Custodian

  • Northfield, Minnesota, United States, 55057
  • Staff

About the Role:

Help make our campus feel like a home! We are searching for a candidate to help provide our vibrant campus community with a safe and clean living and working environment. At St. Olaf we look for independent, self-motivated team players to strengthen our custodial staff.

We are hiring multiple full-time custodians for the second shift. As of now the schedule will be Tuesday-Saturday, 3:00 PM-11:00 PM. The Saturday hours could potentially be earlier depending on the needs of the building.


What You’ll Do:

This position ensures a positive first impression of our campus as our custodians are responsible for cleaning and maintaining the interior of our buildings. On a daily basis, you will focus on cleaning the floors and bathrooms, along with taking out the trash and other maintenance tasks.


Who You Are:

A successful candidate will have a high school diploma or the equivalent, along with a stable work history. It would be helpful if you had vocational or technical school training and previous cleaning experience, along with operational experience with floor machines, hydraulic man-lift and snow blowers.

Does this sound like you?

• You have a meticulous eye for detail when it comes to cleaning
• You are flexible and willing to help out and adjust your workload quickly
• You like working independently and are able to accomplish tasks with minimal supervision
• You pride yourself on your consistency and dependability
• You enjoy physical work and are able to lift and carry heavy loads on a consistent basis
• You have a friendly demeanor, are approachable and show professionalism at all times

If this sounds like you and you’re excited about cleaning on a residential campus where your work will be appreciated by our students and employees, we would love to hear from you!

Candidates will be required to successfully pass a background check and a pre-employment physical if offered employment.

Please review the job description here:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ZZrBeiHJe_BOKGlkJkmCQeHr6CWayhDX/view?usp=sharing

 

Pay rate $23.92 per hour

 

Who We Are:

Founded in 1874, St. Olaf College is a residential, coeducational liberal arts college with approximately 3,000 students and 800 faculty and staff employees. The college is located on a picturesque 300-acre campus in Northfield, Minnesota, a vibrant, restored, historic river town of 20,000 located 45 minutes south of culturally rich and diverse Minneapolis and St. Paul. 

The college offers an academically rigorous, nationally ranked liberal arts education that fosters the development of the whole person in mind, body, and spirit and emphasizes learning in an inclusive and globally engaged community. We encourage applications from candidates committed to multicultural understanding and the enrichment of our diverse community.

The college offers a comprehensive benefits package including a 9% company retirement match, company monthly contributions to a retirement healthcare account, company contributions to eligible employee’s health savings account, significant tuition discount (up to 80% off) at ACM and ELCA colleges and universities for employee’s children, and generous paid time off. For a full review of benefit offerings, see the summary of the benefits program here: https://wp.stolaf.edu/hr/benefits/

To provide a safe and secure educational environment, St. Olaf College verifies the accuracy of all credentials presented by applicants and conducts a criminal background check on every new hire.

A summary of the Flexible Work Policy: https://wp.stolaf.edu/hr/flexible-work-policy/

A link to our DEI page: https://wp.stolaf.edu/equity-inclusion/

A virtual campus tour: https://www.stolaf.edu/multimedia/play/?p=483

An overview of Northfield: https://wp.stolaf.edu/admissions/visit/northfield/

An overview of the Twin Cities: https://wp.stolaf.edu/admissions/visit/twincities/

 

St. Olaf College requires all employees to be up to date with their COVID-19 vaccination, as defined by the CDC. A reasonable accommodation may apply because of a disability or sincerely held religious belief. Compliance with St. Olaf's COVID-19 policy is a condition of employment. Under current guidelines, "up to date" means one updated (bivalent) booster, which became available on September 7, 2022. If and when this guidance changes, employees will be required to get additional boosters as indicated by CDC guidelines.

 

St. Olaf College is an equal employment opportunity and voluntary affirmative action employer.  The College is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our community.  With regard to its hiring and employment practices, the College prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment based upon an individual’s legally protected status including race, color, creed, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, marital status, veteran status, or status with regard to public assistance.

 

For Staff Application Assistance:
employment@stolaf.edu
507-786-3068

For Faculty Application Assistance:
facultysearch@stolaf.edu
507-786-3356

Title IX Contact Information:
Pamela McDowell, Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator
1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Tomson Hall 180
Northfield, MN 55057
507-786-3465
mcdowell@stolaf.edu

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