General Maintenance

Morton College
Cicero, IL

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Job Title:

General Maintenance

Reports To and Evaluated by:

Director of Facilities & Operations

Required Qualifications:

High School Diploma, GED or 2 years of relevant experience. Ability to perform routine custodial duties including vacuuming, floor care, mopping, glass cleaning, sanitary washroom care, trash removal, lifting and setting up for activities. Must be able to work on ladders, and assist in maintenance of buildings, routine painting, tiling, plumbing, and electrical work. Perform snow removal and salting work. Must pass criminal background investigation. Must be able to demonstrate the Morton College core values of compassion, fairness, respect, responsibility, tolerance and truth.

Preferred Qualifications:

Custodial and maintenance experience.

Job Summary:

To perform routine custodial and maintenance duties including trash removal, lifting, setting up for activities, washroom care, plumbing, painting and electrical work. The responsibilities and duties of the General Maintenance position may change as the needs of the college arise.

Specific Job Duties:

  • To perform routine custodial duties on a daily basis such as vacuuming, floor care, mopping, glass cleaning, sanitary washroom care, trash removal, lifting and setting up for activities in the assigned campus location(s).
  • To assist in general maintenance duties on campus including changing light bulbs, routine painting, tiling, plumbing and electrical work.
  • To perform snow removal and salting work.
  • To complete all maintenance work orders as assigned on a daily basis.
  • To work with other Physical Plant staff in maintenance / custodial duties.
  • To perform other custodial and maintenance duties as assigned by Director of Facilities & Operations.

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Morton College, the second oldest community college in Illinois, was founded in 1924 to meet the educational demands in the growing communities of Berwyn, Cicero, Forest View, Lyons, McCook, Stickney and other near western suburbs which were a national hub of economic activity.

As a comprehensive community college, recognized by the Illinois Community College Board, Morton College's mission is: To enhance the quality of life of our diverse community through exemplary teaching and learning opportunities, community service, and life long learning.


Maximize the College's resources to support student learning.

Conduct ongoing assessment of student learning to discover new ways to help students succeed.

Develop responsive curricula and programs to serve community needs.

Encourage community families to embrace the educational opportunities Morton College provides.

Employment at Morton

Morton College has the distinction of being the second oldest comprehensive community college in Illinois. The pioneering spirit that established this learning community continues to drive Morton today as a Hispanic Serving Institution for Berwyn, Cicero, Forest View, Lyons, McCook, Stickney and other communities.

Morton College is located in Cicero, a western border suburb of Chicago, only eight miles from the heart of the business and cultural center of this great midwestern city. Chicago offers a complete array of entertainment venues, including six major professional sports teams plus the beautiful Lake Michigan recreational area.

As an institution of higher education, Morton College is committed to the development of its employees and encourages them to participate in life-long learning activities.

Morton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, or physical handicap in its educational, admissions, or employment practices.

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