3rd Shift Custodian (Aug 2017)

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Work type: Full time
Location: Harper College Main Campus (Palatine)
Categories: Custodial/Maintenance
Salary: $12.20
Division: Finance & Administrative Services
Department: Facilities Management

Schedule Information: 11pm - 7:30 am

Hours Per Week: 40 hours

BenefitsHealth, Dental, Life & Disability Insurance; Sick, Vacation, and Holiday pay; Personal Business; Educational Assistance: Tuition Waivers at Harper & Professional Expense  

Working Conditions

Employee is subject to both indoor and outdoor environmental conditions.  Employee may be required to wear respiratory protection, eye protection and/or hearing protection and other personal protective equipment on a daily basis. Employee is exposed to dust and cleaning solvents.

General Duties

Responsible for cleaning and maintaining College facilities, classrooms, offices, common areas, and restrooms.

Characteristic Duties

Provide custodial services for Harper College facilities.

Cleans and maintains the College facilities, buildings, offices, classrooms, restrooms and common areas.

Performs custodial duties to include vacuuming, sweeping, scrubbing, dust mopping and wet mopping floors, furniture dusting, cleaning and replenishing restrooms supplies, emptying and cleaning waste receptacles, cleaning whiteboards, cleaning windows and walls, cleaning restrooms and other facilities as assigned, cleaning elevators and stairwells, and maintaining custodial supplies and equipment


Employee must operate the following tools:

·  All floor machines

·  Common hand tools

·  Extension ladders

Physical Demands:

Ability to perform manual tasks requiring moderate strength using equipment/machinery, pull, grasp, and climb. Ability to lift up to 75 lbs. occasionally.

Minimum Acceptable Qualifications: 

Education:  High school education or equivalent. 

Experience:  Six months to a year of janitorial/housekeeping/ custodial experience is required. Knowledge of cleaning methods, material, and equipment. Must have the necessary skills to do the following: vacuum, wet/dry vacuum, carpet extraction, shampooing, stripping and waxing of floors.

Application Review Date Applications are accepted until the position is filled though priority will be given to applications received on or before: September 15, 2017

Required Documents ***Please attach a cover letter and resume directly to your application*** This is optional but strongly desired.

* Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.

* Employment sponsorship is not available.

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