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Custodian, Early Shift, Environmental Operations

Company: Indiana University
Location: Bloomington
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

DepartmentHOUSING OPERATIONS (BA-OPER-IUBLA) Department InformationHousing Operations supports the on-campus housing and dining for over 12,000 students. We strive to create life-changing experiences by building relationships, developing others, and creating a sense of belonging for our students, their families, and the Indiana University (IU) community.Our Environmental Operations team provides quality service through custodial care in residential buildings on Indiana University Bloomington (IUB) campus. We contribute to the health and morale of students, staff, faculty, and visitors by maintaining building environments that are clean and in good repair.Job SummaryDepartment-Specific Responsibilities

  • Keeps buildings and facilities in clean and orderly condition.
  • Performs daily cleaning of restrooms and showers in the student living spaces.
  • Vacuums hallways in student living spaces.
  • Maintains daily the public spaces of our residential areas.General Responsibilities
    • Cleans floors, ramps, and stairs by sweeping, wet mopping/dust mopping, scrubbing, or vacuuming them.
    • Services, cleans, and supplies restrooms.
    • Gathers and empties recycling and trash.
    • Cleans and polishes fixtures.
    • Replaces light bulbs.
    • Cleans windows, glass partitions, and mirrors using soapy water or other cleaners, sponges, and squeegees.
    • Mixes water and detergents or acids in containers to prepare cleaning solutions, according to specifications.
    • Dusts furniture, walls, machines, and equipment.
    • Steam cleans or shampoos carpets.
    • Strips, seals, finishes, and polishes floors.
    • Cleans, replaces, and hangs blinds, drapes, and entrance mats.
    • Collects and delivers soiled items.
    • Clears sidewalks, drives, and adjacent areas.
    • Shovels snow.
    • Locks, unlocks, and secures buildings.
    • Maintains awareness of building sand facilities, reports abnormalities or security concerns.
    • Identifies and reports needed building repairs.
    • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
    • Assists with snow removal activities as necessary.QualificationsEDUCATIONRequired
      • General knowledge at the high school levelWORK EXPERIENCEPreferred
        • Custodial experienceSKILLSRequired
          • Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner
          • Proficient communication skills
          • Maintains a high degree of professionalism
          • Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills
          • Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
          • Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
          • Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
          • Highly thorough and dependable
          • Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure
          • Excellent organizational skills
          • Ability to represent the company with external constituents
          • Ability to drive multiple projects to successful completion
          • Strong listening skills
          • Ability to build strong customer relationships
          • Knowledge of cleaning procedures and equipment and have ability to operate and use standard cleaning equipment and materials
          • Ability to follow safe work practices in biohazard and/or hazardous waste clean-up (i.e. blood-borne pathogens; toxic, reactive, explosive and ignitable laboratory wastes, corrosive wastes from cleaning operations; other miscellaneous wastes from across campus); may involve training and tests in hazardous waste management
          • Ability to interact and communicate with a wide variety of people
          • Ability to perform work that requires medium to heavy physical effort
          • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions
          • Ability to work in team environment
          • Ability to work with a wide variety of cultures and backgroundsWorking Conditions / DemandsThis role requires the ability to remain in a stationary position as well as the ability to move about the workplace for long durations. It requires effective communication, the ability to operate machinery, tools, and controls. The role requires the ability to ascend/descend ladders/stairs, and to position oneself in low level positions, detect a variety of chemicals and/or gases. The person in this role must be able to move items up to 50 pounds multiple times per shift. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.Must be available to work during inclement weather (i.e., snow and ice) when weather emergencies dictate that the department is needed to take care of the campusAdditional InformationSalary plan and grade: SM1CCThis is an AFSCME union covered position.Work LocationBloomington, IndianaAdvertised SalaryIndiana University is currently paying a shift premium of $0.50 per hour on top of the regular hourly rate to Custodian - Foundational for hours worked between 3:00 pm and 8:00 am, provided at least 6 hours are worked between those times.Work Hours40 hours per week, 7:30 am - 4:00 pm. The schedule consists of Saturdays and Sundays with additional weekdays.Benefits OverviewFor full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
            • Multiple plan options for medical insurance
            • Dental insurance
            • Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
            • Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
            • Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
            • Additional supplemental retirement plan options
            • Tuition benefit for IU classes
            • 10 paid holidays per year
            • Generous Paid Time Off
            • Paid Parental Leave
            • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)Learn more about our benefits by reviewing our online Benefits Brochure.Job ClassificationCareer Level: FoundationalFLSA: NonexemptJob Function: Engineering, Trades & FacilityJob Family: CustodialClick here to learn more about Indiana University's Job Framework.Posting DisclaimerThis 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.If you wish to include a cover letter, you may include it with your resume when uploading attachments.Equal Employment OpportunityIndiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on 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.Campus Safety and SecurityThe Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, containing policy statements, crime and fire statistics for all Indiana University campuses, is available online. You may also request a physical copy by emailing IU Public Safety at iups@iu.edu or by visiting IUPD.Contact UsRequest SupportTelephone: 812-856-1234

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