Transfer/Reinstatement Custodian

Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
28 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
25 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Description of Work Unit

The Lory Student Center exists to provide appropriate physical facilities and programs that deliver quality social, educational, recreational and cultural experiences to a diverse student, university, and community population. We are committed to student learning and personal development as primary goals of the Student Center. This position is responsible to provide a safe and clean learning environment for students, staff and university guests by responding to the daily cleaning needs of the facility with a focus on sustainability and customer service.

Position Summary

Provide a safe and clean working and learning environment for students, staff and University guests by responding to the daily cleaning and maintenance of Lory Student Center facilities with a focus on sustainability and customer services.

Minimum Qualifications

Qualified applicant must currently be working at the Custodian I state classified level or higher, or previously certified at the Custodian I level or higher in the state classified personnel system to be eligible for this opportunity.

Preferred Qualifications

Highly sought applicants will have many of the following:

  • Knowledge of “green” cleaning practices
  • Experience conducting cleaning duties in a university setting
  • Knowledge of safe clean-up practices for blood-borne pathogen situations
  • Knowledge and demonstrated experience exercising discretion when entering confidential office spaces
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm for exercising integrity, follow-through, and maintaining a positive attitude and work environment

Essential Job Duties

Job Duty Category General Custodial Duty/Responsibility

  • Keep office, learning and dining environments clean and safe using “green” practices: environmentally safe chemicals, water conservation, recycling, conserving energy by turning off lights, etc.
  • Cleaning and/or disinfecting of showers, toilets, walls, sinks, drains, vents, trash receptacles, ceilings, floors, mirrors, vanities, windows, appliances, furnishings and all hand hold surfaces.
  • Clean­up of blood borne pathogen situations not handled by EHS.
  • Clean hallways and carpeted areas in office, learning and dining environments by vacuuming and shampooing. Clean hard surface floors by sweeping, mopping, buffing, stripping and refinishing.
  • Cleans exterior areas of building by picking up trash, sweeping, removing gum, washing sidewalks and snow/ice removal. Provide building opening and lock­-up procedures when necessary
  • Dispose of trash/recyclables from internal/external receptacles.
  • Use Personal Protective Equipment and safety procedures for the above tasks.

Percentage Of Time 65% Job Duty Category Customer Service/Special Duties Duty/Responsibility

  • Learn, apply and demonstrate how to enter office space with an awareness/enforcement of privacy and discretion for tenants. Develop awareness/enforcement of student/guest behavior expectations, identifying “red flags” such as alcohol, drugs, fire alarms, unhealthy conditions, etc. Remind the guests and tenants of Lory Student Center of personal safety (locking doors and windows, un­propping EXIT doors at the close of business, etc.)
  • Have appropriate social interactions with tenants and guests and be aware of their personal space, using appropriate communication and providing programmatic support.
  • Clean­up after construction projects.
  • Provides support and assistance to services such as Lory Student Center Catering, Building Managers and Setup Crew.
  • Use Personal Protective Equipment and safety procedures for the above tasks.

Percentage Of Time 20% Job Duty Category Continuous Maintenance Duty/Responsibility

  • Perform minor maintenance including but not limited to replacing lamps, carpet trimming and drain cleaning.
  • Demonstrate ability to assist and shadow maintenance staff.
  • Inspect and service Environmental Services equipment and machinery.
  • Check fire extinguishers and lights.
  • Use Personal Protective Equipment and safety procedures for the above tasks.

Percentage Of Time 10% Job Duty Category Meeting Attendance and Other Duties Duty/Responsibility

  • Attend all required/recommended training/classes/seminars provided by Lory Student Center Environmental Services to accomplish the above, which include ethics, safety, diversity, communications, blood borne pathogens, and any applicable training in providing the best customer service, etc.
  • Develop professional skills and communication to effectively interact with students, tenents and guests.
  • Attend all meetings, committees and department sponsored functions.
  • Enter work time and leave requests into designated software systems.
  • Comply with Lory Student Center Operations Handbook, University Departmental Procedures and Policies.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Percentage Of Time 5%

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


  • Please check the Help link online at for assistance on your application or for answers to Frequently Asked Questions.
  • All other inquiries should be directed to the Colorado State University Human Resources Office

Conditions of Employment

Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires), Pre-employment Physical - Work Steps

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 and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. 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.

The Title IX Coordinator is the Executive Director of the Office of Support and Safety Assessment, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523 -2026, (970) 491-7407.

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Associate Vice President for Human Capital, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

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.