Custodian Leadworker
Boise State University

Boise, Idaho

Posted in Education and Training
about 2 months ago

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Job Info

About Us:

Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. Learn more about Boise State and the City of Boise at Boise State University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Boise State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. We are a welcoming campus that supports diversity and inclusion.
Job Summary/Basic Function:
To perform heavy-duty cleaning and maintenance work in an assigned area and coordinate the work of other custodians; perform related work.

Level Scope:
Applies basic skills while developing some specialized skills in procedures, operations, techniques, tools, materials, and/or equipment appropriate to area of specialization; performs routine and/or repetitive tasks; limited decision making required; generally works under close supervision; has no or limited experience; work is performed from within specific limits of established procedures and/or defined instructions.

Essential Functions:
60% of Time the Custodian Leadworker must:
• Explains priorities for completion of projects; resolves problems associated with staff assignments; schedules jobs to be accomplished; ensures safe working conditions for clients and staff; trains in proper and safe way to perform custodial services and operate/maintain equipment; reviews work to insure compliance with standards; prepares performance evaluations; keeps records of employees hours worked; inventories supplies and materials; insures room availability and event schedules are followed.
• Performs and leads others in heavy-duty cleaning; cleans, sanitizes, and polishes fixtures; dusts, mops, waxes, shampoos furniture, woodwork, walls, windows, and glass; removes waste and debris; selects products and cleaning compounds; measures and mixes compounds, disinfectants, and sanitizing agents and applies them according to procedures or manufacturers' specifications; orders supplies for custodial closets; sweeps, strips, seals, and waxes floors; sets up tables, chairs, and similar items for events; removes adhesives, tiles and carpet; refinishes floors and prepares them for recarpeting or special flooring; moves furniture, appliances, and other heavy items; sets up and climbs ladders and scaffolding; shovels snow; reports building maintenance needs; performs a variety of duties to insure facility operation including: setting-up bleachers, portable flooring, tables, and chairs for special events; providing direction and answering basic questions regarding events for patrons; and setting-up and preparing audio/visual equipment and related aids for use.
• Operates scrubbing, buffing, shampooing, vacuuming, and wet/dry pickup machines; performs routine and preventive maintenance on cleaning equipment; finishes floors using sanders, strippers, and final finishers; uses snow blowers, hysters, airlift platforms, dollies, and carts; replaces belts, brushes, and bearings in power equipment; insures that floor and building area is secured including doors locked and lights and appliances off; reports fire hazards, other emergencies.

• Independently performs daily cleaning, disinfecting and maintenance on assigned areas and equipment
• Leads a team in performing heavy-duty, restorative cleaning during and after events
• Assists with facility inspections and set-ups prior to event activity
• Mentors and trains event custodians on safety compliance and standard operating procedures
• Ensures safe working conditions are maintained
• Ensures facility and door control security
• Assists with inventory control and supply orders
• Assists with facility and equipment maintenance
• Operates scrubbing, buffing, shampooing, vacuuming, and wet/dry pickup machines
• Selects products/equipment and cleaning compounds that are suitable for each task
• Monitors facility conditions to ensure compliance with policies, procedures and accreditations
• This position has areas within the facility for which they have an exclusive responsibility for overseeing the cleaning (daily, weekly, monthly, annual tasks)
• This position includes hours during evenings, weekends and holidays, and additionally may be asked to be on call at times as identified by supervisor
• This position will be trained in their immediate supervisor's fundamental duties and be required to provide backup coverage if needed
• Reviews work to ensure compliance with standards, values and missions.
o ExtraMile Arena Mission - Bringing world-class creativity, competition and celebration to life
o ExtraMile Arena Vision - ExtraMile Arena aspires to be an iconic venue thriving in the heart of the vibrant Boise metropolitan area. Operated by passionate venue professionals guided by a principled compass of safety, servant leadership, respectful relationships and indomitable spirit, ExtraMile Arena will be renowned for world class event experiences.
o ExtraMile Arena Values:
▪ Safety
▪ Servant Leadership
▪ Respectful Relationships
▪ Indomitable Spirit
▪ Entrepreneurialism
▪ Stewardship
▪ Service Excellence
▪ Mutually Successful Outcomes

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
• Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services
• Ability to inspect equipment, structures, or materials to identify cause of errors or other problems
• Ability to monitor building premises to ensure occupant of visitor safety

Minimum Qualifications:
Good knowledge of: the methods, materials, and equipment used in heavy-duty custodial work including related safety practices; cleaning agents and related products and their possible reactions.

Some knowledge of: supervisory practices; sanitation and infection control; training methods used in custodial work.

Experience: operating industrial-type high-speed cleaning equipment; performing minor maintenance on custodial equipment; using hand tools to repair cleaning equipment; explaining the use and maintenance of custodial equipment.

Salary and Benefits:
Salary commensurate with experience. Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being. Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that are right for you and your family. Learn more about our benefit options at

Required Application Materials:

Advertised: May 05, 2021
Applications close: May 11, 2021

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