• LTC Custodian Trainee

    University of ColoradoBoulder, CO

    Job #523798448

  • Do you want to join a team responsible for providing a safe physical environment while assisting in the campus mission of promoting the advancement and transfer of knowledge?

    One that provides an excellent benefits package including: comprehensive health & dental plans, PERA retirement benefits, tuition waiver, vacation & sick leave, 10 paid holidays plus a free Eco Pass (RTD Bus pass)?

    We are seeking people with excellent critical thinking skills who are able to learn in a dynamic and high-energy environment.

    Facilities Management at the University of Colorado Boulder has multiple vacancies for a newly created LTC Custodial Trainee position.

    The LTC Custodial Trainee is an entry-level position for training and developing skills toward becoming a Custodian I at the University. The six to twelve month training process utilizes a system of modules to acquaint the trainee with elements of our Custodial Team Cleaning process, standard equipment operation and university cleaning standards while providing increasing levels of responsibility.

    We are also looking for individuals for our specialized floor crew team. Employees will be trained on standard operating procedures, equipment and safety protocols to strip and refinish floors as well as extracting carpets on campus.

    Upon completing training, the LTC Custodial Trainee will be reclassified as a Custodian I.

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    /Who we are:/

    Facilities Management is responsible for the overall physical development and maintenance of the campus. The mission of the department is to provide a safe physical environment that promotes the advancement and transfer of knowledge. We are currently looking for hardworking, reliable individuals to join our team.

    /What your key responsibilities will be:/

    As LTC Custodial Trainee, you will be responsible for learning the following: maintaining and cleaning building interiors and furnishings in state institutions and facilities; following sanitary standards; washing, wiping, dusting, scrubbing, scouring, laundering, disinfecting, vacuuming, sweeping, moping, buffing, and polishing surfaces, floors, walls, windows, lavatories, furnishings, and fabric; and collecting and disposing of trash.

    Assignments may include keeping exterior walkways clear of debris and snow. Most positions operate on the Team Cleaning concept.

    Floor crew trainee will be responsible for learning the following: use of specialized floor maintenance equipment, stripping, scrubbing and refinishing all types of floor surfaces; spot cleaning and extracting carpeting. Assignments may also include learning team cleaning duties and snow removal.

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    /What you should know:/

    This is an essential services position. The incumbent is required to respond after hours during emergencies and report to work for regular assigned shift during emergency campus closures.

    The hours for AM Shift openings are Monday – Friday from 4:30 AM – 1:00 PM, with Swing shift openings being Monday – Thursday from 3:15 to 11:45 PM and Friday from 1:30 to 10:00 PM We also have vacancies on our Floor Crew which works four (4) 10 hour

    Shifts; Monday – Thursday from 3:30 PM to 2:00 AM

    Numerous full-time positions are available to be filled from this job ad.

    /What we can offer:/

    The starting salary for this position is $12.10 per hour / $25,168 per year. The pay will increase to $26,736 upon completion of the training period.

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    /The University of Colorado offers//excellent benefits//, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the//University of Colorado Boulder//.




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    /What we require:/

    Must be a current Colorado resident to apply.

    A combination of education and experience sufficient to ensure that following satisfactory completion of the training period, employees will meet the requirements of the class to which the position is assigned.

    /Necessary Special Qualifications:/

    Must be able to speak, read and understand basic English.

    Must be able to complete and pass a pre-placement background check which will be required after a conditional offer of employment has been made and prior to reporting to work.

    To be considered for employment you must be willing and able to: sign a release for a background check; follow spoken instructions; learn and follow safety rules; work standing on your feet for up to 8 hours a day; frequently lift 40 pounds throughout the work shift; clean toilets; report for work on time each day and perform your duties up to 8 hours a day; work with people with a background different from your own; use green cleaning chemicals; be on-call for emergencies as needed; shovel snow when necessary; wash windows, inside and outside; report for work free of the influence of alcohol or drugs.

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    /What you will need:/

    • Ability to speak, read and understand basic English

    • Custodial cleaning experience

    • Dependability and reliability

    • Ability to get along with co-workers and others

    • Ability to follow directions

    • Customer service skills

    /What we’d like you to have:/

    • Prior custodial/cleaning experience

    • Previous experience working on a team

    /Preferred qualifications may be used to further reduce the pool of applicants to those who are most highly qualified./

    Job: *Facilities/Labor,Trades & Crafts

    Organization: *B0001 -- Boulder Campus

    Title: LTC Custodian Trainee

    Location: Boulder

    Requisition ID: 11756

    Updated 11/20/2017