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Custodian (Portsmouth- Evening Shift)

Portsmouth, VA
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Tidewater Community College Applicant Portal | Custodian (Portsmouth- Evening Shift)

Custodian (Portsmouth- Evening Shift)

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Position Information

Position Type Wage/Hourly
Role Title Housekeeping & Apparel Wkr I
Position Working Title Custodian (Portsmouth- Evening Shift)
Pay Band 01
Position Number W0166
Full or Part Time Part Time
Recruitment Type General Public – G
Location Portsmouth
Position End Date (if temporary)
Job Description Information

Job Posting Number PT00532
Job Description Summary

Tidewater Community College seeks applications for six part-time Custodian positions for the Portsmouth Campus for the evening shift, 6:00 PM to 12:30 AM and rotating Saturdays are required.

This position will provide a full range of custodial/ housekeeping services for college facilities to include, but not limited to, trash removal, vacuuming, mopping, dusting, sweeping, floor stripping and waxing, carpet cleaning, window cleaning, black/white-board cleaning, etc. Provide room set-up/take-down assistance and light bulb replacement as assigned. Perform other cleaning tasks as assigned. Maintain and demonstrate good attendance habits.

This position, designated as an essential position, must be able to report to work and fulfill responsibilities of the position in the event of college/campus closure due to weather or emergent conditions.


Maintains the cleanliness of campus buildings. Provides custodial/housekeeping services in a public educational setting to include, but not limited to, daily removal of trash, sanitizing and restocking restrooms, cleaning a variety of spaces (offices, classrooms, laboratories, theater settings, common areas, cafeterias, day care areas, garages etc.), mopping, dusting and sweeping, glass cleaning in all applicable areas, etc. Must be able to climb a 6 foot ladder, and lift up to 50lbs unaided. Must assist in the set up and take down of special events if assigned. Note that your job assignment may include weekends, and that your shift is subject to change based on the needs of Tidewater Community College. Performs cleaning of all hard surface/carpeted floors throughout the campus by using scrubbers, burnishers, wet/dry/dust mops, polishers, and other equipment. Maintains a polished and clean floor surface. Follows Instructions and uses chemicals and equipment provided by TCC. Preforms work according to industry standards. Uses proper safety equipment and procedures when working. Performs routine housekeeping duties to include, but not limited to, cleaning black/white-boards, emptying pencil sharpeners, cleaning desk surfaces, window cleaning, elevator panels/doors, spot-cleaning carpets (or deep cleaning if assigned), floors etc. Snow removal from entries and walkways and application of snowmelt when required. Maintains equipment to include changing vacuum bags, filters, cleaning scrubbers, mop buckets, cleaning carts, janitor closets, stock rooms and other equipment utilized during daily routine. Reports any problems, maintenance issues with buildings, or broken equipment to manager. Adheres to an established schedule and standards for cleaning public educational settings. Reports malfunctioning equipment to supervisor. Informs supervisor of needed supplies. Informs supervisor of the need to reorder supplies/equipment. Performs other duties as assigned. This position is subject to schedule changes with reasonable notification.

Required Qualifications

Working knowledge of the principles and practices of janitorial, custodial, and housekeeping services, and sanitizing techniques. Knowledge of custodial operations and industry standards. Ability to climb ladders without assistance. Ability to lift objects not more than 50 lbs. Experience in janitorial, custodial, or housekeeping to include carpet care, and floor maintenance.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with in a multi-building housekeeping operation or related field or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and experience. Prior work experience and knowledge in floor care.

Work Schedule

6:00 PM – 12:30 AM, Monday – Friday and rotating Saturdays required.

Posting Detail Information

EEO Statement

Tidewater Community College is an EEO/AA employer and is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The college actively encourages applications by and nominations of qualified minorities, women, disabled persons, and older individuals.

E-Verify Statement

After accepting employment, new hires are required to complete an I-9 form and present documentation of their identity and eligibility to work in the United States. Tidewater Community College uses the E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization.

Open Date 07/03/2018
Close Date 07/26/2018
Open Until Filled No
Hiring Range $10.00 per hour, part-time
Salary Information
Additional Information This position requires satisfactory completion of background checks prior to employment.
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  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application

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