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Job ID: 107144

Custodian Foreperson
University of Idaho

Date Posted May 29, 2018
Title Custodian Foreperson
University University of Idaho
Department n/a
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Moscow, ID
    United States
  • Professional Staff
  • Facilities/Maintenance/Transportation

University of Idaho

Custodian Foreperson

Location: Moscow

Division/College: Finance & Administration

Employee Category: Classified

Pay Range: $15.82 per hour

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

The Custodial Foreperson will ensure assigned buildings and areas are clean, accessible, safe, and secure. Perform skilled duties in the operation, maintenance and repair of the Idaho Commons and/or the Bruce Pitman Center. The position works as a building services team member responsible for maintaining cleanliness of the facility. The position will assist with supervising maintenance and team cleaning staff; perform heavy duty cleaning and scheduling and performing maintenance, repairs and installations; The foreperson will communicate with clientele and building tenants to coordinate custodial and facility needs.

Minimum Qualifications:

Considerable Knowledge of: methods, materials, and equipment used in heavy-duty custodial work, custodial safety practices; cleaning agents and related products and their possible reactions.
Good Knowledge of: supervisory practices, sanitation and infection control; training methods used in custodial work.
Experience: using small hand tools; operating and maintaining industrial-type cleaning equipment; preparing records and reports.

Preferred Qualifications:

Some knowledge of: space planning; electrical aspects of commercial buildings.
Some knowledge of: computerized building control and data systems.
Experience: interpreting architectural, structural, plumbing, and electrical diagrams, and plans and specifications, interpreting technical codes and ordinances, evaluating facilities to determine construction and modification needs, developing maintenance programs for buildings and related systems, preparing construction reports and maintaining related records; computer experience.
Experience: performing commercial building facility maintenance; performing skilled repair and maintenance in carpentry, plumbing, electrical, building maintenance and grounds related work, using the tools and equipment associated with the trades indicated; reading blueprints and specifications; estimating material needs and costs for jobs; maintaining records and writing reports.
Good knowledge of: heating, ventilating, and air conditions (HVAC) work; building and life safety codes; the methods material, and equipment used in custodial work.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Physical ability to: climb ladders, bend, stoop, lift, carry and/or otherwise move items weighing up to approximately 60 pounds and to stand and walk continuously throughout shift.

May be required to work a flexible schedule.

Posting Number: SP001804P

Posting Date: 05/24/2018

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

First consideration will be given to applicants who apply by 6/10/18.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement

University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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