Job: Custodian

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Jobing Description

Position ID: 196603
Position Type: Full-Time Support
External Position: No

Provides janitorial service in the maintenance of building facilities. Primary responsibility is in the use of proper equipment, tools, methods, and materials in the performance of these janitorial functions. Performs moderately heavy manual work involving the moving of desks, files and medium size safes. All work is performed under relatively close supervision.

  • Scrubs, mops, waxes and polished floors; washes windows, woodwork; cleans all restrooms and fixtures
  • Assists in making minor repairs to buildings and equipment
  • Changes trash and garbage cans
  • Mops floors in convenience kitchen and cafeterias
  • Moves office and school furniture and equipment as directed
  • Performs other duties as assigned

    Skills / Requirements

  • Completion of two (2) years of High School and one (1) month of related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Knowledge of the materials, methods, and equipment used in janitorial work and/or in the moving of desks, files, and safes
  • Sufficient physical strength and agility to perform a variety of janitorial tasks in the care and limited maintenance of buildings and equipment
  • Ability to make minor repairs and adjustments to cleaning equipment
  • Ability to read a limited number of two and three syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers
  • Ability to print and speak simple sentences
  • Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out simple one or two-step instructions
  • Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables
  • Ability to understand and follow simple oral and written instructions
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evenings and weekends
  • Ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty, and staff
  • This function/position has been designated as essential. This means that when the College is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at the College.

    Important Notes

    This is an essential position



    Miami Dade College
    Employment Department
    11011 SW 104 Street
    Kendall, FL 33176
    (305) 237-2559


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