Temporary Custodial Pool

Job description

Salary: $10.00 Hourly
Job_Type: Part Time
Job_Number: TM1
Location: Main Campus
Division: PHP Temporary Pool

General Summary

Perform routine and heavy cleaning, and upkeep of University buildings and facilities.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Perform routine and heavy cleaning, and upkeep of University buildings and facilities.

Clean and maintain floor surfaces and stairways by sweeping, mop-ping, stripping, sealing, refinishing, and polishing, using hand and/or mechanical cleaning, scrubbing and buffing equipment.

Clean mirrors, blackboards, interior glass and windows, drinking fountains, ceilings, walls, doors and other appliances and equipment.

Vacuum and clean carpeted floors, stairways and upholstered furniture.

Clean carpeted floors as needed.

Clean lavatories and fixtures.

Empty waste containers, ash trays and cigarette urns; and pick up refuse in buildings. Empty waste containers outside building entrances.

Stock lavatories and other applicable rooms with necessary supplies such as soap, toilet paper and towels, and maintain an inventory of various supplies and equipment in accordance with specific instructions.

Replace burned-out light bulbs.

Clean, dust and polish items such as cases, ledges, furniture, equipment, fixtures, furnishings, venetian blinds and window casings.

Remove snow and ice from building entrances, as directed.

Move and arrange furniture, supplies, equipment and furnishings, as required, to perform assigned cleaning or to set up for various meetings and events.

Maintain cleanliness of work and storage areas and all supplies and equipment used in the performance of duties.

Report any damage, malfunction, irregularities and/or potential hazards in equipment or supplies to supervisor.

Lock and unlock rooms and buildings.

Perform related Departmental duties, as required.


Ability to read, write, interpret instructions and perform basic arithmetic, typically acquired through the completion of a high school education, is necessary.

Ability to perform physically active work of a medium-heavy nature, requiring frequent walking, climbing, pushing, pulling, stooping, kneeling and crouching activity to perform routine cleaning functions; and frequent lifting requiring the exertion of up to 50 pounds of force to lift a mop bucket, vacuum, ladder, or other supplies and equipment, is necessary.

Ability to meet Departmental standards of reasonable personal hygiene is necessary.

Knowledge of cleaning techniques and operation of custodial equipment is desirable.

Supplemental Information


This is a pooled posting for temporary employment. The intent of this classification specification is to provide an illustration of the level of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Notice of Availability of the Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report

The Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report is available online
at: https://www.emich.edu/police/documents/current_yearly_crime_stats.pdf

The report contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.

If you would like to receive a paper copy of the Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report, you can stop by the Department of Public Safety at 1200 Oakwood St. or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling 734-487-0892 or emailing [email protected]

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Job No:
Posted: 3/29/2021
Application Due: 5/28/2021
Work Type: Full Time