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Job Title: Porter

Location: Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton Fl

Reports to: Custodial Supervisor

Salary: $12.00-14.00 per hour and a comprehensive benefits package

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt


The Porter is primarily responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of the interior and exterior of all Housing buildings.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in maintaining the grounds, interior building common areas, and exterior of the building.
  • Assist in removing all trash and refuse from the buildings.
  • Proper use of equipment ranging from common hand tools, pressure washers, floor/carpet machines, and stripping/waxing floor machines
  • Operate lift equipment to reach windows to remove dirt and grime from windows and glass surfaces.
  • Appropriately care for and maintain all equipment used.
  • Aid in custodial duties such as cleaning and preparing vacant units for new residents.
  • Assist in escorting and monitoring vendors while on-site providing a service.
  • Respond quickly to emergency situations and customer concerns.
  • Serve as essential personnel for emergency call-outs.
  • Identifies problems and report work orders for building needs.
  • Comply with all applicable codes, regulations, governmental agency, and company directives as related to building operations and practices safe work habits.
  • Contribute to the overall success of the department by performing essential duties and responsibilities as assigned.
  • Assist in performing functions that may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The work environment is mid-to-high paced. The noise level is usually moderate.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.

Education/Experience/Skills Required:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Custodial experience with willingness to learn general tasks. 
  • Demonstrate proficiency in verbal communication.
  • Possess strong customer service skills.
  • Ability to move and lift to 50lbs and navigate up and down stairs.
  • Must have troubleshooting and diagnostic skills.   

Other Information

Salary commensurate with experience. Competitive benefits package, including health benefits, dental benefits, vision coverage, and 401K.

Applicants must be able to pass a pre-employment background check and drug screening.

If you are unable to apply because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact recruitment@cocm.com. We will make every effort to respond to your request for assistance as soon as possible.

To provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Capstone On-Campus Management (COCM) will be based on qualifications and abilities. COCM does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.