The Custodial Worker reports directly to the Custodial Supervisor and performs daily custodial services requirements provided within assigned zone area(s), including general cleaning and trash removal; cleaning various building room types and surfaces (i.e.) restrooms, offices, lobbies, entrances, stairwells, laboratories, elevators, medical areas, etc.; Applies proper cleaning techniques which may include: vacuuming, mopping, sweeping, stripping and waxing, dusting, spot cleaning, scrubbing, and disinfecting; Removes trash and recycling; Restocks all fixtures (toilet paper, towels, soap, and sanitizer); Utilizes various equipment (vacuum cleaners, floor machines, etc.) in completion of duties. In addition, the Custodial Worker demonstrates excellent customer service for internal and external customers; Informs Custodial Supervisor and/or Custodial Team Lead of customer needs and delivers an appropriate response(s), as directed; Demonstrates progress towards reaching goals and objectives; Demonstrates compliance with quality assurance inspection results for assigned zone(s); Demonstrates compliance with instructions regarding work in-process and upon completion; Delivers work results which are in compliance with established practices and standards, and overall acceptability of work; Ensures all assigned working areas are maintained in a safe and orderly manner and continuously free of trash and debris; Maintains appropriate inventory supply levels and requests re-orders, as needed; Operates and maintains equipment in a safe manner and requests repairs, as needed; Demonstrates compliance with PPE usage; use of cautionary signage; and use of appropriate cleaning chemicals; and Demonstrates compliance with safety codes, OSHA, EPA, and other regulatory requirements.
IEBC (Internal Employees Being Considered).
3CP02:Phys Plt-Custodial Services
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Lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects up to and possibly over 50lbs; Standing or walking with objects up to 25lbs; Repetitive motion.
Work is performed in assigned zone locations and employee may occasionally be exposed to elements, weather, and other non-office or inside building type conditions.
5:30am - 2:15pm; (Monday-Friday).
2:00pm - 10:30pm; (Monday-Friday).
9:30pm - 6:00am; (Monday-Friday).
3:30am - 12:00 noon; (Monday-Friday).
Hours of work may vary dependent upon situational factors and may include some nights(s), weekend(s), and holiday(s) response.
MS Windows / Office; and KRONOS.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
High School + 1-year in housekeeping and/or custodial services. Driver's License and the ability to drive.
Deadline to Apply
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Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Please indicate your years of paid work experience in custodial services (i.e. cleaning offices, labs, restrooms, etc.).
- More than 0, through 1 year
- More than 1 year, through 3 years
- More than 3 years, through 5 years
- More than 5 years
- * Are you currently a regular full-time employee within the University of Kentucky's Auxiliary Services Division?
- Yes, I am a regular full-time employee with Auxiliary Services at the University of Kentucky.
- No, but I am a University of Kentucky STEPS temporary employee with Auxiliary Services.
- No, I am not employed in any capacity by Auxiliary Services at the University of Kentucky.
- * Please indicate the number of years of paid work experience you have as a regular full-time employee at the University of Kentucky.
- More than 0, up through 2 years
- More than 2 years, up through 4 years
- More than 4 years, up through 6 years
- More than 6 years, up through 10 years
- More than 10 years, up through 15 years
- More than 15 years
- * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
- Economics Job Market
- Diverse Issues in Higher Education
- Academic Keys
- A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
- None of the Above
- Cover Letter