FORT LEWIS COLLEGE
Physical Plant Services
Description of Job
Fort Lewis College, a selective public institution located in Durango, Colorado, offers degree programs in arts, business, education, health fields, humanities, social and natural sciences, and teacher education. Our inspiring mountain campus is located atop a scenic mesa overlooking historic Durango and situated between the San Juan Mountains and the desert Southwest. We are committed to accessible and high-quality baccalaureate education, and our hallmarks are remarkably close relationships between students and faculty, the freedom of intellectual exploration, and the challenge of experiential learning. Our 3,400 students come from 48 states, 17 countries, with 36% Native American and Alaska Native backgrounds, and 11% Hispanic backgrounds. Durango is a thriving multicultural community of 18,500 set along the beautiful Animas River Valley. Averaging 300 sunny days per year, the community is known for its outdoor lifestyle and friendly, festive atmosphere. Durango is also the cultural and economic hub of the Four Corners region, rich in dining, shopping, and entertainment, and linked with airline service to hubs in Denver, Phoenix, and Dallas.
This position works on the night custodial crew typically Monday through Friday from 3:00 p.m. until 11:30 p.m. Occasional weekend work is required to cover sporting and special events. When working the evening shift, position may be entitled to a shift differential. This is an essential services position and required to work in the case of emergencies, special events and inclement weather.
The duties for this position include but are not limited to:
Washing windows and chalkboards
Cleaning and disinfecting water fountains, lab sinks and doors
Making sure classrooms, labs, and offices are secure when appropriate
Reporting signs of bug, insect and rodent infestation
Spot-cleaning walls, partitions, vending machines and doors
Sweeping outside entryways
Cleaning telephones. dusting furniture, flat surfaces, blinds and vents
Emptying and cleaning waste containers
Dusting, damp mopping, vacuuming and burnishing floors
Stripping and waxing floors
Straightening desks and furniture when appropriate
Shoveling snow from entryways
Cleaning restrooms in athletic facilities
Delivering chairs, tables and other equipment for special events on campus
Setting up and breaking down the required equipment for events
Inspecting and keeping all assigned areas clean healthy and safe
Determining the nature of and need for repair when appropriate or arranging for estimates of repairs
Participates in required safety trainings which include but are not limited to first aid/CPR, fire extinguisher training, blood borne pathogens, PPE, slips, trips, and falls, etc.
PLEASE NOTE: This job description of duties is not meant to be all in inclusive. Employee may perform additional tasks as directed by the supervisor to meet the changing needs of the college.
Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights
Six months of commercial, institutional or industrial custodial experience.
Basic computer skills for timesheet entry, online training courses, work orders, emails and SDS sheets
Reading, writing and oral comprehension
Strong customer service skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Active listening skills
Flexibility and adaptability to meet ever changing demands
Ability to climb, balance, stoop, kneel and crouch for extended periods of time
Ability to tolerate noise, vibration and work in inclement weather
Ability to respond appropriately to supervision
Follows policy and procedures and fully cooperates with supervisors and coworkers
Ability to work and communicate with internal and external customers to meet the needs in a polite, courteous and cooperative manner. Committed to quality service
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
A final job offer is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a criminal background check as a condition of employment. All background checks will be conducted in accordance with Fort Lewis College policy.
A final job offer is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a post offer evaluation of lifting abilities.
This is an essential services position and must be able to work during inclement weather, special events, and emergencies. If the campus is closed due to inclement weather, this position must be able to get to work on time to assist with weather emergencies.
If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination.
Also, if you wish to challenge the selection and comparative analysis process, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice or knowledge of the action you are challenging.
Refer to Chapters 4 and 8 of the State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, 4 CCR 801, for more information about the appeals process. The State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures are available at spb.colorado.gov.
A standard appeal form is available at: spb.colorado.gov. If you appeal, your appeal must be submitted in writing on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative, and received at the following address within 10 days of your receipt of notice or knowledge of the action: Colorado State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director, Attn: Appeals Processing, 1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203. Fax: 303-866-5038. Phone: 303-866-3300. The ten-day deadline and these appeal procedures also apply to all charges of discrimination.
All Applicants Please Note:
You must submit your application by the posted job announcement closing date. Fort Lewis College uses email as its primary form of contact. Please provide a valid working email on your application, otherwise, please provide valid contact phone numbers and a valid mailing address.
Fort Lewis College is not responsible for incomplete faxes, lost mail, lost or deleted emails, and does not accept postmarks.
You are responsible for checking your spam filter and/or junk mail for incoming emails from Fort Lewis College and this application website.
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application but may be used to supplement information to the application. Failure to submit properly completed documents by the closing date of this announcement may result in your application being rejected.
Former employees of Fort Lewis College or any other State of Colorado Department or Agency, who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this information on his/her application.
The Assessment Process: Colorado Revised Statutes require that all state employees be hired and promoted through comparative analysis of merit and fitness. Part or all of the assessment for this position will include a review of your application material.
Applications will be reviewed by a Human Resource Specialist and/or Subject Matter Experts to determine if you meet the minimum requirements for the position. They may also use the application material to assess and rank applicants who meet the minimum requirements, to cut to a top group for additional assessment, or establish an eligible list for referral to the hiring manager for final consideration.
Be sure your application material specifically addresses your qualifications, experience, work products, and accomplishments as they relate to the Job Duties, Education and Experience Requirements, Preferred Qualifications, Required Competencies and Conditions of Employment sections as listed above. Upload additional pages if necessary, to fully explain your experience and accomplishments. Failure to include adequate information or follow instructions by the deadline for application may result in your application not being accepted for this position and may affect your inclusion as a qualified candidate in any of step of the selection process and placement on the eligible list.
The State of Colorado believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and
we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. The State
of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive, innovative
work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve
them. Therefore, in all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, medical
condition related to pregnancy, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic
information, or military status (with preference given to military veterans), or any other
protected status in accordance with applicable law.
Fort Lewis College is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this
commitment, our agency will assist individuals who have a disability with any reasonable
accommodation requests related to employment, including completing the application
process, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, participating in the
employee selection process, and/or to perform essential job functions where the requested
accommodation does not impose an undue hardship. If you have a disability and require
reasonable accommodation to ensure you have a positive experience applying or interviewing
for this position, please direct your inquiries to our ADAAA Coordinator, Kristin Polens, Director of Disability Services, at email@example.com or call 970-247-7459.
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Part 106 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, including in admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and CFR 106 to Fort Lewis College may be directed to FLC's Title IX Coordinator and/or to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights of the Department of Education.
To file a report, get resources, read policies, or make an appointment, See www.fortlewis.edu/CARE.
Questions about Title IX sex discrimination?
Office of the Title 9 Coordinator
230 Skyhawk Station
1000 Rim Drive
Durango, Colorado 81301
(970) 247-7241 firstname.lastname@example.org
Other discrimination questions?
Office of the Equal Opportunity Coordinator
192 Education Business Hall
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Durango, Colorado 81301
(970) 247-7182 email@example.com
Notice to Prospective Employees:
The Fort Lewis College is required by the Clery Act of 1990 to notify prospective employees, current employees, students and applicants where to access our Campus Security Report. The report is updated and published annually in accordance with the Higher Education Amendments of 1998, Federal Student Right-to-Know, the Federal Drug-free Schools and Campuses Act of 1989. This report contains information about:
Fort Lewis College's alcohol and other drug policy
Sexual assault policy
Campus security policies
The Colorado Riot Offense Statute restriction on enrollment
Where to find registered sex offender information
Crime statistics for the previous three calendar years
The Campus Security Report can be accessed in two ways:
By going to the internet website at: www.fortlewis.edu/AnnualSecurityReport
Fort Lewis College Student Affairs Office will also provide a paper copy of the annual security report upon request. You can reach them at (970) 247-7331.
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