Perform routine, manual work involving repetitive and standardized assignments primarily relating to the maintenance of floors. Clean and maintain various types of floor surfaces including cleaning and restoration of upholstery and carpeting. May provide direction and leadership to other employees in the areas of housekeeping and floor maintenance while performing the same general type and kind of duties.
Maintain and care for floors, carpet and upholstery by performing routine and periodic maintenance following established procedures, according to type and condition.
Remove and replace furniture and objects before and after floor care when necessary.
Transport equipment to jobsite and maintain equipment in safe and clean condition.
Assure availability of necessary materials and equipment and provide for proper storage. Collect needed materials, mix cleaning solutions and/or handle chemicals as necessary. Collect equipment and proper attachments for use and clean after use.
Respond to building and weather related emergencies which may include snow and ice removal. Handle special event setups.
May assist with organizing and assigning daily work to subordinates based on priorities and work load distribution. Train workers as necessary in the use of materials, equipment, methods, solutions, procedures and safety regulations.
High school diploma or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired is necessary.
One year of experience in custodial work with significant work experience in handling various floor maintenance processes including stripping, sealing and finishing floors, spray buffing or burnishing floors, shampooing or extracting carpets, and the operation of various floor machines including buffers, burnishers, scrubbers and extractors, is required.
Ability to read and write and comprehend typical communications with supervisors and management.
Demonstrated ability to identify problems, recommend solutions, effectively convey and receive information, and make efficient and effective operational decisions.
Able to demonstrate proper floor care and carpet cleaning procedures and demonstrate skills with equipment assigned to the classification.
A valid driver's license which will allow the legal operation of a motor vehicle in the State of Missouri is required.
Ability on a daily basis to:
Grasp, pick-up, carry and set down objects of medium weight (25-50 lbs.)
Climb and work from steps and ladders
Grasps broom, mop and equipment handles and maneuver necessary equipment and related controls and switches
Work around dust and cleaning chemicals
Prefer experience of at least two years.
Full Time/Part Time
Full time position
$12.00 - $15.05 per hour, (Plus shift differential of .70 cents per hour for this shift)
Monday through Friday, 10:00 pm to 6:30 am.
December 15, 2019
Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of three references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.
Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).
If you are experiencing technical problems, please call (855) 524-0002.
Under general supervision, receives verbal and/or written instructions as needed for work to be performed.
Functional supervision may be exercised over custodians and floor care staff.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.
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