Custodian III

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: East Lansing, MICHIGAN

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Work type:Support Staff
Pay Grade: 12
Major Administrative Unit / College: Infrastructure Planning And Facilities
Department: Ipf Campus Services Custodial Services 40001051
Sub Area: 1585- Service Maint.
Salary: 19.93
Location:East Lansing
Categories:Full Time (90-100%), Service Maintenance- 1585, Labor/Service/Maintenance, Union

Position Summary

This position will perform and oversee cleaning, maintenance and security activities while leading a group of custodians in an assigned building(s). Position implements energy conservation methods, maintains security by locking and unlocking, reports electrical, plumbing or mechanical failures as needed. Follows safety regulations in an assigned area which involves lifting (25 lbs. to 50 lbs.), occasional heavy lifting (50 lbs. to 75 lbs.); climbing ladders and stairs: overhead reaching; operating heavy cleaning equipment, (i.e. automatic scrub machine, buffer, extractor, etc); frequent bending, twisting, kneeling, pushing, pulling, stooping; considerable walking and standing. Must have ability to understand and give verbal or written instruction; read chemical, biological, or radioactive warning signs; wear a respirator; remove snow with shovel or snow blower; retain training information required for custodial methods, equipment and products; work with student employees and be able to communicate and interact with the University community; serve as a liaison with the Department of Public Safety; maintain product inventory; make independent decisions to accomplish acceptable cleaning standards using appropriate methods, products and equipment; work inside or outside; sometimes exposed to harsh weather; work alone in vacated building, submit verbal or written reports as directed.

This position will engage in high performing, leading edge practices, valuing people, partners and stewardship. At IPF, we are committed to fostering an equitable, inclusive culture; engaging and hiring a diverse workforce.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills
  • High school graduate, GED, or equivalent.
  • Expert knowledge of heavy mechanical power cleaning and scrubbing equipment.
  • Expert knowledge of MSU Custodial Services' professional cleaning methods and materials.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, accompany, and oversee work assignment of support employees.
  • Two years of satisfactory experience as a Custodian II with possession of MSU custodial cleaning competencies certification prior to completion of six months from time of placement, or an equivalent combination of experience and training.
  • Steady lifting of 26 to 75 pounds and frequent lifting of over 75 pounds.

Desired Qualifications

Experience in maintaining and refinishing wood floors, doing health care facility cleaning, and basic equipment repair.

A creative and innovative lifelong learner with the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population; able to problem solve within a collaborative team environment; ability to understand different perspectives while utilizing expert knowledge of the technical operations of the job.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Application Materials

Resume Required

Work Hours

4:30pm-1:00am Monday-Friday

Building Location


Summary of Physical Demands

1. Lifting trash from brute barrels to dumpster.
2. Emptying recycling containers into curb carts.
3. Putting away stock.

Summary of Health Risks

Exposure to human blood, serum, tissue and other body fluids; and materials covered under Universal Precautions.

Bidding eligibility ends on 4/6/2021 at 11:55 PM

Advertised:May 7, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:May 13, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time

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