Custodian 1

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Position type: Full-Time 12-Month
Department: 411505 - Sanderson Center
Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS
Categories: Support Staff
Position Open Date:

Position Function:

The primary function of the CUSTODIAN is to perform routine duties necessary to maintain the cleanliness and functionality of the Joe Frank Sanderson Center.

Salary Grade:  CUS-1

Please see Staff Compensation Structure or Skilled Crafts and Service Maintenance Compensation Schedule for salary ranges.  For salary grade UC, these positions are "Unclassified" and salary ranges are determined by the hiring department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Sweep, dust mop, wet mop, and scrub floors.
2. Clean windows, mirrors, walls, doors, and other building surfaces.
3. Clean, wax, and buff floors.
4. Clean restroom facilities and replenish supplies.
5. Collect trash and empty in to trash collection containers.
6. Move furniture, equipment, supplies, and other materials as requested.
7. Dust and polish furniture.
8. Perform minor maintenance and repair duties as requested.
9. Provide feedback regarding the safety of programs, equipment, and facilities. This may be accomplished by conducting daily observations and/or by engaging in programs and using equipment and facilities. Immediately report safety concerns to the functional area director.
10. All other duties as assigned by the Director, Associate Director (Facilities & Operations), and/or the Building Maintenance Supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ability to read and write

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. Ability to work with others and to receive and follow instructions
2. Ability to foster a positive, cooperative work environment
3. Ability to comply with all policies and regulations of Mississippi State University and enforce policies that apply to recreational sports programs and services

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

Position requires the use of cleaning chemicals.
Position requires the use vacuum cleaners, floor scrubbers, and other heavy pieces of machinery.
Position requires lifting up to 50 pounds.

Link to apply:

Complete the MSU Online Employment Application

Restricted Clause:

Position is contingent upon continued availability of funding.

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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