23-47 Custodial Worker CW1 - Custodial Services Department
West Chester University of Pennsylvania
Location: West Chester, Pennsylvania
Higher Education Institution
Join a vibrant campus community whose excellence is reflected in its diversity and student success. West Chester University of Pennsylvania Facilities Division invites applicants for the position of Custodial Worker. We are a community of educators dedicated to developing graduates who succeed personally and professionally and contribute to the common good.
WCU proudly offers a positive and purposeful work environment; comprehensive employee benefits including health, vision, and dental insurance along with many wellness programs; a commitment to work-life balance including generous paid vacation, paid sick time, military leave and paid time off for most major holidays; and a University mission to support employee personal and professional growth including a tuition waiver for self and family members, training and development, and advancement opportunities.
As part of this community, the Facilities Division designs, constructs and maintains a dynamic, safe, and sustainable campus to continually advance its nationally benchmarked living and learning community.
This position is responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of campus by vacuuming, mopping and waxing floors, cleaning carpets; emptying waste containers; cleaning restrooms, shower rooms, classrooms, offices, elevators, studies, hallways, stairwells, steps and lobbies; replacing light bulbs and fluorescent tubes; and removing snow and ice in all doorways, including walks leading to buildings.
The ideal candidate is professional, punctual, has an eye for detail and can follow instructions through proper communication while working with little supervision.
The Facilities team values effort and pride in a job well done. Experience with various cleaning techniques, supplies and machines is helpful but not required. WCU will provide training.
The shifts available are:
Monday through Friday: 7AM TO 3PM (Residence Halls)
Monday through Friday: 4PM TO 12AM (Academics)
Monday through Friday: 10:30PM TO 6:30AM (Academics)
Sunday through Thursday: 10:30PM TO 6:30AM (Academics)
Sunday: 2PM TO 10PM; Monday-Thursday: 4PM TO 12AM (Sykes Student Union)
No previous experience or training required.
Ability to learn the operation and care of vacuum cleaners, scrubbing machines polishing machines, and other janitorial equipment
Ability to follow instructions and to exercise care in the use of cleaning materials
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
Ability to perform duties while bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, reaching and climbing
Sufficient physical strength to work at custodial tasks including ability to work from an eight-foot stepladder
As a member of the Facilities Divisional staff, this position is deemed essential. Essential employees must remain or report to work during partial or full day closings of the University due to hazardous road conditions, emergency circumstances or for other reasons.
There is a shift differential of $1 per hour available for second and third shift assignments.
Applicants must successfully complete the interview process to be considered as a finalist.
Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty and staff advances WCU's educational mission. The University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer encouraging diversity. Women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
All offers of employment are subject to and contingent upon satisfactory completion of all pre-employment criminal background checks.
West Chester University (WCU) of Pennsylvania is among the top regional comprehensive public universities in the nation, serving more than 17,500 students at the undergraduate and graduate levels with a national reputation for excellence, value, and student success. Founded in 1871 as an institute for teacher preparation, West Chester offers more than 118 undergraduate and 103 graduate programs in more than 50 fields of study. In addition to the main campus in West Chester, the University offers programs through its graduate center, the Philadelphia campus, and online. Five colleges and two schools comprise the University: Colleges of Arts and Humanities, Business and Public Management, Education and Social Work, Health Sciences, and the Sciences and Mathematics, as well as the School of Music, and the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies. Located in Chester County (25 miles from downtown Philadelphia) the area combines the best of enjoyable daily living with easy access to the full spectrum of country and city attractions. We are a community of educators dedicated to developing graduates who succeed personally and professionally and contribute to the common good.