Custodian - FT (Multiple Shifts)
About College of the Holy Cross:
Founded in 1843 in Worcester, Massachusetts, the College of the
Holy Cross is among the nation's leading liberal arts institutions.
A highly selective, four-year, exclusively undergraduate college of
3,000 students, Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous,
personalized education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition.
Holy Cross highly values the unique skills, perspective, talents
and passion that each employee contributes to its learning
community. To work at The College is to accept an invitation to
participate in the growth and development of all campus
members--students, faculty and staff. The College's commitment to
diversity is an important feature of the Holy Cross education.
Informed by the presence of diverse interpretations of the human
experience, Holy Cross is building a community marked by freedom,
mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support our values
of diversity and inclusiveness. Job candidates of all diverse
backgrounds who embrace the open and inclusive culture of Holy
Cross are welcome and encouraged to apply.
The Custodian is responsible for maintaining the overall
cleanliness of the College. Instructions to the employee are
generally specific; however, there are times the employee must
consider different courses of action to complete the task.
Open Full-time Shifts:
Empty wastebaskets and trash containers.
Clean and sanitize restrooms/bathrooms using established practices
and procedure. Refill restroom dispensers
Clean, dust, and wipe furniture; sweep, mop, polish, or vacuum
floors; clean chalk boards and erasers; replace light
Assist with the setup of facilities for meetings, classrooms,
conferences, events, etc.
Must have sufficient physical strength and ability to independently
and repeatedly lift, move and carry objects weighing up to 50
pounds and to repeatedly lift, move and carry objects weighing more
than 75 pounds with assistance.
Strip, clean, buff and apply floor sealer and floor finish to hard
surface floors; vacuum, extract and shampoo carpets.
Use and maintain assigned power equipment and hand tools; buffers,
auto scrubbers, extractors, high pressure washers, high speed
buffers and vacuums, brooms, mops, and squeegees for the cleaning
and general maintenance of floors, walls, carpets,
Wash walls and equipment; use ladders when required in work
Lock and unlock assigned buildings: secure building when facilities
are not in use checking for unlocked doors and windows, report any
unauthorized occupants, turn off lights.
Follow instructions regarding the use of chemicals and supplies.
Use as directed.
Perform cleaning and related activities such as removing snow or
debris from sidewalks and stairs in areas within ten feet of
buildings using hand-operated tools or small power
Move furniture, equipment, supplies and tools
Wash accessible interior and exterior windows. Clean blinds.
Launder cleaning rags and dust mops.
Have essential capabilities in the following: Interpersonal skills;
attention to detail, ability to read, follow, and comprehend
directions; communicate effectively both verbally and
Basic math skills with ability to calculate
Attend to emergencies when necessary.
Attend safety meetings and other related meetings.
Take classes as required in cleaning methods and techniques, new
Handle recycling materials.
Call in work orders.
Assist in the instruction and supervision of student
Assist with inventory control and security.
Safely operate all vehicles and other job related
Ability to perform occasional overtime and weekend work.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Monday-Friday, 1PM-9:30PM. This position is 40 hours per week, 52
weeks per year. Ref #1948.
Monday-Friday, 7AM-3:30pm. This position is 40 hours per week, 52
weeks per year. Ref #1849.
Saturday-Wednesday, 2:30PM-11PM. This position is 40 hours per
week, 52 weeks per year. Ref #3228.
Monday-Friday, 10AM-6:30PM. This position is 40 hours per week, 52
weeks per year. Ref #1940.
Monday-Friday, 7AM-4:30PM. This position is 40 hours per week, 52
weeks per year. Ref #1861.
Monday-Friday, 7AM-3:30PM. This position is 40 hours per week, 52
weeks per year. Ref #2845.
- High school diploma or GED is required
- Two years of experience as a building attendant or custodial
worker. Two years-experience using floor machine such as
auto-scrubbers, buffers, burnishes, etc.
- Basic knowledge of housekeeping tools and equipment
To prevent the infection and spread of COVID-19, and as an integral
part of its public health and safety measures, College of
the Holy Cross requires that all successful applicants show proof
of full vaccination by an FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine before
beginning employment, unless an exemption from this policy has been
Applicants believing they need an accommodation
of this policy because of a disability, sincerely-held religious
belief, or otherwise should inform Human Resources after an offer
of employment is extended; please do not include any medical,
genetic, or religious information on your application
This position is classified as non-exempt level position for
purposes of the federal wage and hour law.
This position is full-time and comes with benefits as described
The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and
complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning Equal
Opportunity and Affirmative Action in the workplace.
A member of the Higher Education Consortium of Central
Please attach resume and cover letter if possible, otherwise,
please submit an online application.
Should you be a candidate for further consideration after hiring
manager review, you will be contacted by a human resources
To apply, visit https://holycross.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=136710
The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic
liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about
3,000 students and is located in a medium-sized city 45 miles west
of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship,
teaching, advising, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate
commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse
community. Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career
couples, in part through its membership in Higher Education
Consortium of Central Massachusetts (http://www.heccma.org) and the New
England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (https://new-england.hercjobs.org/)