Custodian 1

Job description

Working Title:

Custodian 1

Posting Number:

2020026CP

Classification Title:

Custodian 1

Classification Code:

678I

RCW Exemption Criteria:

No Exemption

EWU Position Number:

C99152

CUPA Code:

No Match

FLSA:

Non-Exempt

Bargaining Unit :

BU 1

% Full Time:

100

Salary / Wage Range:

CS - 30

Salary Information:

$31,956 – $39,372

Anticipated Start Date:

ASAP

Term of Appointment:

12

Location:

Cheney, WA

County:

Spokane

Background Check:

Yes - Both

Responsible HR User:

Vara Lyn Conrath

Responsible HR User Email address:

[email protected]

Job Summary:

Eastern Washington University is seeking self-motivated, independent workers for Custodian 1. Positions in this occupational category perform a variety of custodial, housekeeping, and general maintenance functions to maintain the cleanliness and care of state agencies’, facilities, and institutions.

On top of salary, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, life and disability insurance and retirement. In addition, EWU offers generous vacation and sick leave accruals, 10 paid holidays per year and fringe benefits, such as tuition waiver for employees, discounted EWU sports tickets and free transportation through STA buses.

Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing and retaining the diversity of its faculty, staff, students and academic programs. We are an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

About Eastern Washington University:

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to our primary campus in Cheney, we also offer programs in Spokane’s innovative University-District, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.

Diversity Statement:

EWU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, age, marital status, families with children, protected veteran or military status, HIV or hepatitis C, status as a mother breastfeeding her child, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, as provided for and to the extent required by state and federal laws.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Successful candidate must be able to lift up to 25 pounds on frequent basis and carry up to 75 pounds on an occasional basis. Successful candidate must be able to pass a pre-placement physical.
  • This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value; as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 16. The offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion and passing of a background check prior to beginning employment.
  • This position is covered by the Washington Federation of State Employees’ Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Physical Demands :

  • If you would like to obtain a copy of the Essential Functions Analysis form, which describes the physical and mental demands of the position, please contact Vara Lyn Conrath at [email protected]

Pre-Placement Physical :

Yes

Hearing Test :

Yes

Medical Monitoring Post Hire :

No

Protective Equipment :

  • Gloves, goggles/ face shield, ear plugs, respiratory protection, and rubber boots

Required Qualifications:

  • Valid driver’s license
  • Minimum age of 18.
  • Physical ability to do the job.
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must have the ability to learn institutional custodial techniques and requirements.
  • Must have excellent customer service skills.
  • Must be a team-oriented worker with flexibility to assist fellow coworkers throughout campus.
  • Must be able to work any shifts and any days.
  • Must be able to read, write and understand written documents.
  • Candidate must demonstrate interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency, universal accessibility and/or diversity.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of maintenance and operation of various custodial equipment.
  • Prior professional housekeeping or custodial experience
  • Institutional or industrial custodial experience
  • Able to work overtime/extended hours on occasion.

Work Schedule Type:

Regular

Work Schedule:

Varies depending on work site location.

Posting Date:

11/18/2020

Open Until Further Notice:

No

Closing Date:

12/13/2020

Screening to Begin:

12/14/2020

Special Instructions to Applicants:

1.Attach a detailed cover letter in which you explain how you meet each of the required qualifications [and preferred qualifications, if applicable]. It is preferred that you provide that information in a bulleted list or within a table within your cover letter.
2.Attach a chronological resume including work history and major duties, education, and any specialized training or skills related to the position. Please list at least 3 professional references including: names, titles, organization name, phone numbers, email addresses, and connection to you (these can be identical to the references listed on the application).
3.Complete the online application form and respond to the online questions, if applicable.
4.Applicant Certification – please download the Certification form (link is provided in the next field); then complete and sign the form, and upload it to this link.
5.Diversity Response – As an equal opportunity employer with a multicultural staff and student population, we are interested in how your qualifications prepare you to work with diverse faculty, staff, and student populations representing various cultures and backgrounds that may be different from your own. You will be asked to attach a diversity response as part of the online application process: Please describe how you will apply an approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal access, of our students, faculty, staff, and the public.

Required Applicant Certification:

Pursuant to RCW 28B.112.080, applicants for employment at any Washington State institution of higher education, are required to provide a signed statement verifying information about their history of prior sexual misconduct and providing authorization for current and previous employers to disclose relevant records to Eastern Washington University.

All applicants are required to download the statement linked below, complete and sign it, and then attach the signed statement as part of their job application: Required Applicant Certification.

Attach the completed and signed certification to the document link called Applicant Certification.

Application Types Accepted:

Application

% of Time:

20

Responsibility / Duty:

Use and maintain assigned power equipment and hand tools, buffers, auto scrubbers, extractors, high pressure washer, high speed buffers and vacuum, broom, mop, squeegee for the cleaning and general maintenance of floors, walls, carpets, furniture, etc. This can and will require riding equipment where required.

Essential Function Indicator:

Yes

% of Time:

20

Responsibility / Duty:

Follow instructions regarding the use of chemicals and supplies (mix only as directed).

Perform cleaning and related activities in areas within a reasonable distance from buildings using hand-operated tools or small power equipment (activities such as removing snow or debris, sweeping sidewalks or stairs).

Perform maid services in housing if required.May assist in other areas when necessary.

Essential Function Indicator:

Yes

% of Time:

15

Responsibility / Duty:

Strip, clean, buff, and apply floor sealer and floor finish to floors, vacuum and shampoo carpets.

Essential Function Indicator:

Yes

% of Time:

10

Responsibility / Duty:

Clean and sanitize restrooms/bathrooms and fixtures that are in said facilities in accordance with established practices and procedures.

Essential Function Indicator:

Yes

% of Time:

10

Responsibility / Duty:

Clean, dust and wipe furniture; sweep, mop, or vacuum floors; empty wastebaskets and trash containers; empty and clean ashtrays and cigarette urns; replace light bulbs; refill restroom dispensers.

Essential Function Indicator:

Yes

% of Time:

10

Responsibility / Duty:

Wash walls and equipment; use ladders when required in work assignments.

Essential Function Indicator:

Yes

% of Time:

5

Responsibility / Duty:

Wash interior or easily accessible exterior windows. Cleaning rags and dust mops.

Essential Function Indicator:

Yes

% of Time:

3

Responsibility / Duty:

Assist with the setup of facilities for meetings, classrooms, conferences, events, etc.

Essential Function Indicator:

Yes

% of Time:

3

Responsibility / Duty:

Move furniture, equipment, supplies and tools on an incidental basis.

Essential Function Indicator:

Yes

% of Time:

2

Responsibility / Duty:

Process recycling.

Essential Function Indicator:

Yes

% of Time:

2

Responsibility / Duty:

Lock and unlock assigned buildings; secure building when facilities are not in use by checking for unlocked doors and windows; report any unauthorized occupants; turn out lights.

Essential Function Indicator:

Yes

 

 

 

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Posted: 11/18/2020
Application Due: 2/16/2021
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