Custodian - Academic Buildings

Updated: 10 months ago
Location: Kansas City, KANSAS
Job Type: FullTime
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Academic Custodial PM

Job Posting Title
Custodian - Academic Buildings

Job Description

Position Description:  Custodian, Fort Hays State University, Academic Buildings, full-time position.  Regular Hours:  Monday-Thursday, 2:00 PM to 10:30 PM, Friday, 12:00 PM to 8:30 PM, with occasional weekend hours required.

Minimum Qualifications:  High School Diploma or GED

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years custodial experience
  • Experience operating custodial equipment (high speed floor buffer, carpet extractor, floor auto scrubber)

Appointment Date:  January 13, 2020

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until November 25, 2019.

Salary: $12.02 per hour, plus $.30 shift differential

Benefits: Competitive benefit package


  • Primary responsibility of custodian is to clean the assigned building in such a way as to promote health and safety.
  • Responsible for general maintenance of floors, walls, carpets, and furniture.
  • Operate and maintain power equipment and hand tools: floor auto scrubbers, carpet extractors, high pressure washers, high speed floor buffer and vacuums.
  • Dust and clean facilities and furnishings.
  • Sweep and mop floors.
  • Vacuum and shampoo carpets.
  • Strip, clean, buff and apply floor sealer and floor finish to hard surface floors.
  • Empty/clean wastebaskets and trash containers.
  • Clean and sanitize restrooms using established practices and procedures and refill restroom dispensers.
  • Wash interior and exterior windows.
  • Assist with setup of facilities for meetings, classrooms, conferences, and events.
  • Perform cleaning and related activities such as removing snow or debris from sidewalks and outside grounds.
  • Replace light bulbs.
  • Must be able to lift/carry 50 lbs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Application Documents:  Applicants should submit a resume with the names and contact information for three professional references.

If you have questions regarding the position, please contact:

John Aschenbrenner



Candidates will discover a locale where professional satisfaction and career achievement are paired with an optimal quality of life. Fort Hays State University is located in Hays, Kansas, a vibrant, growing community of over 20,000 that takes great pride in the University's presence. Hays is a celebration of historic and contemporary contrasts, evidenced in its frontier roots highlighted throughout the city and local museums and in its redeveloped downtown area where residents enjoy one-of-a-kind restaurants, unique shopping, and a vibrant arts scene. This community’s commitment to the future inspires Hays businesses to reinvest locally.

A welcoming and family-centered community, Hays offers premier healthcare services, a growing high-tech and retail business community, and excellent Pre-K and K–12 schools in both the private and public sectors. The City of Hays has long been known as a safe community, and the FHSU campus is recognized by the National Council for Home Safety and Security in 2018 as one of the Top 100 Safest College Campuses in America. For entertainment, recreation, education, employment, or simply for a comfortable place to live, residents of all ages will find in Hays the elements that contribute to a safe, enjoyable, and fulfilling lifestyle.

Notice of Non-discrimination – Fort Hays State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, religion, national origin, color, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability or veteran status.

Background Check: Final candidate will have consented to and successfully completed a criminal background check.

Notice to KPERS retirees applying for a position: Recent legislation changes working-after-retirement rules for both you and your employer if you go back to work for a KPERS employer. Please contact your KPERS representative or for further information on how this might affect you.

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