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Custodial Specialist

Apply now Department: 3670009250 Recreational Services Peters
Job no: 513534
Employment type: Staff Full Time (USS)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Custodial
Pay Grade: 03A

About This Role:

Come join our team as a Custodial Specialist! This position will provide a clean and safe environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors at the Peters Recreation Complex.

Hours will be Monday-Friday, 6am to 3pm with occasional weekend.

Why Join Us:

Recreational Services’ mission is to develop, promote and manage the administration of recreational and fitness facilities, services and programs for the campus community at Kansas State University. Active and healthy lifestyles enhance opportunities for continuance of personal and professional maintenance and growth. These lifestyles are positively affected by the quality and quantity of the services, programs and facilities we provide. Recreational Services promotes student development and provides leadership opportunities in a diverse setting for its participants and employees.

This position is covered by the Kansas Association of Public Employees (KAPE) agreement.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

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

Job Description

  • Cleaning, dusting and/or disinfecting all areas of the facility to include floors, stairs, walls, toilets, showers, fixtures, mats, windows (inside and outside), ledges, handrails and trash receptacles in order to provide clean, sanitary and attractive area by using brooms, mops, vacuums, power sweepers, buffers, power washers extractors, solvents and other custodial supplies and equipment.
  • Refinishes tile floors and extracts carpets.
  • Cleans and arranges the custodial storage areas
  • Maintain equipment and keep equipment in good repair and working order by using the necessary tools.
  • Assist with special arrangements for special events and activities by operating carts and dollies, utilizing an ability to employ safe maneuvering techniques.
  • Perform duties as required by supervisor in support of the operational emergency needs of the Rec Complex.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

  • None

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in an institutional setting
  • Experience using commercial cleaning equipment
  • Stable work history
  • Knowledge in custodial procedures
  • Ability to work around a large participant and employee base
  • Ability to work with pressure of a schedule that requires adapting to a varying routine

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
  • Ability to operate and control walk-behind and riding scrubbers
  • Ability to work around cleaning and floor chemicals
  • Ability to transport heavy objects (up to 50lbs)
  • Work is generally performed by standing and walking during the shift

How to Apply:

Please submit  the online application form.

Screening of Applications Begins:

Will begin on Aug 15, 2022 and continues until position is filled.

Salary Range/ Pay Rate:

$11.79 to $13.13 per hour

Please note: The minimum pay rate for this position is $11.79 per hour. Actual pay rate will be determined based on the candidate’s qualifications, internal equity and departmental funding. The range indicated includes both the typical hiring range and potential future progression.

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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