and student tables;
- vacuums carpets & mops hard surfaces;
- removes marks/graffiti from all surfaces;
- dust baseboards, window sills, bookcases, file cabinets, ledges, locker tops, & vents;
- cleans all glass partitions, mirrors, display cases, etc.

Restroom duties include:

- cleaning urinals, basins, commodes, partitions, stainless steel and chrome fixtures;
- mop floors; Stocks & restocks paper towels, toilet paper, and soap dispensers;
- cleans shower rooms to include walls, shower poles, drains, benches, & locker tops;
- cleans water fountains, wood surfaces, tile floors, stairwells and landings, wood floors, & elevator surfaces;
- cleans interior & exterior windows as deemed necessary by supervision.

Provides extra cleaning as necessary for special events.

Responds to emergency calls via radio or pager. Attends safety training sessions.

Reports malfunctioning equipment, needed supplies, security concerns, safety concerns, etc. to appropriate supervisory personnel.

Keeps work sites (custodial closets, etc) in a clean & orderly manner.

Wears assigned uniform clothing.

Complies with all policies and procedures as set forth by the University, Operations & Maintenance, and Building Services.

Performs any and all related duties as deemed necessary by supervisory personnel.

Qualifications

High school diploma or GED;

Basic computer skills;

Requires ability to perform duties using medium to heavy physical exertion on regularly recurring basis;

Requires ability to work any/all hours necessary, including weekends & outside normal working schedules, to meet the needs of the University and Operations & Maintenance Department.

Previous custodial experience and a valid driver’s license preferred

Minimum Education High School Diploma
Preferred Education High School Diploma
Minimum Experience Less than 1 year
Salary 10.40/hr
Pay Grade S62

Posting Detail Information

Requisition Number 2017S709
Job Open Date 03/16/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled No
Quick Link http://jobs.nku.edu/postings/5476
Is this an internal only posting?

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Why are you interested in this position?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Do you have the ability to perform medium to heavy physical exertion on a regular basis as well as the ability to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds or more?
    • No Response
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a valid driver's license and are you permitted to drive without restrictions?
    • No Response
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * When was the last time you were criticized? How did you deal with it?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Give me an example of a time when you went beyond your employer's normal job expectations in order to get a job done

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. References