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Custodian II

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Custodian II
Department Facilities, Engineering, & Planning - BRC
Full Time/Part Time Full-Time
Requisition Number S18150
Open Date 10/16/2017
Close Date
Salary Information

Minimum of $11.00/hour.

Work Schedule

Monday through Friday, 2:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.; mandatory overtime after hours and on weekends, as needed.

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, and different locations, 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, shampoo and extract carpets, remove heavy trash, and perform special assignments in relation to custodial services. The Custodian II will also document all 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

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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

Completion of Basic Cleanology within first six months and Certified Cleanology within two years.

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.

Skills Preferred
Internal / External Contacts

Within the University: Students, Faculty and Staff.

Outside the University: Vendors

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
Quick Link for Posting http://jobs.rice.edu/postings/12083

Job Duties

Job Duty Name
Description of Job Duty

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

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.
- Perform special assignments in relation to custodial services.
- 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.
- Cleaning, polishing and storing all equipment after use.

Percentage of Time 70

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have six months or more experience of floor work training (strip, scrub, buff, seal, wax, and apply finishes to floors and shampoo and extract carpets)?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you able to read and follow work requests written in English?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * This position is required to work overtime and on weekends. Are you willing and able to occasionally work on weekends and overtime during the week, as needed?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Describe your experience working as a custodian performing routine and specialized duties, including carpet shampooing, and stripping and waxing floors. Include the specific machines and equipment (type, brand, size) you have used.

    (Open Ended Question)