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Custodian (days)

Reed College, Portland, OR

Job - Education

Close Date: 03/12/2018

The Custodian/Combination Worker is responsible for the cleaning of academic buildings, administrative offices, and residence halls on campus, moving furniture and equipment and supporting set up for special events on campus.

This is a full-time, non-exempt, union position, working 40 hours per week on day shift from 8:00am to 4:30pm. Starting pay is $14.98 per hour. Reed College offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical and dental insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with 10% employer contribution (after one year), paid holidays, paid vacation and many other campus amenities, such as access to the campus fitness center for employee and spouse and discounted TriMet bus passes.


You enjoy working independently, but can also work with a team.
It's easy for you to follow instructions, given verbally or written.
You enjoy physical work such as lifting heavy furniture and equipment.
You’ll bring an important aspect of diversity to our team.
Your co-workers would describe you as a friendly person and you go out of your way to provide good service.
You see a problem and come up with a solution before your supervisor has to point it out to you.
You care about details. You take pride in completing your work.
You can easily look at a list of tasks and decide which task is most important.
You've worked with different types of equipment, tools, materials, supplies and chemicals required for cleaning, buffing & waxing.
Safety is essential. You have experience identifying hazards in the workplace.
Six months experience working off shift or any combination of experience and education. A valid driver’s license preferred. Some custodian experience preferred. Must pass a pre-employment physical. Union membership is a condition of employment.

Majority of work is performed indoors with exposure to chemicals and cleaning agents. Physical effort may be required to safely lift heavy objects up to 50 pounds.

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