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Custodian II - Evening Shift

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Custodian II - Evening Shift
Department Facilities, Engineering, & Planning
Full Time/Part Time Full-Time
Requisition Number S18096
Open Date 09/26/2017
Close Date
Salary Information

Minimum $10.75/hour.

Work Schedule

Monday through Friday, 3 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Benefits Eligible Yes
Eligible for Overtime Yes
Position Summary

The Custodian II, in addition to performing the functions of a Custodian I (cleaning, sweeping, mopping, vacuuming and removing trash from restrooms, buildings, as well as cleaning and polishing furniture, chalk boards and walls), will perform the following duties: strip, scrub, buff, seal, wax and apply finishes to floors; and shampoo and extract carpets, and remove heavy trash. The Custodian II will document services on a daily basis and customize with customers on a quarterly basis to obtain feedback and schedule work. This position has no supervisory duties.

Education Required No formal education
Concentration / Degree Type
Substitution for Education Requirement


Education Preferred

High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience Required 6 months
Type of Experience

Floor work training.

Substitution for Experience Requirement

Education may not be substituted for the experience requirement.

Experience Preferred
License/Certification Required
License/Certification Preferred
Skills Required

- Must be able to speak, read and write English in order to document work performed and customize work with customers.
- Must be proficient in the use of large commercial buffers.

Skills Preferred

- Ability to use carpet extracting and high pressure washing equipment.
- Completion of Rice’s Basic Cleanology within first six months and Certified Cleanology within two years.

Internal / External Contacts

Various members of the Rice community.

Physical Demands

HEAVY – Exert up to 70 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects. Requires walking or standing up to 8 hours per day and multi-limb coordination to operate heavy equipment and drive a vehicle. Other physical requirements of the job include the ability to bend/crouch/or kneel, lift, see, reach, climb, and balance.

Working Conditions

Work Environment: Primarily an indoor work environment in a variety of university settings which may include offices, laboratories, classrooms, athletics facilities, covered walkways, etc. May be exposed to temperature and weather extremes when working under covered walkways or in facilities that are not climate controlled.

Work Hazards: Some work may occur at heightened elevations on ladders or scaffolding, or in wet areas. Possible exposure to toxic and caustic chemicals.

Work Schedule: There is a possibility of overtime weekly. This position is considered essential during a campus emergency. The incumbent in this position is expected to report to campus, provide the essential services designated and work under the overall direction of the Crisis Management Team for the duration of a campus emergency.

Security Sensitive Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
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Job Duties

Job Duty Name
Description of Job Duty

- Move furniture.
- Scrub walls and other vertical surfaces.
- Lock and unlock buildings.
- Perform Cleanology Inspections on assigned area on a quarterly basis.
- Perform customizations on a quarterly basis and meet with customers for feedback on work performed.
- Wash outside windows as well as cloisters and entrances using ladder and special equipment.

Percentage of Time 30
Job Duty Name
Description of Job Duty

- Strip, scrub, buff floors.
- Seal, wax and apply finishes.
- Shampoo and extract carpets.
- Pressure wash surfaces.
- Remove heavy trash.
- Cleaning, polishing and storing all equipment after use.
- All regular Custodian I duties such as, but not limited to: cleaning, sweeping, mopping, vacuuming and removing trash from restrooms, buildings, and different locations as needed.

Percentage of Time 70

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have six months of floor work training?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you able to read, write, and speak English?
    • Yes
    • No