Custodian - Day

Columbia International University
Physical Plant
40 hours/12 months
March 15, 2021

The employee in this position performs routine custodial tasks in order to maintain facilities in an attractive, orderly and clean manner.  Responsible for preparing the buildings and other related custodial tasks as assigned by supervisor. Hours are 8:00 AM - 4:30PM Monday-Friday.


  • Clean bathrooms and common areas according to prescribed manner.
  • Vacuum, sweep, mop, dust, clean glass in all assigned areas.
  • Empty trash containers in common areas.
  • Clean outdoor trash receptacles as needed.
  • 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 school breaks.
  • Assist with set-up for meetings and special events ensuring that work is done as requested and completed in a timely manner.
  • May be required to work overtime.
  • Perform other custodial duties as required by supervisor.
  • Ability to use cleaning equipment such as vacuums, brooms, mops, etc.
  • Minimum ability in use of hand tools.
  • Ability to understand and follow written and oral instruction.
  • Ability to perform assigned tasks with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to observe areas that need attention and take appropriate action.
  • 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.
  • Able to be flexible.
  • High school diploma required.  
  • Two years custodial experience required.

CIU provides a benefits package that includes:

  • 100% of employee’s cost of membership in the Health Plan;
  • 401(k) plan with match opportunity;
  • 100% of employee’s cost of group life insurance;
  • Long term disability insurance;
  • Vacation days, holidays, sick leave, family leave;
  • Educational benefits are available.