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Custodial Specialist (Division of Facilities)

Apply now Department: 3670060020 Fac Custodial Services
Job no: 508436
Work type: Staff Full Time (USS)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Custodial
Pay Grade: 02A

About this role:

The Division of Facilities at Kansas State University is seeking a Custodial Specialist. The Custodial Specialist should know about cleaning buildings in a commercial setting, including the use of large rotary floor machines and self-propelled scrubbers and burnishers preferred — knowledge of applying disinfectants desired. The ability to communicate effectively is a must. Hours are from 5:00 AM - 1:30 PM, Monday-Friday.

Why Join Us:

Custodial Services attends to the interior quality of approximately seventy-five academic and administrative buildings, as well as supports special events and maintenance in the Ahearn Recreational Complex and Natatorium on campus. These buildings, around 6.2 million gross square feet, consist of classrooms, lecture halls, offices, laboratories, arenas, restrooms, libraries, corridors, child development centers, and theaters.

This position is benefits eligible: health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, tuition assistance program, paid time off – vacation, sick and holidays. 

To learn more visit: http://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits/

Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks candidates whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's commitment to the Principles of Community.

The Successful Candidate will:

  • Clean public areas including, but not limited to, offices, classrooms, restrooms, and other public spaces
  • Sweep, wet mop, scrub, dust and clean indoors
  • Provide a high level of customer service, be able to respond and resolve internal and external customer requests
  • Maintain harmonious work relationships
  • Perform snow and ice removal as needed

What You'll Need to Succeed:

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Custodial experience in large residential or commercial buildings
  • Be able to learn the operation of a wide variety of commercial janitorial equipment
  • Understand/follow explicit instructions in English, both oral and written form.

Other Requirements :

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
  • Moderate physical exertion is required to transport equipment associated with the position, often involving times weighing up to 50 pounds, unassisted, on a repetitive basis, daily.  Must be able to stand the strain of working long hours at custodial tasks and work inside and outside under varying work and climate conditions.
  • Subject to on-call, standby and inclement weather response.  This position is considered essential. 

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until filled. 

Pay Rate:

$10.68 per hour

+ $.60 shift differential for qualifying work shifts

Benefits Summary:

This position is benefits eligible: health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, tuition assistance program, paid time off – vacation, sick and holidays. To learn more visit: http://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits/

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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