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Custodian, Nights 494720, 498190
Position Type: Staff
Position Number: 494720, 498190
Department: Custodial Services
Job Summary/Basic Function:
Perform a variety of tasks required to clean and sanitize university buildings. Employees in this classification are required to perform manual labor with the assistance of various mechanical equipment. Each employee will be given an area assignment and will be responsible for routine cleaning of the floors, walls, furniture and fixtures, including trash removal and cleaning. Employee is also responsible for the care of machinery, tools, supplies, and equipment used in daily performance of job duties.
Examples of Work Performed:
General Qualification Requirements:
Graduation from high school or vocational school, or any equivalent combination of experience, education, or training which provides the following knowledge, skill, and abilities.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Working knowledge of custodial or building cleaning methods and techniques.
Ability to operate, maintains, and care for the equipment used in the fulfillment of these job duties.
Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with fellow employees, faculty, staff, and students.
Must have the knowledge of the hazards and required safety precautions associated with the use and operation of the equipment used in the work described above.
Must demonstrate the skills required to operate the equipment described above.
Must comply with the established University, and departmental rules and regulations.
Must have physical ability to perform physical work in a normal custodial cleaning environment and tolerate the working conditions.
o Lifting or Carrying: Routinely lifts over 5 lbs. and sometimes exceeds 25 lbs.
o Pushing and Pulling: Routinely pushes mops, brooms, operated vacuums, dust mops, buffers, wet vacs, scrubbers, and buffers.
o Body Positions:
o Standing : Frequently
o Walking: Frequently
o Running: Not required except in emergency situations
o Sitting: Rarely
o Climbing: Occasionally climbs ladders and frequently climbs stairs
o Body Movements:
o Bending/Stooping: Routinely
o Squatting: Routinely
o Twisting: Routinely
o Reaching: Routinely
o Hand Use: Must be able to handle typical custodial maintenance tools, i.e. brooms, mops, brushes, vacuums, and scrubbers.
o Sense of Touch: Must be able to sense heat, cold, or sharp objects.
o Hearing: Must be able to communicate effectively with or without the assistance of communication devices.
o Vision: Must be able to work in normal lighted areas.
Mathematics: Must be able to count, add, subtract, multiply and divide.
Remembering: Must be able to follow and recall simple instructions.
Reading: Must be able to comprehend written instructions.
Writing: Must be able to write or print legibly to construct simple and compound sentences that can be understood by those of reasonable intelligence.
Speaking: Must have ability to communicate with logic.
Reasoning: Must be able to make simple decisions and request advice for more complex problems.
Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.
Prefer to have experience in the general and routine custodial maintenance of commercial or educational facilities, but is not necessary.
Security Sensitive Statement:
This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
Work Hours: 11:00pm-7:30am
Posting Date: 04/11/2018
Close Date: 4/16/2018
Open Until Filled: No
To apply, visit https://jobs.lamar.edu/.
Lamar University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Lamar University not to discriminate on the basis of non-relevant criteria including, but not limited to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status in its educational programs, activities, admissions or employment practices.
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