Nov 21, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: TEMPORARY CRAFTS SERVICE - CUSTODIAN #00055503, #00055505
Location: Rolla
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 34732
Hiring Department

Residential Life Facilities & Operations

Application Deadline

December 2, 2020

Full Time/Part Time

Full time, Temporary, non-benefit eligible

January 3, 2021 - May 14, 2021

Monday - Friday, 8 am to 4:30 pm (40 hours per week)


$11.01/hour minimum

Job Description

This is routine, manual work utilizing knowledge of various custodial materials, equipment, methods and procedures used in maintaining a clean, neat and orderly building. Work is spot-checked frequently and reviewed by observation for neatness, cleanliness, efficiency and overall results. Functional contacts include students, staff and general public using building facilities.

Perform miscellaneous duties in the care and cleaning of university buildings: sweep floors with broom and dust mops, empty trash receptacles, clean ash cans, spot wash walls, dust furniture, clean windows, sweep and shovel snow from building entrances, clean drinking fountains, wash blackboard, replenish chalk and other related duties. Clean assigned rooms, halls, entrances, stairways and elevators.

May occasionally perform general housekeeping tasks requiring standing on stools, benches, stepladders or fixed furniture. Reasonable safety standards are to be observed in the performance of work above ground or floor level. May replace light bulbs.

May wet-mop floors, prepare floors for waxing, apply wax and buff floors.

Prepare rooms for meetings by setting up chairs, tables and necessary equipment; vacuum carpet, polish metal and order custodial supplies as needed. May be assigned work in areas requiring special use of disinfectants, cleaning techniques and sanitation procedures (such as in hospital isolation rooms, operating rooms, recovery rooms and laboratories).

Clean and stock restrooms continually through the day: wet-mop floors, clean and disinfect sinks, stools and commodes; clean and polish mirrors, wash walls and restock restrooms with supplies required.

Perform miscellaneous duties such as making beds, collecting and distributing towels and linens, supplying rooms with soap, and drinking glasses and other similar items. Report breakages, damages, thefts and items in need of repair.

May perform building security duties such as locking and unlocking doors, checking windows, turning lights on or off, etc., report items that need repair to superior.

May inform students, employees and the public of housekeeping regulations.

Because of necessary fluctuations of workloads, an incumbent in this class may be required, on an occasional basis and according to need, to perform duties outside his/her area at a level of skill the same as or lower than required by his/her ordinary assignment. Normal safety requirements, scheduling and the most efficient use of staff and equipment are taken into consideration in such assignments.

Minimum Qualifications

Must be able to read and write.

A valid driver's license may be required for certain positions.

A person working in this classification will need to be able to lift, carry, and set down objects of moderate weight (25-50 lbs.) on a daily basis, and will also need to grasp broom and mop handles; work around dust and cleaning chemicals; and climb stairs, step stools, and ladders on a daily basis.

Physical strength, coordination and stamina sufficient to perform assigned duties.

Preferred Qualifications
Previous custodial experience preferred.


The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials.

Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.

All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America.

The University's nondiscrimination policy applies to any phase of its employment process, any phase of its admission or financial aid programs, or other aspects of its educational programs or activities. Further, this policy applies to sexual violence or sexual harassment, both forms of sex discrimination, occurring within the educational program and instances occurring outside of the educational program if the conduct negatively affects the victim’s educational experience or the overall campus environment.

Any person having inquiries concerning the application of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 or other civil rights laws should contact the Title IX Coordinator.


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