Custodian CL1 (various shifts)

  • University of Southern Maine
  • Gorham, ME
  • Aug 30, 2021
Full time Facilities Management

Job Description

 

 

Position Title: Custodian CL1 (various shifts) Campus: All USM locations City, State: Gorham, ME Department: Custodial Services - PCUST Bargaining Unit: Serv & Maint Salary Band/Wage Band: A11, Step 2- $12.75 Work Schedule: Various Statement of Job:

Are you interested in a career at the University of Southern Maine with exceptional benefits, including free tuition and career advancement opportunities? Does working in an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and provides a fun and fast-paced working environment sound exciting to you? Then check out this job opportunity!

The University of Southern Maine is looking for motivated and dependable team members who are committed to providing a clean and healthy environment for our campuses. We are currently accepting applications for all custodial shifts on both the Portland and Gorham USM campuses!

A supportive management structure and shared commitment to each other's success, we value the professional and personal growth of our employees. Respect & Care, Integrity, Equity and Responsiveness are the core values of USM, and we are committed to building a culturally diverse team of leaders, faculty and staff. We welcome applicants who are multilingual. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

The University of Southern Maine offers a highly competitive benefits package for full-time and eligible part-time employees that includes (but is not limited to):

  • Vacation, sick and holiday pay
  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Life insurance, short and long term disability insurance
  • A tuition waiver program for employees and their spouse or dependent child(ren)
  • A 403(b) retirement plan
  • Free access to the METRO system, including the Husky Line with service between our Portland and Gorham campuses

For more information about benefits, please review the UMS benefits information summary.

This is an essential position with the expectation that incumbents report to work on snow/storm days and other days when campus is closed.

Responsibilities:

  • Clean and disinfect a variety of areas on campus including restrooms, breakrooms, common areas and classrooms.
  • Assist with event set-ups and take-downs.
  • Assist with trash collection and disposal.
  • Unlock and secure buildings.
  • Report maintenance issues and equipment failures as appropriate.
  • Provide recommendations for corrective action on areas that need improvement.
  • Respond to customer concerns with efficiency and respect.
  • Work effectively and cooperatively with members of the Facilities Management team, students, faculty & staff, external vendors and customers and the broader USM community.
  • Other duties as reasonably assigned.

 

 

Qualifications:

Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.), or international degree equivalent
  • Effective communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and follow verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to follow safety policies and procedures
  • With or without reasonable accommodation, must be capable of lifting and carrying equipment and materials up to 50 pounds frequently and/or exert 20 pounds of force to move objects; and must be capable of standing for long periods of time and flexible enough for bending and reaching

 

Other Information:

Want to know more about employment, benefits and local resources? Our Employment webpage has additional information to help you become more familiar with developing a new career at USM as well as exploring everything the Greater Southern Maine area has to offer.

To apply:

Materials must be submitted via "Apply to Job". You will need to create an applicant profile and complete an application.

Review of applications will start immediately and accepted until all positions are filled.

Appropriate background screening will be conducted for the successful candidate.

The University of Southern Maine is an EEO/AA employer and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran's status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Equal Opportunity Office, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME  04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711

Application Details

Apply Here: https://usm.hiretouch.com/view-all-jobs

 

The University of Southern Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Equal Opportunity Office, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME  04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

 

When inquiring or applying for positions at the University of Southern Maine, please also reference AcademicCareers.com

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at the University of Southern Maine and at other institutions of higher education in the region on www.AcademicCareers.com

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