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Custodian I

University of Colorado Boulder
Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Dec 6, 2023

Job Summary

The University of Colorado Boulder Athletics department encourages applications for a Custodian! This position will provide a clean, safe and sanitary environment for all users of the Athletic Department facilities and by providing total customer service for department staff, student athletes, University community, and the general public.

This position is responsible for promoting the philosophy and objectives of the intercollegiate athletics program. This shall include adhering to the principles of the Athletic Department’s Mission Statement, Diversity and Inclusion Mission Statement, Core Values, Policies and Procedures, as well as the rules and regulations of the University, the Conference and the NCAA.
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

As one of 34 U.S. public research institutions belonging to the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU)—and the only member in the Rocky Mountain region—our goal at CU Boulder is to directly affect Colorado communities through collaborative research, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Our faculty, staff, and students work with the broader community to establish outstanding connections that have lasting outcomes—both across Colorado and around the world.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Clean Athletic Department Buildings:
  • Maintain building entrances and building security. Empty trash containers, pick up trash around the buildings, sweep and shovel snow. Maintain restrooms and locker rooms in all Athletic Department facilities: clean, stock and sanitize restrooms and shower facilities. Clean all painted and tiled walls and windows. Adjust work schedule when needed to be able to clean up after the event while not affecting the other work that needs to be completed. Assist in maintaining the security of each Athletic Department building. After discovering maintenance issues report to supervisor and maintenance unit.

Maintain Hard Surface Floor:
  • By sweeping, mopping, and waxing. Determine the correct dilution rate and the type of chemical(s)to use. Clean carpet flooring by vacuuming, shampooing and extraction cleaning.

Follow Campus/Department Green Sustainability Standards:
  • Proper sorting of waste from the building into designated compost, recycling and trash containers.

Power Wash Floors:
  • Stadium, showers, locker rooms, and chairs. Decide which areas need to be power washed based on events, work schedules, team events and travel.
  • Other duties as assigned.
What You Should Know
  • This position works 100% from campus.
  • This position will lift heavy equipment up to 10 lbs, and will push/pull equipment of up to 50 lbs.
What We Can Offer
  • The salary is $37,440 annually, or $18.00 an hour with significant overtime eligibility.
  • Additional Compensation Details:
    • Relocation assistance is available within department guidelines.
    • Athletic Event Tickets: Per Athletic Department Policy and NCAA regulations, Nike Elite Employee Benefit: Per Nike Elite Policy.
  • Our outstanding benefits include:
    • Paid days off: 22 vacation days, 15 sick leave days and 11 holidays per year.
    • Access to medical, vision, dental and life insurance.
    • Tuition reimbursement.
    • A 10% employer contribution retirement plan.
    • EcoPass for free RTD rides.
    • Opportunity for career growth within the division of athletics and the CU Boulder campus!


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits , including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder .

Be Statements

Be challenged. Be fun. Be Boulder.

What We Require
  • Six months custodial experience.
  • Required to work overtime, weekends, and special events.
What You Will Need
  • Ability to perform the essential function of the job as outline above.
  • Demonstrate human relations and effective communication skills.
What We Would Like You to Have
  • 1+ year custodial experience.
Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:

1. A current resume.

2. ( Optional ) A cover letter that specifically tells us how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications, and responsibilities of the position.

We may request references at a later time.

Please apply by December 18, 2023, for consideration.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs.

Essential Services
This position is designated “essential/critical services.” The incumbent is required to respond to requests for work during campus emergencies (snow, wind, rain, flood and any other natural or man-made event) and report to work for regularly assigned shifts during emergency campus closures.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

Posting Contact Email:

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