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Job Summary: The Housing Custodian staff member has general responsibility for cleaning and maintaining all campus housing and surrounding grounds to provide efficient service, safe and comfortable accommodations and attractive surroundings for the occupants.
Creates an environment in campus housing which contributes to the total development of each individual by completing the following, but not limited to:
repair and/or replace door fittings and/or locks if repairs are minor
checks appliances for working condition and complete repairs if minor (broken crisper covers, door brackets, oven doors, etc.)
maintain pool log as required by law (if applicable)
removal of broken glass or other debris creating a safety hazard
complete other minor repairs when possible
Refers work order to immediate supervisor and/or Facilities Services when repairs cannot be completed in-house.
Inspects and maintains equipment used to perform maintenance/custodial duties.
Moves furniture or linens as requested.
Corrects or reports unsafe conditions to the appropriate Housing Custodial Supervisor.
Maintains appearance of custodial storage rooms.
Wears designated uniform unless approved by the appropriate Housing Custodial Supervisor.
Follows safety procedures and attends scheduled safety meetings.
Assists with summer programs as needed and as directed by the appropriate Housing Custodial Supervisor.
Transports supplies and/or linens from Facilities Services, Linen Cleaning Vendor, etc. as needed.
Completes performance review process with supervisor to understand job performance expectations and how they fit into the department and university goals.
Communicates openly and recognizes contributions of co-workers and supervisor.
Conducts scheduled maintenance inspections, complete repairs identified during the inspection whenever possible and report all others to the appropriate Housing Custodial Supervisor and/or Facilities Services.
Pursues professional development to keep pace with demands for services and information; including maintaining up to date information about the department and university.
Performs other duties as assigned by the appropriate Housing Custodial Supervisor in support of the goals and objective of Student Life Division.
Job Posting End Date (if date is blank, posting is open ended):
Furman is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. The University aspires to create a community of people representing a multiplicity of identities including gender, race, religion, spiritual belief, sexual orientation, geographic origin, socioeconomic background, ideology, world view, and varied abilities. Domestic partners of employees are eligible for comprehensive benefits.
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