Requisition ID:  30177

Associate Custodian (Day) - University Residences

Job Summary

University Residences is a fast-paced, hard-working team, looking to grow our work family. 

 What will you be doing as a Associate Custodian?
•    Assist in maintaining a clean and healthy environment for residents
•    Perform specific cleaning tasks in assigned areas including but not limited to: restrooms, resident rooms, kitchens, dining rooms, hallways, stairwells, lounges, and elevators
•    Tasks may include mopping, buffing floors, washing walls, and dusting surfaces
•    Operate powered and non-powered cleaning equipment
•    Perform grounds-keeping, snow removal and other miscellaneous tasks as assigned

PAY:  $15.00/hour

HOURS: Monday through Friday 7am-3:30pm


What We're Looking For:
•    Stable work or education history.
•    Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English to effectively communicate and understand others. 
•    Technical competencies in basic mathematics, ability to lift and move up to 50 pounds, climb ladders, attention to detail, and stand, walk, reach and stoop extensively.
•    Competencies for this position are work standards and productivity, communication, interpersonal and intercultural relations, decision making, and dependability.
•    Additional competencies may include financial, coaching, delegation, and planning.
•    Ability to work effectively with individuals from different viewpoints and backgrounds.
•    Custodial, service worker, or janitorial experience
•    High School Diploma/GED
•    A valid US or Canadian driver's license

What We'd Like You to Know:
•    This position represents a dual-level posting and will be filled as an Associate Custodian or Custodian.  The hiring manager will determine the job level based on the skills, experience, and qualifications of the selected candidate.
•    Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position
•    This is a frequently available position. This posting represents multiple vacancies and multiple locations throughout University Residences
•    Occasional overtime may be required
•    A Background Check will be required for employment in this position
•    FLSA:  Non-Exempt (Eligible for Overtime)
•    Retirement Eligibility: Non-exempt Defined Contribution Plan
•    Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply


What You'll Get in Return:

All university employees are afforded a generous benefits package,, including medical/dental/vision insurance, paid time off, and retirement contributions. As part of Purdue University’s expansive employee benefit package, the University is proud to offer its employees the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance by offering a tuition remission opportunity at both Purdue University and Purdue Global.

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