Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Warehousing/Logistics

Position Summary

OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon invites applications for one or more full-time Custodian positions. The intention of this pool is to collect applications for current or future opportunities and does not necessarily imply a position is available at this time.

The Custodian is responsible for performing janitorial tasks for OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon. The individual selected for this position will be responsible for carrying out regular cleaning and sanitizing tasks to ensure OSU- Cascades facilities are safe, clean, comfortable, and well maintained. OSU-Cascades is searching for an individual who is self-directed and self-motivated, detail-oriented, and takes pride in a well-maintained facility. The position involves providing service to diverse groups of students, faculty, staff and visitors and requires close interaction and partnership with these groups and other custodians on the team.

The Custodian will report to the Custodial Operations Supervisor.

OSU-Cascades, located in Bend, OR, is a branch campus of Oregon State University. Established in 2001, the university currently enrolls more than 1,300 students in bachelor’s and master’s degree programs. The campus expanded to a four-year university in 2015, and opened its new campus in 2016. The branch campus has ambitious enrollment goals to reach 3,000 students by 2025. OSU-Cascades is engaged in building a culturally diverse and community-centric educational environment.

Position Duties

80% Routine Cleaning
Cleaning and sanitizing of OSU-Cascades’ facilities, according to routine schedules as well as recurring, non-recurring and seasonal events. Areas include, but are not limited to: classrooms, laboratory spaces, hallways, restrooms, showers, conference rooms, offices, dining areas, residence hall rooms, kitchens and outside spaces. Work will be performed using environmentally-friendly cleaning products, state of the art equipment, and modern cleaning practices. Cleaning schedules will be established for daily, weekly, monthly, bi-annual, and annual cleaning. During academic breaks, deep cleaning of spaces will be required.

10% Facility Support/General Labor
The Custodian will perform basic facility repairs, assist skilled workers with building maintenance, move and arrange furniture, replace light bulbs, clear snow (by hand and using powered equipment), and assist with emergency response. Facility support also includes basic security tasks such as locking and unlocking buildings or areas of buildings, turning lights on and off, making rounds to ensure systems are functioning properly and reporting safety or security deficiencies.

5% Vehicle Operation and Servicing
Operates University vehicles to transport cleaning supplies and equipment between facilities. Dispenses lubricants, cleans and washes vehicles, screens returning vehicles for interior and body damage and operational safety sufficiency.

5% Other duties as assigned
The Custodian will provide emergency support as needed for the Department of Public Safety and for Housing and Dining. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Six (6) six months of experience performing routine janitorial duties in a commercial, educational, or public environment.

Additional Required Qualifications

A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the Criminal History Check Requirement.

This position requires driving a University vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the University; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a motor vehicle history check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver’s license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per University Policy 05-030 et seq.

Preferred (Special) Qualifications

Two or more years performing self-directed janitorial duties in a commercial, educational, or public environment.

One or more years performing facilities maintenance tasks.

One or more years performing basic vehicle cleaning and maintenance tasks.

Working Conditions / Work Schedule

Duties of this position will require the Custodian to perform work in a variety of conditions, both indoors and outdoors. The Custodian is expected to be available to respond to emergencies and provide support for special events.

The Custodian must be able to operate cleaning equipment, lift bulky items weighing up to 60 lbs and move heavier items using appropriate equipment. The work requires long periods of standing and walking, use of ladders, bending, kneeling, and reaching into tight spaces and around obstacles.

The work includes exposure to adverse weather conditions, wet and humid conditions, dust and other airborne particles, toxic and caustic chemicals, blood, human and animal waste and other potentially infectious material. The custodian must be willing and able to use the appropriate personal protective equipment.

The work schedule will consist of regular time not exceeding forty (40) hours in a work week, will have set start and stop times, may include evening and/or weekend work and is subject to change, with appropriate notice, to meet operational requirements.

This position is deemed essential and the incumbent may be expected to report to work during inclement weather, emergency and other University work curtailments or closures. Yes This position requires a clear and unambiguous commitment to compliance of all National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) regulations for Division I (FBS) universities. No

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