Custodian

Job description

UNT System Overview:

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.

Posting Title:

Custodian

Department:

UNT-Housing-Custodial-163801

Job Location:

Denton

Full Time/Part Time:

Full-Time

Salary Information:

commensurate with experience

Department Summary:

UNT Housing Custodial Services prides itself on providing an exceptionally clean and sanitary environment for students, faculty and visitors to our campus.

While UNT strives to be a sustainable University and has many green products the ability to work around all chemicals is a prerequisite of the job.

Position Overview:

This position’s purpose is to maintain a standard of cleanliness in UNT’s residence halls in order to contribute to the overall appearance, cleanliness, safety and standard of excellence set by the Department of Housing and Residence Life.

Minimum Qualifications:

There are no minimum education or experience requirements.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Ability to follow oral and written instructions ability to read and understand labels on chemicals.
• Ability to apply mathematical concepts to complete tasks (example: measuring and mixing chemicals).
• Sufficient knowledge of cleaning methods and the proper use of cleaning equipment.
• Ability to operate vacuum cleaner, floor waxer, floor buffer, and other cleaning equipment.
• Physical ability to perform work involving standing, stooping, operating cleaning equipment, and lifting of materials and equipment.
• Ability to recognize and to report maintenance needs in buildings.
• Knowledge of safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed.

Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday 6:00am to 2:30pm

Driving University Vehicle:

No

Security Sensitive:

This is a security sensitive position

EEO Statement:

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Classification Title:

Custodian

Physical Requirements:

Carrying, Cleaning, Climbing, Crawling, Kneeling, Lifting up to 10 pounds, Lifting up to 25 pounds, Lifting up to 50 pounds, Lifting or moving up to 75 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Talk or Hear

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Implements and sustains a service mentality toward students, parents, and various other publics.

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Uses wise judgement in dealing with students and staff and in all decision making on the job.

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Follows sound business procedures especially following the chain of command, pushing decisions to lowest level, taking grievances to their source, being supportive and helpful to other staff members.

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Possesses and demonstrates an upbeat, courteous attitude and behavior while in the public eye and is able to be diplomatic, tactful, and cooperative while on the job.

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Possesses poise and mastery of the language in expressing self.

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Able to create an environment where employees can motivate themselves.

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Uniforms and ID Badge – appropriate, clean and neat uniform worn; staff ID badge worn.

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Attendance – No excessive tardiness;expected tardiness called in; supervisor called prior to shift if calling in sick; policies followed on sick and vacation leave.

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Teamwork demonstrated – Working well with a variety of co-workers; adapting well to various assignments; working steadily and maintaining a positive work atmosphere; communicating necessary information to others.

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Keys – checked out and returned daily.

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Office Areas – light fixtures cleaned and bulbs replaced as necessary; counter tops, phones, and other surfaces kept clean;trash receptacles relined as needed.

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Windows-All window glass kept clean; blinds dusted; window treatments kept dust-free and hanging properly; Any missing, broken, or damaged window treatment reported.

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Stairs, entrance, and public areas (i.e. tv rooms&living rooms)—swept, mopped, vacuumed daily during low traffic times; hand rails cleaned and polished daily.

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Hallways – water fountains cleaned and polished; hallway and exit lights replenished as needed; hallway ceiling tiles replaced as necessary; hallway carpet vacuumed daily; vandalism reported.

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Furniture—all furniture dusted, vacuumed, cleaned, polished as needed and replaced to designated area as needed. Cushions flipped or replaced as necessary.ADMO notified when furniture or upholstery is beyond repair and needs replacement.

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Laundry rooms – Laundry machines, sinks, and lint boxes cleaned daily; walls kept clean and free from mildew; floors mopped and kept free from debris; trash cans emptied; broken equipment reported to supervisor.

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Trash – Trash emptied and cans relined weekly; cans washed when needed and kept odor free; dumpsters to be cleaned daily; debris and trash around dumpster kept inside container.

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Outside Entrances – Trash picked up and walkways swept clean as needed; ashtrays kept filled with sand; front entrances kept clear of debris; exterior trash containers to be emptied and relined as needed, pots of flowers watered as needed.

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Other duties as assigned by Supervisor, FMW II or Hall Director.

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Hard Surface Floors cleared of dust, debris, scuff marks, spills and buffed to a high gloss as directed. Mopping, stripping and waxing and buffing floors as needed.

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Carpets vacuumed daily and spot cleaned as spills occur. Carpets edged with a small vacuum as needed. Carpets which are beyond revitalization reported to ADMO.

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Baseboards kept free of dust and scuff marks. Loose baseboards reported to ADMO.

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Entrance mats swept daily and kept free of dust, mud, and grit.

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Shower curtains kept free from mildew; walls and tiles free from soap scum, mildew and graffiti; chrome fixtures polished; drains cleared of hair and debris.

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All toilet surfaces cleaned, shined, sanitized and free of offensive odors.

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Floors wept, kept free of debris, mopped and waxed to a high shine.

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Miscellaneous-Sinks and fixtures free of soap scum and water spots; paper towels, toilet paper and soap dispensers monitored for replenishing. Light fixtures cleaned and bulbs monitored for replacement.

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Trash cans and other receptacles emptied daily and relined.

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Assignments completed in competent manner and in timely fashion; supervisor contacted immediately for next assignment.

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Room Floors – room floors prepared for refinishing by removing gum, paint, and dead wax; striped, “top-cared”, and waxed in the time allotted by the supervisor; equipment maintained; use of supplies maximized.

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Carpet care – extraction machines carefully used and appearance maintained of equipment; necessary maintenance work performed to minimize clogging of sprayers and filters.

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The employee understands the purpose of the job safety program; is a good role model of safe behavior and expects safe behavior and practices from employees.

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Equipment used as instructed for designated tasks only; equipment stored in designated areas; maintenance reported when needed; buckets, mops, brushes, and other supplies properly cleaned and stored after use.

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Work orders reported such as: broken hand railings, dripping faucets, needed plaster work; painting needs, etc.

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Oral and written safety instructions followed with regards to job safety.

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Purpose of the job safety program understood.

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Good housekeeping and safety precautions followed.

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Proper tools/equipment chosen to complete the task; all broken or faulty equipment reported to supervisors.

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All accidents/injuries reported immediately to supervisors.

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Wrong or unsafe practices made known to others.

Posting Number:

S1474P

Quicklink for Posting:

https://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/41767

 

 

 

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Posted: 1/13/2021
Application Due: 1/20/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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