Grand Rapids Community College provides an excellent benefits experience for our GRCC family. Our benefit package is designed to enhance employees' health and well-being. Below is an overview of these benefits, additional details are available on the Human Resources/Benefits website:
Six health insurance plan options (includes a high deductible plan with a health savings account option).
A unique dental & vision reimbursement program (includes coverage for adult orthodontia & lasik eye surgery).
Employer sponsored retirement plans as well as voluntary retirement savings plans (403b or 457 plans)
Tuition benefits at GRCC for you, your spouse and your dependents.
Tuition reimbursement at other higher education institutions for you.
Generous time off that includes sick, vacation and personal leave banks.
Paid holidays and holiday shutdown period in late December!
The custodian's position is primarily to provide support at various college buildings as directed by the facilities operations building manager. The position is responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of facilities; the surrounding external adjacent area; performing minor maintenance; and snow removal from walkways. A major aspect besides cleaning of the facility is to ensure it is open and then secured at the end of day. Additionally, the individual must be cognizant of the fire alarm and security systems.
Essential Job Functions
Cleaning of hardwood surfaces
Cleaning of carpeting and upholstery
Cleaning of terrazzo and tile/linoleum floors
Cleaning of restrooms, stairwells, classrooms, offices, etc.
Ordering of supplies/cleaning products
Replacement of fluorescent tubes and light bulbs
Opening and securing of facilities
Unclogging of toilets/sinks
Identification of chemicals and cleaning fluids for appropriate tasks
Must be able to work a flexible schedule based on building requirements
Regular attendance during normal scheduled hours is required. Being present is essential for serving customers and performing the essential functions of this position.
Marginal Job Functions
Use of pallet jack
Use of scissors lift
Driving a vehicle
A minimum of a high school degree or GED diploma required
National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) preferred but not required.
Training on the job available with limited to no commercial cleaning experience.
Commercial cleaning experience in an educational environment preferred.
The following competencies are essential and will be evaluated for our candidates through the evidence-based selection process:
Handling and Moving Objects
Performing General Physical Activities
Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work
Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
Making Decisions and Solving Problems
Communicating with Supervisors
Controlling Machines and Processes
Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards
Monitor Processes, Materials,
Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge
Assisting and Caring for Others
Scheduling Work and Activities
Must be able to use a variety of carpet extractors (walk behind/push-pull)
Must be able to use Taski dry foam swing scrubbers
Must be able to operate all floor hand rotary and vibrating scrubbers
Must be able to use and operate wet vacuums
Must be able to use 4'; 6'; 8'; and 10' ladders
Must be able to use carpet bonnet machines
Must be able to use and have knowledge of all cleaning chemicals and dispensing systems
Must be able to use gas and electric power sprayers
Must be able to use all general use custodial equipment: mops, buckets, brooms, dusters, etc.
Must be able to use a computer to communicate via email
Must be able to do light electrical and plumbing work using pliers, screwdrivers, plungers, etc.
Must be able to operate snow blowers
Must be able to use salt spreaders
Must be able to use man lifts and pallet jacks
Must be able to drive a vehicle
Be able to lift 50 pounds
Be able to work indoors with or without heat and air conditioning, and outside during all types of weather
Must be punctual and have good attendance record
Be able to adjust to a flexible and changing schedule
The ability to work with a variety of college staff personnel
The ability to provide customer service to faculty, staff, students and the general public
Work during the hours of darkness
Work indoors and outdoors
Work with or without heat and air conditioning
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Grand Rapids Community College is only accepting online applications for this position athttps://www.grcc.edu/jobs. Submit a cover letter and resume in one document. This position will remain open until filled.. Individuals with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Grand Rapids Community College is an equal opportunity employer. Visa sponsorship is not available.
Grand Rapids Community College creates an inclusive learning and working environment that recognizes the value and dignity of each person. It is the policy and practice of GRCC to provide equal educational and employment opportunities regardless of age, race, color, religion, marital status, sex/gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, height, weight, national origin, disability, political affiliation, familial status, veteran status or genetics in all programs, activities, services, employment and advancement including admissions to, access to, treatment in, or compensation in employment as required by state and federal law. GRCC is committed to reviewing all aspects of GRCC programs, activities, services and employment, including recruitment, selection, retention and promotion to identify and eliminate barriers in order to prevent discrimination on the basis of the listed protected characteristics. The college will not tolerate any form of retaliation against any person for bringing charges of discrimination or participating in an investigation. Further information may be obtained from the EEO Office or the Office of General Counsel, 143 Bostwick Avenue NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-3295.
The urban campus of Grand Rapids Community College is situated on a six-block area in the heart of Michigan’s second largest metropolitan area with a population approaching one million. GRCC, founded in 1914, is the oldest community college in Michigan, but the atmosphere is exciting and contemporary; its top-notch faculty, commitment to diversity in programming and campus lifestyle, and the strong spirit of community collaboration under the leadership of President Bill Pink, make it a vital and rewarding workplace. Known as “The Community’s College,” GRCC is responsive to the needs of surrounding business, economic, cultural and educational environments. The college offers credit and non-credit, associate degree and certification programs, and workforce training at both on- and off-campus locations so that students of all ages and abilities can pursue personal goals for higher education and/or enhanced job opportunities with success. For more information about GRCC, visit our website at www.grcc.edu