• Custodial Assistant

    Location US-WV-Morgantown
    Job ID
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  • Overview

    CENTERS is a management company that specializes in campus recreation. We partner with universities to manage their departments, facilities, finances, and deliver exceptional customer service. Since 1998, CENTERS remains the first and only mission centric organization committed to student development and departmental excellence on behalf of its clients. CENTERS is currently operating university campus recreation centers at ten site locations within the United States.


    Mylan Park owns, programs, leases, and manages over 350 acres of mixed-use recreation, social, health, and wellness facilities for the Greater Morgantown community. Through a public private partnership with WVU, Mylan Park is also home to a variety of both indoor and outdoor Intramural, Club Sports, and NCAA Big 12 Collegiate Athletic programs. This partnership provides priority use of over 50 acres of field space, and more than 140,000 sq. ft. of state-of-the-art indoor facilities, for programs including WVU Swimming & Diving, indoor soccer, softball, rugby, flag football, WVU Women's Track & Field, cheer, boxing, outdoor soccer, lacrosse, roller derby, and more.
    Under the general direction of the Building Maintenance Manager – Mylan Park, the FT Custodial Assistant is a primary caretaker of park facilities and is responsible for the custodial needs within the park.


    Essential Responsibilities:

    Responsible for general cleaning and upkeep of the Aquatic Center & Track & Field Complex facilities to ensure a clean and safe environment.


    Core Responsibilities:

    Responsible for the day to day cleaning and upkeep of the facilities, including but not limited to:

    • Cleaning building floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing or vacuuming
    • Gathering and emptying trash
    • Servicing, cleaning and restocking supplies in restrooms and shower rooms
    • Cleaning windows, glass, mirrors, etc.
    • Removing snow, debris from sidewalks, stairs, walkways within 16 feet of building
    • Carrying out weekly/monthly heavy cleaning tasks and special projects
    • Buffing and polishing floors using mechanical equipment
    • Moving furniture, equipment and supplies, either manually or with hand truck
    • Setting up, arranging and moving tables, chairs, decorations, etc. to prepare for meetings.
    • Following cleaning procedures/specifications outlined by OSHA for the use of chemical cleaners and power equipment.
    • Assisting with the inspection of facilities daily to identify any maintenance issues, damages, non-routine cleaning needs, or potential concerns/issues/problems
    • Ensures the facility is secure at all times

    Administrative Responsibilities:

    • Assist with long-term planning, capital expense planning and forecast equipment replacement.
    • Responsible for the supervision of part-time employees within scope of facility areas.
    • Evaluate performance and effectiveness of areas of responsibility through regular assessment.
    • Responsible for ensuring areas of responsibility stay in line with current trends.
    • Prepare regular written communication such as monthly and annual reports, financial and participation reports and equipment inventory reports.


    Minimum Requirements:

    • A high school diploma is required, bachelor’s degree is preferred.

    • At least 3 years of facility services custodial experience is preferred  

    • Ability to plan and direct work activities, to manage time effectively, and set priorities.

    • Knowledge of custodial related operations and safety practices.

    • Ability to operate specialized equipment. 

    • Ability to read (training material, work schedules), write (correspondence, accident reports), and accurately follow oral and written instructions.

    • Ability to demonstrate physical dexterity and to lift 50 pounds.

    • Skill in interpersonal communication to effectively interact with the public in person.

    • Ability to carry out or assist in implementing changes.

    • Ability to perform basic mathematics (e.g., add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers, fractions, and decimals, and to calculate percentages). 


    • The ability to operate computers for scheduling, email and data entry/retrieval.

    • Current American Red Cross CPR/AED/FA certification (or willing to obtain).

    • A valid driver's license is required.



    Technical Competencies

    • Some knowledge of HR theories and best practices in recruitment and staff development.
    • Basic accounting knowledge; capability of understanding budgets.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.

    Professional Competencies

    • Adaptability, analytical & critical thinking, initiative & motivation, planning & project management, decision making & judgment, business acumen, customer service, teamwork, diversity awareness, interpersonal relationships, communication, integrity, leadership, long-term focus, organizational learning & change management.

    Human Relations:
    Internal contacts include staff at all levels. External contacts include external customers and vendors. Contact involves troubleshooting, informing, exchanging information, negotiating, making recommendations, and giving information or instructions.

    Work Environment and Physical Demands

    Work Environment and Physical Demands:

    Work Environment

    • Interior & exterior cleaning assignments in a variety of settings including but not limited to the Aquatic Center, Track and Field Complex, wet classrooms, office space, restrooms, lockers rooms, & other areas as assigned.
    • Outdoor environment/ office environment
    • Non-smoking environment 
    • Moderate to loud noise
    • Local, regional and national travel as required
    • Must be flexible with scheduling to include evenings and weekends as required                           

     Physical Demands

    • Ability to use typical equipment associated with a cleaning assignment including but not limited to mops, vacuums. cleaning chemicals & personal protective equipment
    • Must be able to lift & operate medium weight equipment associated w/position tasks including but not limited to floor buffers, vacuums, carpet extractors, hallway cleaners, mops & sweepers
    • Usual work assignments require standing, walking, lifting & possible exposure to all outside weather conditions.
    • Repetitive wrist, hand, or finger movement (while operating computer equipment)
    • Occasional bending, stooping
    • Eye-hand coordination (keyboard typing)
    • Hearing and talking


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