Responsible for cleaning in assigned area(s) to meet established standards and maintain safe conditions.
Conducts detail-oriented cleaning tasks such as dusting surfaces, cleaning walls, and polishing fixtures and furniture.
Maintains floor care through processes such as vacuuming, shampooing carpets, spot removal, burnishing, and stripping and waxing.
Responsible for maintaining the cleanliness in restrooms, shower rooms and locker rooms through detail-oriented cleaning and disinfection practices.
Removes garbage and recycling from assigned areas and assists with garbage removal around the exterior perimeter of assigned building(s).
Responsible for following all safety protocols while carrying out assigned duties including properly wearing all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and keeping up-to-date will all required safety training.
Responsible for reporting maintenance and safety concerns to the Facilities main office.
Assists with moves, deliveries, setups for special events and coverage for athletics events.
Maintains all custodial areas (offices, closets, storage areas) in an orderly and clean state.
Manages inventory of cleaning supplies within assigned areas.
Works with Custodial Forepersons for day-to-day needs.
Works well with colleagues within the Facilities department as well as across campus.
Responsible for maintaining professionalism and a positive attitude when working with colleagues across campus.
Upholds Department mission and values by continuously providing exceptional customer service to students, staff and campus visitors.
Maintains flexibility to handle diverse job assignments.
Other duties as assigned.
Must be capable of working in a setting with a diverse group of students, faculty, staff, and visitors on a daily basis.
Must be available for work in excess of normal schedule as needed, and reachable by phone for emergencies.
Must be able to work independently as well as part of a team.
Must have good communication skills.
Must have customer service skills.
Must have the ability to interact with students on a daily basis, responding to them in a positive, professional and friendly manner.
Must have basic computer skills and the ability to use / learn Gmail, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, FAMIS work order / time card management system.
Must be able to wear personal protective equipment as required.
Previous custodial experience in an educational setting.
Knowledge of standard cleaning methods and procedures.
Experience using cleaning equipment, chemicals and tools.
A high school diploma or GED is preferred.
Bargaining unit employees must apply by April 23, 2021 to be considered.
Must be able to perform all of the job duties required of a custodial position including the ability to stoop, bend, stand for long periods of time as well as lifting, carrying up to a maximum of 50 pounds on a daily basis in order to perform work-related responsibilities.
Must be able to conduct manual snow removal when applicable.
Must be able to handle heavy equipment, such as industrial vacuum cleaners, shampooers, buffers as well as containers, such as trash bags and cans.
Responsible for following all procedures to conduct work activities in a safe manner including but not limited to wearing PPE required for specific duties and safe handling of chemicals as outlined by University policies and/or the supervisor. Responsible for immediately reporting any unsafe conditions to the supervisor and/or Environmental Health and Safety.
It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: 3250
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