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Custodian (Night Shift)
Utah Valley University

Date Posted Sep. 11, 2019
Title Custodian (Night Shift)
University Utah Valley University
Orem, UT, United States
Department N/A
Application Deadline 9/23/2019
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Custodian (Night Shift)

Position Category: Staff - Full-Time


Utah Valley University is accepting applications for a full-time custodian position. This position works under the direction of Custodial Services and performs custodial maintenance duties including dusting, mopping, finishing and buffing floors, vacuuming and shampooing carpets, and cleaning and restocking restrooms. Implements the safe use of hazardous chemicals and products and their disposal and the safe and proper way to handle blood and body fluid cleanup.

Schedule for this position is Monday - Friday 4:30 p.m. to 1:15 a.m.

Required Qualifications:

Graduation from a standard senior high school or the equivalent AND any combination of post high school education and/or full-time paid experience related to the summary of duties, totaling six months.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of proper use and disposal of hazardous chemicals and products.
  • Knowledge of body fluid cleanup and proper protection.
  • Knowledge of proper radio communications.
  • Knowledge of pest control.
  • Knowledge of all floor types, such as terrazzo, cement, wood, vinyl, and ceramic tile as well as carpet fibers, weaves, and backings.
  • Good interpersonal communication skills.
  • Basic computer and word processing skills.
  • Ability to withstand strenuous and adverse working conditions.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to perform skilled custodial duties, equipment maintenance, and minor plumbing.
  • Ability to learn and use new computer programs.

Preferred Qualifications:

Physical Requirements:

Considerable physical activity heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects up to 50 pounds. Physical work is a primary part (more than 70%) of job. Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions. Work may involve moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.

Benefits Summary:

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Pay Range: $21,212 $23,863

Advertisement Number: STA194118 Custodial Staff 09/23/2019

Open Date: 09/09/2019

Review Start Date: 09/23/2019

Close Date: 9/23/2019

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicant: Schedule for this position is Monday Friday 4:30 PM to 1:15 AM.

Priority consideration will be given to those applicants who apply on or before the Review Start Date." This job advertisement may close at any time after the review date.

Please list a minimum of one reference. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process for a letter of recommendation.

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