Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Custodian (37.5 Hour)

Recruitment #210219-0429TC-002

Introduction

In the State of Connecticut, Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC), is a constituent unit of the Board of Regents for Higher Education (BOR), Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU).  Established in 1967, NVCC serves the Northwestern Connecticut region with accessible, innovative and affordable educational and cultural opportunities.  As an Achieving the Dream Leader Institution, NVCC responds to the academic and workforce development needs of a diverse community by awarding associate degrees and certificates in academic programs that transfer to four-year universities along with career-track programs in business, criminal justice, early childhood education, human services and computer information systems.

We are recruiting for four (4) Custodian positions to work in our high-volume maintenance department.  This position is full-time, second shift, 37.5 hours per week position at our Waterbury Campus. These 2nd Shift positions work Monday - Thursday 3:00pm-11:00pm and Friday 1:00pm - 9:00pm.

Note: *The entry level rate for this class will be ten percent (10%) below Step 1 of the salary grade.  Upon completion of the initial working test period, the incumbent's salary will be adjusted to the TC pay plan, Step 1 of the salary grade for this class.

Selection Plan

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.   Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment physical examination, including drug testing, as well as a background check.

Please ensure your application is complete and you have included a copy of your Resume in the 'Resume Tab' of your applications.  You will be unable to make revisions once you submit your application into the JobAps system.

Applicants invited to interview may be required to submit additional documentation, which supports their qualification(s) for this position.  These documents may include performance reviews, attendance records, supervisory references, college transcripts, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency.

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.  Applicants must be willing to respond to emergencies on overtime (nights, weekends or holidays). 

PLEASE NOTE:  Due to the volume of applications anticipated, we are unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process. Updates will be provided through your JobAps portal account.  Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position.

For any general recrutiment questions regarding this positon please contact the CSCU Recuitment Team at CSCU-RecruitmentTeam@commnet.edu.

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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preference will be given to applicants with the following experience and training:

  • Prior custodial experience;
  • Commercial/Industrial cleaning experience;
  • Experience working in a large facility/multiple buildings;
  • Experience operating maintenance equipment;
  • Experience with snow removal.

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 individuals.

Conclusion

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.







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