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Sutton, Massachusetts, United States
$12.00 p/h DOE
January 21, 2019


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

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.


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.)


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

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