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Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College
  • Position Number: 1720146
  • Location: Superior, WI
  • Position Type: Facilities Management

Custodian (part-time 1040 hours/year) WITC Superior Campus

General Information:
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College is seeking qualified candidate for the position of part-time (1040 hours/year) Custodian at the WITC Superior Campus.

Position Overview
Under the supervision of the Facility Maintenance Supervisor, the Custodian performs a variety of tasks required to maintain the cleanliness, good order, and secure conditions of the campus.
Key Responsibilities
  • Model core abilities that reflect WITC's mission, vision, values and Learning College tenets by:
    • Assessing own learning and progressing toward established personal and professional goals.
    • Demonstrating creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
    • Communicating effectively in personal and group settings.
    • Contributing to a diverse, respectful, and inclusive working and learning environment.
    • Effecting change and demonstrating flexibility and positive leadership.
    • Acquiring and applying technology to working and learning.
  • Rearrange classrooms, offices, labs, conference centers, and meeting rooms.
    • Set up and take down rooms following written and verbal instructions.
    • Properly remove/transport equipment and furniture, etc., to storage facilities.
  • Oversee the assistance of call staff and/or work study students as assigned by supervisor.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and customers.
    • Demonstrate a positive attitude.
    • Demonstrate good human relations skills in dealing with internal and external customers.
    • Work cooperatively with peers.
    • Project appropriate image in accordance with dress guidelines.
  • Perform general housekeeping duties of facilities:
    • Dust furniture
    • Vacuum carpeting
    • Sweep floors
    • Clean windows
    • Paint walls, doors, etc.
  • Make minor repairs to furniture, cleaning equipment and changes to facilities, including minor carpentry.
  • Assist when assigned by the supervisor in the maintenance, repair, and adjustment of equipment.
  • Assist in the establishment of a preventative maintenance program and service items as necessary.
  • Assist in the renovation and repair of facilities:
    • Move walls
    • Painting/refinishing
    • Recovering floors
    • Installing/removing doors, locks, windows, etc.
  • Exercise good judgment in identifying and reporting problems with the following:
    • Heating systems
    • Water pressure systems
    • Temperature regulation
  • Exercise independent judgment in performing the following duties:
    • Proper application of chemicals for:
      • Sanitation of restrooms, labs, kitchens
      • Cleaning, stripping, and refinishing floors
      • Shop cleaning
      • Waste receptacles
      • General cleaning, i.e., walls, chairs, etc.
      • Pest control
  • Proper utilization of cleaning equipment
    • Vacuum cleaner
    • Carpet extractor
    • Power scrubber/buffer
  • Properly dispose of waste/recyclables in accordance with procedures
    • Collection of recyclables
      • Paper
      • Metals
      • Petroleum products
    • Disposal of waste in proper containers
  • Recognize and properly apply safety procedures relating to job duties
    • Rectify safety hazards
    • Utilize proper safety procedures
    • Report safety hazards on equipment or facilities to supervisor
  • Comply with college guidelines, policies, procedures and training requirements in performance of job duties (i.e., forklift training, Bloodborne Pathogens, Hazardous Materials)
  • Utilize appropriate technology for communication purposes (email, voicemail, e-time, office communicator, Schooldude).
  • Perform facility security duties in accordance with established procedures including weekend and holiday building checks.
    • Secure all doors and windows
    • Test and set entrance alarms
    • Test fire/freeze alarms
    • Test and set motion detector equipment
    • De-alarm and open facilities and classrooms as per written/verbal instructions
    • Complete records
  • Perform grounds keeping duties
    • Mow lawn
    • Properly remove snow
    • Properly remove litter from grounds
    • Assist in landscaping, i.e., trees, shrubs, flowers, and hedges
    • Properly apply chemicals, i.e., fertilizers, pest controls, herbicides
  • Perform shipping/receiving duties as necessary
    • Unload, distribute or store in proper location
    • Complete, sign, route paperwork to proper authority or supervisor
    • Maintain inventory of consumables
  • As assigned, assist food service workers in busing food and refreshments to conference center or other activities/events.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Physical Requirements
Exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 30 lbs. of force frequently and/or up to 10 lbs. of force constantly to move objects.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Two years' work experience in custodial/ maintenance field required.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds; bend, twist, stoop, and climb ladders on a repetitive basis.
  • Ability to read and understand labels and directions.
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with cleaning methods, chemicals and floor finishes.
  • Ability to use hand tools and possess mechanical aptitude to do small repairs.
  • Candidates must pass qualifying exam. The testing session is set for January 10th at 9 am at the WITC Superior Campus. Please arrive promptly at 9 am and bring your driver's license for test registration. By submitting your application, you have a reserved seat at the testing session. All applicants must attend testing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective team relationships and provide excellent customer service.
  • Willingness to work weekends and irregular schedules.
  • Valid driver's license.
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