Montana State University Custodian II in Bozeman, Montana
Announcement Number STAFF - VA - 24099
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Classification Title Custodian II - BZ
Working Title Custodian II
Brief Position Overview
Put your Lead Custodian skills to work by joining the team in Campus Recreation!
Position Number 4N0875
Department Recreational Sports & Fitness
Division Division of Student Success
Appointment Type Classified
Contract Term Fiscal Year
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Union Affiliation Laborers
Benefits Eligible Eligible
Salary $23.54 per hour, commensurate with experience, education and qualifications
Contract Type Classified Hourly
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Recruitment Type Open
Campus Recreation is responsible for the management and programming of all recreational facilities at Montana State University including the North Dome, Outdoor Recreation Building, and the Lambert Field Complex. Coming soon the department will add the brand new 185,000 square foot Student Wellness Center. All of these facilities are multi-purpose and meet the varied needs of the campus and the community. The department provides additional services for all Wellness Partners, Health and Human Development, as well as hosting many other events in the new SWC .
Duties and Responsibilities
Under direction of the Custodial Supervisor II, the lead custodian is a working custodian who provides direction for a crew of Custodian I’s and student workers that will be stationed in North Dome and coming soon – the brand new Student Wellness Center!
Assists with training of employees
Conducts nightly quality control inspections and reviews
Maintains good communication flow with management and coworkers
Verbally addresses performance problems, following up with management
Maintains work equipment and supply inventory
Scrubs, mops, washes, seals, disinfects and polishes hard surface floors
Vacuums and shampoos carpeted floors
Dusts and polishes furniture
Washes windows and mirrors
Polishes bathroom and shower fixtures
Empties trash receptacles to dumpsters
Replaces light bulbs and fluorescent tubes
Moves small fitness equipment
Handles commercial (industrial) cleaning chemicals
Prepares for and cleans up after special events
Promotes a safe work environment
Regularly performs nightly building checks and related security checks (locking of exterior doors, reporting of unusual circumstances and/or any building maintenance needs as necessary, etc)
May be reassigned to other areas as needed in order to maintain the cleanliness of all facilities
And actively contributes to the success of the department by performing other duties as needed in support of the department’s mission
Required Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills
High school graduation or G.E.D. plus at least two years of full-time commercial and/or industrial custodial work or a combination of relevant education and experience.
Experience providing excellent customer service to a variety of individuals.
Experience leading, directing and/or training staff.
Preferred Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills
Graveyard/nighttime shift experience.
Experience enforcing building and security regulations.
Experience with special event preparations and/or clean up.
Certifications/Classes related to custodial, sanitation, building maintenance etc.
Experience using computers and various software packages.
The Successful Candidate Will
Work effectively and efficiently in close cooperation with Campus Rec staff and other constituents in a team-oriented environment
Exude enthusiasm and have a high level of integrity and customer orientation while interacting with a wide range of individuals.
Exhibit strong communication and interpersonal skills
Be highly motivated and work with minimal supervision
Consistently exercise initiative and good judgement
Adapt to changing priorities
Accurately perform duties in high traffic environments
Successfully organize and prioritize daily duties and those of others
Have excellent attention to detail, accuracy and timeliness
Represent the department in a professional and courteous manner
Position Special Requirements/Additional Information
This position will primarily work Monday-Friday, 9 am – 6 pm, with occasional early morning, night and weekend work as needed
Must be able to substitute for other graveyard/nighttime shifts as the department event schedule changes
Will work evenings, weekends, long hours, consecutive days during busy periods, and occasional holidays as the school and event schedule demands
Will occasionally work outside and in inclement weather
This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts Montana State University’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Transport and move items up to 50 lbs and occasionally up to 100lbs (Such as stacking chairs, portable stages, folding tables, transport floor sealer, etc.)
Move product and items up and down stairs.
Ascend/Descend stairs and step ladders
Move about or remain stationary for extended periods of time
Operate Cleaning Equipment
Regular exposure to cleaning solutions
This position has supervisory duties? No
Posting Detail Information
Number of Vacancies 1
Desired Start Date Upon completion of a successful search.
Position End Date (if temporary)
Applications will be:
Screening of applications will begin on September 29, 2023; however, applications will continue to be accepted until an adequate applicant pool has been established.
Montana State University values diverse perspectives and is committed to continually supporting, promoting and building an inclusive and culturally diverse campus environment. MSU recognizes the importance of work-life integration and strives to be responsive to the needs of dual career couples.
In compliance with the Montana Veteran’s Employment Preference Act, MSU provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. To claim veteran’s preference please complete the veteran’s preference information located in the Demographics section of your profile.
MSU’s Non-Discrimination Policy and Discrimination Grievance Procedures can be located on the MSU Website: https://www.montana.edu/hr/recruitment/dualcareer.html