Evening Custodian - 22849BR

Evening Custodian

Department: 
Edwards Campus
Location/Division: 
Univ of Kansas Edwards Campus
Work Location Assignment: 
On-Site
Reg/Temp: 
Regular
Employee Class: 
B-University Support Staff

Position Overview

The incumbent will be responsible for performing routine custodial work in an assigned area. Employee sweeps and mops floors, vacuums carpeted areas, dusts and cleans offices, classrooms and cleans/disinfects restrooms. Strips, waxes and polishes floors/furniture. Collects and removes trash and recyclable materials.

In addition to a competitive salary, KU offers great benefits to employees with up to 176 hours of paid vacation and 72 hours of sick leave earned per year and can be used as soon as it is earned. KU offers nine paid holidays plus one discretionary day per year, a retirement program, medical & dental insurance, life and disability insurance, other benefit plan options and State of Kansas discounts offered by various vendors. KU also offers employees educational and professional development opportunities.

KU Edwards is team oriented and a great place to work!

Work Schedule:
Monday – Thursday: 8:00 pm until 4:30 am
Fridays: 5:00 pm until 1:30 am

This shift does include a shift differential of $.60 an hour. Employees will work independently or as part of a cleaning team in their assigned areas.

Job Description

40% - Office, Classroom and Facilities Maintenance: Vacuums, bonnets, and extracts carpeted areas using appropriate equipment and chemicals. Dust mops clean tile floors, wet mops stains and spots on tiled floors using paid method and semi-automatic scrubbers. Empties trash, using special care in research and lab areas, cleans trash containers and replaces liners. Dusts furniture, blinds and other surfaces. Cleans glass, ledges, chalk, and dry marker boards (unless asked not to for external clients). Some work locations require attention to bio-hazards.

10%- Conference Center, Regnier Hall Auditorium and Event space cleaning: Clean tables, chairs and podiums before or after an event; spot mop common areas, change trash and manage recycling during/after an event; move beverage service equipment to kitchens to be cleaned by events staff; check restrooms to replace toilet paper or paper towels, spot clean sinks and toilets; handle any spills or clean ups necessary from event attendees with appropriate equipment and cleaners.

10% - Common areas, Hallways, Stairways, Elevators, and Entrances: On resilient surfaces, dust mops, scrubs and burnishes with a variety of specialized equipment. Wet mops spots and stains on tiled areas and floor mats. Spot cleans walls, doors, carpets, jams, and kick plates. Washes windows and rails. Dusts and polishes surfaces. Cleans fire extinguishers cases and reports damaged and/or missing equipment to the supervisor. Cleans display cases, drinking fountains, furniture, etc. Checks and maintains exterior entrances, accessible ramps and equipment, elevator cabs and doors, etc. Clean AED cabinets and report any issues/damages to supervisor. Properly clean drinking fountains and bottle refill stations.

10% - Floor Maintenance: Strips floors, chemical detergent scrubs in non-carpeted areas. Burnishes tile floors, bonnets and deep extracts carpeted areas, cleans and maintains specialty floors such as wood, cork, quarry tile, etc. using a variety of automatic equipment. Follows associated safety procedures in order to avoid injury to self, others, and equipment damage.

10% - Restroom Cleaning: Cleans and disinfects sinks, stools, urinals, sanitary napkin receptacles and trash containers. Spot checks to replenish items for events and classes scheduled during the day. Cleans and polishes fixtures, wet mops floors, dusts and cleans all surfaces. Replaces soap and paper goods. Cleans floor drains and adds water according to established schedule. Scrubs walls, detergent scrubs floors with semi-automatic scrubbing equipment. Acid cleans urinals and toilets. All work is performed following standard procedures and safety precautions. Properly clean air hand dryers in restrooms.

5% - Kitchen Cleaning: Cleans and disinfects sinks. Cleans and polishes fixtures, dust mop and wet mops floors, dusts and cleans all surfaces. Replaces soap and paper goods. Cleans floor drains and adds water according to established schedule. Scrubs walls, detergent scrubs floors with semi-automatic scrubbing equipment. Cleans out microwaves in kitchens and in vending areas. Cleans company kitchen vending area and replenishes supplies as needed.

5% - Supplies, Chemical and Equipment Maintenance: Cleans and performs minor maintenance on hand tools and mechanized equipment such as burnishers, scrubbers, dry/wet vacuums, etc., reporting equipment malfunctions or repairs that are not minor to supervisor. Remains knowledgeable concerning proper use and purposes of chemicals, the proper mixing of chemicals, and associated safety procedures in order to avoid injury to self, others, and equipment damage. Report any building and safety issues/damages (lights, doors, windows, sinks, toilets, etc.) to supervisor. Ability to utilize intrusion system.

5% - Other Related Work: May be asked to assist with setups and room arrangements for events and classes and help in other areas/buildings with special university events and emergencies. Reports building repair needs and concerns to supervisor. Reports and turns in all found items according to established policy. Participates in training sessions and in-service classes. Participates in departmental staff meetings and committees as assigned. Report any safety/security concerns to Public Safety.

5% - Performs other related work as assigned.

Position Requirements

  • Carry up to 20 pounds constantly and up to 50 pounds occasionally with or without accommodation.
  • Available to work overnight shifts.
  • Work under a variety or extremes of temperature and weather, both inside and outdoors.
  • Work overtime as needed.
  • Respond to after-hours emergencies as needed.
  • Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive work and learning environment.

Required Qualifications

  1. High school diploma, or equivalent GED.
  2. Proficient knowledge of cleaning equipment and agents as demonstrated by application materials.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Knowledge of materials, methods, and practices used in cleaning operations.
  2. Custodial experience in large residential or commercial buildings.
  3. Knowledge of and experience with the operation, use, and care of vacuum cleaners, floor scrubbing machines, polish machines, and other janitorial equipment.
  4. Advanced training in custodial and high-volume cleaning operations.

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application consists of:
  • A cover letter addressing how required qualifications are met
  • Resume
  • 3 Professional References
Application review begins Monday, August 15, 2022. For consideration please apply no later than Sunday, August 14, 2022.

Contact Information to Applicants

Laurie Brown,
lauriebrown@ku.edu

Advertised Salary Range

$14-$16/hour + .60/hour shift differential

Work Schedule

Monday – Thursday: 8:00 pm until 4:30 am
Fridays: 5:00 pm until 1:30 am

Application Review Begins

15-Aug-2022

Anticipated Start Date

29-Aug-2022

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
22849BR
Department:
Edwards Campus
Primary Campus:
Univ of Kansas Edwards Campus
Work Location Assignment:
On-Site
Reg/Temp:
Regular
Employee Class:
B-University Support Staff
Application Review Begins:
15-Aug-2022