Ohio State University Custodial Worker in Columbus, Ohio

Department: Housekeeping-North District

Summary of Duties:

The Custodial Worker maintains a safe and clean environment in and around assigned Student Life residence halls, offices and other properties for student residents, guests and staff; responsible for day-to-day cleaning as well as other housekeeping duties involved with special housing operations; cleans rooms, offices and public areas; cleans most flat surfaces, furniture, windows, vents, and light fixtures; may count, issue, and receive linen; operates basic electrical cleaning equipment; maintains floors and carpets; moves furniture; removes trash; clears snow; cleans building entrances and walkways; reports any damage or theft discovered in work area; may be asked to respond to emergencies; climbs ladders and scaffolding; works 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; weekend work is required; this position will be primarily responsible for residence halls in the North District but may be required to work in any Environmental Services department/building from district to district per operational needs; this position may also be assigned project work and/or special assignments. The Custodial Worker must successfully complete and pass the CMI Basic Module training and exam during their probationary period-failure to do so may result in probationary removal.

Required Qualifications:

Ability to count, and to read warning signs.

Desired Qualifications:

Experience of institutional or large facility cleaning; experience in operation of carpet extractor, floor burnisher/buffer, walk behind or ride-on auto scrubber, and /or various other types of cleaning equipment; Cleaning Management Institute (CMI) Certification; ability to lift and/or move furniture; ability to lift 25 to 75 pounds.

Target Salary: $10.28 - $10.28 Hourly

Job Category: Civil Service

Job Appointment (FTE%):


The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.