Job Description

Grand Canyon University!  One of Arizona’s leading institutions of higher learning. Located in the Valley of Sun in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, GCU is a regionally accredited, private, nondenominational Christian University. 

GCU Facilities manages and services all university-owned property. By the development and maintenance of the GCU campus and surrounding areas, GCU aims to support and ensure the accomplishment of the university’s mission. By working creatively and collaboratively, we fulfill the needs of the university by successfully managing our resources while delivering excellent customer service.

Do you have a passion for ensuring cleanliness and utilize commercial grade cleaning equipment? Grand Canyon University's Janitorial Cleaning Services Department is seeking a full time Lead Porter for Night Shift. Lead Porters are responsible for providing support, instruction, and work assignments to the team. Lead Porters need to attend quarterly department leadership meetings and need to assist in department monthly staff huddles.

Schedule: Monday-Friday 10pm-6am

Pay: $16.70 $1 SD

What you will do:

  • Complete all essential duties and responsibilities as assigned to porter.

  • Ensure cleaning supplies and equipment needed for daily shift are available and accessible.

  • Assign and coordinate the work of the team.

  • Observe team during the performance of duties, provides guidance, and checks quality of work performed and ensures work is completed on time.

  • Always observe safety and security procedures, ensure team is complying with safety and security requirements, reports potentially unsafe conditions or situations and ensures equipment and materials are used properly.

  • On night shift, responsible for unlocking/locking buildings and offices and collaborating with public safety and following proper security procedures.

  • Perform general cleaning and maintenance duties that may include sweeping, mopping, stripping, waxing, polishing and buffing floors, vacuuming, dusting, and trash removal.

  • Ensure proper disinfecting and sanitizing of rooms, laboratories, lavatories, and other areas.

  • Dust furniture, file cabinets, paneling, windowsills, other equipment, printers, faxes, telephones, picture frames/wall hangings including magazine racks, air conditioning registers, wall grills or other ventilating louvers such ceiling air conditioning diffusers, and other exterior surfaces such as light fixtures.

  • Keeps exterior buildings clean: dusting exterior lights, cleaning glass doors, etc. and may occasionally power wash building exteriors.

  • Empty wastebaskets and empties and cleans exterior ashtrays; empties recycling materials and transports collected trash and waste to the appropriate disposal areas/dumpsters; ensure trash cans used to collect and transport trash and recyclables are kept clean.

  • Other duties as assigned.

What you will need:

  • High school diploma, or equivalent, is required.

  • A minimum of 2 years’ work experience in commercial cleaning capacity or related work experience.

  • A combination of relevant work experience, education and training may be substituted upon approval of the hiring manager.

  • Must pass background investigation.

  • Knowledge of janitorial products, green cleaning products and cleaning agents and the best uses for such with regard to commercial cleaning as well as the proper disposal of chemicals.

  • Knowledgeable of and proficient in the operation of floor cleaning machinery and power washers.

  • Ability to use and knowledgeable of small power tools.

  • Familiarity with OSHA and MSDS requirements and compliance as well as ADOSH requirements.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft office, Outlook, and Word

  • Ability to complete shift report.

  • Ability to understand vendor routines and practices to offer insight to leadership and vendors.

Why work at GCU:

  • Exceptional workplace benefits include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401K savings plan.

  • Generous time off plan and 11 paid holidays

  • Paid time off to volunteer in the community or at GCU sponsored events.

  • Free covered parking

  • We also offer full-time employees, their spouses, and dependent children an Education Tuition Discount Program

  • Free on-site gyms on campus

Application Instructions

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