Job Description

Custodian (Facilities Management)
Danville, KY, United States of America
$12.00 - $13.00



About Centre College

Established in 1819, Centre College is a nationally ranked Liberal Arts College and is proud to host one of the nation’s premier study-abroad programs. With 1,400 students and an exceptional faculty of 142 full-time teacher-scholars, classes are small and academic standards are high, and Centre graduates enjoy extraordinary success in top graduate and professional schools, prestigious fellowships, and rewarding careers.

Job Skills / Requirements

Centre College invites applications for the position of Custodian. This is an hourly position.  

Job Skills/Requirements

Perform work covering all phases of custodial maintenance for the College according to standards set forth, care of equipment and economical use of all supplies.

Essential Job Functions:

· Reports to a Custodial Leader who is responsible for the direction of the custodial operations for a given facility;

· Clean and service buildings - dusting, sweeping and mopping rooms, halls, laboratories and stairwells;

· Strips, scrubs, applies finishes and spray buff floors;

· Clean bathrooms, laboratories, fixtures and polishes brass, chrome, and stainless steel using established practices and procedures;

· Gathers and disposes refuse;

· Washes walls, windows (exterior and interior) and shampoos carpets;

· Cleans lighting fixtures, replacing light bulbs, tops of windows, door frames and other high areas using ladders of various heights;

· Refills paper product dispensers;

· Maintains cleanliness and order in the custodial storage area;

· Lock and unlock assigned buildings, secure building when facility is not in use checking for unlocked doors and windows, report any unauthorized occupants;

· Perform cleaning and related activities such as removing snow or debris from entrances, stairs in areas within six feet of buildings using shovels, brooms, and ice melting chemicals;

· Attend to emergencies when necessary;

· Assist with inventory control and security of assigned building(s);

· Safely operate all job-related equipment;

· Secure storage areas;

· Maintain a 10ft perimeter around the exterior of all buildings, including but not limited to trash, leaves in the exterior stairwell and entryways, branches on sidewalk, snow removal, etc.;

· Duties require outside transferring of trash to dumpster in inclement weather conditions;

· Ensure cleaning materials and supplies are stored in a safe, orderly, and secure manner;

· Enforce and adhere to Standard Safety precautions and attend all mandatory training;

· Appreciation of and commitment to further an inclusive culture for those of diverse backgrounds such as ability, age, class, ethnicity, faith, gender, neurodiversity, race and sexual orientation;

· Facilities Management provides critical services to the college to ensure the safety of the students, faculty, and staff. Facilities employees are critical personnel, which requires us to be present during inclement weather and all other emergencies


Marginal Job Functions:

· Occasionally assists in moving freight and furniture;

· May be required to make minor repairs to equipment;

· Requests supplies as needed;

· Contribute to the overall success of the department by performing all other essential duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Education and Experience

High School diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience. Some experience is desirable, but not essential. Individual will learn duties through the job training.

Knowledge and Skills

Must know how to use common house cleaning devices such as brooms, mops, etc. Familiar with physical arrangement of buildings, electrical, water locations and fire alarms, and standard procedures for cleaning walls, floors, etc.

Ability to work with due consideration for faculty, staff and students in vicinity.


Some initiative involved in determining level of cleaning to be accomplished. Works under relatively close supervision, performing simple and standardized tasks. Must present a neat personal appearance at all times and be of high moral character, due to setting example to students and exposure to personal and college property of considerable value.

Must be able to maintain regular work schedule, work overtime as necessary with minimal absences.

Education Requirements (Any)

-High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Additional Information/Benefits

Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Holidays, Long Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan

Screening Requirements: Motor Vehicle, Criminal Background Check, Education Verification
TO APPLYInterested applicants must apply through the Centre College Human Resources site at 

Employment at Centre | Centre College (with a cover letter, resume, and list of references).  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled.

Education Requirements (Any)

High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Additional Information / Benefits

Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Long Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan

This job reports to the Custodial Services Supervisor

This is a Full-Time position 1st Shift.

Relocation is not provided and travel is not required

Number of Openings for this position: 1