Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Custodian (37.5 Hour)

Recruitment #190208-0429TC-001

Introduction

The State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut's Student Union has a job opening for permanent, full-time, Custodian position. The work schedule is Friday through Tuesday, 3:00pm to 11:00pm.  This position is accountable for performing the full range of basic tasks in the cleaning and maintenance of the Student Union building and other buildings under the responsibility of the Student Union. This position works under the supervision of the lead custodian, supervising custodian, or Building Superintendent 1.

This position is categorized as Emergency Support Services/Essential Staff.  Must be willing and able to work during emergency closures/delayed openings due to inclement weather or for significant events that effect campus operations.

Selection Plan

This position is open to internal applicants only. To be eligible for this position, the applicant must be a current, permanent or durational UConn NP-2 employee. In order to be considered for this job opening, you must meet the minimum qualifications as listed on the job opening and must specify your qualifications on your application.  If selected for an interview, you may be asked to provide the following: last two (2) performance appraisals and attendance records for the last two (2) years or the names, titles and phone numbers of three, current professional references.

Questions pertaining to this position should be directed to UConn HR’s Services Unit phone number, 860-486-3034.

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In a state agency this class is accountable for performing a full range of basic tasks in the cleaning and maintenance of buildings.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Performs custodial tasks and maintenance of such areas as administrative offices, meeting and function rooms, lounges, theatre, restrooms, lobby areas and outdoor areas in and around the Student Union building and other buildings under the responsibility of the Student Union.  

Dusts, mops, sweeps, scrubs, strips, waxes, and polishes floors using appropriate equipment, such as buffers, scrubbers and extractors. Washes, dusts, and polishes glass including windows, woodwork and walls, furniture and metal equipment.  Collects and disposes of trash and performs recycling as instructed.  Provides a report of equipment in need of repair, performs minor maintenance, run errands, inspects building for damage and reports conditions to a supervisor for action.  May change light bulbs, lubricate door hinges, drawers or cabinets, etc.  Remove snow and ice from stairways and walkways applying sand and salt as needed around the Student Union building. Move furniture and/or set-up meeting rooms for events, performs other duties are required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Some interpersonal skills; some oral and written communication skills; ability to follow oral and written instructions; ability to operate, care for and perform minor maintenance on tools and equipment used in daily work; some ability in simple record keeping.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Any experience and training which would provide the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preference will be given to those applicants who can effectively demonstrate the following in their submitted application.

  • A minimum of three (3) years of custodial experience that includes working in an educational setting.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing authority to possess and retain appropriate current licenses, permits, and/or certifications.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Incumbents in this class must have adequate physical strength, stamina, physical agility and visual and auditory acuity, and must maintain such physical fitness as to be able to perform the duties of the class.
2. A physical examination may be required.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Incumbents in this class may be required to lift moderate to heavy weights and may be exposed to risk of injury from equipment and/or patients and/or clients.

Conclusion

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp

Information concerning the University’s policies regarding the Cleary Act Statement, Non-Discrimination Policy, Accommodations for Applicants with Disabilities and Recruiting Veterans can be found on UConn’s Job page at:  https://hr.uconn.edu/jobs/

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

 

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.



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The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.