Temporary Custodian

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Work type: Staff
Location: Big Rapids, MI 49307
Categories: Service/Maintenance

Position Title: Temporary Custodian  
Location: Big Rapids (Main Campus)  
Department:

55200 - Bldg Custodial Admin

 
Advertised Salary: $16.20 hourly rate pursuant to the FSU and AFSCME/AFL-CIO Agreement  
FLSA: Non-Exempt  
Temporary/Continuing:  Temporary  
Part-Time/Full-Time: Full-Time  
Union Group: Custodial, Maintenance, Dining, Skilled Trade (AFSCME Local 1609)  
Term of Position: 12 Month  
At Will/Just Cause: Just Cause  
Summary of Position: Temporary position provides custodial services to the campus community. M-F, 5:00 pm - 1:30 am. Position will end on August 12, 2022.

The position will perform custodial duties independently or within a team environment as assigned providing a high standard of cleanliness.
 
Position Type: Staff  
Required Education: High school diploma or GED equivalency.  
Required Work Experience: Will train applicant for the duties associated with this temporary assignment.  
Required Licenses and Certifications: Valid driver's license.  
Physical Demands:
  • Bending
  • Carrying
  • Inclement Weather
  • Reaching
  • Twisting
  • Balancing
  • Climbing
  • Driving
  • Heights
  • Pulling/Pushing
  • Repetitive Movement
  • Standing
 
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered: Any other related custodial experience.  
Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Change linens, make beds, and bunk/debunk beds.

Check fire extinguisher and related equipment as scheduled; report any deficiencies to supervisor.

Depending on assignment, may be required to move custodial equipment, fill in for vacant positions, etc.

Disinfect restrooms, showers, and locker rooms.

Empty waste baskets and trash containers and gather and dispose of trash and foreign material from assigned area (to include perimeter of assigned building).

Maintain current knowledge of bloodborne pathogen policies and procedures.

May be responsible for carrying, distributing, and delivering custodial supplies and equipment.

Minimize waste of cleaning, paper, soap, and other supplies.

Open and close buildings, classrooms, offices, etc. of assigned areas.

Remove snow and ice from entrances of assigned areas; apply salt as necessary.

Replace light bulbs, globes, tubes, and light lenses.

Replenish paper and soap products.

Report needed maintenance on assigned equipment.

Report needed repairs to supervisor or call physical plant in emergencies.

Respond to emergency custodial requests (which could include blood and body fluid clean up).

Set up tables, chairs, and other related furniture as needed.

Sweep, wet mop, refinish hard surface floors, clean carpet, and vacuum.

Utilize household plunger to unplug commodes, urinals, and sink drains without dismantling the fixture.

Wash walls, woodwork, windows, blinds, mirrors, bathroom fixtures, furniture, chalk/white boards, and climb ladders.

Work with different cleaning chemicals and equipment and follow procedures for safe handling and use, and wear assigned protective equipment.

Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Any other duties assigned within the position classification area.
 
Marginal Duties/Responsibilities: Assist other service workers as needed.

Train and direct others in the performance of the characteristic duties. Carry out these responsibilities in accordance with University policies and applicable laws.

Maintain safety and security of equipment, vehicles, keys, tools, materials, and inventories.

Maintain safety, health, and quality standards in all duties and responsibilities.

Report to immediate supervisor.

May require availability to work other shifts, weekends and evenings, including overtime and responding to emergency calls.

If required by job duties, employee must be able to fulfill the University requirements concerning issuance and use of University keys.
 
Skills and Abilities: Communicate and work effectively with students, staff, faculty, and visitors.

Exercise good judgment in resolving situations related to cleaning and proper chemical use, referring unusual problems to supervisor.

Maintain high standard of cleanliness and follow safety and disinfecting standards and practices.

Read, understand, and follow instructions, safety and direction labels, equipment operations manuals, etc.

Train and direct others in the performance of the characteristic duties.

Work harmoniously with and lead others in all situations including those environments which may involve variable temperatures, noise, and stressful workloads.

Work independently.

Lift supplies and equipment, mop, empty trash containers and/or bags.

May be required to work in a hot, humid area and/or cold weather environments and/or wear personal protective equipment.

May frequently lift up to 50 lbs. When required to lift, pull, push, etc. heavy objects over 50 pounds; employee must use good judgment by obtaining additional assistance such as the help of a second person or a mechanical means.

Operate heavy powered cleaning equipment such as carpet extraction/shampoo equipment, high speed burnisher, scrubber, etc.

Stand for most of shift.

Walk, lift, bend, pull and push, twist, turn, climb, etc.

Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
 
Required Documents:    
Optional Documents:    
Special Instructions to Applicants: Temporary position provides custodial services to the campus community. M-F, 5:00 pm - 1:30 am. Position will end on August 12, 2022.

The position will perform custodial duties independently or within a team environment as assigned providing a high standard of cleanliness.
 
Initial Application Review Date:
June 17, 2022  
Open Until Position is Filled?: Yes  
Posting Close Date:
   
EEO Statement: Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris offers employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence.  Learn more about the Ferris Mission and community at ferris.edu. The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University‚Äôs Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.  
     
     

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