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Float Custodian

Williams College
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Nov 11, 2022
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The Facilities Department is dedicated to providing excellent service to a diverse population of faculty, staff and students. The college seeks applications for a full-time (40 hours per week), year-round Float Custodian. The schedule is Monday through Friday, 5:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Schedules are subject to change based on the needs of the department and include rotating on-call duties.

Williams is committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff. We are deeply committed to our employees, providing tuition assistance, excellent benefits, and a warm and welcoming professional environment. We are looking for candidates who share our values in prioritizing diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility.


Under general direction of a Custodial Supervisor, the Float Custodian is responsible for:
  • Day-to-day custodial operations of multiple campus buildings
  • General cleaning, light maintenance work
  • Snow shoveling in the winter
  • Event set-up
  • Carpet and floor care
  • Bed making during summer conference season
  • Other duties as assigned
  • One year experience in custodial work preferred
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment interacting with faculty, fellow staff members and students
  • Demonstrate good customer service and communication skills, and perform with the highest degree of integrity
  • Ability to comply with standing instructions provided by operating manuals, safety data sheets, safety rules and regulations for personal protection and safety regarding equipment and chemical usage.
  • Ability to operate cleaning equipment and sanitizing dispensing units.
  • Ability to lift heavy objects up to 75 pounds with assistance, stand for prolonged period of times, work on ladders, utilize wearable equipment
  • Experience in general cleaning, maintenance, carpet & floor care is desirable
  • Valid Driver's License
Flexible hours and occasional overtime may be required; which may include evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.

Application review will begin on November 22, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. Pay starts at $19 per hour, Job band S06. Please visit to apply.

Conditions of Employment

Employment at Williams is contingent on the verification of background information submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a criminal record check, and education when applicable. COVID-19 vaccination with booster or approved exemption and compliance with COVID-19 related policies are required as a condition of employment at Williams.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn and thrive. As part of this commitment, we will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process please feel free to contact us via phone at (413) 597-2681 or email at

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