Custodian (Wed- Sat, 6pm-5am) - 21877BR
Custodian (Wed- Sat, 6pm-5am)
The incumbent will perform a variety of duties including general cleaning and sanitation of residential bath areas; general floor care and cleaning, both carpeted and hard surface floors; operating and maintaining mechanical and electrical equipment used in floor maintenance; collecting and removing all trash from public, classroom, office, dorm rooms and service areas; moving furniture, appliances, and supplies in and out of buildings and residence halls as directed; and setting-up equipment and furniture for special programs.
The Hutchinson Campus, a part of the University of Kansas, is located near Hutchinson, Kansas. Reporting to KU through KU Lifelong & Professional Education, the Hutchinson Campus consists of 173 acres with fifteen buildings including two multi-story residential student dormitories.
The Hutchinson Campus is home to the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center (KLETC). KLETC serves as the central agency for all law enforcement training in the State of Kansas. KLETC manages an $8.1 million annual budget, 62 authorized FTE staff (augmented by more than 400 contract/adjunct staff annually), and trains nearly 10,000 students annually in residential, online, and outreach programs. KLETC serves 437 recognized law enforcement and police agencies in Kansas, providing basic training and continuing education programs throughout each fiscal year. Many KLETC basic training and continuing education programs are conducted in a high risk and high liability environment (firearms, use of force, emergency vehicle operations driver training, defense tactics, and search and seizure).
In addition to a competitive salary, the University of Kansas offers great benefits to employees such as paid vacation, sick leave, ten paid holidays, plus one discretionary day, a retirement program, medical and dental insurance, life and disability insurance, other benefit plan options and State of Kansas discounts offered by various vendors. KU also offers employees education and professional development opportunities.
40% - Common Areas, Offices, Classrooms: Vacuums, bonnets, and extracts carpeted floors and upholstered chairs using semi-automatic equipment. Uses specialized tools and equipment to clean hard surface floors in common areas, student dorm rooms, offices, classrooms, etc.. Incumbent cleans public areas by dusting, polishing, and rearranging furniture to standard arrangements; cleans staff offices; cleaning, inspecting, and adjusting blinds as needed; washing walls, windows, and doors as assigned; cleaning water fountains and emptying non-toxic waste receptacles; emptying, cleaning and refilling portable humidifiers; and miscellaneous furniture moving and set-up; all following standard procedures and safety precautions. Cleans and sanitizes exercise equipment in fitness areas. Cleans and disinfects exercise mats in gymnasium; may assist in setting up and putting away exercise mats used in classes.
35% - Facilities, etc.: Locks and/or unlocks building doors-exterior and interior as directed and/or scheduled. Checks and maintains exterior dock areas, handicap access ramps and equipment, elevator cabs and doors, etc. Provides appropriate facility access to students remaining on campus after hours. Follows safety policies regarding use of supplies, tools and equipment. Performs other duties related to cleaning or maintenance as assigned. Works alone or as part of a crew to set up for special and/or routine events in all areas of the facility. Special projects as assigned. Moves furniture, appliances, and supplies in and out of halls as directed. Checks on a daily basis of maintenance needs and writes work orders for any requiring skilled tradespersons. Reports and turns-in lost items to appropriate persons. Reports any suspicious incident or persons to supervisor. Reports broken or missing items and unauthorized furniture discovered in student rooms to Supervisor. Participates in training sessions and in-service classes or workshops. Assists with snow removal and surface treatment. May be required to drive cars, trucks or other passenger vehicles as required. May be required to wash, vacuum and clean KLETC vehicles. Operates washer and dryer units and folds laundered items as needed; cleans washers, dryers and laundry rooms.
5% - Other duties as assigned.
- Ability to lift and carry up to 20 pounds constantly and up to 50 pounds occasionally.
- Must be able to work on ladders.
- Physical strength sufficient to stand the strain of working long hours at custodial tasks.
- Ability to work under a variety of extremes of temperature and weather, both inside and outdoors.
- Willingness and ability to work overtime as needed.
- Willingness and ability to respond to after-hours emergencies as needed.
- Willingness and ability to report to work during declared periods of inclement weather.
- Valid Kansas driver's license or the ability to obtain one within 90 days of employment.
- Knowledge of materials, methods, and practices used in cleaning operations.
- Custodial experience in large residential or commercial buildings.
- Knowledge of and experience with the operation, use, and care of vacuum cleaners, floor scrubbing machines, polishing machines, and other janitorial equipment.
- Advanced training in custodial and high-volume cleaning operations.
- Experience interacting with customers and/or the public.
Additional Candidate Instructions
A cover letter addressing how required qualifications are met
3 Professional References
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Application review begins Tuesday, April 26th, 2022 and will remain open until a qualified pool of candidates has been identified.