Amherst has taken a leadership role among highly selective liberal
arts colleges and universities in successfully diversifying the
racial, socio-economic, and geographic profile of its student body.
The College is similarly committed to enriching its educational
experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty,
administration and staff.
Amherst College invites applications for the position of Custodian.
The Custodian position is a full-time, year-round position,
starting at $18.60/hour. Given Amherst's distinction as one of the
most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country, the successful
candidate will demonstrate the ways in which they bring value to
and will work towards supporting a broadly diverse community.
The Custodian supports the efforts of Custodial Services to
maintain safe, clean, orderly, and sanitary conditions throughout
the campus community.
The Custodian takes appropriate actions to support a diverse
workforce and participates in the College's efforts to create a
respectful, inclusive, and welcoming work environment.
Work schedule: The position is designated as providing essential
services and may be required to report to work, or remain on duty
even when the College is closed. Our work is central to student
life and their needs occur at a variety of times throughout the
day, week, and year and in such, a flexible schedule with extended
shift times may be required. The work schedule may vary and
corresponds to the College's operational needs, but generally is
Monday through Friday, 2pm - 10:30pm.
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities
Perform general custodial work required to maintain safe, clean,
orderly, and sanitary conditions in buildings and their adjacent
grounds in accordance with established work routines, cleaning
methods and procedures. Conduct room inventories using a tablet.
Effectively collaborate with a diverse set of colleagues, ensuring
a respectful inclusive climate.
Strip, screen, and refinish floors, extract carpets, wash walls,
ceilings and glass, perform snow removal, support the campus-wide
recycling program, as well as complete monthly work request forms,
building inspections, and student damage reports.
Special Requests/General Maintenance
Perform general maintenance duties, move furniture or custodial
equipment, and assist Special Services as needed.
All employees are expected to participate in the College's efforts
to create a respectful, inclusive, and welcoming work
- A valid driver's license and successful credentialing is
required in order to operate college vehicles.
- Basic math skills including adding and subtracting
- Basic computer skills
- Strong customer service, organizational, and time-management
- Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills including
ability to follow written and verbal instructions
- Commitment to working with a diverse community, and to
contributing to an inclusive environment for all
- Attention to detail
- An acceptable criminal offender records information (CORI)
- Successful completion of pre-employment physical and lift
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- High School or Vocational Diploma, or equivalent
- 6 months of cleaning experience