Custodial Worker

Position Information

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Position Information

Top Message Both current Ohio State employees and the general public may apply for this classified civil service position.
Message to Applicants
Number of Positions Available 2
University Title Custodial Worker
Working Title Custodial Worker
Department Housekeeping-North District
Department Location Columbus
Requisition Number 433540
Summary of Duties

The Custodial Worker maintains a safe and clean environment in and around assigned Student Life residence halls, offices and other properties for student residents, guests and staff; responsible for day-to-day cleaning as well as other housekeeping duties involved with special housing operations; cleans rooms, offices and public areas; cleans most flat surfaces, furniture, windows, vents, and light fixtures; may count, issue, and receive linen; operates basic electrical cleaning equipment; maintains floors and carpets; moves furniture; removes trash; clears snow; cleans building entrances and walkways; reports any damage or theft discovered in work area; may be asked to respond to emergencies; climbs ladders and scaffolding; works 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; weekend work is required; this position will be primarily responsible for residence halls in the North District but may be required to work in any Environmental Services department/building from district to district per operational needs; this position may also be assigned project work and/or special assignments. The Custodial Worker must successfully complete and pass the CMI Basic Module training and exam during their probationary period-failure to do so may result in probationary removal.

Additional Information for Applicants:

This position has been reposted.

Pre Employment Screening Requires the successful completion of a background check.
Required Qualifications

Ability to count, and to read warning signs.

Desired Qualifications

Experience (1 year) of institutional or large facility cleaning; experience (1 year) in operation of carpet extractor, floor burnisher/buffer, walk behind or ride-on auto scrubber, and /or various other types of cleaning equipment; Cleaning Management Institute (CMI) Certification; ability to lift and/or move furniture; ability to lift 25 to 75 pounds.

Requires successful completion of a background check.

Target Salary $10.58 Hourly
Job Category Civil Service
Job Appointment (FTE%)


Full/Part Time Full-time
Temporary or Regular Regular
Posting Start Date 11/04/2017
Posting End Date 11/19/2017
Dept Contact Name Montenaro,Bethany Ann
Dept Contact Phone 614/292-3189
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you related in any way to a faculty/staff member in the unit of the position for which you are applying?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * What prompted you to apply for this position at The Ohio State University? Please select an answer below:
    • Referred by personal contact
    • Referred by OSU recruiter
    • Job/Career Fair
    • LinkedIn
    • Twitter
    • Columbus Dispatch
    • Professional organization
    • HERC (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Local newspapers
    • Other
  3. * Do you have at least one year of experience in institutional or large facility cleaning?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have at least one year experience in operation of carpet extractor, floor burnisher/buffer, walk behind or ride-on auto scrubber, and /or various other types of cleaning equipment?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have a Cleaning Management Institute (CMI) Certification?
    • Yes
    • No

Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other