St.  Catherine University

Project Custodian - 2nd Shift

St. Paul, Minnesota
Jun 26, 2019
Nov 14, 2019
Employment Status
Full Time
Position Summary

St. Catherine University, St. Paul campus, invites applications for a full time Project Custodian, 2nd shift, in the Custodial Services Department. Hours are Thursday-Monday, 4:00 p.m.-12:30 a.m.

• Report to supervisor daily to receive specific instructions or assignments. Responsible for assigned area daily, following specific schedules.
• Check keys, pagers, and radios in/out with supervisor, or use key room procedures as appropriate.
• Perform daily custodial work, complete special cleaning projects, furniture moving, set-ups, event cleaning, etc. from work order requests, events, or periodic schedules.
• Perform all job responsibilities of the general custodian and act as relief for open positions or absent staff. Relief may include (but is not limited to): cleaning of offices, class and dorm rooms, restrooms/showers, common areas, lounges, dining areas, kitchens, sport facilities, or other duties as assigned.
• Trash and recycling removal, including collection from other areas and transport to proper removal areas as well as reporting when receptacles are in need of emptying.
• Perform special projects such as carpet extraction cleaning, small carpet repair, upholstery cleaning, scrub/strip and refinish hard floors, window washing, light bulb changing.
• Attend special training relating to project work whenever offered or assigned.
• Support meeting and event staff when needed to set up, prepare, and take down for event functions.
• Seasonal snow/ice removal as needed for all buildings.
• Report all problems or repairs to the supervisor, or the FIXX line.
• Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

• High school diploma or GED .
• Valid driver's license and clean driving record; selected candidate must pass an internal driver's test and on-campus driving training.
• 1-2 years of cleaning experience required, institutional cleaning preferred.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills to be able to read and understand product information labels, MSDS sheets, work orders, and written instructions.
• Ability to project a positive image for both the Custodial Services Department and the University and be able to work cooperatively and effectively with management, staff, and campus community as a whole.
• Good attendance and punctuality.
• Flexibility and efficiency - work assignments will vary daily.
• Ability to lift/carry 75 lbs. as needed.
• Ability to climb a 12-foot ladder.
• Knowledge of cleaning chemicals and their usage, and ability to demonstrate knowledge of custodial duties such as carpet cleaning, hard floor care, and how to meet production standards.
• Ability to use and demonstrate the proper use of furniture and warehouse equipment such as 2-wheel dollies, appliance dollies, flat carts, sliders, file movers, desk movers, pallet jacks, and forklifts.
• Selected candidate will be required to successfully complete a criminal background check for keyed access to all areas.
• 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 employees 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. Candidates of color are encouraged to apply as are those who will contribute to a diverse candidate pool. Applicants may also visit the St. Catherine University Human Resources office to submit an electronic application. We are located in Derham Hall, Room 8. Application review begins immediately. Position is open until filled.

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

Our university is a proud member of the Upper Midwest HERC and is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff and assisting dual career couples. For more information and to find other higher education jobs in the Upper Midwest region, visit the HERC website .

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