Custodian (M-F 7AM - 3PM)

West Long Branch, Monmouth County
Aug 01, 2014

Monmouth University

Custodian (M-F 7AM - 3PM)

Monmouth is a private, moderate-sized, coeducational, comprehensive University founded in 1933. It serves residential and commuter students in eight schools: the Wayne D. McMurray School of Humanities and Social Sciences; the School of Education; the Leon Hess Business School; the School of Science; the Marjorie K. Unterberg School of Nursing and Health Studies; the Graduate School; School of Social Work; and the Honors School. Monmouth's campus is a five-minute drive from the Atlantic Ocean in West Long Branch, New Jersey, and is convenient to New York City and Philadelphia, as well as plentiful local attractions. The 156-acre campus features 54 buildings, including historic landmarks and state-of-the-art facilities.

Best of all, Monmouth offers an exceptional value. At Monmouth, students benefit from quality academic programs, small classes, professors who meet the highest standards for teaching and academic excellence, a magnificent campus, and state-of-the-art facilities. Plus, Monmouth is just the right size to provide the variety and choice of a comprehensive university combined with the individual attention typical of a small liberal arts college. Monmouth's convenient location, in the heart of a high-tech business region, provides cooperative and post-graduate employment opportunities for many Monmouth students.

Monmouth University is deeply committed to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusiveness and seeks to create a pluralistic community for all staff, faculty, and students. Monmouth University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Facilities Management

Position Summary:
Monmouth University is seeking applications for a Custodian in the Facilities Management department.
The candidate would be expected to: clean buildings by manually sweeping and mopping surfaces; manually and mechanically scrubbing, stripping, waxing, vacuuming, extracting, shampooing, dusting, polishing and buffing surfaces; foaming showers and rest rooms; properly selecting and mixing cleaning chemicals; sanitizing and disinfecting surfaces and fixtures, etc. using auto scrubbers, buffers, vacuum cleaners, power washers, carpet extractors and hand tools.
A full list of job duties is available at

Required Skills or Software:
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills

Required Years of Experience:

Other Requirements:
Must have a combination of the education and experience that provides the knowledge and skills to accomplish the normal job duties listed.
Typically, this combination includes, but is not limited to, the equivalent of two (2) years of recent full-time custodial experience in commercial buildings and/or facilities that demonstrate possession of the following knowledge and ability requirements: floor care and maintenance (wood, VCT, carpet and stone); cleaning of rest room facilities; refuse and recyclable material handling and removal; general cleaning procedures for office furniture, windows, blinds, drapes, etc.
Ability to read and write in English and understand oral and written instructions, including MSDS directions, chemical product labels, equipment manuals, work orders and carry out work orders as required.
Must be able to calculate mathematically. Must be able to lift and move heavy objects regularly. Must use all required safety and personal protective equipment (including respiratory protection).
Must be able to work in multi-story buildings without elevators, climb ladders and work at heights, and be able to transport and operate powered machines regularly. Must be able to work overtime as required and to respond to emergency calls after working hours.
Must have excellent attendance and work record. Must perform all work in strict accordance with accepted trade practices, code requirements and all safety and good housekeeping requirements. Must be extremely reliable and capable of working independently and without full-time supervision.

Preferred Qualifications:
A high school graduate or equivalent. Possess and maintain a valid Automobile Driver’s License in your state of principal residence. Ability to drive vehicles equipped with a manual transmission.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Shift is Monday – Friday, 7:00 am – 3:00 pm.

Schedule is subject to change based on University needs.

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Posting Date:
Closing Date: 8/7/2014