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Custodial Worker

Millersville University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
May 22, 2023

Job Summary/Basic Function

Perform variety of commercial custodial duties: operate scrubber and buffer; clean bathrooms, windows, walls, floors and furniture; empty trash; vacuum and wet mop; shovel snow and sweep walks; assist in maintaining building entrances; move furniture and equipment; perform other custodial duties as required.

Housekeeping staff may be required to work evenings and weekends. This position is designated an essential employee position. Employee is expected to report to work during their designated shift during emergency situations, university closures or delays.

Located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Millersville University of Pennsylvania is one of the 10 public universities of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. Our pillars of distinction include exceptionally strong student-faculty relationships, numerous programs of distinction, a beautiful campus and vibrant location, and successful job placement for our students. Our students’ success, both inside and outside of the classroom, is our highest priority, and we provide numerous opportunities to facilitate their academic, personal, and social growth and development. Almost 70 baccalaureate programs are available for our 6,000 students to find their path. Approximately one thousand graduate students enroll in 21 master’s and three doctoral programs. Our faculty are highly respected in their fields and dedicated to the success of students in the classroom, research labs, and in campus life. Over 66,000 alumni live in all 50 states and in 72 countries around the world. We seek individuals who embrace and value our EPPIIC values of exploration, public mission, professionalism, inclusion, integrity, and compassion.

Annual Salary Range: $30,768.00 plus comprehensive benefits starting on the first day of employment, including:
  • Health insurance – Low bi-weekly premium. Employees pay 5% of bi-weekly salary for benefit coverage with ability to pay 2.5% when participating in the wellness program.
  • Dental insurance – Coverage is free to employee and dependents after 90 days
  • Vision insurance – Coverage is free to employee and dependents after 90 days.
  • Group life insurance – equal to annual salary (up to $30,000.00) at no cost to the employee
  • Retirement – 2 plans to choose from
  • Tuition waiver – employee, spouse, and dependents are eligible
  • Vacation leave – up to 11 days accrued per year for first 3 years, increases to 19 days per year after 3 years
  • Sick leave – up to 11 days accrued per year, including up to 5 days per year that can be taken to care for a family member
  • Holiday leave – Up to 12 days per calendar year
The State System Employee Benefits Summary can be found at

At Millersville University we are committed to fostering a learning and working environment that promotes the intersectionality of diversity to foster a climate of inclusion. Employing our EPPIIC values and the principles of Inclusive Excellence, we hold that an inclusive community is a core value that is an essential part of the foundation for our learning and working environment. Millersville University is an equal opportunity employer and, in compliance with federal and state laws and university policy, is committed to providing equal educational and employment opportunities for all persons without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, disability, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Individuals from traditionally underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.
Required Qualifications
  • Ability to read and understand written directives, instructions, procedural manuals, warning and special handling labels and safety precautions.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Ability to work independently and in coordination with others.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Successful completion of three background checks.
  • Successful interview.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Related experience.
  • Knowledge of the materials, methods, equipment, and practices used in related custodial operations such as floor care, restroom service, trash and recycling collection and disposal, laundry distribution, window washing and glass care, snow removal, event set ups, dusting, mopping, vector control, etc.
  • Knowledge of safe, aseptic cleaning, sanitation, and custodial quality assurance procedures.
  • Knowledge of the operation, use and care of vacuum cleaners, scrubbing machines, polishing machines, and other cleaning equipment.
Special Instructions to Applicants
  • This position is represented by a labor union and is subject to the terms and conditions of the AFSCME Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • This position is designated an essential employee position. Employee is expected to report to work during their designated shift during emergency situations, university closures or delays.

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