Custodian - Day Shift

Job description

Category:: Facilities Management
Department:: Custodial
Locations:: Pella, IA
Posted:: Jun 7, 2021
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Full-time Non-Exempt
Position ID:: 131897

About Central College:

Founded in 1853, Central College of Pella, Iowa, is a private, residential four-year liberal arts college known for its academic rigor and strength in global experiential learning, STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), sustainability education, athletics success and tradition, and leadership and service. Central continues to value its long-standing relationship with the Reformed Church in America that began in 1916. The college participates in NCAA Division III athletics and is a member of the American Rivers Conference. Central is an active part of the Greater Des Moines region and just two minutes from Lake Red Rock, Iowa's largest lake.

Job Description:

The custodian is part of an energetic team that is responsible for cleaning various college academic, residential, and administrative support facilities. Openings for 4:00 am to 12:30 pm and 5 am to 1:30 pm Monday - Friday with occasional weekend work.

Typical Responsibilities Include:

1. Dust and polish furniture, window sills, door frames, woodwork, etc.

2. Vacuum carpet, furniture, drapes, etc. Remove spots from carpets. Mop hallways, bathrooms, stairways, etc. Strip, wax, and burnish hard floors as required.

3. Wash windows, door glass, and mirrors. Scrub walls, blinds, etc.

4. Arrange chairs and tables for various meetings, if needed.

5. Clean restrooms. Disinfect areas. Replenish supplies.

6. Gather garbage / recycling material and transport to collection locations, replace trash can liners.

7. Change light bulbs, tighten screws on light fixtures, clean faucet / shower head aerators.

8. Shovel snow.

9. Report maintenance problems.

Other expectations Include:

10. Consistently demonstrate a positive attitude.

11. Must be open and adaptable to change.

12. Must work cooperatively and respectively with the people you work with.

13. Perform other related duties as assigned.


High school diploma or equivalent. Must be able to read, write, add, subtract, and follow instructions. Requires a minimum of three (3) months of related work experience.

Position requires walking and moving for the entire work period, except for breaks. Ability to lift, pull, or push up to 50 pounds, must be able to twist, bend and squat, stand up to four hours, use and climb a ladder and perform job functions that require repetitive motion on a daily basis.

Additional Information:

Central College is an equal opportunity employer and a drug/tobacco free workplace. A post offer background check and pre-work physical will be conducted.

Application Instructions:

If you have questions about the application process please contact Human Resources at 641-628-5156 or [email protected]




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Job No:
Posted: 6/8/2021
Application Due: 8/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time