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Custodial Worker, CPM

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Position Posting

Posting Details

Job Description Title Custodial Worker, CPM
Working Title Custodial Worker, CPM
Physical Location Independence, OH
Position Number 990140
Home Organization CPM Facilities - Kent Campus:100917
Campus Kent Campus
Contract Length 12 month
Pay Grade 32
Salary 11.61
Position Category Unclassified
Job Open Date 11/01/2017
Job Close Date 11/27/2017
Open Until Filled No
Work Schedule
Basic Function

To perform custodial duties to provide for care, cleaning, and routine maintenance of buildings, furniture, and fixtures according to established work rules

Additional Basic Functions - if applicable
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following:
• Sweep, mop, scrub, strip, wax, and polish to renew floor surfaces; clean and shampoo carpets; operate various cleaning machines (e.g., buffers, shampooers, vacuums, hall machines, extractors).
• Clean, dust, and wax furniture and fixtures; shampoo upholstered furniture; wash walls; clean glass and mirrors; remove and hangs drapes.
• Empty and clean trash receptacles and/or recycling bins.
• May change light bulbs and clean light fixtures.
• Move and arrange furniture and equipment; may set up rooms for functions and events.
• May launder bed linens, towels, wash cloths, mop heads, rags, and other custodial equipment.
• Maintains a clean and orderly supply closet; monitors supply levels and reports supply needs to supervisor.
• Maintains equipment, reports need for repairs; reports evidence of fire, illegal entry, and theft of property.
• May train and direct student employees; may participate in training new employees.
• Performs related duties as required.

Additional Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities - if applicable
Minimum Qualifications

Ability To:
• Operate cleaning equipment (e.g., buffers, shampooers, vacuums, hall machines)
• Lift 75 pounds *
• Apply appropriate safety practices
• Perform basic mathematics (e.g., add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers, fractions and decimals, and to calculate percentages) *
• Read (e.g., warning labels), write (e.g., brief messages), and accurately follow oral and/or written instructions *

Additional Minimum Qualifications - if applicable

The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related education/experience beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.

Physical Requirements

Exerting up to 75 pounds of force occasionally to move objects. Incumbent must be able to communicate with others and stand and/or walk during the majority of the work day.

Additional Information

Must pass a security check.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Desirable Qualifications: One year experience as a housekeeper or janitor. Please list the name of the company you were employed for, length of time employed and state what type of duties you performed.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * THIS FULL TIME CUSTODIAL WORKER OPENING IS LOCATED AT THE COLLEGE OF PODIATRIC MEDICINE IN INDEPENDENCE, OHIO. This is a 2nd shift position, Tuesday through Saturday, 2:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.; however, schedule may vary to meet departmental needs. Are you interested in a position at this location and this shift?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have the ability to lift 75 pounds?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Reference Document
  4. Other Doc