Custodian

Updated: about 15 hours ago
Location: Waltham, MASSACHUSETTS
Job Type: FullTime

POSITION PURPOSE / JOB OBJECTIVE: Assure that the assigned area of campus facilities is orderly, safe from snow and ice hazards, properly cleaned and lighted.

Job Description

ESSENTIAL & OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Clean, strip, polish building surfaces as directed.

  • Read, understand and carry out simple instructions in English

  • Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with supervisors, fellow workers, department heads and other members of the campus community

  • Follow simple oral instructions in English

  • Work in an environment subject to frequently changing priorities and from individuals and time deadlines

  • Bend, stoop, lift and move furniture, shovel snow and remove trash weighing 30 pounds

  • Work either independently or in a project team setting

  • Organize responsibilities and tasks

  • Receive and ship packages, luggage and supplies.

  • Set up rooms for conferences, lectures, and special events.

  • Respond to and clean up after emergencies and disasters

  • Assist in the security and protection of facilities to include locking and unlocking exterior and interior doors

*This list is representative of those duties and responsibilities that are required of this position. However, the list is not to be considered as all inclusive.

 

Job Qualifications and Requirements

  • Ability to clean, strip, polish building surfaces as directed

  • Ability to read and understand simple instructions in English

  • Ability to follow simple oral instructions in English

  • Ability to establish and maintain a positive working relationship with supervisors, fellow workers, department heads and other members of the campus community

  • Ability to work effectively in an environment subject to frequently changing priorities and periodic stress from individuals and time deadline

  • Ability to bend, stoop, lift and move furniture, shovel snow and remove trash weighing 30 pounds

  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently either independently or in a project team setting

  • Ability to organize responsibilities and tasks weekly in order to perform them efficiently and effectively

  • Ability to respond to and clean up after emergencies and disasters

  • Ability to perform other related tasks as required

JOB LOCATION:

Inside campus buildings and outside perimeter of buildings

EQUIPMENT (Machines, devices, tools, etc., used in job performance):

Floor buffers, vacuums of all types, wet/vacuums, automatic walk-behind and riding floor scrubbers, pressure washers, 44 gallon trash containers, snow shovels, ice chippers, brooms, mops, pails with ringers, chemicals including but not limited to: ammonia, bleach, germicide/disinfectant, floor stripper, wax, ice melt, and metal polish.

Shift : 5:00am- 1:30pm  Mon-Fri ( Sat/Sun Off)

Vaccination Policy: All employees hired are required to upload proof of vaccination and booster against COVID‐19, subject to approved medical or religious exemptions or disability accommodations.

Closing Statement

Brandeis University is committed to providing its students, faculty and staff with an environment conducive to learning and working and where all people are treated with respect and dignity. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, caste, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, including transgender identity, religion, disability, age, genetics, active military or veteran status and any other characteristics protected under applicable federal or Massachusetts law.


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