Temporary Pool for Labor/Maintenance/Custodial Candidates

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Temporary Pool for Labor/Maintenance/Custodial Candidates
Department Human Resources
Temporary Temporary Full-Time
Requisition Number T15247
Open Date 03/12/2015
Close Date
Salary Information

Salary Commensurate with Experience and Qualifications

Work Schedule

Dependent upon nature of position.

Benefits Eligible Yes
Eligible for Overtime Yes
Position Summary

Rice University occasionally has temporary positions available in various departments across the campus. These positions may be either full- or part-time, and can vary in length from two weeks to several months. Pay is commensurate with experience, qualifications, and available budget.

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


Education Preferred
Experience Required No experience required
Type of Experience

Experience requirements will vary based on the specifics of the temporary position to be filled.

Substitution for Experience Requirement


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

Dependent upon nature of position.

Skills Preferred
Internal / External Contacts

Various members of the Rice community.

Physical Demands

Dependent upon nature of position.

Working Conditions

Dependent upon nature of position.

Security Sensitive Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applications for temporary positions will be kept active for two months from the time they are submitted. After two months, the status of the application will be changed to ‘Incomplete’.

If you are still available and interested in temporary opportunities, simply click on ‘Application‡’ under the ‘Application Materials’ column, re-certify and resubmit your application, and it will be active for another two months.

Quick Link for Posting http://jobs.rice.edu/postings/3680

Job Duties

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.

- Perform routine semi-skilled tasks using tools and equipment; examples of work that may be required are: cleaning of gutters and downspouts; mechanical equipment and rolling stock; replacing light bulbs; maintaining smoke detectors; unclogging drains; rough painting; rough carpentry; heavy moving and hauling; shop cleanup; changing ballast and flush valves and using lift equipment.

- Maintain landscape plants.
- Mow, edge, trim, prune, rake, plant, water, and weed the turf, trees, shrubs, ground cover, and flowers on campus.
- Clean assigned areas after work is complete.
- Pick up litter and empties trash cans.
- Clean streets, sidewalks, loading docks, and parking lots.
- Fertilize plants.
- Keep area drain grates clean.

- Routine semi-skilled maintenance assistance in support of skilled crafts.
- Special projects and other duties as assigned.

Percentage of Time 100

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * What is the highest level of education you have achieved?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please describe your work experience. What areas do you most prefer to work in?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * What length of time would you be available for or interested in should a temporary opportunity become available: short-term (one day to one month); or long-term (one month or longer)?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * What is your required pay for a temporary position? Please give an hourly amount (answers such as 'open' or 'negotiable' will not be accepted).

    (Open Ended Question)