Housing and Residence Life
Boise State Introduction
Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. Learn more about Boise State and the City of Boise at https://www.boisestate.edu/about/boise-and-beyond/. Boise State University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Boise State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. We are a welcoming campus that supports diversity and inclusion.
We will be holding a Custodial Open House on November 13th, from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm for the opportunity to meet with management, ask questions, learn about benefits and apply in person. Please RSVP by calling the Human Resources office at (208) 426-1616
Duties and Responsibilities
Housing facility custodial duties include preparation of rooms and apartments for assignment and general ongoing daily custodial services for the common areas of the housing facilities. Regular and reliable attendance at work is required because of the need for these tasks to be performed on a daily basis. This position performs heavy duty cleaning practices to include: vacuuming, carpet extraction, floor cleaning and waxing, window cleaning, dusting, mopping, sweeping, vent cleaning, fixture cleaning, wall cleaning and appliance cleaning (including stoves, ovens, and refrigerators). The position cleans and disinfects bathrooms on a daily basis, including but not limited to: toilets, tubs, shower stalls, walls, sinks, and floors. Use of household and commercial cleaning/disinfecting agents is required for this position.
custodians are responsible for interior and exterior trash and recycling removal in addition to restocking paper products, soap and sanitizers in common area bathrooms and lobby areas – all on a daily basis. This position performs minor maintenance and repair functions such as: replacing light bulbs, screens, OCC batteries, smoke detector batteries, and air fresheners. will perform minor repairs on custodial equipment which they use regularly (listed in the section below), such as replacing belts, brushes and bearings. Custodians will assist in moving, assembling, setting-up and adjusting furniture (beds, mattresses, tables, chairs and appliances) and will also aid in moving rolling carts.
Custodial staff operates carpet extractors, pressure washers, garbage compactor, rotary buffers and scrubbers, wet-dry vacuums, vacuum cleaners, snow removal equipment, leaf blowers, and all types of hand operated custodial equipment. The employee must demonstrate an understanding of Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) and common custodial safety practices.
Custodians are responsible for maintaining building security such as securing rooms and apartments and exterior doors when entering and leaving facilities. Custodians are expected to report any illegal or suspicious behaviors, fire hazards and other safety concerns to their supervisor immediately. Departmental keys will be issued to Custodians, which they are responsible for at all times.
Custodians are expected to maintain a high level of customer service in their interactions with residents, guests and other staff members by providing direction and answering basic questions as well as following up with appropriate staff regarding concerns and issues. may also aid in instruction of temporary help and student workers, under the Custodian’s supervisor’s direction and supervision. are also required to attend regular staff/departmental meetings and trainings. This position will also aid in maintaining the safety of housing facilities during inclement weather to include snow removal (shoveling and snow blowing), applying de-icing agents to walkways and stairs, etc.
Ability to read and understand written instructions on equipment operations, cleaning agents, MSDS books and safety pamphlets. Ability to maintain regular and reliable attendance at work. Have good knowledge of basic cleaning skills and the judgment to use safe custodial practices; must demonstrate the willingness to perform duties associated with commercial cleaning including operating industrial-type cleaning equipment such as high-speed buffers and vacuum cleaners; cleaning restrooms and bath facilities; moving heavy items such as tables, chairs, and appliances; and repairing the equipment and related devices the position requires you to operate.
Willingness to: perform duties associated with commercial cleaning, including operating industrial-type cleaning equipment such as high-speed buffers and vacuum cleaners; cleaning restrooms, bath facilities, locker rooms, swimming pools, and similar facilities; moving heavy items such as tables, chairs, and bleachers; and repairing the equipment and related devices you operate.
The physical nature of the work may vary from day-to-day based on operational needs; however while performing the duties of this job, the employee will be regularly required to:
Salary and benefits: Salary range for this position is $10.50- $12.05 per hour depending on experience. Boise State University Total Rewards provides an excellent benefits package including:
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Closing Date: This position is open until filled.
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Please contact Boise State Human Resources by phone at (208) 426-1553 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We offer Application assistance with online applications! By appointment preferred but drop in available at the Human Resource Services office most weekdays from 2-3 PM MST, call (208) 426-1616 to schedule yours today!
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