Employee must be able to perform all facets of Custodial and Grounds work. Custodial functions are performed in an area that includes offices, classrooms, restrooms, common areas, and all other types of working environments found at an academic institution. The majority of the grounds functions are performed in an outside environment where work is performed using tools and machinery appropriate to landscaping, grounds, and roadwork.
While working in the custodial capacity, this employee reports to the Coordinator of Custodial Services, who reports to the Director of Physical Plant, who reports to the President of the College. When working in the grounds area, this employee reports to the Director of Physical Plant, who reports to the President of the College.
Qualifications for Position
High school diploma
One year of related experience
Must have a strong knowledge of equipment used and work performed in the grounds and custodial area
Must be able to properly interpret and follow written instructions and have good communication and teamwork skills
Prior custodial and/or grounds experience is preferred
Responsible for ensuring that assigned areas are cleaned and maintained according to College standards
Perform daily cleaning duties in assigned area. Duties include but are not limited to: sweeping, mopping, dusting (high and low), floor stripping and waxing using floor machines, trash collection and dumping at local dumpster stations, restroom cleaning and sanitizing, mixing and hauling of diluted and non-diluted cleaning solutions, and the cleaning of bodily fluids as a result of injury or illness when necessary
Perform daily grounds and related duties in assigned area. Duties include, but are not limited to: basic grounds maintenance and care, collection of waste for recycling, grass mowing with large equipment, edging, hedging, trimming, equipment maintenance (operator level), tree trimming, and taking furniture to and from storage as needed
Horticulture functions as assigned
Beautification of campus as assigned
Assists in providing orientation and familiarization training to newly assigned personnel
Assist in equipment and supplies distribution when needed
Perform minor, routine, first-echelon maintenance using ladders and hand tools as necessary and as assigned
Performing set-ups for campus activities
Perform other duties as assigned
This position is expected to work independently with minimum supervision as needed. Assistance is available as needed from the Director of Physical Plant and the Coordinator of Custodial Services
This position requires strict adherence to all personal protective policies and procedures and required by equipment operation. Employee is required to follow all local, State, and Federal laws and all Kaskaskia College policies and procedures. Position is also expected to adhere to and promote College core values of compassion, honesty, respect, fairness, and responsibility
This position requires frequent interaction with various facets of the campus community. There will be frequent contact with students, faculty, staff, contractors and the general public.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Duties are performed indoors and outdoors and employee will be subjected to varying weather conditions. Heavy lifting is required in handling floor and carpet cleaning equipment (up to 80 pounds), along with using hand tools, motorized tools, and equipment that includes, but is not limited to spades, hoes, shovels, picks, riding mowers, tractors, push mowers, hedgers, edgers, trimmers, reciprocators, trenchers, and various cleaning equipment. There is a limited exposure to hazardous materials and chemicals.
NOTICE OF VACANCY
Building and Grounds Technician
Kaskaskia College is seeking applicants for a part-time Building & Grounds Technician. This position provides custodial functions in offices, classrooms, restrooms, common areas, and all other types of working environments found at an academic institution. The majority of the grounds functions are performed in an outside environment where work is performed using tools and machinery appropriate to landscaping, grounds, and roadwork.
This position requires a high school diploma and at least one year of related experience. Qualified individuals must have strong knowledge of equipment used and work performed in the grounds and custodial area. They must be able to properly interpret and follow written instructions, and have strong communication and teamwork skills.
This is a full-time position and benefits eligible. Salary is $13.50 per hour.
To receive consideration, applicants must submit a cover letter describing how qualifications meet the position criteria, along with a resume, copy of college transcripts (if applicable), and official Kaskaskia College employment application along with any other qualifying credentials to the address below. The official employment application can be accessed at www.kaskaskia.edu/hr. All applicants being considered for hire will be required to submit to a pre-employment background investigation, including a criminal record check.
RE: Building and Grounds Technician ES102722
27210 College Road
Centralia, IL 62801
As an AA/EEO employer Kaskaskia College is interested in receiving applications from individuals who would enhance the diversity of the College. A full job description is available at www.kaskaskia.edu/hr.
BENEFIT SUMMARY SHEET FOR FULL-TIME CARPENTER UNION STAFF KASKASKIA COLLEGE The following information is based on the current employee fringe benefits that Kaskaskia College offers. It is not intended to be a contractual agreement and in no way limits Kaskaskia College from altering such benefits in the future. VACATION LEAVE 12 days per fiscal year for the first fiscal year. Thereafter, employee receives 12 days plus one additional vacation day for each year of completed service up to a maximum of 22 days per fiscal year. Leave is accrued at the rate of 1 day per month. SICK LEAVE 12 days per fiscal year PERSONAL LEAVE 3 days per fiscal year HOLIDAYS Consistent with collective bargaining agreement HEALTH INSURANCE includes comprehensive health, dental, and vision coverage through Carpenter’s Union Health and Welfare fund. Coverage currently provided at no cost to union members. Detailed information on coverage will be provided upon request. LIFE INSURANCE is provided by the College and is effective the first day of the month after hire date. The benefit amount is equal to annual salary. Additional voluntary insurance is available at employee’s expense. FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT PLANS are also available . RETIREMENT PLAN The State Universities Retirement System requires that 8% of an employee’s monthly gross pay is deducted for individual retirement purposes. It is also required that .5% of an employee’s monthly gross pay be deducted to fund the College Insurance Plan for Community College Retirees. UNION DUES Prevailing union dues deducted from monthly pay. TUITION WAIVERS available for staff and family. CHILD CARE DISCOUNT available.