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Custodial Specialist (Jardine Apartments)

Apply now Department: 3670009200 Department of Housing & Dining
Job no: 516975
Employment type: Staff Full Time (USS)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Facilities / Grounds / Skilled Trades, Custodial
Pay Grade: 03A

About This Role:

The successful candidate will participate as an engaged team member in various cleaning and maintenance repair activities. These include:

  • Performs heavy industrial 'ceiling to floor’ cleaning in vacant Jardine Apartments, meeting spaces, offices, and classrooms. Properly uses cleaning chemicals and disinfectant products.  Removes trash, vacuums, dusts, mops, and disinfects surfaces and fixtures. Participates in deep cleaning of facilities.
  • Maintains attractive surroundings by picking up litter and debris, cleaning outdoor stairwells, handrails, landings, sidewalks and commons areas. Removes snow, spreads salt and sand on stairs and sidewalks too provide safe travel areas.
  • Provide hotel type housekeeping services for conference groups and other guests.
  • Uses, organizes, and maintains tools and equipment. Makes minor repairs to equipment.
  • Completes other duties as assigned to include, but not limited to, participate in training sessions and workshops; clean other areas or fill in for absent employees; serve as a “lead” employee or “fill-in” custodial specialist. 

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, tuition assistance, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

Worksite Options:

This position is required to be performed on-site. Work is performed on employer premises or designated assignment location.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • No minimum requirements.
  • Various training and/or certification may be required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Custodial experience that includes knowledge of commercial/industrial cleaning equipment.
  • Ability to work harmoniously and effectively with others and to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of tools, equipment and materials used in custodial work and their use of application.
  • Ability to make basic repairs, perform basic maintenance tasks.

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. On-line employment application

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:

$15.00 per hour

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

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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