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Multiple Custodian I Positions

Company: Iowa State University
Location: Ames
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

Position Information:Position Title:Multiple Custodian I PositionsJob Group:MeritRequired Minimum Qualifications:--- Ability to read, write, and follow instructions.Preferred Qualifications:Job Description:Iowa State University is seeking applications for Custodian I in multiple locations across campus. These are all 12 month appointments, with various shifts available. Upon interview, all applicants choose the specific jobs and schedules that they would like to be considered for.With over 400 full-time, part-time and student employees, the Department of Residence is one of the largest non-academic departments on campus. Our residence life, facilities, administrative, business, marketing, conference and technology staff work to ensure a supportive learning and social environment where students can thrive as they pursue their Iowa State adventure.Under direct supervision, performs custodial work required for the general maintenance of buildings.Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities--- Performs cleaning in all areas of a building.--- Performs cleaning of all floor areas such as vacuuming, shampooing, sweeping, mopping, stripping, scrubbing, waxing, and buffing.--- Cleans and polishes all bathroom fixtures.--- Cleans and washes all glass surfaces, ceilings and walls.--- The use of a ladder up to 12 feet in height may be required.--- Replaces light bulbs and cleans light fixtures, using a ladder as required.--- Makes beds and handles both clean and soiled linens.--- Refills holder of disposable items, such as soap, bathroom tissue, paper towels, etc. Cleans and disinfects beds, bedside tables, overbed tables, etc., and other equipment and areas.--- Reports breakage and needed repairs.--- Moves furniture, supplies and miscellaneous equipment; removes draperies and rugs periodically for cleaning; delivers supplies to various areas.--- Collects trash from receptacles throughout the building and empties it into various areas.--- Performs duties in the immediate exterior of building such as sweeping sidewalks, snow and ice removal at entrances, cleaning ash pits, cleaning debris from grounds and window wells, and cleaning exterior windows.--- Locks and unlocks doors as required.--- Assists in unloading trucks, unpacking, assembling, and moving equipment and furniture.--- Picks up and returns equipment for repair by maintenance.--- Delivers housekeeping supplies to designated areas.--- Operates high pressure, water-cleaning apparatus to clean and disinfect rug runners, hospital equipment and showers.--- Maintains inventory of linen and record of lined laundering; maintains inventory of custodial supplies, and keeps and prepares other records and reports as directed.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities--- Knowledge of standard cleaning techniques and characteristics of surfaces to be cleaned, and equipment and supplies required.--- Ability to move furniture and objects in preparation for cleaning; to load and unload trash receptacles; to operate safely and properly care for power machinery; to use arm muscles in hand cleaning, mopping, and scrubbing for protracted periods of time; to work on ladders.--- Knowledge of proper bending and lifting techniques and ability to lift and carry 50 pounds.--- Ability to work in a variety of environments including crowded public areas and high and low temperature areas.--- Knowledge of the safe use if chemical cleaning agents and possible hazards relating to environmental sanitation.--- Ability to communicate effectively with others.--- Ability to follow oral and written instructions.Appointment Type:RegularNumber of Months Employed Per Year:Time Type:Full timePay Grade:0003aApplication Instructions:To apply for this position, please complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae2) Letter of Application/Cover LetterIf you have questions regarding this application process, please email or call or Toll Free: 1-.Why Choose ISU?Iowa State University is committed to fostering a workplace of belonging, where diversity is celebrated and equity is a core value. Our Iowa State Employees enjoy comprehensive health and work life benefits, including medical and dental; as well as:--- Retirement benefits including defined benefit and defined contribution plans--- Generous vacation, holiday and sick time and leave plans--- Onsite childcare (Ames, Iowa)--- Life insurance and long-term disability--- Flexible Spending Accounts--- Various voluntary benefits and discounts--- Employee Assistance Program--- Wellbeing programOriginal Posting Date:May 9, 2022Posting Close Date:September 29, 2022Job Requisition Number:R8367

Keywords: Iowa State University, Ames , Multiple Custodian I Positions, Other , Ames, Iowa

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