Louisiana Department of State Civil Service CUSTODIAN 2 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana



$1,146.00 - $2,342.00 Monthly

$6.61 - $13.51 Hourly

$1,146.00 - $2,342.00 Monthly


Baton Rouge, LA

Baton Rouge, LA

Job Type



LSU-Baton Rouge

Job Number



11/1/2016 12:01 AM Central

  • Description

  • Benefits

Supplemental Information

Custodian 2

Auxiliary Services

Finance & Administrative Services

Louisiana State University

This position is responsible for cleaning and maintaining the LSU Student Union facility.

Job Responsibilities:

30% Cleans lobbies, bathrooms, hallways, meeting rooms, ballrooms, billiards area, and administrative area of the union by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, dusting and polishing. Mixes or blends cleaning solutions to proper concentrations as necessary.

25% Responsible for set-ups and break downs associated with daily events in meeting rooms, lobbies, ballrooms and exterior grounds.

20% Cleans, strips, waxes and polishes floors using industrial size mops and commercial type floor machines. Fills commercial floor machines with cleaning solution of proper concentration, empties unused solution into appropriate container.

10% Cleans floor machines and checks and recharges batteries. Washes, rinses and dries industrial size wet mops, dust mops, and commercial floor pads. Operates wet dry vacuuming carpet extraction equipment and other commercial equipment as required for cleaning and shampooing carpets

10% Empties (exterior and interior) trash and recycling containers, transports waste material to outdoor refuse containers or recycling containers as needed. Cleans, decontaminates, and deodorizes waste containers using proper materials according to label directions.

5% Performs other duties as may be assigned by Building Services supervisors, Managers, or other administrative personnel within the department.

Minimum Qualifications: Six months of experience in custodial, housekeeping, or food service work.

Special or Physical Qualifications: This person must be capable of moving about in a 305,000 square foot building multiple times daily to clean and prepare ballrooms, meeting/conference rooms, lobbies, office space, and exterior sidewalks, patios, and balconies. The person must also be able to ascend and descend the stairs of a 4 story building multiple times daily and stand for extended periods during cleaning processes. They must also be capable to stoop, kneel, and crouch to pick up litter, retrieve equipment, and clean restrooms, offices, lobbies, and maintain floors. This person should be capable of moving furniture that weighs 20 to 40 pounds or more and transport tables and chairs weighing 60-80 pounds to set-up for events throughout the building. Will use arms/hands to operate floor/power equipment used in preparing and maintaining floors. The person will work with and be exposed to common cleaning products. Due to the nature of the position and/or position responsibilities this position shall be subject to drug/alcohol testing in accordance with University Policy Statement 67. In accordance with University Policy Statement 18, this position is considered essential and may be required to report or stay on campus in the event of emergency or closure.

Position is in the Career Progression Group (training series); level of position filled and pay above the SER $8.70/hr. will depend on qualifications of candidate selected. An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check. Application deadline is November 1, 2016.


Quick link at ad URL: https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/LSU/job/LSU---Baton-Rouge/Custodian-2_R00006859

Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed HR@lsu.edu



Six months of experience in custodial, housekeeping, or food service work.


May be required to demonstrate physical ability to perform manual work.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:

To serve as leadworker over a custodial crew performing routine manual tasks in maintaining the cleanliness, sanitary conditions, and appearance of state buildings and institutions; or, to perform higher level specialized custodial tasks.

Level of Work:


Supervision Received:

General from a Custodian Supervisor 1, or other agency supervisor.

Supervision Exercised:

Leadworker over Custodians 1.

Location of Work:

All state agencies.

Job Distinctions:

Differs from the Custodian 1 by the responsibility for performing leadworker tasks.

Differs from Custodian Supervisor 1 by lack of supervisory responsibility over a staff of 3-5 Custodians.

Examples of Work

Serves as leadworker over a group of custodians or other employees.

Serves as assistant to a custodial supervisor or other agency supervisor if required.

Assists in orientation of new employees, orders supplies, keeps time and attendance records, and makes work assignments.

Washes laboratory glassware by hand and/or automated washer; sterilizes glass and instruments by autoclave or dryers.

Mixes or blends cleaning solutions to proper concentrations as necessary for various tasks.

Serves, as needed, on a specialized floor maintenance crew whose work involves the principal responsibility for stripping, buffing, and waxing floors by using industrial grade machinery.

Serves, as needed, on a specialized set-up crew with principal responsibilities for setting up tables, chairs, and other furniture for special meetings, banquets, or other occasions.

Serves, as needed, as housekeeper of an institution official's home, such as a university president, etc.

Performs many varied custodial tasks related to the upkeep of buildings and grounds.

Performs custodial-related duties required to maintain cleanliness and sanitary conditions.