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LTC Custodian Trainee (LTC Trainee I)

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Boulder, Colorado

Employment Type:

Classified Staff



Posting Close Date:


Job Summary

Facilities Management welcomes applications for an LTC Custodian Trainee I (LTC Trainee I). This position exists to clean and sanitize facilities for the students, staff, faculty, and customers of the CU Boulder Campus by sweeping, mopping and/or vacuuming floors, cleaning and disinfecting restrooms, and stocking the restrooms with needed supplies. Responsibilities include the timely removal of waste and recyclable materials from classrooms, labs, offices, halls, and other areas using the area floor plans and our Employee Handbook.

Who We Are

Facilities Management is responsible for the overall physical development and maintenance of the campus. The mission of the department is to provide a safe physical environment that promotes the advancement and transfer of knowledge. We are currently looking for hardworking, reliable individuals to join our team.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

As an LTC Custodial Trainee, you will be responsible for learning the following: maintaining and cleaning building interiors and furnishings in state institutions, and facilities; following sanitary standards; washing, wiping, dusting, scrubbing, scouring, laundering, disinfecting, vacuuming, sweeping, mopping, buffing, and polishing surfaces, floors, walls, windows, lavatories, furnishings, and fabric; and collecting and disposing of trash.

Assignments may include keeping exterior walkways clear of debris and snow. Most positions operate on the Team Cleaning concept.

Floor crew trainee will be responsible for learning the following: use of specialized floor maintenance equipment, stripping, scrubbing and refinishing all types of floor surfaces; spot cleaning and extracting carpeting. Assignments may also include learning team cleaning duties and snow removal.

What You Should Know

This full-time position offers excellent benefits, including:
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Medical, vision, and dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • EcoPass for free RTD rides
  • An unparalleled retirement plan
Starting Hourly Rate is $12.50.

Opportunity for growth!

What We Can Offer

Starting Hourly Rate is $12.50.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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What We Require

  • Must be a Colorado resident to apply.

What You Will Need

  • Ability to communicate with coworkers and customers. 
  • Custodial cleaning experience.
  • Dependability and reliability.
  • Ability to get along with co-workers and others.
  • Ability to follow directions.
  • Customer service skills.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Prior custodial/cleaning experience.
  • Previous experience working on a team.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:

1. A current resume. Must include date ranges and whether full time or part time work. 
2. A cover letter that specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications (optional). 
3. DD-214 for veteran applicants. 
a. Qualified veterans are eligible for veteran’s preference points within the State classified system. If you are a veteran and would like to have your DD214 evaluated to determine your eligibility for preference points, please attach a copy of your DD214 to this posting. If you do not wish to upload a DD214, please email a copy to or send via fax at 303-492-4693 and reference the job to which you are applying.

You will not be asked to upload references at this time.

Please apply by November 10, 2019, for consideration.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

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Essential Services

This position is designated “essential services.” The incumbent is required to respond to requests for work during campus emergencies (snow, wind, rain, flood and any other natural or man-made event) and report to work for his / her regularly assigned shift during emergency campus closures. 

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

Posting Contact Email: Recruiting@Colorado.Edu

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.