Custodial Worker

Location
Fayetteville, AR
Posted
Jul 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Posting Number C867P

Quick Link for Posting http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/21476

Working Title Custodial Worker

Position Number 13537

Department Uptown campus

About the University

Founded in 1871 as a land grant institution, the University of Arkansas is classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the top two percent of universities in the nation with the highest level of research activity. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 27,100 students with more than 200 academic programs. University of Arkansas students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent 50 states and more than 120 countries.
Located in the stunning Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas, Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas campus, known for its spectacular views and ample green spaces. Fayetteville is considered one of the country's finest college towns, and the surrounding northwest Arkansas region is regularly ranked one of the best places to live in the U.S. Some of the nation's best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are within a short drive of campus.
As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.



About the College/Department

Department Home Page fama.uark.edu

Job Type Staff

Summary of Job Duties

The Custodial Worker is responsible for general cleaning of areas in and around office buildings, classrooms, lecture halls, conference rooms, auditoriums, building common areas, and other areas on campus as required. This will include vacuuming, mopping, sweeping, dusting, and emptying small office trash cans as well as large Brute trash cans. This position will be responsible for using a carpet extractor and a floor buffer. The Custodial Worker will be responsible for cleaning commodes, sinks, water fountains, etc. This position will also be responsible for snow/ice removal during winter months. Other duties as assigned.

Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job function of this job, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.



Minimum Qualifications: Please ensure that all relevant application materials include details addressing the minimum qualifications. Applicants not meeting the minimum qualifications will be disqualified from consideration.
  • The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma


Does this job require any license(s)/certification(s)? No

If yes, please specify

Preferred Qualifications
  • At least one year of custodial experience in the commercial/corporate industry


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
  • Knowledge of basic cleaning techniques
  • Knowledge of cleaning equipment operation and maintenance
  • Ability to follow instructions and perform repetitive manual work
  • Ability to use cleansers and other agents to clean floors and furniture
  • Ability to use housekeeping cleaning supplies and equipment
  • Ability to work independently without close supervision
  • Ability to follow oral and/or written instructions
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks and to prioritize assignments
  • Ability to perform repetitive manual work
  • Ability to do required lifting (up to 50 lbs.)


Physical activities associated with this position

The following physical activities are associated with the position and will be performed with or without an accommodation. All individuals are encouraged to apply.

Occasionally

  • Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding
  • Sharps
  • Sitting

Frequently

  • Talking

Constantly

  • Balancing
  • Crouching
  • Feeling
  • Grasping
  • Hearing
  • Kneeling
  • Lifting
  • Pulling
  • Pushing
  • Reaching
  • Repetitive motion
  • Standing
  • Stooping
  • Walking

The worker is required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned (i.e., custodial, general laborer, etc.) or to make general observations of facilities or structures (i.e., security guard, etc).



Physical Conditions The worker is subject to environmental conditions. Protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes., The worker is subject to outside environmental conditions. No effective protection from the weather., The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside., The worker is subject to vibration. Exposure to oscillating movements of the extremities or whole body.

Work Schedule Monday - Friday 1:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Overtime Eligible Yes

Is this position weather/event essential? If yes, the employee in this position will report to work at the scheduled time when the University is closed due to inclement conditions. Yes

Work Location/Building Uptown Campus - Building East

Benefits Eligible Yes

Appointment Percent 100

Salary $20,922 + shift differential

Pay Grade Level C103

Does this Position require a Motor Vehicle Reports Check? No

Does this position require a background check? Yes

If yes, please specify
  • Criminal background check
  • Sex offender registry check
  • Drug screening


Does this position require a substance abuse test? Yes

Pre-employment Screening Requirements

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check, sex offender registry check, and drug screening. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.





Posting Detail Information

Future Open Date

Close Date 07/26/2017

Open Until Filled No

Anticipated Start Date

Anticipated End Date (for temporary appointments)

Recruitment Contact Information

University of Arkansas Human Resources
ADMN 222
(479) 575-5351
Askhr.uark.edu

All application materials must be uploaded to the U of A's employment system at jobs.uark.edu. Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.



Special Instructions Summary

Hiring Location 222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.

EEO Statement

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.



Internal Posting No

City, St. Fayetteville, AR




Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have the formal education of a high school diploma or equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How many years of custodial experience do you have in the commercial/corporate industry?
    • No experience
    • Less than one year
    • At least one year, but less than two
    • At least two years, but less than three
    • At least three years, but less than four
    • At least four years, but less than five
    • At least five years, but less than six
    • Six years or more
  3. * Have you used a carpet extractor?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Have you used a floor buffer?
    • Yes
    • No


Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Proof of Veterans Status

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