Education and/or Experience
High School Diploma or equivalent. Two years custodial experience.
Knowledge, Skills & Attributes
The incumbent must have proficient knowledge in the following areas:
Knowledge of standard cleaning procedures, chemicals, products and equipment
Knowledge of the chosen custodial information system
Ability to read and understand labels and instructions, particularly on the use and application of cleaning chemicals and products
Ability to work under little supervision
The incumbent must demonstrate the following skills:
Decision making skills
Problem solving skills
Strong and effective verbal and listening communications skills
Time management skills
Ability to work with little supervision
The incumbent must maintain strict confidentiality in performing the duties within the Mark Center. The incumbent must also demonstrate the following personal attributes:
Honesty and trustworthiness
Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
Sound work ethics
The Custodian is a physically demanding position. While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to reach with hands and arms. The incumbent is frequently required use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects tools or controls. The incumbent must spend the entire time at work standing, walking, lifting heavy objects, operating medium-weight cleaning equipment such as floor buffers, sweeping and mopping floors and moving desks and furniture. The incumbent is required to do a great deal of stretching and bending, often in awkward positions. The incumbent must also use back-pack vacuums when assigned.
Note: Operating floor polishers and waxers are particularly hard on back muscles.
The incumbent must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
The incumbent works on a daily basis with dangerous and toxic cleaning products that can be very harmful to ones health if not properly utilized. The incumbent also regularly cleans up blood, saliva and other bodily fluids that are unpleasant to deal with. The condition of washrooms is often unpleasant.
Many of the cleaning materials give off noxious fumes and have powerful odors. If not handled properly, the cleaning materials can cause injury, sickness and/or skin irritation and rashes.
CW Resources, Inc. is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. CW Resources, Inc. actively solicits applications from minorities, veterans, women and persons with disabilities. Reasonable accommodations will be made if needed.