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STEPS Custodial Services Worker

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title STEPS Custodial Services Worker
Requisition Number TE03715
Department Name 3J532:STEPS Temporary Employment
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $10.50
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Required Related Experience
Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements

Able to lift, push or pull objects up to 50 lbs and to carry or stand with items up to 25 lbs. Repetitive motion. Able to climb stairs and carry a variety of types cleaning supplies and equipment. Employee may occasionally be exposed to elements, weather, and other non-office or inside building type


1st shift. Employee is considered an Essential Employee therefore must work regardless of University closings. In addition, student move in and move out weekends are mandatory. (7:30am – 3:45pm)

Job Summary

The Custodial Worker position will perform the following job responsibilities for either apartments or residence halls maintained by Auxiliary Services; wherever the need is the greatest. The Custodial Worker will report directly to the Custodial Supervisor and will perform daily custodial services to include general cleaning and trash removal; cleaning various building room types and surfaces (i.e.) restrooms, offices, lobbies, entrances, stairwells, elevators, etc.; Applies proper cleaning techniques which may include: vacuuming, mopping, sweeping, stripping and waxing, dusting, spot cleaning, scrubbing, and disinfecting; Removes trash and recycling; Restocks all fixtures (toilet paper, towels, soap, and sanitizer); Utilizes various equipment (vacuum cleaners, floor machines, etc.) in completion of duties. In addition, the Custodial Worker must demonstrate excellent customer service; Inform Custodial Supervisor of customer needs and deliver an appropriate response(s), as directed; Demonstrate progress towards reaching goals and objectives; Deliver work results which are in compliance with established practices and standards, and overall acceptability of work; Ensures all assigned work areas are maintained in a safe and orderly manner and continuously free of trash and debris; Maintain appropriate inventory supply levels and requests re-orders, as needed; Operates and maintains equipment in a safe manner; Must be reliable and dependable, excessive absences will not be tolerated.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Able to use and knowledge of custodial cleaning supplies and related equipment.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 10/31/2020
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posted: 2020-09-29 Expires: 2020-10-30

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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