Custodial Worker I

Job description

The College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory seeks a Custodial Worker. The Custodian Worker position provides janitorial services for the UKVDL including but not limited to the following: Dusting, mopping, cleaning laboratories and restrooms; unloading supplies and placing in storage areas; and filling orders from supplies and delivering to offices and laboratories. This position is located in the Coldstream Research area off Newtown Pike.

Job Title
Custodial Worker I

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UKVDL, 1490 Bull Lea Road, Lexington, KY 40511

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Physical Requirements

Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs and walk for extended periods of time.


Days: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM (40.0 Hrs/Wk). Rare occasions may be required to work night, weekend or holiday hours.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Previous janitorial and maintenance experience preferred.

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How many years of experience do you have with stocking, receiving and inventory.
    • None
    • More than 0 up through and including 1 year
    • More than 1 year up through and including 3 years
    • More than 3 years up through and including 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  2. * Please indicate your years of paid work experience in custodial services (i.e. cleaning offices, labs, restrooms, etc.).
    • None
    • More than 0, through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  3. * Please indicate the number of years of paid work experience you have in grounds maintenance.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  4. * How many years of maintenance experience do you have?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 4 years
    • More than 4 years, up through 7 years
    • More than 7 years, up through 10 years
    • More than 10 years
  5. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter





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    Job No:
    Posted: 5/16/2018
    Application Due: 5/22/2018
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