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Custodian

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Shift is Monday – Friday, 7:00 am – 3:00 pm. Schedule is subject to change based on University needs.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Requisition Number S403P
Job Position Title Custodian
Department Facilities Management
Immediate Supervisor Title Custodian-Day Supervisor
FLSA Non-exempt
Grade None
Union Teamsters
Status Full-time
Total Number of Authorized Work Hours per Week 40
Total Number of Authorized Work Weeks per Year 52
Advertised Rate of Pay $14.00 per hour
Position Summary

Monmouth University is seeking applications for a Custodian in the Facilities Management department.

The candidate would be expected to: clean buildings by manually sweeping and mopping surfaces; manually and mechanically scrubbing, stripping, waxing, vacuuming, extracting, shampooing, dusting, polishing and buffing surfaces; foaming showers and rest rooms; properly selecting and mixing cleaning chemicals; sanitizing and disinfecting surfaces and fixtures, etc. using auto scrubbers, buffers, vacuum cleaners, power washers, carpet extractors and hand tools.

A complete list of job duties is available at http://jobs.monmouth.edu.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Shift is Monday – Friday, 7:00 am – 3:00 pm.
Schedule is subject to change based on University needs.

Required Skills or Software Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
Required Years of Experience 2
Required Degree, Licenses or Certifications
Other Requirements

Must have a combination of the education and experience that provides the knowledge and skills to accomplish the normal job duties listed.

Typically, this combination includes, but is not limited to, the equivalent of two (2) years of experience in commercial buildings and/or facilities that demonstrates possession of the following knowledge and ability requirements: floor care and maintenance (including wood, VCT, carpet and stone); cleaning of rest room facilities; refuse and recyclable material handling and removal; general cleaning procedures for office furniture, windows, blinds, drapes, etc.

Ability to read and write in English and understand oral and written instructions, including MSDS directions, chemical product labels, equipment manuals, work orders and be able to carry out work orders as required.

Must be able to calculate mathematically; must be able to lift and move heavy objects regularly; use all required safety and personal protective equipment, (including respiratory protection).

Must be able to work in multi-story buildings without elevators; must climb ladders and work at heights, transport and operate powered machines regularly. Must be willing and able to work overtime as required and to respond to emergency calls after working hours.

Must have excellent attendance and work record; perform all work in strict accordance with accepted trade practices, code requirements and all safety and good housekeeping requirements. Must be extremely reliable and capable of working independently and without full-time supervision.

Preferred Qualifications

A high school graduate or equivalent. Possess and maintain a valid Automobile Driver’s License in your state of principal residence. Ability to drive vehicles equipped with a manual transmission.

Posting Date 11/10/2017
Closing Date

Job Duties

Job Duties

Duty

Carpet and upholstery cleaning as assigned using deep extraction machinery.

Regular or Occasional Regular
Duty

Check and report safety hazards. Take corrective action wherever appropriate.

Regular or Occasional Regular
Duty

Clean and polish furniture.

Regular or Occasional Regular
Duty

Clean buildings (by manually sweeping and mopping surfaces; manually and mechanically scrubbing, stripping, waxing, vacuuming, extracting, shampooing, dusting, polishing and buffing surfaces; foaming showers and rest rooms; properly selecting and mixing cleaning chemicals; chemically sanitizing and disinfecting surfaces and fixtures; etc. using auto scrubbers, buffers, vacuum cleaners, power washers, carpet extractors and hand tools.

Regular or Occasional Regular
Duty

Collect and sort refuse and recyclables.

Regular or Occasional Regular
Duty

Complete and submit work orders for required building repairs.

Regular or Occasional Regular
Duty

Complete special projects as assigned with excellent attention to detail.

Regular or Occasional Regular
Duty

Interact with students, parents and other members of the University community in a positive, customer service oriented style.

Regular or Occasional Regular
Duty

Move and deliver equipment, furniture, supplies, etc. by both hand and vehicle.

Regular or Occasional Regular
Duty

Provide services for special events.

Regular or Occasional Regular
Duty

Remove debris and snow from assigned building entrances and exits using hand tools.

Regular or Occasional Regular
Duty

Replace incandescent bulbs, fluorescent tubes, and LED lamps.

Regular or Occasional Regular
Duty

Replenish rest room and shower room commodities.

Regular or Occasional Regular
Duty

Wash windows using hand tools and ladders.

Regular or Occasional Regular
Duty

Deliver, set-up, and breakdown furniture and other materials for University special events.

Regular or Occasional Occasional
Duty

Other duties as assigned.

Regular or Occasional Occasional

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have two years of related experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Where did you hear about this job opening?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Employee Referral Form (HR Use Only)
  2. Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  3. Cover Letter
  4. Other Document
  5. Professional References