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Northern Arizona University Custodian - 605523 in Flagstaff, Arizona

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Facility Srv: Custodial Shop

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NAU is a community devoted to student success and sustained by an unshakable commitment to our shared mission, vision, and values. We—faculty, staff, and administrators—thrive by combining our efforts and working side by side to further NAU’s culture of excellence.

Special Information

NAU Facility Services is conducting a Job Fair for Custodian positions. Interviews will be conducted on-site at the job fair. You can apply online or in-person, but must be present at the fair for interviews.

Location: Northern Arizona University - Facility Services Bldg. 77, 501 E Pine Knoll Dr. Flagstaff, AZ 86011

Time: Thursday July 29 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday July 30 from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

*Parking available.

  • Please provide your work experience in detail as it relates to custodial tasks and custodial equipment you have used. Put this information in the work experience section on the NAU application.

  • Please provide three (3) professional references with your application.

  • Facility Services will provide assistance in completing the NAU online applications.

There are multiple positions available. Custodians needed for the following shifts:

  • Academic shift: Monday - Friday, 4 a.m. – 1 p.m.

  • Housing shift: Monday - Friday, 6 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

  • Weekend shift: Thursday - Monday, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.

  • Night shift: Monday - Friday, 3 p.m. – 12 a.m.

Immigration Suppt/Sponsorship

NAU will not provide any U.S. immigration support or sponsorship for this position.

Job Description

Performs custodial maintenance duties including dusting, mopping, finishing, and buffing floors, vacuuming and shampooing carpets, cleaning and restocking restrooms to maintain a clean environment within the University.

Essential Position Responsibilities

  • Performs regular, repetitive cleaning functions, as well as project cleaning as assigned.

  • Sweeps, mops, polishes and strips floors in rooms and halls; dusts and/or polishes furniture, blinds, and equipment; cleans restrooms and fills dispensers; moves furniture, equipment or fixtures as required; stocks area with appropriate supplies.

  • Vacuums, spot cleans and/or shampoos rugs, carpets, and furniture using commercial vacuum cleaners and shampooing equipment.

  • Reports malfunctions of bathroom fixtures, light fixtures and/or damages to room and hall furnishings to supervisor.

  • Initiates work orders for repair/maintenance, reports damages and malfunctions of fixtures and equipment.

  • Empties trash receptacles and bags trash for proper disposal; may change light bulbs as directed; ensures doors are locked after cleaning areas.

  • Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.

  • Shovels and removes snow and ice from designated areas such as sidewalks, entryways and roofs as required.

  • Complies with all job-specific safety requirements and procedures identified in job-specific hazard assessments (required training, PPE use, standard operating procedures, etc.).

  • Proactively participates in accident prevention efforts and responds to injuries and accidents promptly to modify activities and prevent further accidents.

  • Accounts for time and attendance electronically in both TMA and Peoplesoft.

Minimum Qualifications

No Mimimum Qualifications.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities


  • Knowledge of cleaning equipment, products, techniques, and standards.

  • Knowledge of equipment and materials usage and maintenance.

  • Knowledge of precautionary and safety procedures.


  • Develops and maintains good working relationships.

  • Balancing competing priorities.

  • Basic computer skills to be able to record time.


  • Communicates effectively.

  • Exercises good judgment and professionalism in a fast-paced setting.

  • Use hand and power tools; safely use cleaning equipment and supplies.

  • Promotes a diverse, inclusive environment.

Essential Physical Requirements

  • Heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects up to 50 pounds.

  • Work in an environment having some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.

  • Moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.

Background Information

This position has been identified as a safety/security sensitive position. Therefore, per AZ Revised Statute, Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a criminal background investigation, employment history investigation, degree verification (in some cases) and fingerprinting.

If you are applying for a job that requires a CDL, you will be required to register with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse and adhere to the clearinghouse requirements.

Additionally, as an employer in the state of Arizona, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees' right to work in the United States.

Finally, each year Northern Arizona University releases an Annual Security Report ( . The report is a result of a federal law known as the Clery Act. The report includes Clery reportable crime statistics for the three most recent completed calendar years and discloses procedures, practices and programs NAU uses to keep students and employees safe including how to report crimes or other emergencies occurring on campus. In addition, the Fire Safety Report ( is combined with the Annual Security Report for the NAU Flagstaff Mountain Campus and NAU-Fort Defiance as these campuses have on-campus student housing. This report discloses fire safety policies and procedures related to on-campus student housing and statistics for fires that occurred in those facilities.

If you would like a free paper copy of the report, please contact the NAUPD Records Department at (928) 523-8884 or by visiting the department at 525 E. Pine Knoll Drive in Flagstaff.


The budgeted salary for this position is $31,320.

FLSA Status

This position is non-exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The incumbent is eligible for overtime pay or compensatory time according to University policy. Further, the employee must submit timesheets that accurately reflect all hours worked.


This is a Classified Staff (CLS) position. NAU offers an excellent benefit package including generous health, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Arizona State Retirement System; paid vacation and 10 holidays per year; and tuition reduction for employees and qualified dependents. More information on benefits at NAU is available on the Human Resources benefits website ( . Classified Staff employees are in a probationary status for their first six months at NAU.

NAU is a tobacco and smoke-free campus.

Employees offered a position will be eligible for state health plans (including NAU's BCBS Plan). New employees are eligible for benefits ( on the first day of the pay period following their enrollment, after their employment date. Employees will have 31 days from their start date to enroll in benefits. Additionally, new employees will begin participating in the Arizona State Retirement System, and the long-term disability coverage that accompanies it, on the first of the pay period following 6 months after the new employee's start date.

Learning and Development

Your career at Northern Arizona University includes the opportunity for professional development. New employee on-boarding training ( includes courses to be completed within the first 30 days. If your position includes the supervision of a benefit-eligible employee, we offer the NAU Supervisors Academy for you to complete within your first 2 years.

Application Deadline

July 30, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply" button on this page. You must submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button by midnight of the application deadline. If you need assistance completing your application there are instructions available on the Human Resources website ( or in person in the Human Resources Department located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus - on the corner of Beaver and DuPont Streets.

If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process please contact the Office of Equity and Access at: 928-523-3312/TDD - 928-523-1006 or PO Box 4083, Flagstaff AZ 86011.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

EEO is the Law Poster and Supplements (

NAU is an Employer of National Service. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other National Service alumni are encouraged to apply.