Custodian - Associate

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About the University of West Georgia:

Just west of Atlanta, the University of West Georgia is a second home for more than 1,800 faculty and staff members dedicated to transforming lives and changing perspectives. With over 13,700 undergraduate and graduate students and nearly 90 programs of study, we’re a university of anything’s possible. We embrace diversity. We value community. We drive growth. We engage – as students, faculty and staff – and work collectively to be the best comprehensive university in America, sought after as the best place to work, learn and succeed.

Join our pack and get a front seat to history in the making. Special things happen when you Go West. Come see for yourself.

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Custodian - Associate

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Custodial Services

Position Title:

Custodian - Associate

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Nature of Work:

This is an entry-level position providing custodial services support for university facilities. Employee performs a variety of duties in the care and cleaning of classroom buildings, residence halls, offices, athletic facilities, dining halls, or other university buildings. Work is guided by a daily schedule for general assignments. Work is routine and repetitive in nature, and is performed subject to close review and inspection, with problems and special assignments not covered by instructions referred to a supervisor. Duties may include physically strenuous activities such as moving furniture, operating cleaning equipment, and delivering large quantities of housekeeping supplies. Duties may include performing housekeeping and floor maintenance tasks, operating laundry services machines and performing special cleaning duties. Employee demonstrates an understanding of and maintains conditions that ensure a healthy and safe environment for students, faculty, staff, and visitors.

Required Qualifications :

Skills: Must be able to complete tasks efficiently within a designated time frame. Must be able to learn procedures and retain information.
Interpersonal: Interacts with others in the work area in a manner that encourages accomplishment of work tasks and ability to work as part of a team.
Customer Service: Effectively listens and responds to customer needs and understands the role of customers in the work environment.
Communication: Must be able to follow oral and written instructions. Listens to instructions and asks necessary questions to complete tasks. Communicates with fellow workers in a manner that allows work to be completed.
A pre-employment drug screen is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Education and Training: High school diploma or GED.
Experience: Six months experience working in custodial or environmental services in a school or hospital setting.
Skills: Basic knowledge of the operation and use of equipment and tools used in the care and cleaning of buildings. Basic knowledge of custodial services, practices, techniques, and procedures. Basic computer skills including email, web browser, and mobile devices. Valid driver’s license.


$10.78 minimum - $12.93 midpoint (hourly)

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:

This position is required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers, frequently squat, stoop or kneel, reach, push, pull, grasp and frequently bend or twist more than the average person while performing the duties of this job. Must be able to climb ladders, scaffolds, and stairs. Must be able to stand and walk for extended periods of time. Must be able to lift heavy objects (approximately 30-50 pounds) on a frequent basis.

Does this position require any special certification/ license? If yes, please specify.:


Notice to Applicants:

Please be advised that should you be recommended for a position, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment.

It is the policy of the University of West Georgia to follow federal law in regards to affirmative action and equal opportunity. The University of West Georgia.s affirmative action program and related policies are developed in compliance with Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, as amended; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 503 & 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title II) and their implementing regulations; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as it amends 38 U.S.C. 4212.

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Posted: 12/31/2020
Application Due: 1/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time