University of Washington

Seattle , WA


University of Washington
Seattle, WA Full-time
Posted on January 28, 2019
CUSTODIAN, HUB: CUSTODIAL NIGHT Req #: 163365 Department: HUB Job Location: Seattle Campus Posting Date: 01/02/2019 Closing Info: Closes On 02/08/2019 Salary: $2776-$3345 Union Position: Yes Shift: Permanent Evening Shift As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a “Great College to Work For” for five consecutive years.

The Husky Union Building (HUB) serves as the center for the UW community life, and complements the student experience through an extensive variety of cultural, educational, social, and recreational programs. These programs provide the opportunity to balance course work and free time in the Husky Experience.

The HUB is pleased to announce an opening for a Full-Time Custodian.
This position cleans restrooms, kitchens, dining rooms, meeting rooms, lounges and hallways at the HUB.

What You’ll Be Doing:
•Cleaning and sanitizing restrooms, kitchens, dining rooms, meeting rooms lounges and hallways in accordance with established procedures and standards,
•Sweeping, mopping and vacuuming floors; emptying waste, recycle and compost containers.
•Dusting and cleaning walls, doors, windows woodwork, furniture, etc.
•Stripping, cleaning, buffing and applying finish to floors; using high-speed floor machines; vacuuming and cleaning carpets.
•Using and maintaining assigned power equipment and hand tools such as vacuum, broom, mop, squeegee, or ladder for the cleaning and general maintenance of floors, walls, carpets and furniture.
•Vacuuming furniture, window blinds and walls.

Classified Staff:
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.
For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.

Minimum Qualifications
•Physically able to perform work and 1 year of experience as a custodian.

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except where there are legal requirements such as license/certification/registration.

What You’ll Need to Succeed
•Ability and willingness to work evening shift.
•Ability to understand and produce written and verbal instructions in English.
•Ability to effectively interact and communicate in a variety of situations.
•Work independently with minimal supervision.
•An eye for detail.
•Dedication to a high level of customer satisfaction.

Condition of Employment
•A satisfactory outcome from criminal background check is required prior to hire.

This classification is governed by a negotiated labor contract and is subject to union shop provisions. Information on union shop provisions is available on the Staff Employment page at the UW web site.

Application Process:
The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your ""My Jobs"" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or

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