Custodian/Janitor

Title     Custodian/Janitor

Job Type     Non-Ministerial

Reports to     Maintenance Supervisor

Position Description

The Custodian / Janitor keeps the campuses for Catholic Charities clean, orderly, and in good condition.

This full-time position is responsible for cleaning, janitorial, program set up and tear down & minor building maintenance related to custodial tasks.  Position may from time to time be physically and emotionally demanding and require a high level of performance.

Key Areas of Responsibility

Daily (applies to bathrooms, offices (unless otherwise directed), common areas and in conference rooms)
Clean building floors by sweeping, mopping, or vacuuming them
Gather and empty trash and trash bins, replaces trash bags
Clean restrooms and stock them with supplies
Clean spills and other hazards with appropriate equipment & responds to “emergency” clean up requests
Keep buildings secure by locking doors and setting or releasing alarms as appropriate
Wash windows, walls, and glass
Order cleaning supplies
Light maintenance, such as changing light bulbs
Cleans children’s playground areas, gardens and other exterior grounds
Routinely – as necessary or per schedule
For Residential programs, prepares vacant units for reoccupation including stripping and waxing floors, repairing damage to walls or floors (nice to have), moving furniture in or out, and cleaning appliances and fixtures as needed
Cleans walls and doors in common areas
Performs deep cleaning as scheduled and as needed

Resources & Communication

Documents and reports actions and issues and reports urgent and key items to management
Notify managers when a building needs repairs
Schedules, contacts and coordinates 3rd party deep cleaning for major projects
Develops and utilizes a volunteer team to assist with daily and periodic tasks
Manages the inventory of tools, supplies and equipment required for assigned duties
Other duties as assigned

Key Skills

Custodial / janitorial experience required
Maintenance and mechanical knowledge a plus
Relationship and interpersonal skills
Problem solving and decision making abilities
Ability manage multiple tasks and responsibilities and meet deadlines
Ability to lift 50lbs, bend, and stoop

Key Attributes

Commitment to the mission and vision of Catholic Charities
Detailed and organized
Self-motivated and self starter
Team player, and able to work on own initiative
Professional and positive approach
High School / GED (experience may be substituted for education requirements)
Pass blood test, background check and VIRTUS
Legal to work in the U.S.