Custodian 1

Cheney, WA
Apr 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title Custodian 1[Regular and Project]

Job Summary

Inspire Awesome with Eastern Washington University. We are seeking self-motivated, independent workers for Custodian 1. Positions in this occupational category perform a variety of custodial, housekeeping, and general maintenance functions to maintain the cleanliness and care of state agencies', facilities, and institutions.

On top of salary, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, life and disability insurance and retirement. In addition, EWU offers generous vacation and sick leave accruals, 10 paid holidays per year and fringe benefits, such as tuition waiver for employees, discounted EWU sports tickets and free transportation through STA buses.

EWU expands opportunities for personal transformation through excellence in learning.

**Please note: This recruitment is to establish a pool of Custodian 1 applicants for both regular positions [ongoing] and project positions [expected duration of 6 months]. We currently have both types of positions available. You will be asked which type of position you are applying for in the screening questions for this position.

About Eastern Washington University

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern's Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.

Diversity Statement

Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Conditions of Employment

Successful candidate must be able to lift up to 25 pounds on frequent basis and carry up to 75 pounds on an occasional basis. Successful candidate must be able to pass a pre-placement physical.

This position, during the course of university employment, will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value, as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 18. Successful applicant will be required to pass a background check.

This is an agency shop position.

Physical Demands

If you would like to obtain a copy of the Essential Functions Analysis form, which describes the physical and mental demands of the position, please contact Vara Lyn

Required Qualifications:
  • Valid driver's license
  • Minimum age of 18.
  • Physical ability to do the job.

Specific Position Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be able to work any shifts and any days.
  • Must be able to read, write and understand written documents.
  • Candidate must demonstrate interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency and/or diversity

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of maintenance and operation of various custodial equipment.
  • Prior professional housekeeping or custodial experience
  • Institutional or industrial custodial experience
  • Able to work overtime/extended hours on occasion.

Other Skills and Abilities:
  • Must have the ability to learn institutional custodial techniques and requirements.
  • Must have excellent customer service skills.
  • Must be a team-oriented worker with flexibility to assist fellow coworkers throughout campus.