Maintenance Custodian (Day Shift)

South Puget Sound Community College
March 18, 2023
Offerd Salary:$2,827
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Maintenance Custodian (Day Shift)


$2,827.00 - $3,734.00 Monthly


Olympia and Lacey Campuses, WA

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Administrative Services

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  • Description
  • Benefits
  • Questions
  • Our Opportunity

    This Position is Open Until Filled.

    South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) seeks a highly motivated and qualified individual for the position of Maintenance Custodian. This position will work a day shift of Monday - Friday 6:00 am - 2:30 pm.

    This position supports the core mission to support student success by providing clean, sanitary, healthy, and aesthetically pleasing buildings. Building conditions are critical components that affect student retention and completion through environmental facility conditions conducive to teaching and learning.

    South Puget Sound Community College is committed to increasing its cultural diversity with an emphasis on equity and inclusion among its professional staff. A firm understanding of anti racist policy development coupled with the skills to eliminate barriers that harm underrepresented people is a college requirement. The students that we serve come from a variety of backgrounds. On average, 43% of SPSCC students are people of color. We strongly encourage members of the underrepresented groups, veterans, and bi- or multi-lingual individuals to apply for this position to help meet the needs of our diverse students and service district.

    And if that isn't enough? We also offer:

  • A healthy work/life balance for our employees with the opportunity for flexible work schedules and remote work depending on position and college needs
  • Fine dining in the Percival Room, offering vegetarian, vegan, and gluten- free choices as part of our Culinary Arts and Baking & Pastry Arts programs
  • Campus bookstore offering snacks, apparel, and specialty supplies
  • The Clipper Coffee Corner serving Batdorf & Bronson coffee and a selection of delicious food items from our baking/culinary students
  • A brand new Health & Wellness Center
  • FREE Bus service every 15 minutes to downtown Olympia and beyond
  • FREE parking on our campuses – permits are not required
  • On-campus child care
  • Percival Creek, which runs beneath our campus footbridge, provides year- round beauty and views of Chinook, Coho, and chum salmon pass through each fall
  • Many walking paths that are marked and on nicely paved sidewalks
  • SPSCC promotes wellness with a variety of different workshops and events on campus
  • Lots of activities with our Artist & Lecture series, which are FREE for staff and faculty
  • Many community events in the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts
  • Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) that offer an opportunity for SPSCC employees to gather and connect around issues that define them personally, and which affect their work at the College and their professional development. Current Employee Resource Groups include:
  • Staff and Faculty of Color (SFOC) ERG - an employee network which strives to create an intentional and relational foundation for community and trust building across different groups through shared values.
  • What You'll Do

    High pressure washing:

  • Operates a high-pressure washing system to clean large areas, such as building walkways, entrances, and dumpster areas.
  • Other similar assignments
  • Washes exterior windows and walls:

  • Uses window washing equipment to clean the exterior glass.
  • Other similar assignments.
  • Keep ground clean:

  • Picks up paper and other debris from the grounds.
  • Picks up the weeds of the buildings landscaped parameters.
  • Blows and sweeps around the buildings
  • Empties and cleans waste receptacles.
  • Removes snow from sidewalks and entrances using a snow blower and/or shovel.
  • Waste collection
  • Collects and takes out trash and recycling.
  • Event support:

  • Setup and tear down rooms for meetings and special events.
  • Clean up after events.
  • Qualifications You Possess

    Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school graduation or equivalent AND one year of experience
  • Collaborative -- The ability to work in culturally diverse groups toward a common goal by involving, including and valuing others.
  • Critical Thinking -- The ability to use inductive and deductive reasoning to understand diverse perspectives.
  • Commitment to a working environment that values a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty and staff of diverse cultural, socioeconomic, and educational backgrounds
  • To Apply

    Applications must be completed online and include the following attachments:

  • Cover letter addressed to the Screening Committee highlighting your ability to perform the responsibilities and competencies described in the job posting.
  • Current resume/CV showing all educational and professional experience which demonstrates how you meet the minimum and any preferred qualifications.
  • Top candidates will be notified directly to interview for this position. Selection will be based on the applicant's knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties listed in this job posting as identified in the materials requested above. Applications with comments directing the reader to see attachments will be considered incomplete.

    Veterans Preference Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications and are wishing to claim Veterans Preference should redact their personally identifiable information from a copy of their United States Department of Veterans Affairs honorable discharge documentation and email to [email protected] with the job number for which they are applying in the subject line.

    Background Check Condition of Employment Employment with the college is contingent upon the successful completion of a comprehensive background check. Any adverse information will be considered on a case-by-case basis and does not automatically preclude a candidate from employment.

    Bargaining Unit This position has been designated as a bargaining unit position represented by the Washington Federation of State Employees.

    South Puget Sound Community College values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator

    South Puget Sound Community College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, or status as a veteran of war. Prohibited sex discrimination includes sexual harassment (unwelcome sexual conduct of various types). SPSCC provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Federal Rehabilitation Act. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, Title II and Title IX, Samantha Dotson, Executive Human Resource Officer /Title IX Coordinator, 360-596-5361, [email protected], Building 25, Room 220, 2011 Mottman Rd SW, Olympia, WA 98512; South Puget Sound Community College is a smoke-free/drug free environment.

    Applicants needing accommodation in the application process in an alternative format may contact the Human Resources office at (360) 596-5500.

    A generous benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, long-term disability, retirement, and optional deferred compensation programs. The position is eligible to participate in the Department of Retirement Systems (DRS) retirement plan. Employees have the option to participate in two tax-deferred retirement investment programs. For health benefit information go to Washington Health Care Authority

    COMPENSATION Your paycheck is just part of your total compensation package, with an employee benefits package worth about 30% of your salary.

    VACATION AND SICK LEAVE Annual leave includes vacation, 11 paid holidays, and 12 days of sick leave. Additional leave may fluctuate as a result of the WFSE union bargaining agreement

    For more benefits information please visit our Employee Benefits website.


    Describe your communication style (expectations and pet peeves). How do you interact with those who communicate differently?


    Describe your approach to collaboration and how you work in a culturally diverse group to reach a common goal.

    Required Question


    South Puget Sound Community College


     2011 Mottman Rd SW

    Olympia, Washington, 98512






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