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Back to search results Apply now Job no: 772291
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 04
Major Administrative Unit / College: Infrastructure Planning And Facilities
Department: Ipf Campus Services Custodial Services 40001051
Sub Area: 1585- Service Maint.
Salary: 17.38
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Labor/Service/Maintenance, Service Maintenance- 1585, Full Time (90-100%), Union

Position Summary

Join the dynamic IPF Custodial team, to perform cleaning and maintenance activities that support MSU’s mission of advancing knowledge & transforming lives! This position will engage in high performing, leading edge practices, using superior cleaning methods, equipment, and standards. Be a part of a growth-oriented and diverse group of professionals that support one another in keeping MSU facilities clean, safe, and beautiful!

This position will perform cleaning and maintenance activities; understands and gives verbal or written instructions; reads chemical, biological, or radioactive warning signs; removes snow with shovel or snow blower; retains training information required for custodial methods, equipment, and products; works with student employees and communicates and interacts with the University community; serves as a liaison with the Department of Public Safety; maintains product inventory; makes independent decisions to accomplish acceptable cleaning standards using appropriate methods, products, and equipment.

This position will engage in high performing, leading edge practices, valuing people, partners and stewardship. At IPF, we are committed to fostering an equitable, inclusive culture; engaging and hiring a diverse workforce.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

  • One-year experience with commercial or institutional cleaning methods, techniques and equipment.
  • Frequent lifting of up to 25 pounds is required, occasional lifting of 50 pounds.

Desired Qualifications

Experience in maintaining wood floors; experience in health care facility cleaning, and basic equipment repair.

A creative and innovative lifelong learner with the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population; able to problem solve within a collaborative team environment; ability to understand different perspectives while utilizing expert knowledge of the technical operations of the job.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Application Materials

Resume Required

Together-we-will Statement

The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at:

Work Hours

Monday-Friday 4:30pm-1:00am and may require occasional after-hours, weekend and holiday work.

Building Location


Summary of Physical Demands

1. Lifting trash from brute barrels to dumpster.

2. Emptying recycling containers into curb carts.

3. Putting away stock.

Summary of Health Risks

Exposure to human blood, serum, tissue and other body fluids; and materials covered under Universal Precautions.

The Bidding Eligibility ends on 04/26/2022 at 11:55 PM

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Applications close: Eastern Daylight Time

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