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Custodian

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Position type: Full-Time 12-Month
Department: 520192 - Student Housing - Facilities Admin
Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS
Categories: Support Staff
Position Open Date:

Position Function:

To perform duties necessary for the routine cleaning and upkeep of buildings.

Department Profile:

The Department of Housing and Residence Life strives to create a "home away from home" where students are individually and collectively challenged and supported in the journey to become mature, contributing citizens in a global community.

In support of the mission of Mississippi State University and the Division of Student Affairs, the Department of Housing and Residence Life cultivates an on-campus environment that promotes student success, engages students through intentional interactions, and challenges them to learn and grow beyond the classroom.

https://www.housing.msstate.edu/

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Sweep, dust mop, wet mop and scrub floors. Clean windows, mirrors, walls, doors and other building surfaces. Clean, wax and buff floors. Clean restroom facilities and replenish supplies. Collect trash and empty in trash collection containers. Move furniture, equipment, supplies and other materials as requested. Dust and polish furniture. Report repair needs. Perform minor maintenance and repair duties as directed. May change light bulbs and spray rooms for pests. May vacuum and shampoo carpets. May give work instructions to other Custodians and be responsible for keys and upkeep of a section or a whole building. Perform related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ability to read and write. Ability to work with others and to receive and follow instructions.-or- Any equivalent combination of related experience and/or education approved by the Department of Human Resources Management.

Preferred Qualifications:

High School Diploma. Experience in custodial work

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

Regularly involves lifting, bending or other physical exertion.
Often exposed to one or more elements such as heat, cold, noise, dust, dirt, chemicals, etc.
Routine deadlines; usually sufficient lead time; variance in work volume seasonal and predictable; priorities can be anticipated; some interruptions are present; travel or other inconveniences have advance notice; involves occasional exposure to demands and pressures from persons other than immediate supervisor.
Job frequently requires standing, walking, reaching, talking, hearing, handling objects with hands, and lifting up to 25 pounds.
Job occasionally requires sitting, stooping/kneeling/crouching/crawling, and lifting more than 100 pounds.
Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically.

Instructions for Applying:

Link to apply:  http://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu/

Submit application and any requested documents online.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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