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Custodian

Amherst College
Amherst, MA 01002
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    136669944

Amherst College


Amherst Campus
Amherst Staff
Regular
Full time
JR1034

Amherst has taken a leadership role among highly selective liberal arts colleges and universities in successfully diversifying the racial, socio-economic, and geographic profile of its student body. The College is similarly committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration and staff.

Job Description:

Amherst College invites applications for the Custodian position. The Custodian position is a full-time, year-round position, job group and level AO-1. Given Amherst's distinction as one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country, the successful candidate will demonstrate the w ays in which they bring value to and will work towards supporting a broadly diverse community.

The Custodian supports the efforts of Custodial Services to maintain safe, clean, orderly, and sanitary conditions throughout the campus community.

The Custodian takes appropriate actions to support a diverse workforce and participates in the College's efforts to create a respectful, inclusive, and welcoming work environment.

Work schedule: The position is designated as providing essential services and may be required to report to work, or remain on duty even when the College is closed. Our work is central to student life and their needs occur at a variety of times throughout the day, week, and year and in such, a flexible schedule with extended shift times may be required. The work schedule may vary and corresponds to the College's operational needs, but generally is Monday through Friday, 2:00 pm to 10:30 pm.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

Custodial Services
  • Perform general custodial work required to maintain safe, clean, orderly, and sanitary conditions in buildings and their adjacent grounds in accordance with established work routines, cleaning methods, and procedures. Conduct room inventories using a tablet. Effectively collaborate with a diverse set of colleagues, ensuring a respectful, inclusive climate.

Projects
  • Strip, screen, and refinish floors, extract carpets, wash walls, ceilings and glass, perform snow removal, support the campus-wide recycling program, as well as complete monthly work request forms, building inspections, and student damage reports.

Special Requests/General Maintenance
  • Perform general maintenance duties, move furniture or custodial equipment, and assist Special Services as needed.

Qualifications
Required:
  • A valid driver's license and successful credentialing is required in order to operate college vehicles.
  • Basic math skills including adding and subtracting
  • Basic computer skills
  • Commitment to contributing to an intentionally inclusive and respectful climate
  • Strong customer service, organizational, and time-management skills
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills including the ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Attention to detail
  • An acceptable criminal offender records information (CORI) check
  • Successful completion of pre-employment physical and lift test

Preferred:
  • High School or Vocational Diploma, or equivalent
  • 6 months of cleaning experience

Environmental and Physical Demands:
  • Frequent lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling 30 lbs; occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling over 30 lbs and up to 50 lbs with assistance and occasionally on own.
  • Moving large furniture with assistance.
  • Repetitive motions including; arms, wrists, hands, fingers, and knees.
  • Visual - close concentration/manual dexterity.
  • Frequent movement including reaching, bending, standing, walking, ascending/descending stairs, and ladders.
  • Outdoor elements including exposure to fluctuations in temperature and weather conditions. Hazardous materials including chemicals and biological.
  • Other exposures include dust, odors, wet/slippery conditions, and blood-borne pathogens.

Amherst College is pleased to provide a comprehensive, highly competitive benefits package that meets the needs of staff and faculty and their families. Benefits are an important part of our overall compensation, so it is critical that you review all of the options to ensure it meets your total compensation requirements. Click here for Benefits Information .

Interested candidates are asked to submit a resume and cover letter online at https://amherst.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/Amherst_Jobs . Please be sure to upload all requested documents before you click Submit. Applications cannot be revised once submitted. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
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Posted: 2021-05-14 Expires: 2021-06-15

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