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Student Housekeeping/Custodial

Posting Details

Posting Summary

Posting Number STU00013PO17
Job TItle Student Employee
Internal Title Student Housekeeping/Custodial
Campus Upstate 07
College/Division USC Upstate College/Division Level
Department USC Upstate Wellness
Advertised Salary $8.00 per hour
Location of Vacancy
Part/Full Time Part Time
Hours per week Up to 15 hours per week
Work Schedule
Job Search Category Student Employee

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

- Floor maintenance: Vacuum carpets, dust and wet mop tile, steps, and hard surface floors.
- Furniture, sills, shelves: Dust and spot clean, clean bleachers, vacuum upholstered furniture.
- Doors, walls, ceilings, & windows: clean glass, dust and spot clean, remove cobwebs.
- Fixtures: Clean and sanitize toilets, urinals, sinks, and drinking fountains, polish fixtures and clean mirrors.
- Waste containers: Empty waste baskets and wipe clean. Be able to recognize and separate recyclable material from containers and take it to collection bins.
- Containers: Refill hand soap, towel and tissue dispensers.
- Maintain material inventory.
- Shampoo carpets, strip, wash, and buff tile floors.
- Operate University vehicle

In all functions, must be in compliance with bloodborne pathogen standards.


- Must possess ability to understand and carry out routine oral and written instructions and communicate effectively both in writing and verbally.
- Must be able to read, understand, and follow instructions on product labels.
- Must be physically able to perform custodial duties to include: lifting 40 pounds, climbing ladders and stairs, standing for long periods of time, bending, reaching, twisting, walking, and extensive use of arms.
- May be exposed to dust, trash, bloodborne pathogens, strong chemical odors, and refuse.
- May be required to work with a number of potentially dangerous cleaning chemicals.
- Will be required to wear (PPE) personal protective equipment at all times while on the job.
- Must be able to pass all OSHA testing, video training testing and also any handout testing needed to perform job.
- Must have a valid driver’s license and good driving record. Must exhibit large degree of flexibility.
- Will also receive on the job training in housekeeping procedures.
- Work-study preferred.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 2
Desired Start Date
Job Open Date 08/02/2017
Job Close Date 10/17/2017
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicant
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EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is your current student status?
    • Freshman
    • Sophomore
    • Junior
    • Senior
    • Graduate Student
  2. * What is your College affiliation? Please list one of the following: Business Administration & Economics College of Arts & Sciences Department of Psychology Education Fine Arts & Communication Studies Interdisciplinary Studies Information Management Systems Language, Literature & Composition Math & Computer Science Natural Sciences Non-Profit Administration Nursing Pre-Professional Social & Behavioral Sciences Social Sciences, Philosophy & History Undeclared

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * What is your major?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * What is your expected graduation date?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * What is your current cumulative GPA?

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Have you worked on-campus before?

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. If yes, list department name and supervisor.

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * Are you currently working another on-campus job?

    (Open Ended Question)

  9. If yes, list department name and supervisor.

    (Open Ended Question)

  10. * Have you been awarded Federal Work Study for this semester?
    • Yes
    • No
  11. * Why are you interested in this position?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume