Muskegon Community College
Michigan, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 8, 2023
Job Description

We are accepting resumes for Custodian positions. Please indicate on your resume or cover letter which shift you are looking for. We will reach out to qualified candidates as openings become available.

Named the 19th Best Community College in the U.S. in 2021, Muskegon offers accredited academic programs leading to 54 associate degrees and 32 certificates. As an Achieving the Dream College, MCC’s nationally recognized commitment to student success unites its faculty and staff in their mission to prepare students, build communities and improve lives.

One of Michigan’s most picturesque community colleges, the Muskegon main campus building - an award-winning Alden Dow design - spans Four Mile Creek on a 15-acre sylvan setting. The campus boasts several new multimillion-dollar facilities - the Health and Wellness Center, the Science Center and the Art and Music Building - and includes University Park Golf Course and the Carr-Fles Planetarium. The Sturrus Technology Center in historic downtown Muskegon is home to state-of-the-art applied technology offerings, the Rooks|Sarnicola Entrepreneur Center and the Lakeshore Fab Lab. MCC offers classes in adjacent Ottawa and Newaygo Counties.


Muskegon Community College provides excellent benefits options. Full time employee benefit options include:
  • Three health plan options (includes a high deductible plan with a health savings account currently under $40 a pay period for family premium cost).
  • Free dental, vision, life insurance and long term disability insurance.
  • Retirement plans including state Pension or 14% MCC Retirement Contribution to TIAA (differs by group).
  • Voluntary retirement savings plan options (403b or 457 plans)
  • Tuition benefits at MCC for you and your eligible dependents.
  • Generous paid time off plans.
  • Paid holidays and holiday closure period in late December.
  • Onsite Fitness Center at the Main Campus & discounts to University Park Golf Course

Starting Wage: $14.71 to $16.32 Depending on Experience

Required Skills

General Description:

To maintain a safe, secure, clean and orderly/efficient learning environment in campus buildings and on campus grounds while assisting any and all teams within the department. This position must operate independently while practicing appropriate safety practices and decision making in multiple areas. This individual will be a part of a team responsible for work including but not limited to custodial, grounds, maintenance, and skilled trades.

Qualifications: Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  1. A minimum of high school diploma or GED required.
  2. Knowledge and demonstrated ability to operate and maintain custodial equipment preferred.
  3. Grounds and maintenance experience preferred.
  4. Demonstrated history of dependability and punctuality.
  5. Knowledge in proper use of cleaning chemicals, supplies, techniques and equipment preferred.
  6. Ability to work independently, understand and follow written instructions, and write/generate reports as needed.
  7. Ability to work as part of a team while maintaining positive interpersonal communication and organizational skills essential along with demonstrated willingness to learn and share new ideas.
  8. Basic computer skills. Word, Excel, and Outlook experience preferred.
  9. Demonstrated motivational and problem solving capabilities with a high degree of integrity, ethics and dedication to the mission of the College.
  10. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and promote a positive working environment, spirit of cooperation and positive reactions to change and conflict resolution.
  11. Ability to function at a high caliber and capacity with frequently changing job tasks and priorities.
  12. Demonstrated ability to lift 50 lbs. minimum, and on occasion lift/move up to 80-100 lbs. (Other physical demands and work environment information listed below.)
  13. Valid Michigan driver’s license and meets the MCC vehicle operator standards.
  14. Demonstrated use of tact, judgment, and discretion and the ability to maintain confidentiality.
  15. Highly motivated and solution oriented with a high degree of integrity, ethics, and dedication to the mission of the College.
  16. Ability and willingness to upgrade skills including technology or process changes.
  17. May require different shifts, overtime, and occasional weekend hours.

Essential Function:

  1. Perform typical cleaning functions including, but not limited to, sweeping (hand and machine), scrubbing (hand and machine), mopping, floor stripping, waxing, polishing (hand and machine), buffing (machine), vacuuming, window washing, emptying trash in outside waste collectors and container, etc. including reaching overhead.
  2. Operation and maintenance of machines and equipment used to perform job functions.
  3. Do set-up, knock-down, clean-up work required by campus activities and special events as assigned.
  4. Assemble furniture, equipment, change light bulbs and fluorescent tubes, do minor repair work as assigned.
  5. Report to Supervisor all items requiring skilled maintenance repair; submit requests as required.
  6. Deliver received goods and parcels to various departments.
  7. Make off-campus pick-ups and deliveries, including U.S. mail, as instructed.
  8. Keep assigned area in a neat and orderly condition, also including area outside of assigned area.
  9. Report all unsafe or potentially dangerous conditions to Supervisor, and any injuries immediately.
  10. Work effectively and efficiently with other Physical Plant staff and outside contract personnel.
  11. Perform snow removal work as assigned.
  12. Participate in all training programs assigned.
  13. Perform all other duties assigned.

Physical, Mental, and Environment Requirements Include:

Mental Demands:

☐ Detailed Work

☐ Student Contact

☐ Deadline oriented

☐ Problem Situations

☐ Multiple Priorities & Demands

☐ Emergency Situations

☐ Confidentiality

☐ On-call Availability

☐ Continual Interruptions

☒ Working Alone

☐ Faculty Contact

☒ Working with Others

Physical Demands:

☒ Standing & Walking

☒ Sitting

☐ Reclining

☒ Carrying

☐ Lifting up to 10 lbs. ☐ Up to 25 lbs. ☒ Up to 50 lbs. ☐ 80 + lbs.

☒ Pushing, Pulling, Twisting, Bending

☒ Climb or Balance

☒ Stoop, Kneel, Crouch, or Crawl

☒ Squatting

☒ Handle or Feel

☒ Reach with Hands and Arms

☒ Talking or hearing

☐ Tasting/Smelling

☒ Working Overhead

☒ Speak in English via Phone or In Person

☒ Close, Distance, Peripheral, and Color Vision along with Depth Perceptions

☒ Ability to Adjust and Focus

Work Environment:

☒ Exposure to wet, humid conditions (non-weather), fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme heat/cold; and moderate to loud noise levels.

☐ Normal Office environment with little, if, any, discomfort due to heat, dust, noise and the like. Ability to travel to all campus locations required.

Muskegon Community College continues to promote staff diversity, and is an equal opportunity employer. MCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, political persuasion, disability, height, weight, veteran status, age or any other protected class in any of its educational programs, activities or employment. Minorities, women, veterans, and the physically challenged are encouraged to apply. Anyone with a disability will be reasonably accommodated by the College. If you have a disability and need an accommodation or assistance in applying for this position, please contact the Human Resources Office.

Job Location Muskegon, Michigan, United States
Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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