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Custodian, Night

Purdue University Northwest
Hammond, Indiana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 9, 2024

Job Details

Overview of Custodian Nights

The Building Services department at Purdue University Northwest is seeking a Custodian to join our campus community. Our Custodial Staff play a pivotal role in maintaining a clean, safe, and healthy environment by providing services for university classrooms, offices, research labs, and public spaces.

  • $15.00/hour plus $.50 shift differential
  • Sunday through Thursday from 11:00pm to 7:30am
Duties and Responsibilities of Custodian Nights
  • Perform custodial duties which include but are not limited to:
    • Mopping, sweeping, scrubbing, s tripping, waxing, and buffing floors
    • Disinfecting toilets and sinks
    • Cleaning walls and washing windows
  • Operate and maintain power and non-power equipment including: Mops, shovels, brooms, pressure washers, scrubbers, power floor sweepers, shampoos, vacuums, high speed floor machines, buffers, walk behind floor machines and floor machine riders
  • Perform floor preparation, care and maintenance of public areas
  • Provide assistance as needed in setup of tables, chairs and other equipment to accommodate a wide variety of on campus event activities
Benefits of Custodian Nights
  • Full benefits – Medical, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability, Retirement, Life Insurance and more
  • Ten paid vacation days first year of employment
  • Ten paid holidays
  • University paid and matching contribution to retirement
  • University contribution to Health Savings Account –
    • Plus, a chance to earn more through participating in University Wellness Initiatives
  • Employee Wellness Programs
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Tuition remission for you, your spouse and dependent children at any Purdue campus
For more information on our excellent benefit package, please visit:

Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is a premier metropolitan university dedicated to empowering transformational change in our students and in our community. We offer two campuses serving approximately 8,800 undergraduate and graduate students. At PNW, we value academic excellence, support growth, and celebrate diversity.

PNW sits between Chicago’s skyscrapers and Lake Michigan’s sandy shores. You can have all the perks of a world-class city just a short drive away or enjoy the natural beauty of the Indiana Dunes National Park and Lake Michigan just 15 miles away.

  • High School diploma/GED
  • No experience required
  • Previous custodial/janitorial experience preferred
Additional Information

Professional references will be verified prior to any offer of employment. Employment is contingent upon completion of successful background check along with a motor vehicle records check if applicable.

Purdue University Northwest is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Purdue University Northwest

Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is a premier metropolitan university located in Northwest Indiana that is dedicated to empowering transformational change in our students and in our community.

PNW sits between Chicago’s skyscrapers and Lake Michigan’s sandy shores. Diverse, hardworking, and innovative, we’re where academic excellence meets real-world experience. At PNW, students from next door and students from halfway across the world come together to learn, grow, and connect.

At Purdue University Northwest, we go beyond the classroom, walking the extra mile with students to empower confidence and encourage real-world experiences. We push beyond the boundaries of innovation to drive engagement and make an impact in Northwest Indiana and the world at large.

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