The University of Kentucky's Campus Physical Plant is currently seeking 6 Custodial Worker positions for Facilities Management.
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.
To be considered for all 6 Custodial Worker positions you must submit an application to each. One application with not be considered for all 6 openings. To apply for all 6 positions, reference the following job numbers:RE16458; RE16460; RE16467; RE16468; RE16469; and RE16470.
3CP02:Phys Plt-Custodial Services
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Required Related Experience
Required License/ Registration/Certification
Lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects up to and possibly over 501bs; Standing
or walking with objects up to 251bs; 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.
5:30 am - 2:15 pm; (Monday-Friday).
2:00 pm - 10:30 pm; (Monday-Friday).
9:30 pm - 6:00 am; (Monday-Friday).
3:30 am - 12:00 noon; (Monday-Friday).
Hours of work may vary dependent upon situational factors and may include some nights, weekends, and holiday response.
MS Windows / Office; and KRONOS.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
High School + 1 year in housekeeping and/or custodial services; and Driver's License are 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 (*).
- * 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
- * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
- Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
- HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
- A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
- None of the Above
- Cover Letter