Custodian/Utility

Location
Massachusetts, United States
Posted
18 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Nov 2018
Ref
16420
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Campus Activities Complex, to clean all assigned areas, including classrooms, laboratories, research facilities, conference rooms, lounges, bathrooms, hallways, stairwells, entryways, elevators, private offices, auditoriums, and gymnasiums.

Will inspect and change light bulbs, emergency lights, and filters; refinish and maintain hard surface flooring; clean carpets and operate floor cleaning machinery, including auto scrubbers and burnishers; secure areas such as entrance and office doors; empty trash and recycling receptacles and place trash and recycling in bins and dumpsters; clean and disinfect restrooms including toilets, urinals, sinks, and fixtures; restock paper products and soap and remove used products; clean and polish furniture; clean chalkboards, chalk trays, and erasers; support event set up/breakdown, clean event spaces before and after, and set up and break down folding tables and chairs; dry mop, wet mop, and vacuum floors; dust and spot clean walls and doors in high and low areas; clean and disinfect drinking fountains; cleans interior windows, interior/exterior doorway windows, mirrors, and other glass surfaces; occasionally clean up water and debris due to leaks and floods with wet pick up vacuum; and utilize a motorized cart to move tilt truck receptacles. May move related equipment and stock from one building to another.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a valid driver’s license.*  Must be able to lift 50 lbs.; push/pull tilt trucks and other carts that hold up to 100 lbs.; walk/stand for a majority of the shift; ascent/descend stairs; perform custodial tasks; and utilize a Genie lift, ladders, and scissor lifts. Personal protective equipment must be worn as required by the specific assignment. High school diploma or its equivalent and two years’ relevant experience preferred. Job #16420

*Any custodian utility hired on or after January 1, 2016, must have a valid driver’s license regardless of shift assignment. 

The schedule for the position is Thursday to Monday, 6:00 P.M. to 2:00 A.M., with Tuesday and Wednesday off.

Employees assigned to an irregular shift are considered essential personnel in accordance with the MIT Policy on Emergency Closing or Early Release. During emergencies, these employees are excused from their regularly scheduled work only with the specific authorization of their supervisor, regardless of any public announcement that the Institute is closed. Other employees, who work a regular established work schedule, are not considered essential personnel.

MIT will conduct a background check (including checking criminal records) for finalists. For current MIT SEIU members, this background check will be done for finalists who are bidding for a promotion or for a voluntary transfer to another classification or seniority unit..

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.