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Custodian (Part-Time)

Fox Valley Technical College
$16.71Hours Per Week18Note to internal applicants: Do not apply via this portal

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Part Time
Institution Type
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Job Details

Custodian (Part-Time)

Fox Valley Technical College

Job Category
Regular Support Staff
FVTC Worksite
S.J. Spanbauer Aviation & Industrial Center
Hourly Rate
Hours Per Week

Job Description Summary
This position cleans and maintains district leased or owned facilities. Performs minor maintenance, room setups and moves.
Second Shift M-F 2:00pm - 5:30pm

Job Description

  • Clean offices, classrooms, restrooms, kitchens, cafeteria, elevators, storerooms, lobbies, hallways, vestibules and other areas of the college facilities following established routines, standards and procedures. Utilize hand tools, powered equipment, chemicals, and cleaning agents and technology to assist in the carrying out of job functions.
  • Set up and take down furnishings and equipment for functions/meetings per customer requests. Information obtained through work order system.
  • Move and assemble furniture and modular work stations following written directions and/or manufacturer's schematics.
  • Maintain entrances and immediate exterior area for cleanliness and safety, removing, waste, snow, ice, leaves, etc.
  • Dispose of waste, recyclables and other items following established governmental regulations and district policy. Some waste may be hazardous (i.e. body fluids, chemicals, battery fluids, science lab wastes).
  • Perform general building maintenance, such as light bulb replacements, ceiling tile replacements, minor repairs, installation of dispensers, hanging pictures, and signage.
  • Perform on a project basis, hard floor care including deep scrubbing, recoating, stripping, and applying finish; carpet care including spot cleaning and extraction, painting, and staff relocation.
  • Perform building security functions for the college including opening and securing buildings, labs, shops, and offices. Test fire alarms in all buildings.
  • Respond to emergencies such as, fire, flood, power outages, code blue, bomb threats, and severe/unexpected weather, and evacuate students and staff.
  • Perform general maintenance of tools and equipment used to perform custodial duties following manufacturer's recommendations including daily cleaning equipment, filter changes, belt replacements, checking battery fluid levels and electrical cords.

  • Perform other related departmental duties such as delivery of supplies, unload trucks, deliver/pick up mail, check generators, reset boilers etc. May require vehicle and equipment use (van, truck, tow motor, lawn mower, snow blower, plow, etc.).
  • Trains and oversees student employees, new employees, volunteers and contract cleaning services.
  • Collect monies from restroom vending machines as needed.
  • Receive, store and inventory custodial supplies and equipment, and maintain storage areas.

  • High school diploma or equivalency, AND
  • One year current work experience in custodial/maintenance related field, OR
  • An equivalent combination of related education, training, and experience.
  • Valid driver's license required.
  • Subject to FVTC's Motor Vehicle Disclosure Records Check
  • Lift truck operator certification is desired.
  • Ability to constantly lift up to 10 lbs.; occasionally push and carry up to 70 lbs.; and, occasionally lift 25 to 90 lbs.
  • Ability to frequently bend, kneel, reach, stand and walk.

  • Demonstrate ethical conduct in all aspects of the work environment.
  • Exceptional customer service skills and the ability to maintain an excellent working relationship with internal and external customers.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, as well as good listening skills.
  • Ability to identify needed action without continual direction.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work under pressure; attention to detail is essential.
  • Neatness in work and appearance.
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude, maturity, initiative and integrity with a professional image contributing to the success of the college.
  • Work effectively in a team environment.
  • Ability to work with diverse student, staff, and community populations.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and professionalism.
  • Accept responsibility for professional growth.
  • Dependable, punctual, and commitment to following through on tasks.
  • Flexibility in work schedule is required.

Additional Information

Starting pay: $16.71 per hour.

Note: Internal applicants' wage will be based upon the applicable compensation structure.

FVTC strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. FVTC does not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, weight or any other protected class.

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Fox Valley Technical College celebrates diversity, supports equity and inclusiveness, and encourages individual expression in our workplace.

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FVTC offers more than 200 associate degree, technical diploma and certificate programs, and instruction related to 15 apprenticeship trades, in addition to providing services to business and industry. The college serves about 50,000 people annually, more than any other technical college in Wisconsin. To learn more, visit



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