Temporary Custodial Worker 1 Pool - 2018

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Posting Information

Department to which position will be assigned Custodial
Position Title Temporary Custodial Worker 1 Pool - 2018
Position Type Staff
Application Deadline Date
Posting Number 2018100
Salary or Wage 13.23 per hour; no benefits
Full-time / Part-time Full Time
If Part-time, specify percentage
Temporary / Permanent Temporary
Position Start Date
Work Schedule shifts vary based on need
Bargaining Unit AFSCME
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Position Summary Information

Job Description

Edinboro University of PA invites applications to create a pool of qualified candidates to fill temporary Custodial Worker 1 positions. Applications will be active for approximately 1 year. Available shifts include any shift within a 24 hour 7 day a week time frame.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Cleaning of buildings and surrounding grounds (includes daily cleaning of classrooms, restrooms; mopping, vacuuming and trash removal) lift, move and operate cleaning equipment; move heavy furniture and other items; order/stock cleaning supplies; use of custodial supplies.


Custodial Worker 1 has the responsibility of cleaning a building or a particular area of the building(s). Performs Custodial duties, including but not limited to the following:

Dust mops, wet mops, buffs, strips, waxes floors. Vacuums and shampoos carpeting. Washes windows. Dusts and washes furniture. Washes blackboards. Changes light bulbs from a reasonable height. Empties wastebaskets, carries all wastes to pick-up area. Cleans and disinfects bathrooms, including mirrors, hand bowls, toilets, walls, showers and floors. Replenishes bathroom supplies. Shovels snow from immediate entrances. Collects and disposes of debris around building. Reports needed repairs in his/her area to immediate supervisors. Keeps a stock of cleaning supplies by placing order with immediate supervisors. Cleaning of buildings and surrounding grounds (includes daily cleaning of classrooms, restrooms; mopping, vacuuming and trash removal) lift, move and operate cleaning equipment; move heavy furniture and other items; order/stock cleaning supplies and use of custodial supplies.

Required Qualifications

Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Sufficient physical strength in order to perform custodial tasks. Ability to learn the operation and care of vacuum cleaners, scrubbing machines, polishing machines, and other janitorial equipment. Ability to exercise care in the use of cleaning materials for different types of building surfaces. Successful candidates must communicate well, be able to read and understand chemical labels, and will be required to successfully complete an interview. Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check and credential verification.

Preferred Qualifications

High school diploma or GED preferred. Previous custodial experience preferred.

Specific Duties
Physical Demands

Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. from floor to shoulder height (1/3 of the time). Must be able to carry up to 100 lbs., via team lift, (1/3 of the time). Must be able to push/pull 50 lbs. (1/3 of the time). Additional requirements include Bending, Twisting, Kneeling, Squatting, Crawling, Climbing, Reaching out and up, Wrist-Turning, Pinching and Finger Manipulation (1/3 to 2/3 of the time).

Diversity Statement

Edinboro University is committed to ensuring compliance with all Title IX, the Clery Act, and CampusSaVE requirements in order to provide safe and equitable educational opportunities for all students. Edinboro University is an equal opportunity educational institution and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, veteran status, sex and disability in its activities, programs, or employment practices as required by Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Section 504, ADEA and the ADA. For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures and for inquiries concerning the application of Title IX and its implementing regulation, contact the Title IX Coordinator, 219 Meadville Street, Edinboro, PA 16444; Phone: (814)732-2167; Email: socialequity@edinboro.edu. Additionally, inquiries concerning Title IX and its implementing regulation can be made to the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights, Region III, The Wanamaker Building, 100 Penn Square East – Suite 505, Philadelphia, PA 19107; Phone: (215) 656-6010; Fax: (215) 656-6020.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a credential verification and all Act 153 criminal background investigations to include: a report of criminal history information obtained from the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), clearance from the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (formerly Department of Public Welfare), and the Federal fingerprint-based criminal history report and pre-employment physical capacity screening.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How many years of custodial experience do you have?
    • I have no custodial experience.
    • I have less than one year of custodial experience.
    • I have more than one year but less than 3 years of custodial experience.
    • I have 3 or more years of custodial experience.
  2. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Chronicle Vitae
    • Edinboro University Website
    • Erie Times News
    • PASSHE website
    • Other PASSHE school
    • Regional newspaper - Cleveland Pittsburgh Buffalo
    • HERC
    • Higher Ed jobs.com
    • the Career Services Office on my campus
    • HBCU Connect
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Inside Higher Education
    • Insight into Diversity
    • Diversity publication (not listed)
    • Academic Careers Online
    • Facebook/LinkedIn
    • Monster/Indeed
    • Equal Opportunity Council
    • Other (not listed)
  3. * Please indicate highest level of education?
    • High School/GED
    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • Master's Degree in Fine Arts (MFA)
    • MFA will be completed by date of hire
    • PhD

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Supplemental Information
  2. Internal Bid Form (EUP Employees only)