Custodian I

Job description

Job Title: Custodian I
Location: Savannah State Recruiting Loc
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 223211
About Us

Savannah State University established in 1890, is the oldest public historically black college or university in Georgia and the oldest institution of higher learning in the city of Savannah. The university’s students select majors from four colleges — Business Administration, Education, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, and Sciences and Technology. The campus is by far the most picturesque in the state of Georgia. The moss-laden sweeping oak trees, expansive marsh and historic architecture create a resplendent yet tranquil atmosphere. Beneath the beauty and splendor is a vibrant residential campus bursting at the seams with the vim and vigor of quality collegiate life: relevant academic majors, engaging lectures, cutting-edge research, quality student-faculty engagement and a nurturing environment.

Job Summary

The Custodian I preforms custodial services inside and outside of building structures for the university ensuring an attractive, sanitary and safe environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors. This is a universal cleaning position that has the capability of working in residential and academic spaces.

Responsibilities The Custodian reports directly to the Custodial Foreperson and performs daily custodial services requirements provided within assigned zone area(s), including

    Clean various building room types and surfaces (i.e.) restrooms, offices, lobbies, entrances, stairwells, laboratories, elevators, floors, medical areas, etc.;Clean, scrub, sweep, pick up, wipe, wash, dust, polish all common interior/exterior areas including walls, handrails, fixtures, woodwork, ceilings, furniture, light fixtures, appliances, picture frames, mirrors, water fountains, switch covers, and shelving, etc.Clean, restocks all fixtures (toilet paper, towels, soap, and sanitizer) and sanitize restrooms, shower rooms, laundry rooms, and locker areas.Clean facility designated kitchenette, exterior and interior of stove, refrigerator, sink, counter tops, cabinets and drawers.Provide litter pick-up to all building exterior areas (including lawns, flowerbeds, sidewalks, parking lots, patios/porches, public seating, waste receptacles and window ledges. Utilizing various equipment (vacuum cleaners, floor machines, etc.), apply proper cleaning techniques for vacuuming, mopping, sweeping, stripping and waxing, dusting, spot cleaning, scrubbing, and disinfecting. Demonstrates compliance with quality assurance inspection results for assigned zone(s); Maintains appropriate inventory supply levels and requests re-orders for assigned zone area(s)Responsible for insuring that the key rings are secure at all times and checked in at the end of each shift.Responsible for adhering to all safety guidelines and procedures; must wear safety gear in performing tasks such as wearing safety glasses, gloves, and protective clothing when appropriate.Demonstrate excellent customer service for internal and external customersReport to Work Order Clerk all emergencies damages, fixtures/furniture losses, maintenance needs, equipment repairs, and safety issues.Performs other duties as assigned

* Incumbent holds a position that is considered essential when emergency situations take place on campus. Essential personnel are required to respond to campus (weather and safety permitting) to oversee critical functions during university emergencies and closures.

Required Qualifications
    Must be able to read, write, understand and take direction in English. - High school diploma or general educations degree, GED3 years of cleaning, Custodial/Janitorial experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.Ability to bend, stoop, load, carry, ascend/descend stairs, climb ladder (up to 10 to 12 feet above the floor), push and pull.Must be able to lift up to 25 poundsAbility to operate tools, and use cleaning chemicals according to safe work practices.Must be able to work variable shifts and overtime at different locations.Must have a valid GA Driver's License.
Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Savannah State University, as determined by Savannah State University, its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test. Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Savannah Stare University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy our institution to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, AREA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). Savannah State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy please contact the Savannah State University, Office of Human Resources at [email protected] Individuals requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Office of Human Resources at [email protected]




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Posted: 2/1/2021
Application Due: 3/26/2021
Work Type: Full Time