Custodian- Building/Ground Specialist II
Clemson, SC

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One of the country’s most selective public research universities, Clemson University serves a uniquely driven and highly accomplished student body.

Ranked consistently as one of the best national public university by U.S.News & World Report, Clemson is a science- and engineering-oriented college dedicated to teaching, research and service. Founded in 1889, we remain committed both to world-class research and a high quality of life. In fact, 91 percent of our seniors say they’d pick Clemson again if they had it to do over.

Clemson’s retention and graduation rates rank among the highest in the country for public universities. We’ve been named among the best values by Kiplinger magazine in 2013, and SmartMoney in 2012 ranked us No. 7 in student return on investment.

Our beautiful college campus sits on 1,400 acres in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, along the shores of Hartwell Lake. But we also have research facilities and economic development hubs throughout the state of South Carolina — in Greenville, Greenwood, Columbia and Charleston.

Custodian- Building/Ground Specialist II



Performs routine institutional custodial duties working as part of a team of skilled custodians. Assists in maintaining inventory, ordering and distributing supplies in assigned area. Performs other duties as assigned.



40% - Essential - Housekeeping:
Performs housekeeping duties to include sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, dusting, scrubbing, and polishing floors and furniture in assigned area.  Performs floor care, such as waxing, buffing, dry and wet stripping floors, uses buffing machine and wet-and-dry vacuum and roto washer.  Shampoos carpet using a carpet extractor.

20% - Essential - Inspecting and Data Management: 
Accompanies supervisor while conducting inspections of buildings and prepares written reports of results. Discusses results with staff at the specific direction of supervisor. Provides guidance to staff on safety measures, policies and procedures to ensure compliance with established rules and guidelines. Assists in testing new cleaning products and updates records regarding use and performance.

20% - Essential - Inventory and Equipment Maintenance:
Assists in maintaining inventory, ordering and distributing supplies in assigned areas.  Requests new products as needed.  Stays abreast of standards for equipment use.  Inspects and restocks restrooms.  Uses chelating agent periodically to address soap scum.

10% - Essential - Training Support:
Assists with on-the-job training for new custodians.

10% - Essential - On-Call Support: Responds to emergency, weekend and snow callbacks.



Experience in custodial, housekeeping or pest control work directly related to area; Licenses - Drivers License Class D normal < 26,000.



Education -  High School Diploma or Equivalent; Work Exp 1+ years in custodial, housekeeping work that is directly related to the area of employment.



Firm Job Knowledge - Firm working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to use in varied situations

No Supervisory Duties - Not responsible for supervising employees.

No Budget Responsibilities - No fiscal responsibility for the department's budget.



   5% - Stand for prolonged period
  20% - Walk or move about
  10% - Use hands or feet to operate or handle machinery, equipment, etc
  10% - Ascend or descend (i.e. stairs, ladder)
  15% - Communicate, converse, give direction, express oneself
  20% - Recognize or inspect visually
   5% - Move, transport, raise or lower
   5% - Extends hands or arms in any direction
   5% - Use taste or smell to detect or determine particular flavors or odors
   5% - Perceive, observe, clarity of vision



  20% - Exposure to heat or cold
  20% - Exposure to dust/fumes
  10% - Wet or humid
  10% - Noise
  10% - Vibration
   5% - Mechanical Hazards
   5% - Chemical hazards
  10% - Exposure to bio-hazards (i.e. blood, bodily fluids)



Standard Hrs: 40;  Expected Salary Range: ($ 19,057.00 - $ 22,968.00)

Work scheduled is Monday- Friday 7:30 am to 3:30pm. 



Essential Level 2 employee

Required to maintain/resume essential support functions, deliver direct care services, and/or provide recovery support before normal operations resume. Some positions in this category may be required to work remotely or be on-call.



Clemson, SC



November 8, 2021



Clemson University is proud to allow educational equivalency for military technical certifications and trainings that directly relate to the job duties.



Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.