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Custodian - 1st Shift

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Shift times: 4:00am to 12:30pm; two days off, to be determined. 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 - 1st Shift
Department Facilities Operations & Management
Position Number 0000000
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Position Purpose

Under supervision from the Custodial Squad Leader or Custodial Supervisor, performs a wide variety of tasks; cleaning and unskilled building maintenance, event set ups, and animal and insect control, which include medium to heavy lifting activities inside and outside a variety of the College’s facilities. These facilities could include office space, laboratories, eating facilities, public areas, auditoriums, etc. Implements recycling procedures

Skills & Knowledge
  • Ability to be dependable, reliable and to work autonomously and as a member of a team.
  • Ability to operate and maintain heavy industrial cleaning
    equipment (vacuum cleaners, powered scrubber, buffer, carpet shampooer) and other hand operated tools.
  • Ability to understand and or knowledge of safe use of various chemical substances used in cleaning purposes and insect control.
  • Familiarity or ability to learn different table/chair arrangements for event set ups.
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to perform moderate to heavy physical labor, including lifting and carrying light to medium weight objects.
  • Must successfully complete the following training prior to performing work to which the training relates: Hazard Communication, Blood Borne Pathogens.
Minimum Experience
  • Six months experience related to custodial work.
  • Demonstrated the ability to work collaboratively and effectively with others .
Minimum Education

Not Applicable.

FLSA Non-Exempt
Level Temp - Service
Employment Category Temporary Full Time
Department Contact for Cover Letter Sandra Sowle
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

Shift times: 4:00am to 12:30pm; two days off, to be determined.

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

Under supervision from the Custodial Squad Leader or Custodial Supervisor, performs a wide variety of tasks, including:

  • Cleaning and unskilled building maintenance
  • Event set ups
  • Animal and insect control
  • Implements recycling procedures

Medium to heavy lifting activities may be necessary indoors and outdoors at a variety of the College’s facilities.

-- Performs other duties as assigned

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Additional Document #1
  4. Additional Document #2

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