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Custodian

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Schedule: 7:30 am - 4:00 pm, Monday - Fr Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Custodian
Department Residential Operations
Position Number 0000000
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Applicants must have the ability to perform all types of custodial work in coed, fraternity, and sorority houses and residence halls. For this position it is important to have strong communication skills that will allow positive interaction with a diverse student population. Must be able to lift 50 pounds on a regular basis and be able to operate various types of cleaning equipment. Residential Life custodians must have good decision making skills and the ability to work in a limited supervision setting.

Position Purpose

Applicants must have the ability to perform all types of custodial work in coed, fraternity, and sorority houses and residence halls. For this position it is important to have strong communication skills that will allow positive interaction with a diverse student population. Must be able to lift 50 pounds on a regular basis and be able to operate various types of cleaning equipment. ORL custodians must have good decision making skills and the ability to work in a limited supervision setting.

Skills & Knowledge
  • Ability to operate and maintain various machines and hand operated tools, such as vacuum cleaners.
  • Knowledge of safe use of a variety of chemical substances used for cleaning purposes.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to perform strenuous physical labor, including lifting and carrying heavy objects.
  • Ability to work in residential setting and to interact successfully on a daily basis with a culturally diverse student population.
  • Strong commitment to a diverse working environment and to serving the needs of a large and diverse community.
Minimum Experience
  • One year of relevant experience or equivalent.
Minimum Education
  • High school graduate.
FLSA Non-Exempt
Level Temp - Service
Employment Category Temporary Full Time
Department Contact for Cover Letter Brenda Thisell
Equal Opportunity Employer

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Schedule: 7:30 am – 4:00 pm, Monday – Fr

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Key Accountabilities

Key Accountabilities

Duties

  • On a daily basis: cleans and mops all common area floors, stairways, public restrooms, kitchen and snack-preparation areas, laundry rooms, study rooms, and lounges; vacuums carpeted hallways and common areas; washes windows in common areas; completes damage reports for common areas.
  • On a daily basis and following designated schedules: implements FO&M recycling procedures; picks up, bags, and removes all trash inside building as well as loose trash around building perimeters to designated areas.
  • On a weekly basis: cleans all private bathrooms; completes common area furniture inventory form, noting all missing or damaged furniture.
  • On an as needed bases: thoroughly cleans student rooms as vacancies occur.
  • On an as needed basis: stocks all bathrooms with supplies and orders bathroom supplies and cleaning materials; checks all room smoke detectors and spring loaded door hinges for proper operation; removes snow from building entrances at least 3 feet from all entrances at start of and throughout workday.
  • Answers students’ questions about ORL Operations procedures and policies and refers students to appropriate ORL offices when necessary; assumes responsibility for building trunk rooms, including cleaning rooms and arranging items, enforcing trunk room policy and, upon request, providing student access, completes damage reports for student rooms.

-- Performs other duties as assigned

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter

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