The Department of Facilities Management supports the mission of the University of Denver's physical resources in order to provide a healthy and safe educational environment for campus community through services of the departments of Capital Projects and Planning, Facilities Management, Parking & Mobility Services, Auxiliaries & Real Estate, and Business & Operations.
The Custodial Services division of Facilities Management is responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of all interior spaces in a variety of Academic, Athletic, Residential and Administrative settings with a variety of chemicals/solutions and equipment (i.e. vacuums, auto scrubbers, sweepers, spot cleaners, etc.) Employees will be required to understand and follow all rules and regulations put forth by the University of Denver and the Collective Bargaining Agreement. Must participate in annual OSHA training and will be responsible.
In addition to following the University of Denver's policies and procedures, principal responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Cleans restrooms; fills toilet paper towel holders and disinfects the facilities on a daily basis.
- Cleans and washes all chalkboards, cleans erasers, as well as distributes chalk and erasers.
- Cleans all classrooms; straightens desks, cleans cabinets, and Venetian blinds.
- Cleans all light fixtures and changes light bulbs up to 10ft
- Cleans all walls, ceilings, doors, and frames.
- Cleans all windows, inside and outside.
- Cleans appliances; washes interior and exterior.
- Cleans drinking fountains; sanitizes daily.
- Cleans telephone booths; wipes entire booth, sweeps, and mops inside and outside.
- Locks and unlocks buildings when required.
- Cleans and maintains floors, including hard surfaced floors, stairs, carpeted floors, stairs and walk-off mats.
- Operates and cleans all custodial equipment.
- Orders and stocks custodial supplies in custodial closets.
- Relocates furniture and prepares setups for University functions.
- Removes and disposes of all litter, waste paper, and other debris throughout the University.
- Sweeps and removes leaves, snow and trash from entrances, steps and walks leading to sidewalk areas.
- Performs set-ups for the University of Denver functions.
- Moves various equipment, supplies, and furniture manually or by use of truck.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Ability to work collaboratively and build strong relationships with peers
- Strong interpersonal skills, including strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Ability to effectively manage multiple projects, have attention to detail, and work safely in a fast-paced work environment
- Ability to think strategically and creatively
- Ability to handle time sensitive/confidential information appropriately
- Ability to work efficiently unsupervised
- Ability to use a High speed buffer & hand held high speed buffer
- Ability to use the Auto scrubber
- Ability to use carpet & fabric machines, including heady duty extraction
- Ability to use the Roto- side by side
- Custodians are required long intervals of standing, walking, bending, and repetitive motion of hand-wrist and elbow shoulder
- Custodians will be required to climb ladders up to 10 feet tall and balance
- Operate various hand held, walk behind and self-propelled equipment and machinery
- Workers are required to push-pull, carry and lift objects of up to 50 pounds
- This job entails working in small dusty areas
- Knowledge of related OSHA and EPA regulations and able to effectively communicate regulations to others
- A high school diploma
- Knowledge of safety protocols such as disposal of chemicals and other hazardous material
- Work experience as custodian/ janitor or a similar role
- Working knowledge of industry equipment and how to maintain units
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee frequently works in outside weather conditions and is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Moderate to strenuous physical effort required. This job requires long intervals of standing, walking, bending, and repetitive motions of the hand-wrist and elbow-shoulder. One must handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls with hands and fingers; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to climb ladders up to 10 feet tall and balance. The job entails working in small dusty and dirty enclosed areas.
Workers are also required to push-pull, carry and lift objects of up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Sunday- Thursday 10:00 PM- 6:30AM
For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) May 11, 2022.
Candidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.
Salary Grade Number:
The salary grade for the position is 03.
The hourly rate for the position is $16.64
The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidate’s sex or any other protected status.
The University of Denver offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO pass. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.
Please include the following documents with your application:
2. Cover Letter
The University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer. The University of Denver prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age (40 years and over in the employment context), religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, veterans status, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under federal, state, or local law, regulation, or ordinance in any of the university's educational programs and activities, and in the employment (including application for employment) and admissions (including application for admission) context, as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended in 2008; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and any other federal, state, and local laws, regulations, or ordinances that prohibit discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation. For the university's complete Non-Discrimination Statement, please see non‑discrimination‑statement.
All offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.