Custodians do a variety of cleaning and disinfecting within their assigned buildings/areas to maintain a clean, safe work environment for the campus community. This is a full-time union staff position.
Tuesday-Saturday 4pm – 12:30am
This is a full-time union staff position.
Essential Job Functions - Responsibilities
Lock and unlock interior and exterior doors as directed.
Vacuum and spot clean carpet and fabric furniture.
Report items in need of repair or replacement.
Guide and assist in training student employees.
Maintain inventory and supply order.
Related chemicals, proper labeling and environmental health and physical concerns.
Maintain safety, cleanliness, proper storage and use of equipment, vehicles and personal safety equipment.
Removal of trash and recycling from assigned areas.
Dusting, wash windows, replace light bulbs and clean light fixtures.
Clean writing boards and maintain supply of chalk and erasers.
Clean and service lavatories, locker rooms, shower rooms, lounges and kitchenettes.
Maintain and/or renew hard floor surfaces.
Perform laundry related duties as directed.
Distribution and collection of linens, rollaway beds and bed making duties, when necessary.
Assist with student storage.
Assist with sweeping/shoveling snow from all steps, walks, porches and terraces as directed, servicing smoking urns and policing grounds.
Move supplies, equipment, and furniture as directed and set room according to custodial work sheet and or customer specifications.
Perform pest control duties.
Assist in coverage of absent custodial personnel job responsibilities.
Any other duties assigned to you by your supervisor.
Must have demonstrated ability based on past employment history to work independently and in team working environment.
Must be neat in appearance and in the performance of assigned duties.
Must maintain a level of cleanliness as required by departmental and building standards.
Must have the ability to follow oral and written directions and/or instructions (labels). Requires ability to read, comprehend, follow, and provide written instructions, and to receive, comprehend, follow, and provide oral instructions.
Must have the ability work an interact with a diverse community.
Ability to interact with campus visitors, contractors, and constituents in a helpful and friendly manner.
Demonstrate general computer knowledge (email/calendar).
Must have ability to work on-call hours for weather related duties (snow removal).
Must have ability to work overtime to meet the needs of campus and for special events.
Must pass a background check.
For positions requiring the ability to drive campus vehicles, you must have a valid Driver’s license and be deemed insurable by the college.
Must pass pre-employment physical (Including but not limited to: ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, balance, stand, walk, push, pull, lift, finger, grasp, and the ability to push/ pull, lift/carry up to 55 pounds occasionally and 30 pounds frequently).
What else Carleton College has for you: This position has a salary step progression, starting wage for a Custodial position is $17.48 and reaches $23.31 per hour at 100% of pay scale within 2 years if meeting performance expectations. We offer a generous benefits package, including comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with a 10% employer contribution with immediate vesting, a health savings account with college contribution, a generous paid time off as well as access too many other campus amenities.
Carleton College is a AA/EEO employer. We are committed to developing our staff to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
Carleton is a private liberal arts predominantly residential campus with nearly 2000 students and 800 faculty & staff. Founded in 1866, Carleton College is an independent and highly selective liberal arts college with a diverse and exceptionally able student body, a talented faculty whose first priority is teaching, and a continued commitment to the liberal arts. A four-year college, Carleton offers the Bachelor of Arts degree. Its students can choose from 37 majors and 15 concentrations in the arts, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences.Carleton College occupies more than 1,000 scenic acres of campus, arboretum, over 100 campus buildings, and athletic fields. Located in Northfield, Minnesota, 40 miles south of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Carleton offers access to the cultural advantages of a major metropolitan area.