Custodian (Evening Hours)

Job description

Job Title:

Custodian (Evening Hours)


Carroll Campus

Job Number:


Employment Date:

As soon as possible

Job Category:

Support Staff Positions

Application & Position Contact Information:

Human Resources at (515) 964-6479 or [email protected] for information concerning the application process. Gary Schmitz at (712) 792-8312 or [email protected] for information concerning the position or your status once the position has closed.

Salary Information:

HIRING RANGE: $16.15-$17.15 per hour based on experience.
Pay Grade: 05

Job Summary:

Keep buildings or portions of campuses neat, clean and sanitary for use by the college community.

Essential Functions:

Thoroughly clean restrooms daily using proper specified procedures as determined by supervisor.

Perform various building cleaning tasks including but not limited to: clean and vacuum carpets; maintain hard surface flooring; remove all trash and recycle materials; clean whiteboards, clean glass, window frames, ledges; wash windows; dust furniture; clean ceiling diffusers; clean trash cans; clean walls; clean out janitor’s closets; make minor repairs to equipment; other tasks as required or needed.

Inventory and maintain appropriate custodial supplies reporting the need to the Physical Plant supervisor when supplies are needed. Report building maintenance problems to Physical Plant supervisor, repair items, assist students, staff and instructors, lock and secure buildings before leaving.

Maintain light grounds work including but not limited to: snow removal of entryways; mowing; planting; fertilizing; and aeration.

Complete on-going training on operation of all equipment, safety regulations, and use of new products and techniques.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

Ability to learn to operate extractors, burnishers, auto scrubbers, and related equipment.

Ability to read and understand operating instructions.

Ability to periodically move equipment/furniture/supplies weighing up to 75 pounds; occasionally climb ladders; frequently bend, reach, and push.

Ability to interact effectively, courteously and impartially with diverse populations.

Desired Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent.

One year of custodial experience preferably with commercial cleaning including hard surfaces and restrooms.

Physical Requirements:

Maximum Frequent:
• Horizontal push/pull of 15 lbs of force up to 10 ft
Maximum Occasional:
• Waist to floor lift of 50 lbs
• Waist to shoulder lift of 40 lbs
• Carry of 50 lbs up to 10 ft
• Forward/lateral reaching
• Forward bending/trunk rotation
• Hand coordination
• Standing/Ability to be Mobile
• Grasping of up to 50 lbs of force
• Climbing of 8-12 in
• Overhead reaching
• Sustained bending up to 1 minute
• Sitting
• Crouching/kneeling up to 1 minute

Mobility accommodations will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis and determined by the essential functions of this position.

Physical Demand Category:


Post offer, Pre-Employment Physical Test:

Prior to starting employment, all persons are required to have a post offer, pre-employment physical verifying the physical ability to perform the duties described.

Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday, evening hours 1:30-10:00pm

Posting Date:


Deadline for Submitting Applications:


Open Until Filled:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

DMACC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer and embraces diversity. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Individuals with disabilities desiring a reasonable accommodation in the application process should notify Human Resources at 515-964-6301 or by email [email protected]

THIS VACANCY REQUIRES: A complete DMACC Employment Application (personal information, educational history, employment history, and supplemental questions). Incomplete applications and commenting “See Resume” will not be accepted. The application form will be used to screen applicants for required qualifications.

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Job No:
Posted: 6/3/2021
Application Due: 6/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time