Part-Time Custodian
Indiana University

Bloomington, Indiana

Posted in Education and Training
28 days ago

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Department Information

The Division of Student Affairs is focused on building a strong foundation to ensure every student's IU experience is positive, safe, healthy, and meaningful. The Division of Student Affairs staff and 19 departments aim to help students navigate their time at IU, providing the tools they need to be successful in school and after graduation. Students are our priority and their health, safety, and overall well-being are our core mission.

Job Summary

The part-time custodian helps keep the building and facilities in clean and orderly condition. Performs heavy cleaning duties such as cleaning floors, shampooing rugs, washing walls and glass, and removing refuse. Performs routine light maintenance activities and notifies management of need for repairs.

Cleans building floors, ramps, and stairs by sweeping, wet mopping, dust mopping, scrubbing, or vacuuming. Services, cleans, and supplies restrooms. Collects recyclables, and gathers and empties trash. Cleans windows, glass partitions, and mirrors using soapy water or other cleaners, sponges, and squeegees. Dusts walls, machines, and equipment.

Mix water and detergents or acids in containers to prepare cleaning solutions, according to specifications. Steam cleans or shampoos carpets. Strips, seals, finishes, and polishes floors. May conduct full range of housekeeping duties. Clears sidewalks, drives, and adjacent areas; shovels snow. Keeps custodial supply closet orderly and stocked with adequate chemicals, equipment, and toiletries.

Locks, unlocks, and secures buildings. Maintains awareness of buildings and facilities, and reports abnormalities or security concerns. Identifies and reports needed building repairs.

Required Qualifications

General knowledge at the high school level.

Knowledge of cleaning procedures and equipment. Ability to operate and use standard cleaning equipment and materials. Ability to follow safe work practices in biohazard and/or hazardous waste cleanup (blood borne pathogens; toxic, reactive, explosive, and ignitable laboratory wastes, corrosive wastes from cleaning operations, and other miscellaneous wastes from across campus). Ability to complete training and testing in hazardous waste management. Ability to interact and effectively communicate with a diverse variety of individuals to perform work that requires medium to heavy physical effort. Ability to comprehend and follow instructions, with ability to work in a team environment and perform work in a safe and efficient manner.

Work Location

Bloomington, Indiana

Advertised Salary

$12 - $13 per hour.

Work Hours

5:00 - 10:45 pm, Monday - Friday.

Job Classification

Career Level: Temporary

FLSA: Nonexempt

Job Function: Temporary Hourly

Job Family: Temporary Regular

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.

This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.

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Beginning with the fall 2021 semester, all Indiana University students, faculty, and staff will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of enrollment / employment. To learn more about this requirement, view our COVID-19 vaccine information page.

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Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.

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