Custodian I

Job description

Applications will be accepted through 5:00pm Monday, April 16, 2018.

Colorado law requires that candidates for state government jobs be residents of Colorado at the time of application.

Candidates are required to submit the following to be considered for this position:

  • Resume, with date ranges, whether it was full or part time, and hours per week worked.
  • Cover letter, outlining how your skills meet those required for this position.
  • DD-214 for veteran applicants.

Custodian I

Starting Salary: $26,736.00 annual ($2,228.00 month)

FLSA Non-Exempt (Eligible for overtime)

The purpose of this position is to provide comprehensive cleaning and support services. Building categories may include but are not limited to academic, non-academic, and administrative. Comprehensive cleaning areas include offices, classrooms, research laboratories, restrooms, health / wellness spaces, and general interior and exterior public areas. Position also includes custodial support for campus scheduled and unscheduled functions.

The key responsibilities include:

Cleans, sanitizes, and maintains restrooms, classrooms, auditoriums, study rooms, conference rooms , hallways, elevators, common areas, offices, mail rooms, stairwells, entrances, vending areas, mini kitchens, laboratories, unassigned interior and exterior spaces, breakrooms, floors (hard and carpeted), windows, supporting and light fixtures, furniture, white boards, and all other space components. Removes trash and recycle material from all building spaces following defined methods. Provides coverage for other buildings and/or areas based on coverage for leave of another custodian. Replenishes supplies, maintains inventory to ensure building standards are maintained. Performs special cleaning projects as identify or assigned by supervisor. Provides custodial support for events on campus.

Identifies maintenance deficiencies and reports them to supervisor. Maintains work spaces according to defined methods and department standards. Uses TMA and department systems to manage and account for work productivity. Works in a safe manner following department and or supply manufacturers' recommendations, practices and procedures. Integrates sustainability practices and standards into daily cleaning routine.

Training: Minimum of 16 hours of training yearly relating to safety on the job and specific custodial methods.

Weather /Seasonal Mitigation/ Essential Personnel Response: Perform snow removal and ice control tasks per building seasonal requirements and as assigned by the on-duty Section Supervisor.

Performs minor maintenance on custodial equipment including vacuum cleaners, high speed burnishes, floor buffers (175rpm), extractors, automatic scrubbers and other related equipment to ensure performance of daily tasks can be met. Ensure proper operation of chemical dilution stations.

Interim, restorative, project cleaning, and spot cleaning to include bt not limited too: Furniture moved and entire carpeted area machine cleaned. Hard surface, strip and refinish VCT and Terrazzo, cement floors. Damp cleaning light fixture lenses and fixtures. Removing gum, washing surfaces and upholstery cleaning of furniture, tables, auditorium seating and partitions. Walk of mat cleaning. Ceiling vent cleaning. Removing finger smudges, spots, graffiti and solid spots from carpets, entrance doors, walls, partitions, vending machines and baseboards.

Works in a safe manner following department and or supply manufacturers' recommendations, practices and procedures.

Other duties as assigned by Supervisor, Manager or Director.

Candidates must understand, and comply with the following:
Call Back
Drug Free Workplace
Driver's License Requirement
Essential Services Designation
Hazardous Chemicals
Infectious Materials/Human Blood or Bodily Fluids
Pre-Placement Physical
Shift Work


Minimum Qualifications:
Must be a Colorado resident to apply and at least six months of custodial experience in large/high volume commercial buildings.

Preferred Qualifications:

Demonstrated experience effectively working within a diverse population. Demonstrated organizational commitment. Effective customer service/interpersonal skills. Attention to details.

Core Competencies:

Customer Service
Interpersonal Skills
Job Knowledge

Special Instructions to Applicants:Classified Staff positions have specific application requirements: Submit all required documents indicated in this posting. Include a current email address as communication is electronic-based. Failure to complete a timely application may result in the rejection of your application. Applications MUST be completed in their entirety, including job title, duties, months and years employed, and hours per week worked as minimum experience is calculated on a 40 hour/week basis. Address qualifications, competencies and preferred qualifications in your application, as these along with previous work experience will be used to assess competencies. Answers will be verified against your application and may be checked with references. False information could lead to your removal from the hiring process. Go to: to view Veteran and other General Information regarding Classified Staff positions.

Part of, if not the entire, comparative analysis process for this position will involve a review of the information you submit in your application materials by Subject Matter Experts. Therefore, it is essential that in the experience portion of your application material, you describe the extent to which you possess the education, experience, and competencies outlined in the job announcement as well as the required and/or preferred qualifications/competencies and pre-screening questions. Failure to include adequate information or follow instructions may affect your status and prevent you from being considered in subsequent measures used to arrive at a top group of applicants.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV

Application Materials Instructions:To apply, please submit the following materials to this posting at 1. A current resume. Must include date ranges, whether full time or part time, and hours per week worked. 2. A cover letter that specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications. 3. DD-214 for veteran applicants. Applications submitted through email or surface mail will not be considered. Please apply at Upon request, please be prepared to provide five professional references (at least two previous/current supervisors), including their email contact information. If you have technical difficulties with your application, please contact the CU Careers help desk at 303-860-4200 #5 or [email protected] Job related inquiries should be directed to the posting contact.

Job Category: Facilities/Labor,Trades & Crafts

Primary Location: Colorado Springs

Department: C0001 -- Colorado Springs Campus - 40095 - VCAF-FAC-ADMIN OP

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Apr 6, 2018

Closing Date: Apr 16, 2018, 10:59:00 PM

Posting Contact Name: Cindy Rhoads

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00001640





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Posted: 4/7/2018
Application Due: 4/18/2018
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