Custodian

POSITION PURPOSE:

Under supervisory direction, the Custodian performs custodial services including general cleaning tasks and minor repairs.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Moves furniture and media equipment for all events and activities on campus.
  • Serves as lead worker and provides supervisory direction for student workers and part-time employees.
  • Unlocks buildings, turns on lights in main hallways and restrooms Monday through Friday.
  • Steam cleans porches and walkways.
  • Makes minor repairs to fixtures, furniture and cleaning equipment.
  • Cleans and maintains water fountains.
  • Cleans assigned rooms, offices and adjoining hallways.
  • Dusts and polishes walls, furniture, fixtures and equipment.
  • Cleans, scrubs and polishes lavatories, fixtures and mirrors and replenishes lavatory supplies in all buildings on campus.
  • Resolves issues with clogged up toilets.
  • Sweeps, mops, waxes and polishes floors.
  • Set out caution/wet floor signs as needed.
  • Clean and replace red floor mats as needed in each building.
  • Empties waste baskets and receptacles.
  • Clean up and mop after spills and accidents on campus.
  • Maintains custodial equipment and supplies and keeps closet in proper order.
  • Requisitions supplies and equipment.
  • Keeps classroom chairs, tables and desks in order.
  • Plans and schedules major housekeeping activity in order to avoid class schedule disruption.
  • Clean up before, during and after construction work sites.
  • Maintains ongoing liaison with supervisor and submits work orders for any repair needs as necessary.
  • Open, close and clean table umbrellas in courtyard as needed.
  • Runs errands, carries messages and mail, boxes and packages to mailroom and bookstore as necessary.
  • Assumes the duties of the Custodial Services Supervisor in his/her absence.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the Executive Director of Facilities.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:

  • Ability to read and write on a level in keeping with the duties of this position.
  • One-year experience in the inspection, cleaning and maintenance of furniture and fixtures or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Valid State of Texas driver’s license.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Knowledge of the problems involved in doing general cleaning work.
  • Knowledge of the general safety precautions to be observed.
  • Knowledge of the proper use and minor adjustment of sweepers, vacuum cleaners, floor waxers and polishers, and other equipment.
  • Knowledge of the problems encountered and the materials, tools, and procedures used in washing, waxing, vacuuming and polishing wood, tile, cement, linoleum and other floor and woodwork, furniture and fixtures.
  • Ability to analyze cleaning problems, organize assigned cleaning work, and develop effective work methods.
  • Ability to keep an assigned building, unit or area in a clean, sanitary and orderly condition.
  • Ability to see that all restroom areas are kept in a clean, neat and sanitary condition.
  • Ability to keep simple records.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Variances from regular working hours may be necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of the position.
  • Busy working environment with numerous interruptions.
  • Must be eligible for insurability under the college insurance policy.

REPORTS TO:  Executive Director of Facilities

SALARY:  $19,669.  (This is a 12 month position to be paid over 12 months annually)

APPLICATION DEADLINE DATE:  Open Until Filled