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The Custodian maintains the cleanliness of a building and the surrounding grounds. His/Her duties include vacuuming floors, sanitizing restroom facilities and collecting trash to ensure the building’s occupants have a clean space.


Key Responsibilities

  • Performs routine maintenance activities.
  • Empties trash receptacles, disposes trash into compactors and/or dumpsters, and bags trash for proper disposal.
  • Orders new cleaning supplies as needed
  • Maintains floors in a clean state by sweeping, scrubbing, mopping, and waxing them
  • Maintains an inventory of all the cleaning equipment and regularly replenish
  •  Restocks all the disposables such as soap and toilet paper
  • Performs cleaning functions specific to the assigned facilities and/or based on seasonal/project requirements
  • Follows procedures for the use of chemical cleaners and power machinery to prevent damage to floors and fixtures.

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • High School degree or general educational diploma is preferred
  • Previous experience as a Custodian is preferred
  • Able to use a variety of cleaning products and equipment.
  • The physical ability to bend, reach, stretch, walk, and bend during the daily routine
  • Adequate knowledge of cleaning chemicals and supplies
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions
  • Possess working knowledge of the methods, technique, and materials used in custodial work

Skills needed for this role

The Custodian must have hands-on experience in overseeing the maintenance of spaces, appliances, and equipment. He/She must be organized, can multitask and can manage time.He/She must be knowledgeable about best practices in cleaning, maintenance, and management tasks.


Career Level

Less than 1 Year Experienced Employee


Job Specializations

Facilities and Maintenance, Housekeeping