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Kansas State University
Posted: 07/9/2021
Custodial Specialist

Custodial Specialist

Department: 3670009200 Department of Housing & Dining

Job no: 511064

Employment type: Staff Full Time (USS)

Location: Manhattan, Kansas

Categories: Custodial

Pay Grade: 02A

About This Role:

Come work with us! Join our dynamic team as a full-time custodial specialist in a residence hall dining center. Be part of the excitement of serving student residents and guests as you maintain the cleanliness and sanitation of a large dining facility, completing cleaning tasks and training others in the execution of cleaning and ware washing. Work shifts are generally 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (40 hours per week) and include one Saturday or Sunday (one day) and every other weekend (twice per month). A day off will be scheduled either before or after the weekend day.

Why Join Us:

We offer a team-oriented workplace with the opportunity to interact daily with students and staff alike. Our staff enjoy a generous comprehensive benefits package including tuition assistance, paid holidays, vacation leave, health insurance, and retirement plan. To learn more visit: is a large, self-operated auxiliary department serving more than 4,000 students that call the K-State campus home. This "home away from home" meets more than the basic needs of students living with us — we provide affordable, safe, and engaging accommodations and services for our residents while finding unique ways to support them in their academic pursuits.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks individuals whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's dedication to the


• Cleans food preparation areas, serving lines, dining rooms, hallways, stairwells, restrooms, entrances and exits, storeroom, vegetable preparation area, and docks. This includes sweeping, wet mopping, waxing, and buffing floors; removing snow and ice from entrances; emptying trash; general dusting and cleaning.

• Operates and cleans equipment in ware washing area and dish return belts by following established procedures.

• Trains and directs student employees in the execution of cleaning tasks and ware washing and in the care and maintenance of equipment used.

• Cleans and sanitizes tableware, trays, utensils, pots, pans, and equipment used in meal preparation and service to ensure that safe food is served.

• Performs other duties as assigned to include, but are not limited to assisting with storekeeping and inventory functions as needed.

• Maintains security of the dining center by following established guidelines for securing the facility.

What You'll Need to Succeed:

Preferred Qualifications:

• One year custodial experience and knowledge of large scale food operation including sanitation procedures, equipment, and methods used in custodial work, food service regulations of the state, city, and department

• Effective oral and written communication skills

• Ability to demonstrate and train others in proper cleaning and sanitation procedures and operation of equipment

• Trustworthiness and dependability at a level to ensure the security of the facility

• Ability to work effectively with others toward common goals

Other Requirements:

• Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

• HACCP Food Safety training and BBP training must successfully be completed during the probationary period

• This position is considered essential during a Declaration of Inclement Weather

How to Apply:

Please submit the online application form

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until filled.

Anticipated Rate of Pay:

$10.68 per hour. Some work shifts may qualify for an additional $.60 per hour shift differential.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

Advertised: Jul 08, 2021

Application Closes: Open until filled

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