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University of Colorado Custodian I in Boulder, Colorado

Custodian I

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Boulder, Colorado

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University Staff



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Job Summary

The University Memorial Center welcomes applications for a Custodian I. This position is responsible for maintaining and cleaning all public areas, entryways, and stairways. This includes sweeping and mopping hard surface floors, vacuuming carpets, emptying waste receptacles, dusting counters and shelves etc., washing windows and other glass surfaces as needed.

Who We Are

Known as the campus “living room,” thousands of people visit the University Memorial Center (UMC) every day to grab a bite to eat, enjoy free entertainment, shop the retail stores, study with free wireless internet or just hang out.

With a wide variety of student services and student group offices in the building and active student governance, the UMC is an exciting center for activism and community interaction. As a designated multicultural center, we celebrate diversity through food, dance, art, music and the free exchange of ideas.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Daily Cleaning and Maintenance

  • Maintain and clean all public areas, entryways, and stairways. This includes sweeping and mopping hard surface floors, vacuuming carpets, emptying waste receptacles, dusting counters and shelves etc., washing windows and other glass surfaces as needed.

  • Daily cleaning of various restrooms throughout the UMC. This includes the cleaning and sanitizing of restroom fixtures, sweeping and wet mopping floors, cleaning mirrors, restocking the various dispensers with the appropriate products, and emptying waste receptacles, and when necessary cleaning restroom walls and stalls.

  • Clean and maintain offices throughout the UMC. This includes dust mopping and wet mopping floors or vacuuming where appropriate, emptying waste receptacles, dusting and cleaning office furniture and walls when necessary.

Semi Annual Projects

  • Semi-annual strip, seal, and rewax all hard surface floors and shampoo or bonnet buff carpets.

  • Assist with a variety of cleaning and maintenance projects during the Winter and Fall breaks in the academic schedule. This includes the cleaning and washing of windows, walls, light fixtures and furniture throughout the UMC.

Snow Removal

  • Provide snow removal on the sidewalks and access ramps located around the UMC to ensure safe access in and out of the UMC.

Setup Team Support

  • Provide support to Setup Team in the various meeting rooms and event spaces, when needed.

  • Assist and support the Setup Team with the moving of office furniture or other heavy pieces of furniture or equipment, when needed.

What You Should Know

  • This position will work Wednesday through Sunday, 4:00 am - 12:30 pm.

What We Can Offer

The anticipated starting salary for this position is $27,276. This full-time university staff position offers excellent benefits:

  • 15 paid sick days, 22 paid vacation days and 10 holidays a year.

  • Medical, vision, and dental insurance

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • EcoPass for free RTD rides

  • An unparalleled retirement plan


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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What We Require

  • Six months of relevant work experience.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Experience working in a higher education setting

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:

  • A current resume.

  • A cover letter that specifically addresses how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications and responsibilities of the position.

You will not be asked to upload references at this time.

Please apply by April 21, 2019 for consideration.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer

The University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, political affiliation, or political philosophy. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

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This organization participates in E-Verify. We will provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security, with information from each employee's I-9 form to confirm work authorization.