The State of Connecticut
, University of Connecticut’s Facilities
Operations and Student Union Departments have job openings for permanent,
full-time, Custodian positions with various shifts and work days available. These position are 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.
Employment of the successful candidates will
be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment physical
examination, including drug testing, as well as a criminal background check.
In order to be considered for
these job openings, 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 will be
asked to supply the names, titles and phone numbers of three, work related
references which must include one current or previous supervisor.
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 areas such as dormitories, classrooms, offices, auditoriums, wards, kitchens, dining rooms and lavatories including outdoor areas (i.e. trash around buildings); dusts, mops, sweeps, scrubs, strips, waxes and polishes floors using appropriate equipment such as floor polishers and buffers; washes, dusts and polishes glass including windows, woodwork, walls, furniture and metal equipment; makes beds; checks, marks, stores and issues linens, blankets, and clothing (limited to individual’s work area not to include counting and inspection for a larger area); collects and counts soiled laundry; distributes, empties and sterilizes glassware, wash basins and bedpans; sweeps walks; collects and disposes of trash; reports needs for repairs; performs minor maintenance; runs errands; inspects buildings for damage and reports conditions to supervisor; may change light bulbs and replace fuses; may lubricate or tighten door hinges, drawers, cabinets, etc.; may replace ceiling or floor tiles; may remove snow and ice from stairways and walkways around buildings; may sand and salt stairways and walkways; may move furniture and/or set-up classrooms; performs related duties as 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.
Any experience and training which would provide the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above.
Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing authority to possess and retain appropriate current licenses, permits, and/or certifications.
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.
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 individuals.
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.