Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
26 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
23 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Summary

Members of the Student Recreation Center Custodial Team are held to very high standards in order to provide a clean, safe, and healthy environment for students and employees of the University. Employment with the Student Recreation Center is an ideal opportunity for aspiring students to use their Employee Study Privilege (9 credits per year) or spend more time with family. The Custodial Team is currently seeking two new members; one to work Tuesday – Saturday 5:30 am – 2:00 pm, and the other Sunday – Thursday, 11:00 pm – 7:30 am. Please note: the 3rd shift schedule offers a 10% differential in pay. The Custodian I is a fully benefited, Sate Classified position (

Primary job duties will include cleaning and sanitizing locker rooms and restrooms, removal of trash and recycle materials from building, window glass cleaning, carpeted and hard floor maintenance, operating and maintaining a variety of custodial equipment, cleaning support for events and activities, and a wide variety of additional custodial activities. Members of the Custodial Team are also expected to participate in departmental trainings, professional development, and team meetings.

Minimum Qualifications

To be considered for this position, applicants must have:

  • Six full months of custodial services experience.
  • Current/Valid Driver’s License

Substitutions Preferred Qualifications

A very strong candidate will offer several of the following preferred qualifications:

  • Experience providing custodial services in a commercial, academic, or athletic environment.
  • Experience operating and/or maintaining basic custodial equipment.
  • Ability to take initiative and to work independently to perform custodial tasks with very little supervision.
  • Work history that demonstrates reliability and responsibility.
  • Willingness to work hard, interest in great results, and enthusiasm for working on a team.
  • Strong verbal communication and customer service skills.
  • Willing to use genie lift or tall ladder to perform high dusting for ledges, art work, light fixtures, windows and fans

Essential Job Duties

Job Duty Category

Cleaning, Disinfecting, Maintenance, and Safety


This position provides a wide range of custodial services including but not limited to:

  • Cleaning and sanitizing locker rooms and restrooms
  • Removal of trash and recycle materials from building
  • Window glass cleaning using cleaners and squeegees
  • Carpeted and hard floor maintenance including:
  • vacuuming carpets
  • spot cleaning carpets and tile floors
  • extracting of carpeted floors
  • mopping all floor surfaces
  • Deep scrubbing floors with chemical and buffers
  • Auto scrubbing floors with riding auto-scrubber or walk behind auto-scrubber (this includes indoor track area)
  • burnishing floors with a polishing machine
  • stripping tile floor with a stripper and buffers
  • refinishing of hard surface floors using buffers, auto-scrubbers, square scrubs and vacuums (this includes the main gym and studio floors)
  • Clean and sanitize using disinfectant
  • Walls
  • Counters
  • Furniture
  • Other surfaces as needed
  • Operate and maintain a variety of custodial equipment
  • Support for events and activities, provide access to facility as directed, landscaping and plant care, etc.
  • Wear personal protection while cleaning
  • Use genie lift or ladder to perform high dusting for ledges, art work, light fixtures, windows and fans

Percentage Of Time


Job Duty Category

Professional Development


  • Attend and participate in:
  • Departmental training’s
  • University training’s
  • Development session
  • Meetings as directed.

Percentage Of Time


Application Details

Special Instructions to Applicants


  • Clearly document job duties you have performed that relate to minimum qualifications, preferred qualifications, and essential job duties in the Work Experience section on the application. Human Resources must be able to evaluate your experience based on this information.
  • Clearly outline dates of employment and hours worked per week for each employment experience listed in the Work Experience section of the Application so that Human Resources can calculate full-time work experience.
  • The APPLICATION is the only document that will be utilized to determine if minimum qualifications, as outlined in the job posting, have been met. The Application is considered to be the legal document on file; resumes will not be reviewed for minimum qualification requirements.


  • If an Application is considered “Incomplete”, the Application will be removed from consideration for the position.
    • An Application is incomplete if no current/ previous employment is included in the Work Experience section of the Application.
    • An Application is incomplete if “see resume” (or something similar) is noted, or previous employment does not contain job duties for every position in the Work Experience section of the Application.
    • Positions requiring a degree or if using education as a substitution for work experience (eg: Associate or Bachelor’s) transcripts are required in order to verify receipt of the required degree or coursework. If official or unofficial transcripts are not supplied at the time of application, the Application is incomplete.


  • When a resume is listed as a required document, it may be used in the comparative analysis/ evaluation process to determine the candidates that most closely meet the qualifications of the position. This process occurs after an application has passed the minimum qualifications screening.
  • Resumes will not be accepted in place of a completed application; however, some positions may still require a resume as a component for complete application materials.
    **Please see the Required Documents section of the posting.


  • The selection process for State Classified positions may include an exam(s), which requires candidates to physically appear (at the CSU campus in Fort Collins, CO) at the candidates’ own expense.
  • All status updates for this position will be sent via email from In addition to your Inbox, remember to check the Deleted and Junk folders for these important communications.
  • Pertinent updates to your Application status can be obtained by logging into your application account at


Conditions of Employment

Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires), Pre-employment Physical - Must pass Worksteps, Valid Driver’s License - Regular, Use, Handling, or Exposure to hazardous materials - Cleaning Chemicals

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

Employment and Appeal Rights

If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination. Also, if you wish to challenge the selection and comparative analysis process, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice or knowledge of the action you are challenging.

Refer to Chapters 4 and 8 of the State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director’s Administrative Procedures, 4 CCR 801, for more information about the appeals process. The State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director’s Administrative Procedures are available at

A standard appeal form is available at: If you appeal, your appeal must be submitted in writing on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative, and received at the following address within 10 days of your receipt of notice or knowledge of the action: Colorado State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director, Attn: Appeals Processing, 1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203. Fax: 303-866-5038. Phone: 303-866-3300. The ten-day deadline and these appeal procedures also apply to all charges of discrimination.