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InstitutionGrand Rapids Community College
TitleCustodian I, 3rd Shift
Posted2/12/2018 - 10:35 AM
FT/PTFull Time
Job TypeStaff
Posted Until3/30/2018
DescriptionTitle: Custodian I, 3rd Shift
Monday through Friday, 10:00PM - 6:30 AM
Position number: 854
Compensation: Custodian 1, $16.24 + $.55/hour shift premium
Reports to: Facilities Building Manager
Posted until: February 21, 2018

The custodian’s position is primarily to provide support at various college buildings as directed by the facilities operations building manager. The position is responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of facilities; the surrounding external adjacent area; performing minor maintenance; and snow removal from walkways. A major aspect besides cleaning of the facility is to ensure it is open and then secured at the end of day. Additionally, the individual must be cognizant of the fire alarm and security systems.

- Cleaning of hardwood surfaces
- Cleaning of carpeting and upholstery
- Cleaning of terrazzo and tile/linoleum floors
- Cleaning of restrooms, stairwells, classrooms, offices, etc.
- Ordering of supplies/cleaning products
- Replacement of fluorescent tubes and light bulbs
- Snow removal
- Opening and securing of facilities
- Unclogging of toilets/sinks
- Identification of chemicals and cleaning fluids for appropriate tasks
- Must be able to work a flexible schedule based on building requirements
- Regular attendance during normal scheduled hours is required. Being present is essential for serving customers and performing the essential functions of this position.

- Use of pallet jack
- Use of scissors lift
- Driving a vehicle
- A minimum of a high school degree or GED diploma
- National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) preferred but not required.

- Five years of commercial cleaning experience, preferably in an educational environment

- Must be able to use a variety of carpet extractors (walk behind/push-pull)
- Must be able to use Taski dry foam swing scrubbers
- Must be able to operate all floor hand rotary and vibrating scrubbers
- Must be able to use and operate wet vacuums
- Must be able to use 4’; 6’; 8’; and 10’ ladders
- Must be able to use carpet bonnet machines
- Must be able to use and have knowledge of all cleaning chemicals and dispensing systems
- Must be able to use gas and electric power sprayers
- Must be able to use all general use custodial equipment: mops, buckets, brooms, dusters, etc.
- Must be able to use a computer to communicate via email
- Must be able to do light electrical and plumbing work using pliers, screwdrivers, plungers, etc.
- Must be able to operate snow blowers
- Must be able to use salt spreaders
- Must be able to use man lifts and pallet jacks
- Must be able to drive a vehicle

Mental Demands
- Be able to adjust to a flexible and changing schedule
- The ability to work with a variety of college staff personnel
- The ability to provide customer service to faculty, staff, students and the general public

Physical Demands
- Be able to lift 50 pounds
- Be able to work indoors with or without heat and air conditioning, and outside during all types of weather

Working Conditions
- Work alone
- Work during the hours of darkness
- Work indoors and outdoors
- Work with or without heat and air conditioning

Grand Rapids Community College is only accepting online applications for this position at Submit a cover letter and resume in one document. The opportunity to apply for this position will close on February 21, 2018 at 11:59 PM. Individuals with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Grand Rapids Community College is an equal opportunity employer.

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