Job Title:                            Custodian, 2023-2024                                                            

Reports to:                         Lead Custodian                                                    

Dept./School:                    Assigned Campus 

Pay Grade:                         Auxiliary PG 1                                                

Wage/Hour Status:           Non-Exempt 

Days:                                 174,261


Primary Purpose:

Follow routine cleaning and maintenance procedures to maintain a high standard of safety, cleanliness, and efficiency of building operations and grounds.




None specified


Special Knowledge/Skills:

Ability to read and understand instructions for cleaning, maintenance, and safety procedures

Knowledge of minor repair techniques and building and grounds maintenance

Ability to operate cleaning equipment and lift heavy equipment

Ability to properly handle cleaning supplies


 Major Responsibilities and Duties:


Professional Conduct

 Supervisory Responsibilities:



Lifting: Heavy lifting and carrying (45 pounds and over) on a daily basis


Environment: Work outside and inside, on slippery or uneven walking surfaces; frequent exposure to extreme hot and cold temperatures, dust, toxic chemicals and materials; regularly work irregular hours; occasional prolonged hours


Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress


Tools/Equipment Used:

Buffer, stripper, wet and dry vacuum cleaner, electric drill, hand tools, shampooer.


Posture: Frequent standing, sitting, kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting


Motion: Frequent walking, climbing stairs/ladders, grasping/squeezing, wrist flexion/extension, reaching, and overhead reaching

 Working Conditions

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

The working conditions 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 and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and peripheral vision.  The employee maybe frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Predictable and regular attendance expected.