State of Idaho Boise, ID
Open for Recruitment: July 11, 2018 - July 21, 2018

Announcement # 02010084889

Salary Range: $10.50 per hour -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Boise


Housing & Residence Life

Housing and Residence Life is committed to recruiting, hiring, and retaining diverse staff and faculty whose backgrounds and identities fulfill the needs of Boise State students.

Any applicant interested in this position will possess an understanding of Multicultural Competencies as it relates to an inclusive workplace environment. This includes but is not limited to:

* A recognition that specific populations on college campuses and in society are marginalized

* An understanding that your life experience influences how you build/maintain relationships

* Essential to consistently treat everyone with respect, fairness, and dignity

* Knowledge that effective communication across differences is imperative for a successful and supportive environment

Work schedule is Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm.

Job Duties:


* Housing facility custodial duties include preparation of rooms and apartments for assignment and general ongoing daily custodial services for the common areas of the housing facilities. Regular and reliable attendance at work is required because of the need for these tasks to be performed on a daily basis. This position performs heavy duty cleaning practices to include: vacuuming, carpet extraction, floor cleaning and waxing, window cleaning, dusting, mopping, sweeping, vent cleaning, fixture cleaning, wall cleaning and appliance cleaning (including stoves, ovens, and refrigerators). The position cleans and disinfects bathrooms on a daily basis, including but not limited to: toilets, tubs, shower stalls, walls, sinks, and floors. Use of household and commercial cleaning/disinfecting agents is required for this position.

* Custodians are responsible for interior and exterior trash and recycling removal in addition to restocking paper products, soap and sanitizers in common area bathrooms and lobby areas – all on a daily basis. This position performs minor maintenance and repair functions such as: replacing light bulbs, screens, OCC batteries, smoke detector batteries, and air fresheners. Custodians will perform minor repairs on custodial equipment which they use regularly (listed in the section below), such as replacing belts, brushes and bearings. Custodians will assist in moving, assembling, setting-up and adjusting furniture (beds, mattresses, tables, chairs and appliances) and will also aid in moving rolling carts.

Equipment Operation:

* Custodial staff operates carpet extractors, pressure washers, garbage compactor, rotary buffers and scrubbers, wet-dry vacuums, vacuum cleaners, snow removal equipment, leaf blowers, and all types of hand operated custodial equipment. The employee must demonstrate an understanding of Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) and common custodial safety practices.


* Custodians are responsible for maintaining building security such as securing rooms and apartments and exterior doors when entering and leaving facilities. Custodians are expected to report any illegal or suspicious behaviors, fire hazards and other safety concerns to their supervisor immediately. Departmental keys will be issued to Custodians, which they are responsible for at all times.

* Custodians are expected to maintain a high level of customer service in their interactions with residents, guests and other staff members by providing direction and answering basic questions as well as following up with appropriate staff regarding concerns and issues. Custodians may also aid in instruction of temporary help and student workers, under the Custodian's supervisor's direction and supervision. Custodians are also required to attend regular staff/departmental meetings and trainings. This position will also aid in maintaining the safety of housing facilities during inclement weather to include snow removal (shoveling and snow blowing), applying de-icing agents to walkways and stairs, etc.

Minimum Qualifications:

* Have good knowledge of basic cleaning skills and the judgment to use safe custodial practices; must demonstrate the willingness to perform duties associated with commercial cleaning including operating industrial-type cleaning equipment such as high-speed buffers and vacuum cleaners; cleaning restrooms and bath facilities; moving heavy items such as tables, chairs, and appliances; and repairing the equipment and related devices the position requires you to operate.

* Physical Ability to: climb ladders, bend, stoop, lift and carry items weighing up to approximately 50 pounds, and to stand continuously throughout the shift.

* Ability to read and understand written instructions on equipment operations, cleaning agents, MSDS books and safety pamphlets.

* Ability to maintain regular and reliable attendance at work.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Not required but preferred: Fluency in two or more languages.


Checklist. You will receive a score based on your answers. You must receive a minimum rating of 7 to pass this examination.

To preview the exam, click on the "Preview Exam" link at the bottom of the page (you will not be able to take the exam from this screen). If you wish to take the exam, click on any Apply Online button and follow the instructions provided.

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How to Apply:

Click on either Apply Online button to the left and follow the instructions to complete the Application and Exam. If you have questions regarding this process, please call the numbers shown to the left.

When completing your online application, please include:

* Boise State University under "Agencies"

* Full Time under "Job Type/Shift"

* Boise under "Cities"

You must also complete/update all items in the Application Checklist. (This includes: Personal Information, Education, Work History, Cities, Agencies and Job type.) Without this information your name cannot be referred to the hiring agency.

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.

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Thank you for your interest in employment with

Boise State University!

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At the discretion of the appointing authority, compensatory time off may be provided in lieu of overtime cash compensation.

Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources.

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