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Custodian

Company: Wayne State University
Location: Detroit
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Custodian 046826 We are searching for an experienced Custodian 046826 at our Detroit campus location. Wayne State University is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high quality education. Our deep rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities preparing students for success in a diverse, global society. Essential Functions (Job Duties): Provide daily janitorial services in all University buildings for the cleaning and upkeep of campusfacilities.Clean and service offices, classrooms, lecture halls, auditoriums, laboratories, elevators, stairs, entrances and exits and other areas of campus buildings. Dust furniture, equipment and fixtures, which may be at any height from ground to ceiling and at any angle; move desks and chairs in order to sweep, mop and/or vacuum floors. Clean light fixtures and change bulbs reachable from a ladder. Fill, transport and empty buckets which may contain several gallons of water used for washing floors and chalkboards; clean large areas using push brooms, wet mops, dust mops, vacuum cleaners, dust pans, sponges, etc.; clean door and partition glass; clean both inside and outside of all entrance door glass. Clean laboratories while in use. Sweep and shovel salt and snow from building entrances and steps.Remove trash and refuse from rooms and buildings. Empty contents of waste baskets in classrooms, restrooms, offices, corridors, etc. into large refuse containers; use proper methods to access trash from a wide range of receptacles; transport wheeled cart containing large amounts of refuse to outdoor dumpster or compactor, including in inclement weather; transfer garbage from cart to dumpster; operate compactor. Utilize safe methods and take necessary precautions to prevent cuts or other injuries from sharp or other harmful objects put out for disposal. Remove cigarette butts from both indoor and outdoor receptacles; sweep and monitor cigarette butts in outdoor building entrances. Change sand as needed.Clean restrooms and locker rooms. Clean and disinfect sinks, toilets, showers, tile, metal, chrome, etc.; sweep and mop floors; use sponges, brooms, mops, brushes, etc.; clean up after spills, including human waste; clean mirrors; restock toilet tissue and toweling; wash and polish drinking fountains; access different heights and angles to clean bathroom surfaces fixtures. Exercise safe methods when working with cleaning supplies and hazardous disinfecting agents.Lock and/or unlock buildings as assigned by supervisor. Close and lock windows in offices, classrooms; etc.; notify supervisor of need for and receive cleaning agents, paper products and other supplies; assist with emergency cleaning; access high areas using ladder or equipment having long handles.Operate floor buffers, automatic scrubbers, wet and dry vacuum cleaners, electric or battery powered sweepers and other portable cleaning equipment. May operate carpet cleaning machines and vehicles; perform routine light maintenance of machines such as changing belts, bags, check and recharge batteries; transport and use heavy equipment which vibrates and/or needs to be guided on surfaces; utilize machinery, equipment and supplies safely at all times. Perform some duties near students, visitors and other staff members.All Custodians are considered to be "Essential Personnel," and are required to report during a university emergency closure period.Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications: High school graduate or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.Possession and maintenance of a valid Michigan vehicle operator's license and satisfactory driving record as determined by University policy.Ability to transport and use heavy cleaning equipment.Ability to follow instructions.Ability to perform simple math in order to mix cleaning agents.Ability to transport, use and maintain the full range of custodial supplies and equipment, including brooms, mops, sponges, buckets of water, vacuums, buffers, automatic scrubbers, electric sweepers, shovels, dust pans, ladders, toxic cleaning agents, etc.Ability to access cleaning surfaces which may be at any height or angle from ground level to ceiling.Ability to work in varying environmental and possibly hazardous working conditions utilizing the appropriate precautions to ensure safety of self and others.Prior cleaning experience preferred.Must obtain security clearance.School/College/Division: H42 - Facilities Plan & Manage Primary Department: H4241 - Facilities Operations Zone 1 Job Type: Full Time Job Category: Staff/Administrative Funding/Salary Information: Compensation Type:Hourly WageHourly Rate: $14.18 Job Openings: 19 Reposted Position: No Reposted Reason: None (New Requisition) Prior Posting/Requisition Number: 046826 Background Check Requirements: University policy requires certain persons who are offered employment to undergo a background check, including a criminal history check, before starting work. If you are offered employment, the University will inform you if a background check is required. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: Wayne State University provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. WSU encourages applications from women, people of color, and other underrepresented people. Wayne State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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