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Company: Springfield College
Location: Springfield
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Duties Responsibilities:

Springfield College invites applications for the position of a Custodian.

Current work schedules available:Sun-Thurs 5:00am-1:30pm or Tuesday-Saturday, 5:00am-1:30pm.

The Custodial staff are responsible ensuring all assigned areas of the College are cleaned, sanitized and maintained at the highest standard.

Duties include maintain buildings and other assigned areas of the College facilities in a clean, sanitary, and safe condition. Sweep, scrub, mop, clean, wax and apply finish to floors of rooms, hallways, stairs, and fire escapes; vacuum carpeted areas. Clean and dust walls, lockers, furniture, and fixtures; clean chalkboards and whiteboards.

Clean, wash, and scrub toilets and other plumbing fixtures; wash windows. Sweep walks and asphalt areas; dispose of rubbish.

Maintain instructional and custodial stock rooms.

Move supplies, furniture, and equipment.

Perform cleaning and disinfecting duties to keep the buildings neat and clean at all times.

Clean and sanitize bathrooms, clean glass, dust, remove graffiti and clean other surfaces to prepare building for occupancy and to maintain them at an acceptable level.

Restock cleaning and paper supplies as needed.

Empty waste baskets, collects and disposes of rubbish and recycling.

Move furniture and arrange chairs, tables and other equipment as necessary.

Demonstrate proper judgment in behavior, speech, and dress in a neat, clean, and appropriate professional manner for the assignment and work setting.

Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision, have initiative, be a self-starter, and strong attention to detail.

Must be able to work as a team member effectively with other personnel.

Willingness to perform other work as required by the department and Facilities Maintenance.

This position is also part of the severe weather response team. Custodial staff are required to participate in snow removal throughout campus, including but not limited to plowing, shoveling, clearing snow ice from walks, stairs, pathways, and roads, and being available for emergencies and scheduled "off hour" work as needed.



A minimum of one-year experience and/or any combination of training, experience, and/or education sufficient to perform the necessary duties. Ability to read, write, and follow instructions in English.

Must be able to work in extreme weather-related temperatures and conditions as needed.

Ability to meet the physical requirements of the job including but not limited to walking around campus, climbing stairs, climbing short ladders, lifting/carrying heavy objects and working in confined spaces.

Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to twenty (20) pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to fifty (50) pounds, and occasionally lift over fifty (50+) pounds. Must be able to work off a lift, scaffolding, and/or ladder (over 30ft above the floor in some cases).

Ability to consistently stand/walk for up to 8hrs per day, frequent repeated bending, twisting, reaching, kneeling. Conditions will vary from indoor, outdoor, and field environments in all weather conditions.

This position has been designated as forward facing and as such, the incumbent will be required to be immunized against COVID-19 including booster on or before their first day of employment. Proof of vaccination status, or an attestation to the same effect, will be required. Individuals may seek ADA accommodations or a religious exemption, upon request with HR, but must do so prior to their arrival.

At Springfield College, we offer competitive and generous benefit options for employees and their families.

Tuition benefits for employees and dependents

Tuition exchange program for dependents

Generous paid time off benefits

Paid Sick Leave Benefits

403(b) retirement plan (TIAA) with a generous college match

Medical, Dental and Vision plan(s)

Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA)

Flexible Spending Accounts (health care expenses and dependent care)

Life and accident insurance plans

Long-term disability

Optional voluntary benefits

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Wellness benefits and programs

Free use of our state-of-the-art Wellness Center

Discounts on campus and with local businesses

Springfield College is committed to enhancing diversity and equity in education and employment. To that end, the College welcomes candidates from all backgrounds and lived experiences, who will contribute to a culture of inclusion and respect. For more information about Springfield College's position on diversity and inclusion, please visit our Office of Inclusion and Community Engagement.

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