Housing and Food Services (HFS) is pleased to announce two openings for a Custodian - Day Shift. HFS provides on-campus housing and dining to over 10,000 student residents each year. As reflected in our mission statement—working together to enhance student life—teamwork and service to our students and customers are at the heart of our business. What You'll Be Doing:Clean and sanitize restrooms, shower rooms and fixtures in accordance with established procedures and standards; refill restroom dispenser.Clean chalkboards; sweep, mop and vacuum floors; empty wastebaskets, trash and recycle containers; empty and clean ashtrays and cigarette urns; replace light bulbs.Dust and clean walls, doors, windows, woodwork, furniture, etc.Clean kitchenettes, elevators and stairwells.Strip, clean, buff and apply finish to floors; use high-speed floor buffers/polishers; vacuum and clean carpets.Use and maintain assigned power equipment and hand tools such as a vacuum, broom, mop, squeegee, or ladder for the cleaning and general maintenance of floors, walls, carpets and furniture.Vacuum furniture, drapery and walls.Secure building when facilities are not in use by checking for unlocked doors and windows; report unauthorized occupants.Set up and take down equipment such as chalkboards and easels and furnishings such as folding chairs and tables needed for meetings, conferences and events.Follow written and/or verbal instructions regarding the use of chemicals, supplies and equipment; comply with safety policies and procedures.Report need for repairs and maintenance.May operate high-pressure washer.Inventory, sort and issue linen and bedding; keep student room inventory records; change and make beds.Maintain simple records and produce simple reports.Wash vents, radiators, light fixtures, waste receptacles.Wash interior and easily accessible exterior windows.Perform cleaning and related duties in areas within a reasonable distance from buildings using hand-operated tools or small power equipment to remove snow or debris, or to sweep sidewalks or stairs.Perform various duties related to students checking in and checking out.Drive University vehicles to deliver items and commute to various HFS locations in or around campus.Perform related duties as required.What You'll Need to Succeed:Ability to understand and produce written and verbal instructions in English.Ability to effectively interact and communicate in a variety of situations.Work independently with minimal supervision. Successful as a Custodian or housekeeper. An eye for detail.Dedication to a high level of customer satisfaction.Willingness to work any shift.What's in it For You:Full benefits, including medical and dental insurance and retirementPaid vacation and sick leave, as well as 10 paid holidays a year and one personal daySubsidized transit and parking passesWork for a mission-driven organization, less concerned with making a buck than enhancing the lives of students on the UW campusConditions of Employment:Possession of a valid State of Washington Driver's License.These positions will work a Monday-Friday 7:30am -4:00pm schedule. The salary range is $2776-$3345/month + benefits.At the University of Washington, diversity is integral to excellence. We value and honor diverse experiences and perspectives, strive to create welcoming and respectful learning environments, and promote access, opportunity and justice for all.We seek candidates who exhibit an appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse environment, inclusive of students, faculty and staff of many social, economic, cultural, ideological, racial and ethnic backgrounds.Learn more about Housing & Food Services.Learn more about why our staff choose to work here!
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.