Must successfully complete a pre-work screening to ensure the ability to perform the essential functions of the position.
Must have or be able to obtain a valid WI driver’s license and be authorized by Risk Management to drive a University vehicle upon appointment.
Ability to push, pull, reach, bend, twist, stoop, squat, and kneel, perform repetitive motions, work overhead, and climb stairs and ladders.
Physical strength and stamina to perform required work, including the ability to routinely lift and carry up to 40 pounds and shovel snow, and the ability to be on your feet for an entire 8-hour shift.
Must pass a criminal background check.
Knowledge of institutional or commercial custodial procedures, methods, techniques, cleaning agents / chemicals and equipment used in a large scale custodial operation and the ability to train others to properly do their job.
Knowledge of occupational hazards, safety precautions (including heavy lifting) and procedures related to housekeeping operations, techniques to reduce injuries and ensure safety, the safe and proper use of chemicals and equipment and the ability to train others in this area.
Strong customer service and effective communication skills, both orally and in writing to interact with a diverse campus community to assign, inspect and instruct employees, gather and disseminate information, promote teamwork and cooperation.
Ability to work independently in a self-directed fashion and collaboratively as part of a team.
Strong organizational and time management skills to effectively prioritize workload, in the absence of a supervisor.
Basic lead work skills to prioritize and assess workloads, train employees and improve work methods, and develop and enforce of safety standards.