St.  Catherine University

Custodian- 2nd Shift

Sep 25, 2018
Jan 23, 2019
Employment Status
Full Time
Position Summary Information Position Summary

St. Catherine University, Minneapolis campus, is accepting applications for a full time Custodian , 2nd shift, in the Custodial Services Department. Hours are Sunday- Thursday, 4:00 pm - 12:30 am.

• Check keys, pagers, and radios in/out with supervisor, or use key room procedures as appropriate.
• Perform general and detail cleaning of offices, classrooms, dorm rooms, restrooms/showers, common areas, lounges, kitchens, sports facilities, etc., depending on work assignment.
• Take care of assigned area daily following specific schedules, but must be flexible to the needs of the college and fill in for absent staff and assist others when needed.
• Duties will include, but are not limited to: Remove trash and recycling; Dust/wash all types of surfaces;
Vacuum/sweep and damp mop, all types of hard floors, and all fixtures; Vacuum carpeted flooring and stairs; Remove spots/stains from carpet as needed; Dust, damp wipe and vacuum furniture as needed; Restroom/ shower cleaning: all surfaces, walls, ceilings, lights, floors, and all fixtures; Wash window and door glass using both spray bottle and strip washer/squeegee methods.
• Replace burnt light bulbs and furniture moving as needed and seasonal snow/ice removal.
• Report all problems or repairs to the supervisor, or the FIXX line.
• Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

• High school diploma or GED required.
• Minimum of 2 years general cleaning experience required, 1-2 years preferably in an institutional setting.
• Must possess good written and verbal communication, be able to read and understand information labels, MSDS sheets, work orders, written instructions and be able to report all problems or repairs needs to their supervisor or the FIXX line.
• Must have demonstrated knowledge of cleaning materials and their usage.
• Experience and ability required to perform routine custodial duties as noted above.
• Must be able to work cooperatively and effectively with management, staff and campus community.
• Must be able to perform all functions of the job that may require walking, standing, bending, and kneeling for long periods of time.
• Ability to lift/carry 50 lbs and work from a 12 foot ladder as needed.
• Must be able to work independently and within a team to complete assignments effectively and efficiently.
• Good attendance and punctuality required; Flexibility and efficiency needed as assignments will vary on a daily based on University needs.
• The successful candidate must have the ability to respond respectfully and effectively to people of all cultures, in a manner that affirms the worth and preserves the dignity of individuals, families and communities.

Preferred Qualifications

St. Catherine University seeks creative, adaptable faculty who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity and multicultural understanding. Candidates of color are encouraged to apply. Consistent with the university's commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their service.

To Apply and Special/Other Requirements Summary

To apply: Please go to the St. Catherine University Employment Site to apply for this position. Website link is: Applicants may also visit the St. Catherine University Human Resources office to submit an electronic application. We are located in Derham Hall, Room 8. Review of applications will begin immediately position is open until filled.

St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105
EEO/Drug Free Workplace Employer
Tobacco-Free Campuses

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