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Custodian I - Full-Time - 3rd Shift

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Position Type: Full-Time
Location: Multiple/Other
Experience Level: Entry-Level
Categories: Building & Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance
Role: Custodian I

As a result of the Covid-19 Delta Variant, the Governor of the State of Illinois has issued Executive Order 2021-20 (Covid-19 Executive Order No. 87), to include mandatory COVID vaccines or submission to weekly testing for higher education faculty, personnel, and college students, as well as issuing an indoor mask mandate for all. By choosing to apply, I acknowledge and understand that upon employment, Elgin Community College (ECC) may require proof of vaccination or weekly testing as required by this mandate.

 

About ECC:

Elgin Community College serves over 9,000 students at every stage of their educational journeys, including university transfer programs, career and technical education, continuing education classes, and adult basic education. As a community, we pride ourselves on nurturing a welcoming campus where every person—students, staff members, faculty members, and campus visitors—feels valued. The work of each ECC employee is central to the college’s mission, and as an employer, the college fosters a positive environment through professional challenges, excellent benefits, and opportunities for recognition and camaraderie.

Work Schedule:

Monday thru Friday from 9pm to 5:30 am, and some weekends. 

Rate of Pay:

$27,040

FLSA Status:

Non-exempt

Grant Funded:

No

Job Summary:

An employee in this classification performs work of routine difficulty performing general custodial duties and setups. Immediate supervision is received from the assigned manager.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  1. One year previous custodial experience.
  2. Good skills in reading and comprehending documents such as safety rules, safety data sheets, operating and maintenance instructions and manuals.
  3. A valid driver’s license.

 

Desired Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

 

Essential Duties:

  1. Perform custodial tasks in various areas of campus buildings. Sweep, mop, rinse, strip and wax floors; maintain restrooms; empty trash; vacuum carpets and clean windows.
  2. Operate mechanical custodial equipment such as sweepers, floor scrubbers, buffers, shampooers, moving equipment, snow blowers, etc.
  3. Clean light fixtures and lenses when necessary.
  4. Assist grounds department with snow removal of walks and building entrances and discard miscellaneous waste around exterior of buildings and courtyards.
  5. Assist facility events with custodial coverage as needed.
  6. Assist in special cleaning and moving projects due to building renovations and new construction.
  7. Clean biohazard waste, when necessary, utilizing proper sanitary and health safety precautions and procedures. 
  8. Lock and unlock buildings and classrooms per college’s schedule of events.
  9. Maintains required training, licensure and/or certification
  10. Maintains confidentiality of privileged information and adheres to applicable privacy laws
  11. Demonstrates sensitivity, understanding and respect of diverse populations within the workplace.
  12. Maintains an understanding of the work of colleagues to effectively provide backup and/or support for co-workers during times when the division is short-staffed or experiencing an increased volume of work.
  13. Adheres to department guidelines for attendance and punctuality

Other Duties:

  1. Performs other duties as assigned which pertain to the job description.
  2. Ability to work a flexible schedule which includes days/evenings/weekends as needed by the department.

Physical Demands:

Medium (up to 50 lbs. occasionally or 30 lbs frequently or 10 lbs constantly)

Visual Acuity:

Visual Acuity (arm’s length)

Work Environment:

Moderate noise

Environmental Conditions:

Typical office or administrative

Operates motor vehicles or heavy equipment

Outdoor weather

Wet or Humid conditions (non-weather related)

Extreme cold (below 32 degrees for more than one hour)

Extreme heat (above 100 degrees for more than one hour)

Hazards

Vibrations

Fumes or airborne particles

Current SSECCA Union Member Information:

The initial posting date for this position is 10/08/2021. Elgin Community College Support Staff Association (SSECCA) members that apply by 10/15/2021 and meet the posted minimum qualifications will receive full consideration.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Elgin Community College does not discriminate, or tolerate discrimination, against any member of its community on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender/gender identity, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law in matters of admissions, employment, or in any aspect of the educational programs or activities it offers.

In addition, Elgin Community College provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to ensure equal access and equal opportunities with regard to employment practices, educational opportunities, and programs and services. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the College’s EEO/AA Officer. Determinations on request for a reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

 

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