LSU-Baton Rouge - Baton Rouge, LA+3 locations
$1,454 - $2,484 a month
Supplemental Information

APPLY NOW: Application Deadline: June 20, 2022 at 12:01 a.m.
Serves on custodial crew to maintain the cleanliness and sanitary conditions of the University and grounds. Will work in various facilities with a variety of functions as required.
Job Duties:
30%- Performs housekeeping tasks, manual labor, and other activities necessary for the efficient operation of the campus and could include the following areas: offices, classrooms, laboratories, residence hall lobbies, bathrooms, stairwells, elevators, hallways, and other assigned areas. Cleaning includes sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, scrubbing, dusting, and polishing. Mixes or blends routine cleaning solutions to proper concentration.
30%- Empties trash and recycling containers, transports waste material to outdoor refuse or recycling containers as appropriate. Will be required to work around and/or handle hazardous materials including but not limited to, transporting bio-hazardous waste boxes to storage for pickup. Determined by visual inspection if material is acceptable or unacceptable for recycling, according to written standards. Cleans, decontaminates and deodorizes waste containers.
10%- Performs floor maintenance and other special cleaning tasks, such as cleaning, stripping, waxing, and polishing floors, and carpet cleaning using industrial grade machines. Stain removal on carpets and resilient floors. Strips floors using chemical strippers, scrubs, spray buffs or burnishes resilient floors. Operated wet/dry vacuum, carpet extraction equipment or other commercial equipment as required for cleaning and shampooing carpets or cleaning water leaks. Cleans and removes stains from upholstered fur. Uses equipment according to label direction for correct dilution & application. Operating a flood pump or other equipment to remove flood waters from buildings.
10%- Moves/rearranges office furniture, fixtures, and lab equipment as well as sets up tables, chairs, partitions, sign stanchions and other related equipment used for special events including but not limited to, programs, registrations, Spring Testing, Commencement, seminars, Open House, meetings, or any other scheduled event.
10%- Washes building exteriors, windows, walls, fixtures, steps and sidewalks using power washers, pressure sprayers, commercial window washing equipment, cleaning solutions, ladders, scaffolds, hydraulic man-lifts, or other related equipment or materials. Service related equipment, such as checking fuel, oil, solution tanks and filling as needed.
5%- Unlocks/locks campus buildings, labs, offices, or rooms utilizing assigned building, room, or master keys. Has responsibility for security of all keys issued as part of daily assignment.
5%- Will be required to perform a variety of other tasks including but not limited to: maintain and clean equipment used in performance of assigned duties, wear safety equipment or clothing as instructed by supervisor - such as gloves, goggles, dust masks, etc, report maintenance or safety hazards to supervisor, and report the need for equipment and supplies for the area to your supervisor. Perform other duties as necessary to maintain the cleanliness and sanitary conditions of the University, as well as the efficient and safe operation of the department.
Special or Physical Qualifications:
In accordance with University Policy Statement 18, this position is considered essential and may be required to report or stay on campus in the event of an emergency or closure.
Physical ability to perform manual work. Must be capable of walking around the assigned area. Must be able to ascend and descend stairs multiple times daily and stand for extended period of time. Be capable of stooping, kneeling, or crouching. Must be capable of moving furniture/objects that weigh at least 20 lbs and transport cleaning carts and various equipment to different parts of the building.
LSU requires the COVID-19 vaccine for all students, faculty, and staff or mandatory monthly testing. New employees must either submit proof of vaccination by October 15, 2021 or within three (3) days of their official start date, otherwise be entered into the mandatory monthly testing protocol beginning in
November 2021 .
Louisiana State Civil Service Job Details:
Additional Position Information:
Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.
Benefits -
LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!
COVID-19 Vaccine Protocol:
LSU requires the COVID-19 vaccine for all students, faculty, and staff or mandatory monthly testing. New employees must either submit proof of vaccination within three (3) days of their official start date, otherwise they will be entered into the mandatory monthly testing protocol beginning in November 2021.
LSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer:
LSU believes diversity, equity, and inclusion enrich the educational experience of our students, faculty, and staff, and are necessary to prepare all people to thrive personally and professionally in a global society. We celebrate diversity and are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. We actively seek and encourage qualified applications from persons with diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences. To learn more about how LSU is committed to diversity and inclusivity, please see LSU’s Diversity Statement and Roadmap (Download PDF reader) (Download PDF reader). Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact the Office of Human Resource Management ([email protected]).
HCM Contact Information:
Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed [email protected]


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Six months of experience in custodial, housekeeping, or food service work. NOTE: May be required to demonstrate physical ability to perform manual work.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:
To serve as leadworker over a custodial crew performing routine manual tasks in maintaining the cleanliness, sanitary conditions, and appearance of state buildings and institutions; or, to perform higher level specialized custodial tasks.

Level of Work:

Supervision Received:
General from a Custodian Supervisor 1, or other agency supervisor.

Supervision Exercised:
Leadworker over Custodians 1.

Location of Work:
All state agencies.

Job Distinctions:
Differs from the Custodian 1 by the responsibility for performing leadworker tasks.

Differs from Custodian Supervisor 1 by lack of supervisory responsibility over a staff of 3-5 Custodians.

Examples of Work

Serves as leadworker over a group of custodians or other employees.

Serves as assistant to a custodial supervisor or other agency supervisor if required.

Assists in orientation of new employees, orders supplies, keeps time and attendance records, and makes work assignments.

Washes laboratory glassware by hand and/or automated washer; sterilizes glass and instruments by autoclave or dryers.

Mixes or blends cleaning solutions to proper concentrations as necessary for various tasks.

Serves, as needed, on a specialized floor maintenance crew whose work involves the principal responsibility for stripping, buffing, and waxing floors by using industrial grade machinery.

Serves, as needed, on a specialized set-up crew with principal responsibilities for setting up tables, chairs, and other furniture for special meetings, banquets, or other occasions.

Serves, as needed, as housekeeper of an institution official's home, such as a university president, etc.

Performs many varied custodial tasks related to the upkeep of buildings and grounds.

Performs custodial-related duties required to maintain cleanliness and sanitary conditions.

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