Updated: 4 days ago
Location: Cambridge, MASSACHUSETTS

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CUSTODIAN/UTILITY, Campus Activities Complex (CAC), to clean assigned areas, move trash, and set up and break down Institute events. Will clean classrooms, laboratories, research facilities, conference rooms, lounges, bathrooms, hallways, stairwells, entryways, elevators, private offices, auditoriums, and gymnasiums; inspect and change light bulbs, emergency lights, and filters; refinish/maintain hard surface flooring; clean carpets; operate floor cleaning machinery, including auto scrubbers and burnishers; secure entrance and office doors; empty trash and recycling receptacles located inside buildings and place in bins/dumpsters; clean and disinfect restrooms, including toilets, urinals, sinks, and fixtures; restock paper products and soap and remove used products; clean and polish furniture; clean chalkboards using applicators and squeegees and clean chalk trays and erasers; provide event support, cleaning spaces before and after and setting up and breaking down folding tables and chairs; dry mop, wet mop, and vacuum floors; dust and spot clean walls and doors in high and low areas; clean and disinfect drinking fountains; clean windows, mirrors, and other glass surfaces; and utilize motorized cart to move tilt truck receptacles.  May clean up water/debris due to leaks and floods with wet pick-up vacuums and move equipment and stock from one building to another.  

Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  a valid driver’s license; ability to lift 50 lbs. and move tilt trucks and other carts that hold up to 100 lbs.; and effective communication skills. Must be able to read and understand written directions, safety signage, and other documents; use email and IT equipment utilized by the department; and work independently and as part of a team. PREFERRED:  high school diploma or GED and two years’ relevant experience. Job #21994

Working conditions: remaining stationary for extended periods; traversing the campus; ascending and descending stairs; utilizing Genie lift, ladders, and scissors lifts used in cleaning procedures; and wearing personal protective equipment as required by specific assignment.

Hourly rate:  $28.56

The schedule for the position is Saturday through Wednesday, 6:00 P.M. to  2:00 A.M. (Thursday and Friday off)

Employees who are assigned to an irregular shift are considered essential personnel in accordance with the MIT Policy on Emergency Closing or Early Release. During emergencies, these employees are excused from their regularly scheduled work only with the specific authorization of their supervisor, regardless of any public announcement that the Institute is closed. Other employees, who work a regular established work schedule are not considered essential personnel.


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