01 Nov 2022
Idaho, Boise, 83701 Boise USA


Custodian Print ( Apply Custodian Salary $13.00 HourlyLocation Boise, IDJob TypeFull TimeDepartmentBoise State UniversityJob Number3293362Closing11/7/2021 11:59 PM Mountain Description



DescriptionCustodianFacilities Operations and MaintenanceThis position is eligible for reduced tuition on most college courses for the employee, their spouse, and their dependent child. Position Overview:To perform heavy-duty cleaning and related maintenance work in an assigned area or building complex; perform related work.Primary shift schedule, Sunday to Thursday 10:00pm to 6:30am, seasonal variations, days/hours can occur

Evening Shift

Shift pay may be available for qualifying shift assignments

Example of DutiesApplies basic skills while developing some specialized skills in procedures, operations, techniques, tools, materials, and/or equipment appropriate to area of specialization; performs routine and/or repetitive tasks; limited decision making required; generally works under close supervision; has no or limited experience; work is performed from within specific limits of established procedures and/or defined instructions.

Performs heavy-duty cleaning in locker rooms, classrooms, dormitories, and lavatories; cleans, sanitizes, and polishes; dusts, washes, sponge mops; sanitizes, and shampoos furniture, woodwork, walls, windows, and glass items; cleans shades and covers on light fixtures; removes waste and debris; selects products and compounds for cleaning jobs and applies according to procedures or manufacturers' specifications; orders supplies for custodial closets and stocks custodial closets; sweeps, strips, seals, and finishes wood, linoleum, and other floors; washes windows; removes and prepares draperies for cleaning; removes adhesives, tiles, and carpet; refinishes floors and prepares them for carpeting or special flooring; instructs temporary help.

Operates heavy-duty scrubbing, buffing, shampooing, vacuuming, and wet/dry pickup equipment; performs preventive maintenance; finishes floors; uses snow blowers, hysters, airlift platforms, dollies, and carts; uses specialized sweepers; replaces belts, brushes, and bearings; insures floor and building area is secure; verifies doors are locked and lights and appliances are off; reports fire hazards and other emergencies.

Custodians perform a variety of duties to help insure facilities operate smoothly. This may include setting-up for special events, providing direction and answering basic questions regarding events for patrons. Moves furniture and similar heavy items; sets-up and climbs ladders; shovels snow from walkways.

Minimum QualificationsWillingness to: perform duties associated with commercial cleaning, including operating industrial-type cleaning equipment such as high-speed buffers and vacuum cleaners; cleaning restrooms, bath facilities, locker rooms, swimming pools, and similar facilities; moving heavy items such as tables, chairs, and bleachers; and repairing the equipment and related devices you operate. Physical DemandsThe physical nature of the work may vary from day-to-day based on operational needs; however while performing the duties of this job, the employee will be regularly required to: Have full range of mobility in upper and lower body.

Be able to reach overhead.

Be able to work in various positions, including, but not limited to, stooping, standing, bending over, sitting, climbing ladders, kneeling and squatting for extended periods of time.

Be able to lift, pull and push materials and equipment to complete assigned job tasks.

Be able to lift 50 pounds of weight frequently throughout assigned workday.

Standing and walking continuously throughout the shift.

Have the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication.

Supplemental InformationPreferred Knowledge, Skills & AbilitiesKnowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance

Ability to manage one's own time

Benefits:The pay for this position begins at $13.00 per hour depending on individual experience. Boise State University has impressive Benefits and Total Rewards offerings that go past just Health Insurance. From employer paid life insurance to severely reduced tuition for employees and their family members, there are limitless reasons to join the Boise State Family. If you would like more information on everything Boise State has to offer please visit our website: Employee Retirement System of Idaho:

Employee contributions: 7.16% University contributions: 11.94%

Tuition Fee Waiver: for self, spouse, and dependents

Flexible Spending Accounts

Life Insurance

Time Off


Sick Leave

Vacation Leave

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Questions?Please contact Boise State Human Resources by phone at (208) 426-1616 or email at work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Most work time will be in high traffic areas requiring intensive cleaning and maintenance and may include marginally unsafe and/or unpleasant conditions. These positions involve climbing ladders, bending, stooping, lifting and carrying items weighing up to approximately 50 pounds, and standing and walking continuously throughout the shift.AA/EEO Statement – Boise State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Boise State University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. As a federal contractor, the University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. View Boise State's complete pay transparency policy statement. ( If you require an accommodation to complete this application, please contact Human Resources at 208-426-1616.Background Investigations – Any offer of employment at Boise State University will be contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation and may require a credit and/or motor vehicle background investigation depending on the position. Click here to view the University's full background investigations policy ( .Jeanne Clery Statement: Notice of Availability of Annual Security and Fire Safety Report – The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) requires all colleges and universities that participate in federal financial aid programs to keep and disclose information about crime on and near their campuses to all job applicants. Click here to read the Boise State University Safety Report. ( Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources at (208) 334-2263.Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.2225 W. University Dr.Capitol Village #3Boise, ID 83725-1265Thank you for your interest in working at Boise State University! may not be applicable for temporary or seasonal positions.01 Check all the following if you are willing to be trained and are physically able (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following activities. You must check all the boxes to qualify for this position. The following items 1 - 4 are the minimum qualifications. (1) Operate power cleaning equipment such as high speed buffers and vacuum cleaners (2) Clean toilets, bath facilities, locker rooms, swimming pools, and similar areas (3) Move tables, chairs, and other heavy items (4) Service/maintain equipment used in custodial work Operate power cleaning equipment such as high speed buffers and vacuum cleaners

Clean toilets, bath facilities, locker rooms, swimming pools, and similar areas

Move tables, chairs, and other heavy items

Service/maintain equipment used in custodial work


EXTRA CREDIT: These areas are not required but may give you a higher score. Check all of the following duties you are willing to be trained in and are physically able to perform (with or without reasonable accommodation). Some positions may be required to perform the following duties. Not selecting all the items (1 - 10) may affect your opportunity for an interview.

Wash windows

Use hand tools such as pliers, screwdrivers, and wrenches

Stand and walk continuously throughout an eight hour shift

Bend and stoop

Lift and carry items weighing up to approximately 50 pounds

Shovel snow and perform similar activities

Work with chemicals and be around fumes such as chemical cleaning products

Work in dusty and dirty conditions

Prepare and maintain floors (carpet and hard floors)

Perform duties requiring use of a ladder

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