Custodian – Day shift

Physical Plant
40 hours/12 months
January 05, 2018


The custodian performs routine custodial tasks in order to maintain buildings in an attractive, orderly, and clean manner.  The custodian does set-ups and moves for meetings and special events, collects trash, fills in for absent custodians. and performs other related custodial tasks as assigned by the supervisor.  


  • Do set-ups for meetings and special events ensuring that work is done as requested and completed in a timely manner.
  • Do furniture moves ensuring that work is done safely.
  • Pick up trash at BL MR Campus and CIU.
  • Clean outdoor trash receptacles as needed.
  • Clean tables and chairs as needed.
  • Wash windows and pressure wash sidewalks and buildings.
  • Collect recyclables.
  • Fill in for absent custodians.
  • Be alert for custodial and maintenance needs and submit work orders to insure that issues are addressed.
  • Be alert for fire or safety hazards and notify supervisor.
  • Be alert for any security problems, especially after hours, and notify supervisor.
  • Assist custodial staff in performing scheduled tasks during Christmas and Spring breaks.
  • Perform other custodial duties as required by supervisor.
  • May be required to work overtime.


  • Ability to use cleaning equipment such as vacuums, brooms, mops, etc.
  • Minimum ability in use of hand tools.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instruction.
  • Ability to perform assigned tasks with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to observe areas that need attention and take appropriate action.
  • Ability to relate and work around young people including elementary age.
  • Able to assist in medium to heavy lifting.
  • Able to back a vehicle in areas of restricted visibility and space.
  • Ability to handle large heavy objects safely without injury to workers and damage to objects.
  • Ability to plan and organize furniture moves and supervise the work crew.
  • Able to be flexible.
  • High school diploma required.  
  • Two years custodial experience required.