Custodian (Hours 1pm – 10pm)

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Custodian (Hours 1pm – 10pm)
Facilities Services
Starting Date
Starting Salary
$1906.67 Monthly Plus Benefits
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Performs routine custodial work to maintain cleanliness of assigned area or building(s). Work involves cleaning and caring for buildings and surrounding premises; maintaining custodial tools and equipment; requesting supplies; performing minor building and equipment repairs and other related duties. Works under moderate supervision. Instructions are received in oral or written form and work is periodically inspected by a supervisor for conformance with established standards of building care and maintenance. Reports directly to a custodial foreperson under the general supervision of the Manager, Custodial & Residence Life Maintenance.


Performs custodial tasks such as sweeping, mopping, dusting, operating a buffer, spray waxing, and dry and wet stripping. Performs rest room maintenance and cleaning, replenishing supplies and applying cleaning chemicals. Performs carpet maintenance, cleans office furniture, walls, and windows, and empties trash. May be assigned to facilitate set-up and take-down for special events, move and set up furniture, and deliver supplies. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Physical Condition
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds. Moderate physical activity with occasional lifting of objects weighing over fifty pounds. Ability to stand for long periods of time, to climb stairs and ladders, to stoop, bend, and reach overhead. Sufficient strength, stamina, and mobility to perform a variety of manual tasks associated with duties.

Should have experience in janitorial or general cleaning work.


Must know the modern methods of cleaning rest rooms. Must have a working knowledge of cleaning supplies and custodial equipment such as vacuum cleaners; buffers, wet and dry pick-ups; have some knowledge of carpet maintenance and care; and must have knowledge of custodial chemicals and their application. Willingness to learn how to operate battery powered walk-behind and ride-on equipment to include floor scrubbers, carpet extractors/vacuums and restroom cleaning machines.


Requires education sufficient to receive and follow oral and written directives, as well as follow instructions in the mixing and use of chemicals and the operation of power equipment.

Additional Requirements

Ability to work unsupervised. Must be able to understand hazardous materials handling and be able to maintain cleaning supplies inventory. *May be required to work a non-traditional schedule. *Requires employment physical exam. *A valid Texas driver’s license is preferred.

Standard Requirements

Requires the ability to work well with diverse populations and maintain positive working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and the community. Must adhere to University’s core values: People-Centered, Community, Integrity, Visionary, and Connections, per the MSU Texas Values Journey. Personal cell phone usage may be required to complete position duties, including multi-function authentication requirements. Regular reliable attendance is required.

This position is designated as security sensitive (Mod) and requires a criminal background check. Position is designated as a Responsible Employee as outlined by Title IX. May serve as Campus Security Authority as outlined by the Clery Act.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

To apply, submit a state of Texas application and list of three references to the Human Resources Department at the address below

Midwestern State University

Human Resources Department

3410 Taft Boulevard

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