Custodian

JOB SUMMARY

The Custodian will provide support for the building and facility to ensure a safe, clean, and healthy environment is maintained for employees, students, and guests.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide general cleaning for all departments of the building, including, but not limited to, the main lobby, hallways, office spaces, break rooms, restrooms, recreation areas and student learning venues.
  • Provide more in depth cleaning and care per maintenance schedule

Provide ice/snow removal or de-icing at entrance ways during inclement weather to provide safe access.

  • Responsible for maintaining sufficient inventory of items and equipment to accomplish responsibilities of the position.
  • Report any needed repairs immediately to supervisor, such as leaking faucets or toilets, loose tile, missing nuts or screws, etc..
  • Provide cleaning support by responding to incident requests.
  • Responsible for moving furniture/equipment on incidental basis.
  • Occasionally required to lift or carry items up to 40 lbs.
  • Occasionally required to remove/move furniture.

Required knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Ability to work flexible schedule as required to accomplish his/her job duties; hours will generally be M-F, 7AM-4PM, but may change to 8AM-11PM based on need.
  • Working knowledge of cleaning materials and equipment such as vacuums, polishers, buffers, etc.
  • Ability to follow instruction regarding the safe use of chemicals and supplies, using as directed.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Building and Grounds or his/her designee.

QUALIFICATIONS AND CREDENTIALS

Education and Experience

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school degree or equivalent.
  • Two Years (2) experience in custodial care of a large commercial building.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Five Years (5) experience in custodial care of a facility in a professional environment.
  • Experience working in an educational environment.
  • Experience in a medical environment with an understanding of HIPAA.
  • Experience with OSHA guidelines within realm of custodial responsibilities.

Required knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Ability to convey professionalism as first point of contact for ARCOM.
  • Working knowledge of cleaning materials and equipment such as vacuums, polishers, buffers, etc.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to follow instructions regarding the safe use of chemicals and supplies; using as directed.
  • Ability to maintain excellent attendance and punctuality record.
  • Ability to learn and take instruction.
  • Ability to refine processes for efficiency.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.

ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES ESSENTIAL TO THE FUNCTION OF THE JOB

Communication and Comprehension

ARCOM is in full compliance with American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary. The following are essential abilities and physical requirements for all positions at the college.

  • Ability to orally communicate effectively with others.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and supervisory staffs at all levels.
  • Ability to understand oral and written information, using the English language, and organize thoughts and ideas into effective forms of communication.
  • Ability to make decisions which range from moderate to a significant impact on the immediate work environment, as well as outside contributors.
  • Strong organizational skills.

Problem Solving

  • Intuitively able to reason, analyze information and events, and apply judgment in order to solve problems related to job responsibilities.

Physical and Sensory Abilities

  • May be exposed to lengthy, intermittent, and/or prolonged periods of sitting, walking and/or standing in performance of job duties.
  • May be required to accomplish job duties using various types of equipment/supplies to include, but not limited to, power cleaning equipment, brooms, mops, ladders, pens, pencils, calculators, computer keyboards, telephone, etc.
  • Frequently required to see for purposes of reading matter.
  • Frequently required to hear and understand speech at normal levels.
  • Occasionally required to lift or carry items up to 40 lbs.