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Custodian (9 Positions to be Filled) at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas

Sam Houston State University

Last Updated: 1/18/23

Job Description

Requisition 202300017S

Position Title Custodian (9 Positions to be Filled)

FLSA status Non-Exempt

Hiring Salary This position is a pay grade 3. Please see Pay Grade Table at:

This position is Monday – Friday, 2 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Occupational Category Service Maintenance

Department Facilities Campus Services

Division of Finance and Operations

Educational Requirements for the Position

Less than a high school diploma with the ability to read and write. Minimum of six months related experience. Additional education may be considered in lieu of experience.

Nature & Purpose of Position

Performs custodial and routine maintenance duties, in various areas of the University.

Primary Responsibilities

Buffs and polishes floors, cleans carpet, wet mops and dust mops. Cleans restroom, vacuums carpets and rugs, collects and removes trash and rubbish. Dusts, polishes furniture, strips, and refinishes floors and performs all cleaning and related duties. Assists in training new custodians. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications

Standard industry tools and equipment such as vacuum, scrubber, floor polisher, and shampooer. May assist in training of new custodians within the assigned area. Accuracy in following written and oral instructions. May be exposed to outside weather and fifty percent exposure to one or more elements such as dust, dirt, fumes, and chemicals. Ability to maintain a good working relationship with other University employees and students. Uniforms and identification badges are provided by the University according to departmental policy. Requires alertness and attention to duties to avoid mistakes and injury.

This position is Monday – Friday, 2 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Full Time

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EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

Company Details

Huntsville, Texas, United States
A Great Name in Texas Education! Named for Texas’s greatest hero, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) continually honors its historical roots through academic excellence. For more than 140 years, SHSU has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, “The measure of a Life is its Service,” resonates among its approximately 21,612 students, eight college...