This position requires 1st Shift (Days), 2nd Shift (Eves), Rotating or Variable, Holidays, Weekends.
The mission of University of Washington Medicine is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow's physicians, scientists and other health professionals. UW Medicine owns or operates the following: Harborview Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Medical Center, a network of UW Medicine Neighborhood Clinics that provide primary care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, Airlift Northwest, and other owned, operated, or affiliated entities as appropriate. In addition, UW Medicine shares in the ownership and governance of Children's University Medical Group and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance a partnership among UW Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research, and Seattle Children's.
The 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 staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please view this page.
UW Medicine Consolidated Laundry has an outstanding opportunity for a FULL-TIME CUSTODIAN (Day, Evening, Weekend, Holiday, Rotating/Variable shifts). Under general supervision, the Custodian will perform custodial tasks to maintain cleanliness and care of facilities within assigned area.
Custodian duties include:
Clean and sanitize restrooms and fixtures in accordance with established procedures and standards.
Clean lint from machinery.
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 chairs and tables needed for meetings and events, and move furniture, equipment, supplies, and tools.
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, ladder for the cleaning and general maintenance of floors, walls, carpets, and furniture.
Lock and unlock building; secure building when facilities are not in use by checking for unlocked doors and windows; report unauthorized occupant(s).
Follow written and/or verbal instructions regarding the use of chemicals, supplies, and equipment; comply with safety policies and procedures.
Report need for repair and/or maintenance of building structures.
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, wash interior or easily accessible exterior windows.
Operate high-pressure washer.
Perform related duties as required.
Desired: Six (6) months previous custodial experience.
Conditions of Employment: Criminal Background Check.
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 undergra...duate 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.