Custodian (Part Time)

May 10, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Custodian (Part Time)

About College of the Holy Cross:

Founded in 1843 in Worcester, Massachusetts, the College of the Holy Cross is among the nation's leading liberal arts institutions. A highly selective, four-year, exclusively undergraduate college of 2,800 students, Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition.

Holy Cross highly values the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work at the College is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members -- students, faculty and staff -- in a community marked by freedom, mutual respect and civility. Job candidates of all ethnic, racial and religious backgrounds who embrace the open and inclusive culture of Holy Cross are welcome and encouraged to apply.

Job Description:

The Facilities Department is a service organization dedicated to support the College's Mission and its various constituents in a proactive manner. We provide a wide range of services to efficiently operate, maintain and protect our facilities, grounds and infrastructure, in such a way as to create and sustain a clean, safe, functional and aesthetic environment conducive to quality learning, living and working, while preserving our College's physical heritage for future generations.

The Custodian will perform various custodial duties such as cleaning, scrubbing, waxing, furniture movement and other similar duties to maintain assigned areas in a clean and habitable condition following established practices and procedures. Cleaning duties consist of but are not limited to: washing sinks, bowls, interior windows, pictures, glass doors, partitions; vacuum and clean rugs; mop, sweep, scrub, strip and refinish floors; dust desks, tables, chairs, furnishings, doors, trim and other items. Empty refuse and recycle containers, pick up and remove debris and trash, place in designated area of receptacle. Clean and sanitize lavatories, toilets, showers, restrooms, basins and similar items; replenish and replace tissues, towels, soap and other items. Shovel snow and apply ice melt around building entrances as needed.
Custodians/Housekeepers are required to support various Environmental Services locations as directed by their supervisor.


Previous custodial experience preferred. Must be able to work independently. Ability to frequently lift up to 60 lbs. and occasionally lift up to 75 lbs. with assistance is required.

Additional Information:

This is a part time, Non-Exempt level position.

Available Shifts: Thursday - Monday 6PM to 10PM (20Hrs/52Wks)

Monday - Friday 6PM to 10PM (20Hrs/52Wks)

Monday - Friday 2PM to 6PM (20Hrs/52Wks)

Monday - Friday 6AM to 10AM (20Hrs/52Wks)

Must be flexible as schedule may vary depending upon needs of the department.

The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action in the workplace.

A member of the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (HECCMA).

Offers of employment are contingent upon a satisfactory pre-employment physical, criminal background check, and professional references.

Application Instructions:

Please attach resume and cover letter.

Should you be a candidate for further consideration after hiring manager review, you will be contacted by a Human Resources representative.

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