Lewis-Clark State College
  • 05-Sep-2018 to 04-Nov-2018 (MST)
  • Physical Plant / Athletics
  • 9.45
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Based in Lewiston, Idaho, Lewis-Clark State College is well known for its beautiful campus, great academic programs, competitive athletic teams, and fantastic employee perks. These perks include 93 percent employer paid medical and dental insurance for employees and dependents; generous tuition discounts for employees, spouses and dependents; ample sick and vacation leave; and an onsite fitness facility and robust wellness programs that allow employees to live healthy and balanced lives. LCSC, which embraces ongoing employee training and continued education, also offers a Professional Development Program for all employees, a Center for Teaching and Learning for faculty, maternity and paternity leave, an onsite daycare, and much more.

Lewis-Clark State College invites applications for the position of Custodian.

Salary based on experience and qualifications:  $9.45 + 5% shift differential

Required Qualifications:

  • Willingness to: perform duties associated with commercial cleaning, including operating industrial-type cleaning equipment such as high-speed buffers and vacuum cleaners; cleaning restrooms, bath facilities, locker rooms, swimming pools, and similar facilities; moving heavy items such as tables, chairs, and bleachers; and repairing the equipment and related devices you operate.
  • Must complete the online Custodian exam (statewide) found on the Idaho Division of Human Resources' website at https://labor.idaho.gov/DHR/ATS/StateJobs/CurrentOpenings.aspx?view=Alpha

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience cleaning in a commercial, educational, or industrial setting. 
  • Experience in operating custodial maintenance equipment. 


1. Cleaning/maintenance. Typical duties: performs heavy-duty cleaning in hospital setting, locker rooms, classrooms, dormitories, and lavatories; cleans, sanitizes, and polishes bath, lavatory, shower, and sink fixtures; dusts, washes, sponge mops; sanitizes, and shampoos furniture, woodwork, walls, windows, and glass items; cleans shades and covers on light fixtures; replaces light bulbs; removes waste and debris from areas; selects products and compounds for cleaning jobs; measures and mixes compounds, disinfectants, and sanitizing agents and applies according to procedures or manufacturers' specifications; orders supplies for custodial closets and stocks with paper products, cleaning compounds and similar items; sweeps, strips, seals, and finishes wood, linoleum, and other floors; washes windows in multi-story buildings; removes and prepares draperies for cleaning; removes adhesives, tiles, and carpet; refinishes floors and prepares them for re-carpeting or special flooring; instructs temporary help.

2. Equipment operation/security. Typical duties: operates heavy-duty scrubbing, buffing, shampooing, vacuuming, and wet/dry pickup equipment; performs preventive maintenance on cleaning equipment; finishes floors using sanders, strippers, and final finishers; uses snow blowers, hysters, airlift platforms, dollies, and carts; uses specialized sweepers to clean items such as stadium turf; replaces belts, brushes, and bearings in power equipment; insures that floor and building area is secure; verifies doors are locked and lights and appliances are off; reports fire hazards and other emergencies.

3. Miscellaneous. Typical duties. Custodians perform a variety of duties to help insure facilities operate smoothly. This may include setting-up bleachers, portable flooring, tables, and chairs for special events, providing direction and answering basic questions regarding events for patrons, and setting up and preparing audio/visual equipment and related aids for use; moves furniture, appliances, and similar heavy items; sets-up and climbs ladders and scaffolding; shovels snow from walkways.

Application Procedure:  Please upload the following documents

Position will remain open until filled.

This position is subject to the successful completion of a criminal background check.  LCSC is an EEO/AA/VETS employer.

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