Job Details

Custodian 1

South Puget Sound Community College, 2011 Mottman Rd SW, Olympia, WA 98512

Job - Other

Close Date: 04/01/2018

Position type Part-time, Hourly
Salary $12.24/hr.
Opens January 29, 2018
Closes Open until filled
Location Main Campus; Olympia, WA

South Puget Sound Community College seeks to establish a pool of self-motivated, organized and enthusiastic individuals to serve as Custodians.

This recruitment is open to all applicants who meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Applications received for this position will be used to create an applicant pool that will be used to fill any Custodian 1 vacancies which may occur at the college over the next six months.

The Custodian 1 performs general custodial duties related to the cleaning of classrooms, offices, and other areas in assigned buildings and facilities; and a variety of tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility on the college campus.

Typical Work:
• Clean, disinfect and sanitize restrooms, shower rooms, fixtures and equipment in accordance with established procedures and standards; refill restroom dispensers.
• Clean assigned facilities (e.g. classrooms, cafeterias, day care facilities, gymnasiums, auditoriums, offices, corridors, entranceways, elevators, stairways, etc.), in accordance with established procedures and standards, for the purpose of maintaining a sanitary, safe and attractive environment.
• Clean white boards; dust and wipe furniture; sweep, mop or vacuum floors; empty wastebaskets, trash, and recycle containers. Remove trash and recycling from area and take to outside dumpsters or compactors.
• Strip, scrub, apply floor finish, buff, and refinish hard surface floors.
• Clean up spills on carpets, tile, and flooring.
• Perform exterior cleaning and related duties in areas within a reasonable distance from buildings using hand-operated tools or small power equipment to remove debris or to sweep sidewalks or stairs.
• Contain and clean blood and bodily fluid in accordance with procedures using proper protective equipment.
• Detail cleaning including floors, ceilings, walls and corners using extension tools and heavy cleaning equipment (such as buffing machines, waxers and carpet shampooers).
• Maintain custodial supplies and equipment (e.g. cleaning solutions, paper products, custodial tools, etc.) in custodial rooms for the purpose of ensuring the availability of items required to properly maintain facilities. Promptly report tool repair or replacement needs to Supervisor.
• Transport custodial supplies and equipment to and from storage and work areas.
• Arrange equipment and furnishings (e.g. furniture arrangements, tables, chairs, bleachers, etc.) as required for the purpose of providing adequate arrangements for meetings, classroom activities and events.
• Inventory and prepare list of products, supplies and/or tools that need to be reordered in accordance with the inventory program overseen by the Supervisor.
• Follow written and/or verbal instructions regarding the use of chemicals, supplies and equipment; comply with safety policies and procedures.
• Maintain records and forms. May use an automated record keeping system.
• Use hand held devices to scan for activity completion and cleanliness.
• Respond to and report facility damage, injured or ill students, unauthorized persons and alarms for the purpose of taking appropriate action to resolve immediate safety issues and maintaining a functioning educational environment.
• Report need for repairs and maintenance.
• Check for and secure windows; report unlocked doors and unauthorized occupants to security

Minimum Requirements:
• Completion of high school/GED or equivalent
• Possession of a valid State of Washington Driver’s License and ability to drive College vehicles.

Desirable Qualifications, Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to communicate using routine sentences; complete routine job forms and incident reports; and/or communicate routine information regarding daily activities
• Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in units of measure using whole numbers and common fractions
• Ability to complete assignments without immediate supervision
• Ability to perform all essential functions in a safe manner
• Ability to work on a ladder
• Knowledge of cleaning chemicals, cleaning methods, procedures, tools, and equipment
• Knowledge of occupational hazards and standard safety practices
• Knowledge of proper lifting techniques
• Ability to operate custodial equipment and hand tools (such as a vacuum, buffing machine, broom, mop, pressure cleaners, squeegee, compactors, or ladder), supplies, and chemicals in a safe and effective manner for the cleaning and general maintenance of floors, walls, carpets and furniture. Wear proper protective equipment while performing job duties (i.e., goggles, helmet, back brace, knee pads).

Physical Work Environment:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally
exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat and risk of electrical shock. Work with
exposure to cleaning solutions, disinfectants, chemicals, bacteria, and bodily fluids. All employees will be required to wear protective gear and follow proper safety precautions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

This position requires physical work entailing lifting, moving, pushing and pulling. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly,
and often repetitively, required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle,
or feel; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Frequently required to talk or hear. Is occasionally required to climb,
balance and smell. Periodically required to lift and /or move up to
50 pounds. Must be able to walk and stand constantly and for extended periods. This position may also require close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Must be able to follow instructions or work orders; and/or read routine sentences, instructions, regulations, or procedures.

Interested candidates may apply by submitting the following items:
1. Completed SPSCC Employment Application
2. Letter of formal application that specifically addresses your ability to perform the responsibilities and competencies described
3. Resume of all educational and professional experience that demonstrates how you meet the minimum and any preferred qualifications

Send application materials via one of the delivery methods below- email is preferred:
Fax: (360) 596-5706
Human Resource Office
South Puget Sound Community College
2011 Mottman Road SW
Olympia, WA 98512

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