The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research and community service. Our School of Environmental and Forest Sciences has an outstanding opportunity for a temporary, part-time Custodian at the Center for Sustainable Forestry at Pack Forest, a remote site of the University of Washington located near the town of Eatonville Washington. This site has a 135 bed conference center with 7 meeting rooms, and has dining/catering. The Conference Center operates 7 days per week.Under general supervision this individual will:Perform custodial duties under general supervision to maintain cleanliness and care of facilities along with setting up/taking down meeting rooms within Pack Forest. Perform duties of a Custodian which include the following:
Clean and sanitize restrooms/shower rooms, overnight lodging, meeting rooms and fixtures in accordance with established procedures and standards; refill restroom dispensers; as custodial inventory is received, place inventory in appropriate storage areas.
Clean whiteboards and erasers; dust and wipe furniture; sweep, mop or vacuum floors; empty wastebaskets, trash, and recycle containers; empty and clean ashtrays and cigarette urns; replace light bulbs.
Set up and take down equipment, such as whiteboards and easels, and furnishings such as chairs and tables for meetings, conferences and events;
Strip, clean, buff and apply finish to floors; use high speed floor buffers/polishers; vacuum and clean carpets;
Use and maintain assigned power equipment and hand tools such as vacuum, broom, mop, squeegee, leaf blower, carpet steam cleaner, ladder for the cleaning and general maintenance of floors, sidewalks, walls, carpets, and furniture; ability to climb ladder;
Lock and unlock buildings; secure building when facilities are not in use by checking for unlocked doors and windows; report unauthorized occupants;
Follow written and/or verbal instructions regarding the use of chemicals, supplies and equipment; comply with safety policies and procedures;
Wash interior or easily accessible exterior windows;
May perform cleaning and related activities in areas within a reasonable distance from buildings using hand-operated tools or small power equipment to remove snow or debris, or sweeping sidewalks or stairs;
Move furniture, equipment, supplies as needed;
May operate high-pressure washer;
Strip bedding, count bedding items, bag begging, ready bedding items for transportation to UW Consolidate Laundry, change and make beds. Occasionally drive laundry to Seattle and pick up clean laundry before returning to Pack Forest.
May mow lawns or pull weeds.
Programming heating/cooling controls in several locations, program door locks
Maintain compliance with applicable policies and procedures;
Provide outstanding customer service when interacting with Conference Center guests and other users of Pack Forest and facilities.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.