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3rd Shift Night Custodian

Elmhurst University
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 8, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Summary

Under direct supervision, performs custodial work required for the cleaning and upkeep of buildings in accordance with the aforementioned purpose of the Night Custodial Department. The hours for this position are 11pm to 7:30am.

Employee Benefits:
Medical, dental and vision insurance; paid vacation and holidays (including an extra week at year end); paid time off for illness; family and medical leave (including parental leave); tuition remission and exchange programs allowing you and your dependents to pursue a bachelor’s and/or master’s degree for no or low cost!); long-term disability insurance; retirement benefits; supplemental life insurance; travel/accident insurance. Employees also have access to credit union services, wellness programs, employee discounts and more

Salary Grade


Essential Functions
  • Performs all custodial duties as assigned in large areas, including trash collection and removal.
  • Sweeps, dust mops, wet mops and scrubs floors, vacuums, shampoos carpets and dusts furniture, cleans windows, glass and mirrors.
  • Possesses ability to fill, carry and lift 5 gallon 40 lb. buckets.
  • Uses equipment including but it not limited to industrial type floor scrubbers, floor strippers, buffers and attachments, wet and dry vacuum cleaners and rug shampooing machines and attachments.
  • Washes and/or cleans interior wall spaces and ceilings working on ladders and scaffolding, as required.
  • Moves commercial size furniture, such as sofas, dressers, students desks, beds and mattresses as directed. Equipment used includes but is not limited to dollies and hand trucks.
  • Cleans and services lavatories, toilet rooms and rest rooms following standard procedures.
  • Maintains adequate stock of custodial supplies in assigned custodial closets.
  • Maintains custodial equipment in good condition and report any needed repairs of equipment or building with written work order.
  • Shovels snow and de-ice steps and walks at building entrances and connecting walkways.
  • Provide own clothing for outdoor work in inclement weather. Equipment used includes but is not limited to shovels and snow blowers.
  • Replaces burned out light bulbs and fluorescent lights. Must demonstrate proper use of ladder and ability to function in somewhat awkward positions and confined spaces.
  • Equipment used includes but is not limited to A-frame ladders.
  • Learns and follows University work procedures relating to duties, particularly as it relates to use of equipment and chemicals. Learn and follow the safety rules and regulations of the University.
  • Prepares set-ups and take-downs for special events as directed, i.e. moving tables, chairs, video equipment, etc.
  • Reads MSD sheets in case of emergency and follow procedures on MSD sheets.
  • Report items that require repair in buildings and to equipment.
  • Demonstrates a strong commitment to continuous improvement.
  • Supports mission, vision and values.
Other Duties and Responsibilities
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Willingness to work overtime as needed, including weekends.
  • Willingness to take a leadership role with other custodians or student workers when directed.
  • Ability to work well with students, faculty, staff and the general public.
  • Ability to perform actions of climbing stairs and ladders and lift 50 lbs.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to pass a criminal background screening process.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize tasks.
  • Professional appearance.
Preferred Qualifications

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements

Employee is subject to both indoor and outdoor environmental conditions (temperatures varying from below 32 degrees to over 90 degrees) for periods of over one hour, subject to hazards such as proximity to moving parts, electrical current, etc., and involves heavy work exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly in order to move objects. Must be able to climb stairs and ladders and lift 50 pounds. Must be able to be fitted with and wear a respirator. Must be willing to work overtime, including weekends, as required.

Work Hours

11:00 p.m. to 7:30 a.m.

Posting Date


Closing Date

Open Until Filled


Special Instructions to Applicants

Please be aware that as a continued emphasis on keeping our community safe and healthy, we will require all faculty, staff, and students to submit verification of full vaccination for COVID -19.

Please provide 3 references, including name, phone number and email. This may be included in applicant’s cover letter or optional “other” document.

Elmhurst University is a leading institution of higher education that seamlessly blends liberal learning and professional preparation to help students reach their full potential. Elmhurst University offers more than 70 undergraduate majors, 17 graduate programs, degree-completion programs for busy adults, and the acclaimed Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy for young adults with developmental disabilities. Elmhurst University is one of the Top 10 Colleges in the Midwest, according to U.S. News & World Report; and U.S. News, Money and Forbes magazines consistently rank Elmhurst as one of the Midwest’s best values in higher education.

Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a critical component of the University’s mission, vision and core values. Our commitment stems from the belief that an institution of higher learning is enriched by the presence of diversity. Elmhurst University is an EO Employer. Elmhurst University prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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