Part-Time Custodian (Racquet & Fitness Center)

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

Position Title: Part-Time Custodian (Racquet & Fitness Center)  
Location: Big Rapids (Main Campus)  

55200 - Bldg Custodial Admin

Advertised Salary: $12.00 - $12.50  
FLSA: Non-Exempt  
Temporary/Continuing:  Continuing  
Part-Time/Full-Time: Part-Time  
Union Group: N/A  
Term of Position: 12 Month  
At Will/Just Cause: At Will  
Summary of Position: A position classified as a part-time custodian is available with the Facilities Management department in the Racquet & Fitness Center. The work schedule will be 20 hours per week. The normal working hours are 10:00 pm - 2:00 am, Monday through Friday. However, work may be required at other times including evenings/weekends. It is not anticipated that this position will become full-time. If required by job duties, employee must be able to fulfill the University's requirements concerning issuance and use of University keys.  
Position Type: Staff  
Required Education: High school diploma or GED.  
Required Work Experience: No custodial work experience required - will train selected applicant.  
Required Licenses and Certifications: Valid driver's license.  
Physical Demands:
  • Bending
  • Carrying
  • Electrical Hazards
  • Moving
  • Reaching
  • Twisting
  • Climbing
  • Lifting
  • Pulling/Pushing
  • Repetitive movement
  • Standing
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered: Any other related custodial experience. Please include any/all related work experience associated with the required qualifications for this position.  
Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Sweep, wet mop, refinish hard surface floors, clean carpet, and vacuum.

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

Disinfect restrooms, showers and locker rooms.

Replenish paper and soap products.

Report needed maintenance on assigned equipment.

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

Set up tables, chairs, and other related furniture as needed for class and conference rooms, offices, special events, etc.

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

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

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

Report needed repairs to supervisor or call Facilities work control center in emergencies.

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

Check fire extinguishers and related equipment as schedule; report any deficiencies to supervisor.

Maintain current knowledge of bloodborne pathogen policies and procedures.

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

Change linens, makes beds, and bunk/debunk beds.

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

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

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

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

Demonstrates an understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion, especially in working relationships with students, faculty, staff and community members.

Any other duties assigned within the position classification area.
Marginal Duties/Responsibilities: Train and direct others in the performance of the characteristic duties.

Assist other service workers as needed.

Reports to immediate supervisor.

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

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

Carries out these responsibilities in accordance with University policies and applicable laws.
Skills and Abilities: Work and lead others harmoniously in all situations including those environments which may involve variable temperatures, noise, and stressful workloads.

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.

Ability to train and direct others in the performance of the characteristic duties.

Communicate and work effectively with students, staff, faculty and visitors.

Work independently.

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

Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
Optional Documents:    
Special Instructions to Applicants:    
Initial Application Review Date:
April 8, 2024  
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 The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University’s Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.  

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