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Custodian Floor Tech

Johns Hopkins University
United States, Maryland, Baltimore
May 09, 2024

The Bloomberg School of Public Health Facilities Management Department is seeking a Custodian Floor Tech. The selected candidate performs a variety of floor care and cleaning duties, cleans office buildings, laboratories, classrooms, and/or outside areas, moves furniture, appliances and/or equipment. This is a second shift position. The selected candidate will be expected to work 100% on site, Monday through Friday from 3:00 PM until 11:30 PM.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Cleans, sweeps, vacuums, and polishes floors.
  • Uses various tools, equipment, and cleaning materials to include, but not limited to hand power scrubbing and polishing equipment, small and large vacuum cleaners, large commercial type buffer, broom, dust brush, dustpan, wet and dry mop, bucket mop wringer, special cleaning solution, and chemical cleaners.
  • Operates designated floor equipment to include auto-scrubbers, burnishers, buffers, carpet extractors to strip, scrub, and shampoo and wax floors, all surface cleaners, or other larger mechanical machines at least 3 days per week as a primary duty. Must demonstrate proficiency in operating these machines.
  • Cleans identified or assigned areas/spaces with required cleaners and disinfecting solutions.
  • Cleans walls, window, window blinds and shades, ceilings and doors.
  • May work from ladders or scaffolding.
  • Replenishes towels, soap, toilet tissue, linen, and other supplies as required.
  • Inspects exterior and interior of building for service issues and report all damages, malfunctions and needed repairs to supervisor.
  • Removes trash from assigned areas.
  • Moves furniture, miscellaneous equipment, supplies and/or recyclable materials, empties large and small trash containers, removes miscellaneous debris and discarded building materials such as a broken plaster, wood, and brick.
  • Transports biohazard containers to designated area.
  • Removes snow, ice and debris from building entrances, sidewalks and other areas as required.
  • Maintains equipment and work areas in clean and orderly condition.
  • Observes safety precautions and properly uses equipment and products.
  • Sets up and removes furniture, miscellaneous equipment and supplies required for meetings and special events.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to read and write such as to be able to read labels on cleaning and detergent materials, disinfecting solutions, and so forth.
  • Ability to operate large, powered vacuum cleaners, cleaning and buffing equipment.
  • Ability to interact and/or work with faculty, students, staff and visitors in a respectful and courteous manner.
  • Ability to lift carry or otherwise move and position objects and materials weighing up to 50lbs.
  • Ability to stand, walk or otherwise move about campus on a continuous basis.
  • Ability to ascend/descend stairs on a regular basis in order to sufficiently clean them.


Minimum Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or graduation equivalent preferred.
  • One year of experience preferred.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Valid driver's license.

**This is a Bargaining Unit position. All newly hired employees in Bargaining Unit positions shall be considered "probationary" employees until completion of 90 calendar days of employment. These employees shall become members of the Bargaining Unit if this employment continues beyond four months. The university will notify the employees' union. Bargaining Unit employees shall become eligible for benefits upon completion of their probationary period.

Classified Title: BU Custodian -Floor Tech - SSR
Job Posting Title (Working Title):Custodian Floor Tech
Role/Level/Range: SWORKER3/01/BU
Starting Salary Range: $16.355 per hour, increases to $19.19 after 12 months
Employee group: Casual / On Call
Schedule: Mon - Fri: 3:00pm - 11:30pm
Exempt Status:Non-Exempt
Location:School of Public Health
Department name: Custodial Services
Personnel area: School of Public Health

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