Job Details

Position Details

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Position Title:

Temporary Position: Custodian

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Student Union Custodial Services

Location Address:

Stillwater, Oklahoma, 74078
United States

Hiring Supervisor:

Tonisha VanPelt

Hiring Range:
(Contingent upon available funding):

8.00 - 10.00, Hourly

Work Schedule:

Varies by shift.

Faculty Appt Period:

Job Summary:

Cleans assigned areas to include offices, meeting rooms, public areas, hallways, stairs, escalators, retail shops. Cleaning is defined to include vacuuming, sweeping, mopping, hard floor maintenance, dusting, waxing, polishing office furniture, brass, and cleaning woodwork, and emptying trash. Utilizes assigned equipment and fills out work order forms detailing equipment and any other problems and any other conditions requiring maintenance. Cleans assigned areas per direction of Assistant Custodian Foreman, Housekeeping Foreman, and Assistant Director of Building Operations for Student Union. Other duties as assigned.

Promotional Opportunities may be available through an established career development plan.

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work involves walking, talking, hearing, using hands to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reaching with hand and arms, the ability to move from one area to another and up and down stairs. Work may routinely require the employee to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl.

Position requires the ability to lift, push, and/or pull up to 50 lbs. This position is heavy in manual labor and requires the physical ability to lift up to 50 pounds frequently and in excess of 50 pounds occasionally.

Position presents potential exposure to cleaning supplies if not used properly.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Multiple openings. A resume is required to complete the application process.

Education & Experience

Position Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:
High School/GED

Two years related work experience may be substituted for each year reduction in education.

Must be able to follow oral and written instructions. Must be available for call in or for emergency help when needed.

Preferred Qualifications:
One year of experience in housekeeping, floor cleaning, tile/carpet upkeep, wood surface cleaning.

Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

Oklahoma State University, as an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. Oklahoma State University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all individuals and does not discriminate based on race, religion, age, sex, color, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or veteran status with regard to employment, educational programs and activities, and/or admissions. For more information, visit