Location: Worcester, MA Category: Staff and Administrators Posted On: Fri Aug 14 2020 Job Description:
Clark University seeks a Utility Custodian.
Tuesday- Saturday, 11:00 pm - 7:30 am
Reporting to the Custodial Supervisor (CS), the Utility Custodian performs general custodial work in connection with cleaning and maintaining buildings and grounds. As a member of the Snow Removal Team, the Utility Custodian performs campus wide snow removal during the winter months and will respond to other weather related emergencies or special events as needed. The Utility Custodian is responsible for providing a safe, clean and productive environment for all students, faculty and staff.
Job duties include:
Clean campus property such as; classrooms, offices, restrooms, corridors, labs, bedrooms and kitchens. Typical items within these spaces requiring cleaning are; walls, all types of floors, windows, furniture, woodwork, toilets, sinks, and appliances. Employ all of the following cleaning methods; washing, waxing, buffing, sweeping, polishing, dusting and vacuuming.
Clean restrooms, in a method that sanitizes and thoroughly provides a fresh quality.
Remove trash; empty and cleans waste barrels, garbage cans and other waste receptacles.
Replace bathroom paper goods, light bulbs, batteries, or any required renewable products.
Operate all types of cleaning equipment required to clean floors, carpets, drapes and furniture.
Wash interior and exterior windows and other indoor and outdoor surfaces.
Maintain and perform basic repair for all types of cleaning equipment such as; electric sweepers, scrubbers, burnishing machines, side by side extractors, upholstery equipment, mops, and other general cleaning equipment.
Keep assigned campus areas adjacent to buildings including steps and walks clear of trash, sand, and debris; additional pick up of trash and debris in a wider area if directed or assigned by CS.
Shovel snow, operate snow blowers and apply ice treatment on walks and entrances in collaboration with the Grounds Dept. in a joint effort to provide campus snow removal.
Maintain cleaning supplies and related inventory.
Provide visual checks for repairs, or utility malfunctions and report findings to CS and/or his/her designee.
Provide general security checks of buildings and grounds during cleaning tours, checking for unlocked doors, windows and locking/unlocking rooms or buildings as directed by CS.
Meet all appropriate work standards; punctual arrival and departure to and from work, proper accounting for time reports and proper notification of time absent from work.
Understanding and work with waste recycling processes.
Move furniture, load and unload trucks and support University events by setting up tables, chairs and other event equipment.
Participate in special cleaning projects?i.e. from ladders and lifts, specialty floor refinishing/care etc.
Contribute to the overall success of the department by performing other essential duties and responsibilities as assigned.
3 year's professional cleaning or facility maintenance experience
Valid Massachusetts Driver's License
Must have ability to lift 75lbs, bend, stoop and twist on a daily basis; able to stand, walk or sit for extended periods of time; able to climb stairs and ladders
Ability to operate a fork truck (1C license preferred)
Ability to operate power tools for basic repair jobs
Participate and meet all standards of required training programs
Must have the ability to work alone and with supervision and the ability to follow oral and written instructions
Preferred qualifications include high school/diploma/GED, basic proficiency with web based computer applications, and the ability to make general facility repairs
This position is considered essential personnel and will be expected to report to work during emergency closings and may be required to work occasional evenings, weekends or holidays (including overtime) to respond to University events, facility related incidents or urgent needs
The Utility Custodian will maintain a positive, professional relationship with all members of the Clark Community
The hourly rate for this position is $16.07.
A successful background check is required upon acceptance.
This is a Full-time position with excellent benefits, which include employee and family tuition benefits, vacation, generous retirement plan, free use of campus fitness center and many more.
Clark University embraces equal opportunity and affirmative action as core values: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, inclusive of all women, to apply.
Founded in 1887, Clark University is a liberal arts-based research university committed toscholarship and inquiry that addresses social and human imperatives on a global basis. It is the place where Robert Goddard invented the modern rocket, where Sigmund Freud delivered his only lectures in the United States, and where current students stake their claim to the Clark motto, “Challenge Convention, Change Our World,” which is the rallying cry that inspires our community every day. Located in Worcester, Massachusetts, Clark University educates its undergraduate and graduate students to be imaginative and contributing citizens of the world, and to advance the frontiers of knowledge and understanding through rigorous scholarship and creative effort. The University’s engages students in such areas as biology, chemistry, economics, geography, psychology, urban education, management, environmental science and policy, Holocaust and genocide studies, and international development and social change. Clark University’s pioneering model of higher education, LEEP (Liberation Education and Effective Practice) compels undergraduate students to thrive in authentic world and workplace settings, and prepares them for lives and careers of consequence.