Georgetown Univerisity Custodian, Day Custodial Service - Facilities Management in Washington, District Of Columbia
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Custodian, Day Custodial Service - Facilities Management
Tour of Duty: Wednesday – Sunday, 10:00am – 6:30pm
The Custodian performs general and specific cleaning and maintenance tasks to ensure a comfortable, safe and clean environment in which the University community can live, learn and work. S/he represents the department with the University community and its visitors and is expected to exhibit a professional manner; to keep informed of departmental and University rules, regulations and guides pertaining to employment obligations including complying with attendance and clock in and out on time; to work with other University Facilities staff as part of a team; and to be flexible with schedule to accommodate emergency situations such as staffing shortages and snow removal. Duties include but are not limited to:
In accordance with a detailed cleaning plan and with specific guidance from supervisor, cleans up to 28,000-35,000 square feet of cleanable space per 8-hour workday.
Performs other tasks as assigned in emergency or unusual situations - examples include, but are not limited to, snow and ice removal, clean up associated with water or fire damage, and special event support.
Uses standard tools, equipment, materials and supplies of the trade, and observes all safety rules, regulations and precautions.
Performs tour of duty assignments made by the Manager of Custodial Services and/or the Night Operations Manager, and under certain circumstances - including but not limited to, emergency snow removal, spills and flooding - performs assignments made by the Work Management Center, the Director of Facilities Management, the Resource Manager, the Infrastructure Manager, and other department managers.
High School diploma or equivalent preferred
1 year of custodial work experience preferred
Valid DC, VA or MD driver's license
Reading, writing, and conversing in English in order to read and understand product label instructions, policies and procedures, as well as to effectively discuss custodial matters with supervisors and others
Ability to sit, walk and stand while working, and to use arms and hands to lift and carry up to thirty-five pounds and custodial equipment
Ability to walk, climb stairs, bend and crouch, reach and pull while performing duties
Ability to see, hear, smell, and maintain a fundamental understanding of custodial equipment
Availability and willingness to work during emergency situations such as staffing shortages and snow removal
The Custodian is considered an emergency position that requires that incumbent reports to work during inclement weather at the regularly scheduled time, regardless of whether the University is closed, opening late, or closing early.
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