Custodian

Employer
Oakton Community College
Location
Des Plaines, IL

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Administrative Jobs
Institutional & Business Affairs, Auxiliary Services
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Category:: Staff
Department:: Facilities
Locations:: Des Plaines, IL
Posted:: Sep 30, 2021
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Full Time Staff
Position ID:: 137559

About Oakton Community College :


For 50 years, Oakton Community College has been the setting where thousands begin or continue their college or career studies. Educating people of all ages, from all walks of life and from more than 40 nations, Oakton focuses on improving the quality of life for everyone who enters its doors.


We offer:


Continuing education
Great benefits
Paid winter break
FRIDAYS OFF during the summer



Job Description:


Basic Function and Responsibility:


Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, perform routine custodial activities at an assigned school campus or other assigned college facility; maintain buildings and surrounding areas in a clean, orderly and secure condition.



Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:



  • Perform general custodial tasks in a specific work area including trash removal, cleaning chalk boards, dry/wet mopping, strip/wax floors etc.
  • Operate custodial equipment such as vacuums, mops, small hand and power tools, buffer/scrubber
  • Move furniture, file cabinets, desks, etc., as required.
  • Set up furniture, stages, mats, etc., as required for special events.
  • Clean and disinfect drinking fountains and restroom facilities including sinks, toilets and urinals; replenish dispensers with towels, soap, toilet paper and other items; clean mirrors, tile and windows.
  • Assist and work with routine tasks as directed by supervision such as moving, plumbing, and basic repair.
  • Report safety, sanitary and fire hazards to appropriate authority; report need for maintenance repairs; respond to emergency custodial requests as needed.
  • Perform snow removal and perform special work assignments or clean ups as directed.
  • Perform other job related duties as assigned.



Requirements:


Minimum Qualifications:


  • High school education or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is required.
  • One year of custodial experience or similar experience is necessary.
  • Familiarity with methods, techniques, materials, tools and equipment used in custodial work is required.


Additional Information:


Supervision Received:


General supervision is received from the Manager of Housekeeping. Functional supervision is received from the Housekeeping Supervisor.


Supervision Exercised:


None


Physical Working Conditions:


Position will require employees to have


  • the ability to stand, walk and move for extended periods of time (Often - 75% - 100%).
  • the ability to detect dirt, dust, stains and marks. (Often 75% to 100%)
  • the ability to bend, twist, stoop, kneel, crawl, push, pull, and reach in all directions (Often - 75% - 100%)
  • the ability to lift and carry 50 lbs. (Often 75% - 100%)
  • the ability to perform moderate to strenuous physical labor for extended periods of time. (Often 75% - 100%)
  • the ability to set up and operate mechanical cleaning equipment.(Occasional 50% to 75%)
  • the ability to work at heights and the ability to ascend/descend ladders. (Seldom - 0% - 25%)

  • Some shifts will require the use of radio communication. Employees on these shifts, using these devices, will be required to have the ability to hear and exchange information clearly.
  • Job duties may be performed in hot, dusty, dirty environments. Employees may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and outside weather conditions.

HOURS: Monday-Wednesday 5:30 pm - 2:00 am; Saturday 7:00 am- 3:30 pm; Sunday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm


SALARY: $36,456




Application Instructions:


For further details, visit our website at www.oakton.edu and select the Employment link to view Employment Opportunities.


Please be sure to have a current resume, cover letter, and list of, at least, three (3) professional references with contact information prepared to submit with your application. One (1) of the references must be your most recent, direct supervisor.


Oakton Community College is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution, committed to employing competent, qualified individuals. Oakton Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, age, marital status, military status, socioeconomic status, sex or gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation in admission to and participation in its educational programs, college activities and services, or in its employment practices.





URL: www.oakton.edu

Organization

With more than 2,500 course offerings each term, Oakton Community College offers a wealth of educational options in the heart of Chicago’s northern suburbs. From degree programs to non-credit career enhancement and personal enrichment courses, Oakton has something for everyone. 

Founded in 1969, Oakton is a two-year community college offering associate's degree programs and non-credit courses in northern Cook County, Illinois.

Locations
Oakton's 147-acre main campus sits in a forest preserve in Des Plaines, Illinois. A second campus in Skokie serves residents on the eastern side of the District and is home to the Art, Science, and Technology Pavilion. The College also offers continuing education classes at off-campus locations throughout the region, and many students pursue studies at home through our distance learning program.

Programs of Study
Associate's degrees in 80 areas of study prepare students to transfer to four-year institutions or to step directly into rewarding careers. Continuing education programs offer personal enrichment and career advancement opportunities through courses ranging from art to home improvement to English as a Second Language.

Faculty
Oakton's 700 full- and part-time faculty members boast top academic credentials, and their true passion is teaching. In small classes, our faculty engage students as individuals and guide their learning experience.

Students
Oakton's 46,000 credit and non-credit students represent all ages, 55 nations, and a wide range of experience. More than half come from a minority background, bringing a wealth of perspectives to campus.

Student Life
Students at Oakton participate in 50 clubs and organizations, from the Ceramics Club to Students for Social Justice, and they take a role in college governance and more through the Student Government Association and other leadership groups. A rich activities calendar offers lectures, social events, service opportunities, and more.

With a full performing arts season and a museum dedicated to the work of Chicago-area artists, Oakton Community College fosters a creative environment where the arts flourish. For students, that means opportunities to learn, create, and perform. For the community, the College offers a wide array of cultural events and opportunities to experience creativity.

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