Custodian Job Description

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Custodian

Custodian responsibilities

  • Ensuring spaces are prepared for the next day by taking out trash, tidying furniture and dusting surfaces
  • Sweeping and mopping floors, vacuuming carpets
  • Washing and sanitizing toilets, sinks and showers and restocking disposables

Custodian Job Description Template

Job Brief

We are looking for a responsible custodian to maintain and protect our facilities. The external and internal appearance of a building reflects on the occupants. It is important for a custodian, or janitor, to be careful and thorough in working, cleaning and tidying the premises, as well as preventing vandalism.

The ideal candidate will be experienced in a custodian role focused on building upkeep. They will have great physical endurance to cover a large space. A keen eye for detail and diligence are also imperative in custodial maintenance jobs.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure spaces are prepared for the next day by taking out trash, tidying furniture and dusting surfaces
  • Sweep and mop floors and vacuum carpets
  • Wash and sanitize toilets, sinks and showers and restock disposables (e.g. soap)
  • Wipe mirrors and windows
  • Maintain outer premises by watering plants, mowing lawn, cleaning entrances
  • Utilize insecticides to prevent infestation by dangerous pests
  • Perform maintenance and minor repairs (replacing broken switches, fixing door handles, minor leaks etc.)
  • Report major damages and oversee repairs
  • Secure facilities after operating hours by locking doors, closing windows and setting up the alarm
  • Undertake occasional custodial and janitorial tasks (shoveling snow from the sidewalk, lifting heavy items, moving chairs etc.)

Requirements

  • Proven experience as custodian, janitor or in a similar role
  • Knowledge of use and maintenance of industrial cleaning equipment and appliances
  • Knowledge of safe disposal of chemical liquids and other hazardous components
  • Familiarity with basic landscaping and handyman practices
  • Attention to detail and conscientiousness
  • Very good physical condition and strength
  • High school diploma is preferred but not required

Custodian Job Description Examples

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Custodian I • University of Oklahoma

Job Description

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Performs routine cleaning in offices and public access areas. Tasks are precisely defined.

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EVENING CUSTODIAN • Jefferson City Public Schools

EVENING CUSTODIAN Jefferson City Public Schools is seeking applications for part-time & full-time Evening Custodians. General responsibilities are to provide students and school personnel with a safe, attractive, comfortable, clean and efficient place in which to work, learn and develop. To apply, visit: or for more information call . The school district is an equal opportunity employer.

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Company Description

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