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Custodian

Company:
Delaware Valley University
Job Location:
Doylestown, 18901
Category:
Facilities Management
Type:
Full-Time

Job Summary:

Clean and maintain University assets per the standard set forth by the Manager of Custodial Services. The Custodian might also be responsible for driving the trash truck or department van. This position is full-time, 12-months, reporting to the Manager of Custodial Operations.  The hours are from 5 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.   

This position requires overtime week-end work when there are weekend sporting events or other special events on campus.   The employee who holds this position may be required to work multiple week-ends in a row, depending on the situation.

Pay Rate:   $17.50 per hour (plus .75 cent shift differential for 2nd shift and $1.00 shift differential for 3rd shift)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Disposal of trash 
  • Maintain cleanliness of assigned areas 
  • Sweep, mop, and buff floors 
  • Maintain aesthetic appearance of entrance to building 
  • Make sure custodial closet is fully stocked and organized 
  • Strip and wax floors as needed 
  • Report facility issues to Facility Maintenance Office 
  • Prep resident halls for each semester 
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to read, write and follow oral and written instructions 
  • Ability to interact with customers (students, faculty, administration), co-workers and supervisors in a positive and helpful manner
  • Demonstrated aptitude for successful completion of assigned tasks 
  • English proficiency is required 

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma with 1 year direct and 2 years indirect experience 
  • Prior floor care experience 

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: 

  • Valid state driver's license 
  • Must be in sound physical condition 
  • Stockroom or warehouse 
  • High noise environment 
  • High dust, dirt, and grease environment 
  • Requires extensive safety training 
  • Exposure to moving machinery 
  • Alternative work schedule may be required
  • Exposure to chemicals 
  • Requires protective devices 
  • Occasional lifting 25-50 lbs. 
  • Typically standing or walking 
  • Typically bending, crouching, stooping 

Special Message to Applicants:  

  • Selected applicants will be responsible for providing the University with clearances appropriate to the position. These clearances include the Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check. Additionally, upon an acceptance of an offer of employment, this position will require a Motor Vehicle Report and a Physical Lift Examination. 
  • All employment is provisional for 90 days.  
  • During this 90-day period, custodians are not eligible for benefits and cannot join the Teamsters Union.

Delaware Valley University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce.

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