The HFS Custodian for night team serves as a team member, performing custodial tasks to maintain cleanliness and care of facilities. In our residential communities, our custodians are an essential provider of customer service for residential students and conferees. Tasks include cleaning and sanitizing restrooms/shower rooms, public areas, apartments and bedrooms. Custodians need to follow written and/or verbal instructions regarding the use of chemicals, supplies and equipment and comply with safety policies and procedures.
Description of Duties •Cleaning and sanitizing kitchens, dining rooms and offices in accordance with established procedures and standards. •Clean and sanitize restrooms, shower rooms and fixtures in accordance with established procedures and standards; refill restroom dispenser. •Clean and sanitize childcare facilities in accordance with established procedures and standards; •Sweeping, moping and vacuuming floors; emptying wastebaskets, trash and recycle containers; replacing light bulbs. •Dusting and cleaning walls, doors, windows, woodwork, furniture, etc. •Stripping, cleaning, buffing and applying finish to floors; using high-speed floor buffers/polishers; vacuuming and cleaning carpets. •Using and maintaining assigned power equipment and hand tools such as a vacuum, broom, mop, squeegee, or ladder for the cleaning and general maintenance of floors, walls, carpets and furniture. •Vacuuming furniture, drapery and walls. •Securing building when facilities are not in use by checking for unlocked doors and windows; reporting unauthorized occupants. •Set up and take down equipment such as chalkboards and easels and furnishings such as folding chairs and tables needed for meetings, conferences and events. •Follow written and/or verbal instructions regarding the use of chemicals, supplies and equipment; comply with safety policies and procedures. •Report need for repairs and maintenance. •May operate high-pressure washer. •Perform cleaning and related duties in areas within a reasonable distance from buildings using hand-operated tools or small power equipment to remove snow or debris, or to sweep sidewalks or stairs. •Drive University vehicles to deliver items and commute to various HFS locations in or around campus •Perform related duties as required.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Physical ability to do required work.
DESIRED REQUIREMENTS Competitive candidates will possess experience that demonstrates: •Ability to understand and produce written and verbal instructions in English •Ability to effectively interact and communicate in a variety of situations •Work independently with minimal supervision. •Successful as a Custodian or housekeeper. •An eye for detail •Dedication to a high level of customer satisfaction
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT •Possession of a valid State of Washington Driver’s License.
Application Process: The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment, you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.